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Below is a list of several health organizations that can be beneficial for day to day living.

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Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network

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Calgary, AB

403.287.3143

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If you are experiencing abuse or neglect, or if you suspect that an older adult is being harmed or mistreated, there is help available in the Calgary area.

Alberta Aids to Daily Living

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10th Fl, Milner Building 10040 104 Street
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0Z2

780.427.0731

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The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies.

Qualicare Calgary

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Suite 205, 259 Midpark Way SE
Calgary, AB
T2X 1M2

403.209.2210

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We are a private home care company managed by registered nurses. Our services include companionship, non-medical, and complex medical care. Qualicare Calgary specializes in dementia care and provides our caregivers with training in the Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer Care. By supporting the family as a whole through personal care, assistance with daily living, and help around the home, we make it possible for loved-ones to take their care-giving hats off. Call 403.209-2210 for a free nurse-consultation. We will provide clarity around how we can improve quality of life for your loved one, and instill peace of mind for you and your family.

Alzheimer Society of Calgary

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201, 222 58 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
T2H 2S3

403.290.0110

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We provide direct local help and support to people in Calgary and surrounding area who are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Primarily, we offer support, education and respite programs for people living with dementia, their family members and caregivers.

Alzheimer Society of Alberta

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303 6707 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB
T2V 0E5

403.457.4387

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The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories exists to: heighten awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia; provide support services; and, support research into the cause and a cure for this disease.

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)

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500, 1520 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB
T2R 1H5

403.297.8511

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The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. The disability must be permanent and substantially limit the person’s ability to earn a living. AISH clients may also be eligible to receive supplemental assistance (a child benefit and personal benefits) through the AISH program.

Calgary Health Region

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Calgary, AB

1.866.408.5465

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We are the skilled and dedicated health professionals, support staff, volunteers and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day to approximately 3.8 million Albertans, as well as to many residents of southwestern Saskatchewan, southeastern British Columbia and the Northwest Territories. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has over 104,000 employees, including approximately 96,100 direct AHS employees and almost 8,000 staff working in AHS wholly-owned subsidiaries such as Carewest, CapitalCare Group and Calgary Laboratory Services (excluding Covenant Health staff), 17,600 volunteers and almost 8,400 physicians.

ComForCare Home Care Services

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1935 - 32nd Ave NE Suite 221
Calgary, AB
T2E 7C8

587.774.5885

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ComForCare is a premier provider of non-medical, private duty home care services for people of all ages. Our caregivers can assist people with the activities of daily living in any setting they call home, whether it is a private residence, nursing facility or an independent or an assisted living community. Our wide range of personal services include personal care, companionship, transportation/errands, light housekeeping, dementia care, family respite. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days.

Global Senior Care Ltd. Home Care Services

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#370, 5222 - 130 Ave SE #204
Calgary, AB
T2Z 0G4

403.452.4555

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Global – Senior Care Ltd. provides medical and non-medical home care services with generous love. We employ certified heath care aides, licensed practical nurses and registered nurses and offer 4 levels of care which include services ranging from companionship, transportation, personal care and homemaking services to dementia and Alzheimer’s support, post hospitalization and palliative care. We conduct a comprehensive FREE in-home care assessment to determine what your exact needs are in order to create your personalized Senior-Care plan so you can age gracefully in the comfort of your home.

International Council on Active Aging Foot Health

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Calgary, AB

866.335.9777

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ICAA's mission is to promote Active Aging as a solution to improving the quality of life for older adults. Our efforts are directed at helping businesses excel in serving the 50+ population, and at helping that population serve itself.

Health Canada - Division of Aging and Seniors

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Calgary, AB

1.866.225.0709

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Canadians are enjoying longer life spans and better health than ever before. The proportion of seniors in the Canadian population is expected to double by 2025. Health Canada is proactively conducting research and planning to better understand the needs of Canadian seniors and to ensure that programs and services respond to Canada's demographic aging.

Calgary Meals on Wheels

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5759 80 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB
T2C 4S6

403.243.2834

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We prepare and deliver nutritious, quality, and affordable meals to anyone in Calgary, regardless of age or income. Short-term or long-term, we are here to help! We offer 5 different programs serving individuals, families, schools, non-profit agencies, and community groups.

Parkinson Alberta

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102, 5636 Burbank Cres SE
Calgary, AB
T2H1Z6

403.243.9901

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Parkinson Alberta is dedicated to helping people and families of Alberta who live with Parkinson disease and related disorders. Our core services include supportive counselling, support groups for people with Parkinson disease and their caregivers, learning resources, referrals, peer program, in-service community awareness programs and speech therapy.

How to avoid falling Alberta Health Services

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Calgary, AB

1.866.408.5465

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How seniors can prevent falls. Our expert Dr. David Hogan is the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Calgary.

Nutrition for Seniors Alberta Helath Services

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Calgary, AB

1.866.408.5465

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A Registered Dietitian provides information about heart healthy, low fat eating to patients referred due to high cholesterol, high lipids and/or high blood pressure.

Parking Cards from the Alberta Government for People with Disabilities

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Calgary, AB

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A parking placard and/or disabled licence plate enables those unable to walk 50 metres (150 feet) to use specially designated parking facilities. The placards are issued to individuals who provide proof of eligibility under this program. An applicant requesting plates must either have the vehicle(s) registered in the name of the person with the disability or be a joint owner on the vehicle registration.

Health Canada Seniors Frequently Asked Questions

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Calgary, AB

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Health Canada seniors frequently asked questions reagrding health issues.

Calgary Sexual Health Centre

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304, 301 14th Street NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 2A1

403.283.5580

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Have you ever wondered why no one talks about sexuality after 60? A group of dedicated seniors has been working to provide insight into just that. This committed and tenacious group has been meeting, laughing and sharing their experiences with love, loss and sexuality to create a series of stage readings, monologues and digital stories.