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We are a new PCN but we are actively working on lists of local Olds and Sundre community resources that are available to you and can provide support for your health needs and challenges. Please check back regularly for updates to our resource database.

 

Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children.

activeforlife.ca

The Alberta Caregiver College – Support of Caregivers of Older Adults provides training for the primary caregivers of older adults, often who are frail or with chronic health issues.

www.caregivercollege.ca

The Alberta Centre for Active Living is a primary source of research and education on physical activity.

www.centre4activeliving.ca

The Alberta Lung Association provides information about lung diseases such as asthma and COPD, as well as information about smoking cessation and the environment.

www.ab.lung.ca

AlbertaQuits is an online tool offering resources to help you quit smoking, offered by Alberta Health Services.

www.albertaquits.ca

The Alzheimer Society of Canada provides support, information and education to people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, families, physicians and health-care providers.

www.alzheimer.ca

Birth and Babies, the educational website of the Alberta Health Services Childbirth Education Program, provides information to help families receive seamless service and the most accurate and up to date information. Care is based on Canadian guidelines for the nurturing and care of pregnant women and families.

www.birthandbabies.com

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/our-mission/?region=ab

The Canadian Celiac Association is a good information source for people with Celiac Disease, including diet recommendations.

www.celiac.ca/

The Canadian Diabetes Association provides information for diabetics including resources about the disease, living with it, etc.

www.diabetes.ca

Hypertension Canada provides information about blood pressure and hypertensions prevention and treatment.

www.hypertension.ca

The Canadian Mental Health Association (Alberta Division) provides information and resources about mental health and mental illness and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

www.cmha.ab.ca

The Canadian Obesity Network provides resources for the public and health professionals about obesity and weight loss management.

www.obesitynetwork.ca

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada. The CSEP fosters the generation, growth, synthesis, transfer and application of the highest quality research, education and training related to exercise physiology and science.

www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=1

Caring for Kids (developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society) is a website designed to provide parents with information about their child's health and well-being.

www.caringforkids.cps.ca

The Center for Suicide Prevention provides resources for the public and health care professionals on the topic of suicide awareness.

www.suicideinfo.ca

Dietitians of Canada is a trusted source of information on food and nutrition for Canadians.

www.dietitians.ca

Health Link Alberta provides Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention. Phone:780.408.5465 (Edmonton), 403.943.5465 (Calgary), Toll free 1.866.408.5465

www.healthlinkalberta.ca

Healthy U provides information and resources to support and encourage Albertans to lead healthier lifestyles.

www.healthyalberta.com

Inform Alberta is a province-wide on-line directory of community, health, social, and government services across the province. Services are organized by topic and geographic area.

www.informalberta.ca

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta is an overarching institute coordinating all cardiovascular science research, education and patient care in Calgary (associated with Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary).

www.libin.ucalgary.ca

Motherisk's mandate is to safely treat the mother without hurting the baby and today, the program is widely recognized as the pre-eminent international centre for the study of the safety or risk of medications used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

www.motherisk.org/women/index.jsp

MyHealth.Alberta.ca is a province-wide on-line repository of health topics, tools, resources and alerts.

myhealth.alberta.ca

The Parkinson's Society of Canada provides information and resources for people living with Parkinson's Disease.

www.parkinson.ca

Prescription to Get Active is an exciting program developed by family doctors to help encourage people who are not getting enough exercise to become more active. Family doctors and other health care providers who are part of the Peaks to Prairies Primary Care Networks first identify patients who could benefit from more exercise.

http://prescriptiontogetactive.com/

Screening for Life promotes early cancer detection by making breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a priority.

www.screeningforlife.ca

University of Calgary - Chronic Disease Management provides access to education on diabetes, weight management, blood pressure & cholesterol, stress and life after gestational diabetes.

wcm.ucalgary.ca/cdm/

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