Seasons Alberta Magazine



W hen moving into a retirement home, it’s important to do your research. There are many options to choose from, and you want to make the right decision for yourself or your loved one. Seasons’ team members are happy to help you understand these options and answer any questions. Additionally, here is a list of community resources available to you: Alberta Health (AH) Alberta Health is the ministry that sets policy, legislation and standards for the health system in Alberta. The ministry allocates health funding and administers provincial programs such as the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and provides expertise on communicable disease control. In Alberta Toll-Free: 310-0000 Outside Alberta: 780-427-2711 (charges may apply) Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. AHS offers services and programs at over 650 facilities throughout the province including, hospitals, clinics, cancer centres, continuing care centres and community health sites. The province also has an extensive network of community-based services designed to assist Albertans maintain or improve health status. Phone: 780-342-2000 Toll-Free: 1-888-342-2471 Website: Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Veterans Affairs Canada deeply values the contribution that Veterans have made to the Website: Alberta Health Services (AHS)

development of our nation and we honour the sacrifices they have made in the defence of freedom and the pursuit of world peace. Veterans Affairs Canada offers a wide variety of services for Veterans and their families—programs to assist you after an injury or during the transition from military to civilian life, and many other services to help you and your family throughout your life. Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122 TDD/TTY: 1-833-921-0071 Email: Website: Alberta Seniors Communities & Housing Association (ASCHA) For over fifty years, the Alberta Seniors Communities & Housing Association (ASCHA) has been advocating on behalf of the owners and operators of seniors housing in Alberta. Its core roles are advocacy and member services. As a member- driven association, they act as a centre of excellence of best practices and resources for the industry, to help providers empower seniors to age well in community. ASCHA currently represents almost 70 percent of the seniors housing sector in Alberta. Its members serve over 35,000 seniors across the province in independent, supportive and designated supportive living spaces. ASCHA proudly champions all sectors of seniors’ housing, including public, private and voluntary providers. Not only is ASCHA comprised of regular members, but they also engage corporate and stakeholder members that contribute to the enhancement of seniors’ housing. All Seasons Retirement Communities in Alberta are members of ASCHA. Phone: 780-439-6473

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