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Healthy Aging Resource Team River East /Transcona

720 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, MB R2K 0Z5
Phone: 204-940‐2114
Fax: 204-940‐3629
Website: Healthy Aging Resource Teams

Service Overview

Healthy Aging Resource Teams do community-based health promotion with adults age 55 years and older. The role of the team is to increase awareness about injury and illness prevention, and provide education and support for management of chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes. Healthy Aging Resource Teams consist of two health care professionals such as a nurse, occupational therapist or dietitian. Teams hold health clinics, group education workshops and events at a variety of community sites including apartment blocks, malls, seniors' centres and churches. Some individual services and referrals are also offered.

Eligibility

Residents of River East, Elmwood and Transcona, age 55 years and older.

Fees

None

Referral Process

  • Self‐referral
  • Referral from any health care professional or social service agency

Diabetes Care Self-Management Support

  • Individual and/or Diabetes Support groups (topics include healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and monitoring)
  • Referrals to community resources

Care and Education Service Providers Available

  • Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist

Last updated: September 2018