The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association (CCECA) is a non-profit social service organization located in the heart of downtown Calgary. It has been serving Chinese older adults citywide since 1985. It provides a great variety of services and programs including social services, community support, health service, etc. Its current membership exceeds 2,000.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
This program, in partnership with Alberta Health Services is a supportive program for people aged 18 or older. It includes the following:
Disease-Specific and General Education Classes
Classes are offered in different formats, and different lengths of time depending on the topic. Classes are taught by a variety of health-care providers in Cantonese or Mandarin. Classes are free of charge.
Life Styles “Better Choices, Better Health”
Self-Management Workshop Classes are offered once a week for 6 weeks, for 2½ hours per class.
People with chronic conditions meet together to learn and to practice skills needed to live well.
Classes are led by trained leaders who also have long-term chronic health conditions.
This workshop is free of charge.
Registered Dietitian Consultation Service
Registered Dietitian provides one on one consultation on healthy eating. Appointment is required.
Tel: 403-955-6857(AHS Living Well Program)
Enquiries: Phone: 403-955-6857(AHS Living Well Program) ; Phone: 403-269-6122(Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association)