Audiology - Services include prevention, identification and treatment of hearing balance and related disorders. Clinic held every Monday in conjunction with Alberta Audiology Associates (723-6689).
Community Adult Day Support Program – Designed to enhance the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being of frail elderly and/or adults with functional limitations by utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in a therapeutic environment (723-4332).
Community Nutrition - Provides consultation to the general public and professionals. Education through group presentations, community nutrition program planning, development and evaluation.
Dental - Provides dental health education, promotion and consultations for selected age groups.
Environmental Health - Public Health Inspectors protect health in the areas of communicable disease, food safety, housing, personal service facilities, water supplies, institutions, air quality, solid and liquid waste, and recreation facilities.
Public Health Nursing - Includes communicable disease control, short-stay maternity program, healthy beginnings, well-child clinic, immunization clinics, reproductive health, community genetics and parenting support.
Speech and Language Pathology - Prevents, assesses and treats communication disorders including speech, language, stuttering and related disorders.
Reproductive Health - Provides counselling and services to promote healthy decision making on issues concerning reproductive health.
Community Genetics - Coordinates genetic counselling, testing and support for individuals and families at risk for or affected by a genetic condition or birth defect.
Physiotherapy - Services all outpatient and community referrals including WCB referrals.
Facilities for Senior Citizens
Evergreens Foundation - The Evergreens Foundation is a management body comprised of seven municipalities, including Edson. The Foundation’s mission is to provide in a respectful and supportive manner, a continuum of housing options that promote quality of life and independence. Visit their website at www.evergreensfoundation.com
Parkland Senior Citizens Lodge- Part of the Evergreens Foundation, Parkland Lodge is a large facility with 55 units and a beautiful park, complete with walking paths and gazebos.
This program provides one-bedroom apartments to low to moderate income seniors. Rental rates are based upon 30% of income. Set cable and electricity fees are added to rental costs. Parking stall rentals are extra.