Prevention: Disease specific
Disease Specific Programs for Prevention of Chronic Disease
|Arthritis||Cholesterol (abnormal)||Kidney disease (chronic)|
|Diabetes / Pre-diabetes||High blood pressure,||Weight (increased body) |
Preventing Diabetes and Heart Disease
Cardiovascular risk factors
(Heart Artery Disease)
Nutrition and more
*Weight Management (Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease)
In motion (links)
In motion (links)
Prevention for Seniors
Forever...in motion is a physical activity program designed for older adults that incorporates the components of flexibility, balance, strength and endurance. This program is free of charge and can be accessed by contacting (306)655-0829 or (306)655-7874.
Forever...in motion 11 is an intermediate physical activity drop in program that can be accessed through Leisure Services, City of Saskatoon.
Forever...in motion Aquatic is a low impact aquatic exercise program that is ideal for those with limited mobility and joint discomfort. Improve your endurance, flexibility, strength and balance as you participate in functional exercises to keep strong and healthy. This Program can be accessed through Leisure Services, City of Saskatoon.
Safety for Seniors
Staying on Your Feet - A Falls Prevention and Balance Education Program which is a structured and progressive balance exercise program that incorporates education sessions on fall risk factors. The program was developed to meet the needs of community dwelling older adults who have balance difficulties and may be at higher risk of having a fall. See enclosed brochure for more in depth program descriptions and contact information.
The Chronic Disease Network & Access Program
has a new website www.ehealth-north.sk.ca. It has been developed to provide information on chronic disease prevention and management for those northern residents who have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It's a tool for all health care professionals as well as it contains a Health Services Directory to link Regional Health Authorities and northern health care facilities for more effective communication and discharge planning.