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Condition Specific Info & Support

Scleroderma Association of BC

We exist to promote patient outreach, support and education; to create public awareness and understanding of scleroderma, and to encourage and support research.

The Scleroderma Association of British Columbia is an all-volunteer, registered charity.more info

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BC
Office: (604) 940-9343
Toll Free: 1-888-940-9343
Fax: (604) 940-9346
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Self-Management Health Coach Program

Self-Management Health Coach Program provides individualised telephone support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc. Volunteer health coaches provide weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier and to better manage the daily challenges of living with chronic conditions. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions. more info

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University of Victoria, Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
Ste 210, 4907 Chisholm St
, Delta, BC, V4K 2K6
Main line: (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767
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Sleep Problems- HealthLinkBC

Most people have sleep problems from time to time. But when you have trouble sleeping for weeks or months, it can lead to health problems. Our topics can help you treat, manage, or avoid some sleep problems.more info

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Spinal Cord Injury of British Columbia

Resources, information and referral line, will answer questions about disability and spinal cord injury.more info

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Toll Free: 1-800-689-2477
Peer Associate Okanagan: James Hektner: (250) 859-3581
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Stroke - HealthLinkBC

A stroke is a brain injury caused by blood flow to the brain being blocked, or bleeding in the brain. After having a stroke you may experience physical, mental and emotional complications. These could include: weakness on one side of the body, joint pain, trouble walking, speech and language difficulties, trouble with memory or focusing, etc. Stroke rehabilitation programs can help you continue to live as independently as possible after a stroke, and to learn to adjust to the physical and mental changes caused by your stroke.more info

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Stroke 101

Stroke 101 is a 2 hour seminar sponsored by Heart and Stroke and presented by a Stroke RN. The purpose is to educate people who have had a stroke or TIA (mini-stroke). It describes stroke, and discusses ways to minimize risk factors and to reduce the chance of a recurrent stroke. It also discusses strategies for dealing with post-stroke issues and problems. Stroke 101 is held at the Parkinson Rec Centre in the Gala room every second Wednesday afternoon at 2:15 pm. To register, please call KGH Stroke Clinic at 250-980-1392. Participants are welcome to bring a family member or friend.more info

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The Father's Day Walk-Run

Raises awareness and funds in the fight against prostate cancer.more info

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Prostate Cancer Foundation BC
Phone: 1(604) 574-4012
Fax: 1(604) 574-8011
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Vital Aire CPAP Clinic

Provides oxygen and Obstructive Sleep Apnea therapy to people in need. Also provides nebulizer compressor therapy for liquid medications. Prescription from doctor required.more info

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3975 Lakeshore Road, Unit 203
, Kelowna, BC, V1W 1V3
Toll Free: 1-800-637-0202
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VitalAire Kelowna CPAP Clinic

Offers oxygen therapy, Sleep Apnea testing and CPAP treatment and services that include Obstructive Sleep Apnea education, testing and information, home oxygen programs, products and services, CPAP products and supplies, masks and accessories.more info

Address / Contact Info
3975 Lakeshore Rd, Unit 203
, Kelowna, BC, V1W 1V3
Phone: (250) 862-8727
Toll-free: 1-800-637-0202
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VitalAire Kelowna Oxygen Clinic

Sells oxygen supplies for home oxygen therapy or sleep apnea.more info

Address / Contact Info
1435 Stevens Rd, Unit 110
, West Kelowna, BC, V1Z 1G2
Phone: (250) 862-8727
Toll-free: 1-800-637-0202
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