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Arthritis Society of B.C.

The Arthritis Society is a national health charity, fueled by donors and volunteers, with a vision to live in a world where people can be free from the devastating effects that arthritis can have on lives.

We are proud to have the trust and support of donors and sponsors who provide the funding capacity to invest in cutting-edge research, proactive advocacy and innovative solutions that will deliver better health outcomes and an improved quality of life for people affected by arthritis. That support has resulted in broad educational outreach to people living with arthritis and over $200M invested, the largest source of charitable arthritis research funding.more info

Address / Contact Info
Arthritis Society, B.C. and Yukon, Interior Region
260A-1855 Kirschner Road
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4N7
Kelowna Regional Office: (250) 868-8643
B.C. Answer Line: 1-800-321-1433
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Diabetes Webinars

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Address / Contact Info
Canadian Diabetes Association
1589 Sutherland Ave
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5Y7
Phone: (250) 762-9447
Fax: (250) 717-3199
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Kelowna Eating Disorders Outpatient Program

Offers a specialized outpatient multidisciplinary treatment service for resident youth and adults diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) or other specified feeding & eating disorder (OSFED).more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health, Central Okanagan Mental Health Substance Use Centre, Community Health Services Centre (CHSC)
540 Groves Ave, Ste 100 (moving to Doyle & Ellis December 2/16)
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4Y7
Office: (250) 870-5777
Fax: (250) 870-5774
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Pediatric Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy

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Meridian Rehabilitation Consulting Inc.
305 1500 Hardy Street
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8H2
Meridian Referral Line: 1(250) 868-3086
Phone: 1(250) 542-3089
Fax: 1(250) 868-3087
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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

Address / Contact Info
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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