Resources Related to Health

 Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan
The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) is a publicly administered and funded health care system that guarantees Albertans receive universal access to medically necessary hospital and medical services.  AHCIP forms, information on premium and drug assistance, answers to common questions are available on the website.

Alberta Blue Cross
Alberta Seniors and Community Supports has contracted Alberta Blue Cross to administer dental claims, provide information regarding procedures, answer questions regarding claims and issue payments to the dental practitioner or the Senior as a reimbursement is required.

Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors Program

The Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors program is based on income and provides low to moderate income seniors with financial assistance.

Health Link
Alberta Health Link is a province-wide toll free telephone number that you can call for telephone advice and information on health related topics provided by registered nurses, including specialized dementia nurses. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call Toll Free 811 or visit