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Health Basics

Health Basics is a SIMPLE, POSITIVE, and EMPOWERING group program. It is for those who want to choose healthy living, lose weight, and become more active. Health Basics moves people to ACTION. The program teaches low tech and low cost lifestyle choices that should be accessible to everyone. These basic lifestyle choices can prevent, manage, or improve chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and depression. They will also support healthy aging of the brain and improve mental health.


Upcoming dates and times:

Coming late Summer or early Fall 2020.


Program format:

The course is 8 weeks long consisting of one 2-hour session each week.

Some exercise occurs in class so wear comfortable clothes and running shoes.


Who should attend?

Health Basics is for those who want to:

  • Choose healthy living

  • Lose weight

  • Become more active

  • Maintain a healthy brain and body as they age

  • Prevent, manage, or treat a chronic health condition

Health Basics is for adults (18+).


How do you get in to the program?

  • If there is an upcoming class scheduled you can register online using the links at the top of this page under "Upcoming dates and times".

  • You can self-refer by calling 403-782-1408 and speaking with Kellie. When you self-refer consider having a friend registered with you as this can provide support for positive change.

  • You can obtain a referral from your Wolf Creek PCN family doctor or by e-mailing group@wcpcn.ca with which program you are interested in registering for.

  • If you are already seeing a Wolf Creek PCN nurse, mental health counsellor, exercise specialist or nutritionist you can ask them about a referral.


Your commitment:

Your participation and energy focused on positive change.


​Past participant quotes:

"I'm competing against myself… challenging myself to go that extra, rather than comparing myself to others".

"I have a 'proud moment's calendar' for myself that I put things on each day that I'm proud of… then I can look back on it when I'm discouraged."