Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Summer '07 "Tips for Living Well" newsletter is out!

The summer issue of Tips for Living Well newsletter from the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities' Wellness & Disability Initiative is hot off the press! If you subscribe to the paper copy, you'll be receiving your issue soon. If you access the PDF version from our website, you can start reading today.

In this issue ...

  • Learning the Language of Feelings by Mark Linden O'Meara (an excerpt from his book, The Feeling Soul)
  • Living with Hope--a video about hope and people with terminal illness
  • How to Support a Family Caregiver--a new booklet about supporting caregivers from the UVIC Centre on Aging
  • Watermelon Anyone?--more about watermelons than you could ever want to know!
  • Pets & Wellness--a special two-page spread with pictures and pet news
  • HIV/AIDS Reality Check column--this issue is information from Health Canada about condoms
  • Top Tag Pet ID--a nifty flash drive containing all that important info about your pet... worn as an ID tag
  • Access to Health Awards--it's not too soon to begin thinking about who you will nominate for the 2007 awards. Deadline for nominations is October 31st.
  • Living a Health Life with Chronic Conditions--this program is now available throughout BC
  • Cleaners and Pesticides Can Be Fatal--use them properly, or better yet, use alternatives
  • Seven Myths about Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Tips for Living Well--headache tips, laughter, improving your memory, and volunteering
  • Most People with Arthritis Don't Get Enough Exercise
  • Sunscreen and Summer Sun Safety
  • Online Book Helps Children Understand the Effects of Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs)--a personal account

Don't miss out. Subscriptions to the paper copy are free in Canada. Contact to subscribe or to order multiple copies for your office or organization.