Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition

Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition

by Shelley Peterman Schwarz
     
 

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This completely revised second edition of Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier contains tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help MS patients organize and simplify their lives. With over 300 tips readers will learn to conserve valuable time and energy, develop techniques for making life easier, so they can enjoy life to the fullest.

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This completely revised second edition of Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier contains tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help MS patients organize and simplify their lives. With over 300 tips readers will learn to conserve valuable time and energy, develop techniques for making life easier, so they can enjoy life to the fullest.

From basic principles to unique solutions for saving time and energy to specific ideas, this book is packed with helpful information for those coping with the special challenges of a chronic illness. Updated chapters cover Home Safety and Accessibility Computers and Technology Looking Good, Feeling Better - Grooming and Dressing Managing Mealtime and much more. NEW sections include:

  • Managing medical issues
  • Travel tips for weekend getaways or extended travel
  • Unique product suggestions for practical helpful items that make everyday tasks easier
  • Resource section to easily locate products and services

Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource for individuals living with MS, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals.

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Editorial Reviews

Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers
"..full of wonderful ideas on everything from home safety and accessibility to dressing and grooming...an absolute ""must have"" for every individual with MS." -- The MSAA Motivator

"...a compendium of tips, techniques, and life-task shortcuts...learned from personal experience...essential reading for all (people with) MS, their families and caregivers..."-- Bookwatch

"...an absolute 'must have' for every individual with MS..."-- Lois Thistle, MSAA Client

"...helpful for health professionals to use as a resource for information on tools that may help persons with MS...also useful for people with MS to learn very simple and practical tips for everyday life. It is well organized by topic, easy to read, clearly written, and with up-to-date references which include addresses, phone, and web sites."--Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932603217
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
300 Tips for Making Life Easier
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
771,113
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Shelley Peterman Schwarz and her husband, Dave, live in Madison, Wisconsin. At the time of her diagnosis in 1979, Shelley was working part-time as a teacher of the deaf. Since 1985 she has published more than 300 articles and received numerous awards including the Mother of the Year from the Wisconsin Chapter of the National MS Society, the Partner in Health award from the Combined Health Appeal of America, and the Spirit of the American Woman award from J.C. Penney. Her nationally syndicated, "Making Life Easier" column appears in numerous newspapers and magazines across the country.

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