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Nurturing Your Holistic Wellbeing: The Psychosocial Impacts of Living with a Chronic Illness – AAMAC Canada

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Nurturing Your Holistic Wellbeing: The Psychosocial Impacts of Living with a
Chronic Illness
Date: Wednesday May 12, 2021
Time: 5PM (Eastern Time)
Speaker: Nikki Stiver, MSW, RSW – Social Worker with the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC
This presentation will cover:
• Introduction to psycho-social aspects of living with a chronic disease
• 7 Dimensions of Wellbeing -mental, social, financial, physical, occupational, environmental and
cultural/spiritual
➤ Discussion of how each dimension of wellbeing is impacted from acute and chronic effects
from bone marrow failure diseases as well as the pandemic
➤ Tips, strategies and resources for each dimension of wellbeing to increase:
➢ Self-awareness
➢ Self-care
➢ Self-management (including self-advocacy)
• Questions and Answers

For more information and to register please check AAMAC’s website at https://aamac.ca/meeting-events/

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Date:
May 12
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Review answers to commonly asked questions or get answers to your questions from an MDS expert