Category Archives: Health

Canada’s New Food Guide

Today Govt of Canada announced Canada’s New Food Guide and for Self advocates this information useful for your health. I am linking this guide to govt of Canada;s website and also click on picture below going direct to information Canada’s New Food Guide Website click here Backgrounder: The science behind the new Food Guide  January […]

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Influenza (Flu) Season 2017

    SelfAdvocatenet.com . Its that time of year to get a flu shot  again those with disabilities. Information here if want get a flu shot 2017 for prevent being sick and this information guide will help you to get  a flu shot.   Influenza, also called the flu, is an infection of the upper […]

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Quick Tips: Taking Medicines Wisely

Get started Medicines can help you manage your health, but only if you take them correctly. If you’re having problems taking your medicine as prescribed, try thinking about why you’re having trouble. You might not be sure why your medicine is important or if it is working. Maybe you just can’t remember to take your […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices for People with Developmental Disabilities

This is from  a site DDS safety net WEBSITE Print the full article here! All people, including those with developmental disabilities, make choices every day that can influence their health and safety. As a direct support professional, you can educate the individuals you support about different healthy choices they can make. You can also encourage […]

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So How Do We Actually Get Rid of Mental Illness Stigma?

Victoria Markhoff | TEDxSoleburySchool Victoria stands against the stigma of mental illness through speaking, her short film “Before I Go To Sleep At Night,” and even lobbying in front of Congress with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Victoria helped start the local Lean-In Circle for A Woman’s Place to help women succeed. She also […]

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Prescription Eyeglasses from Clearly Contacts

You can now order prescription eyeglasses from Clearly Contacts    and the B.C. Ministry of Social Development and Innovations will cover the cost.   you can click here to order your prescription eyeglasses from clearly contacts or go to   Ministry of Social Development and Innovations Website click on logo ministry logo below to get what […]

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Pacific Blue Cross: How to get it and what it covers

Pacific Blue Cross

Pacific Blue Cross is one of British Columbia’s largest benefits providers, and covers approximately 1.5 million British Colubmians through both employee and individual plans. The not-for-profit service organization offers health, dental, life, disability and travel insurance and benefits.   The most common coverage is health insurance. Why would you want it? As you go through […]

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