Saturday, March 17, 2012

Top 10 Ways to Be More Empowered: New Post in MPNForum, April, 2012

My latest column in the April, 2012 issue of MPN Forum lists my top 10 strategies for empowerment. As I approach 60, I plan to employ these strategies to help me to stay well and manage my health conditions. I hope you will find them useful as well.

See Top 10 Ways to Be More Empowered


  1. In case you don't want to go to the MPN Column, here are my top 10:
    1.Ask questions
    2.Share your concerns
    3.Find a health care team that supports empowered patients
    4.Read (a lot)
    5.Reflect on what’s really important
    6.Connect with others
    7.Empower your family and other caregivers
    8.Set achievable goals
    9.Track and evaluate your progress
    10.Follow your passions

  2. Great site/mission! Found you through a comment on NYTimes article about overmedication in elders. Great list!