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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Better Life Awards

If you tend to browse the shelves for self-help advice, the best self-improvement books of 2008 were recently announced at the 13th Annual Books for a Better Life Awards, sponsored by the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Among the winners in various categories:

Childcare/Parenting: The Trouble with Boys by Peg Tyre

Green: Made from Scratch by Jenna Woginrich

Motivational: Learning from the Heart: Lessons on Living, Loving, and Listening by Daniel Gottlieb

Relationships: September Songs by Maggie Scarf

Wellness: In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Don’t Miss . . .
Venture Into Volunteering
. March 5, 10 a.m. – noon. Chantilly Regional Library Baby boomers, retirees and seniors are invited to attend the Venture Into Volunteering Fair for older adults. Supervisor Michael R. Frey, Sully District, will offer welcoming remarks.

Strategies for the Caregiver Dealing with Alzheimer's and Dementia at Home, March 7, 10 a.m. George Mason Regional Library
Come learn some practical tips for caring for your loved one at home. Topics will cover personal care, meals and activities. Presented by the Fairfax County Health Department. To register please call 703-750-3316.

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