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.