Feb
19
2020

Information booklet available to help Island women manage perimenopause and menopause

The Interministerial Women’s Secretariat wants Island women to know there is new booklet available with plenty of valuable information to help them learn about and better manage perimenopause and menopause. 

Perimenopause, Menopause, and You, is available online and will be available at various women’s wellness centres, community organizations and Health PEI sites. The booklet makes it easy for women to access a broad range of resources and material in one place and includes various topics such as common symptoms, treatment options, diet and exercise.

“It’s really important to have quick and easy access to a variety of information about perimenopause and menopause to help better manage overall health and wellness. This booklet is an excellent resource and I thank everyone involved in developing it for their input, hard work and great collaboration.”

 - Minister Responsible for the Status of Women Darlene Compton

The booklet was developed collaboratively with input from a variety of organizations and individuals including: Health PEI; Public Health and Family Nutrition; Women’s Wellness and Sexual Health Program; PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women; PEERS Alliance; Women’s Network PEI; Laura Abdallah, Picadilly Acupuncture & Apothecary; and naturopathic doctors Dr. Kali Simmonds, and Dr. Lana McMurrer.  

Download your copy of the publication here: Perimenopause, Menopause, and You


Media contact:
April Gallant
902-620-3409
aldgallant@gov.pe.ca 
 

General Inquiries

PEI Interministerial Women's Secretariat
3rd Floor Sullivan Building,
16 Fitzroy Street,
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6494

iws@gov.pe.ca