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.