Search Resources (English): Midlife

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The midlife health needs of women with disabilities

Looks at physical, financial and informational factors that affect a disabled woman's health at midlife.

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Published: 2001
The challenges of change: the midlife health needs of women with disabilities

Examines the difficulty in distinguishing the differential impacts of menopause, aging and the effects of a particular disability.

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Published: 2000
Transitions through the perimenopausal years: demystifying the journey
Addresses the changes that women face, first, between the ages of 40 to 55 during the perimenopausal years, and then beyond, preparing women for a long and healthy life. Also available in video/DVD.
Published: 2004
The healthy boomer: a no-nonsense midlife health guide for women and men
Provides a complete health guide for people in their forties and fifties facing the physical and personal challenges of midlife.
Published: 1999
Prime time: the African American woman's complete guide to midlife health and wellness
Provides a guide to total health in middle age and a celebration of the strength, wisdom, and beauty of African American women in their second half of life.
Published: 2003
Report on women: midlife and beyond
Presents the outcome of the provincial Conference on Women and Aging held October 18 & 19, 1989. The Conference dealt with the economic and health issues of concern to older Manitoba women. It provided a forum for rural and urban women from various cultural and socio-economic groups to discuss issues of concern, in particular, concerning economic security and health. Section two summarizes the concerns and solutions discussed by the delegates and section three evaluates the sucess of the Conference in relation to each of the stated goals.
Published: 1989
Stress in mid-life: how to cope
Looks at stress commonly felt by women in mid-life and suggests way to cope with it. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Menopause and midlife health of the 'strong black woman': African Canadian women's perspectives
Reports on the experiences of health and well-being of middle-aged African Canadian women living in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Eating disorders affect women in midlife too: a reader shares her personal struggles
Presents a letter from a 51 year old woman struggling with an eating disorder. Offers a response addressing some of the unique issues related to eating disorders during midlife. (See Details)
Published: 2005
So many changes: women, health and midlife
Covers issues related to midlife, menopause, stress, depression, and relationships. Includes quotes from women interviewed about their experiences with these issues as well as further resources.
Published: 1999