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MSAA’s Lending Library Selections
The Power of Wagging Tails: A Doctor’s Guide to Dog Therapy and Healing
by Dawn A. Marcus, MD
Demos Health | MSAA Book #386
Research has consistently shown that dogs have both therapeutic and healing influences on individuals with a wide range of health issues. Although aimed at medical professionals, this book is appropriate for anyone looking for more information on how a dog may be able to help someone with a chronic condition such as MS, and includes many personal stories of healing and photos from dog owners throughout North America.
Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis
by Andrea Hanson
Difference Press | MSAA Book #388
Author Andrea Hanson was diagnosed with MS in 2000 and uses her experience as a master certified life coach to help readers develop a customized plan to living well with MS. Covering topics such as stress management, diet, and exercise, this book promotes selfawareness and self-healing, while providing direction for strengthening relationships and gaining confidence. Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis was previously published as The Inside Guide to MS.
22 Accessible Road Trips: Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
by Candy B. Harrington
Demos Health | MSAA Book #456
Author Candy Harrington has a wealth of experience with accessible travel, having completed several books on the topic, along with writing for magazines, speaking at conferences, and conducting workshops. This book talks about the advantages of road travel and provides numerous road trip tips and resources. The chapters cover road travel within different regions of the United States, highlighted by helpful details and many beautiful (black and white) photos.
To borrow books featured in this column or any other book in MSAA’s Lending Library, please visit mymsaa.org/library to view a list of books available and to complete a form. When ordering a book, please reference the book number listed. Readers may also call MSAA at (800) 532-7667 for more information. MSAA and its clients greatly appreciate any donations made to help build the Lending Library. Please send your book donations to: MSAA Lending Library,
375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.