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Quality of Life – Define it. Share it. Live it. with Alan Brewington #patientchat

August 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Post-chat blog post by Rebecca Hogue

Post-chat blog post by Beth L. Gainer

Join Alan Brewington, Intake.me Patient Advisor, as he shares expert advice on how to define, maintain and communicate quality of life as a patient.

Alan joined the Intake.Me Patient Advisory Board in 2015 and is an ePatient advocate focused on bringing awareness to arthritis. He is also a Stanford University MedX ePatient Scholar, rock climbing accident survivor, blogger and skier. Alan blogs at Pain Talks, but Does Not Win and also contributes to Creaky Joints, an arthritis resource community.

Guiding our discussion will be the following Topic (T:) Questions:

T1: Why is it important to come up with your own personal definition of Quality of Life?
T2: What does Quality of Life look like for you? How do you develop your definition?
T3: Why is it important to share your Quality of Life definition w/ members of your healthcare team? w/ family and friends?
T4: What are some tips for sharing what Quality of Life means to you? How often do you talk about it?
T5: Your Quality of Life definition may change over time. How often do you review it? How do you live it out day to day?

We hope to see you Friday, August 5th on Twitter (or tchat.io/rooms/patientchat) at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern. Be sure to include the hashtag #patientchat in all your responses! Click HERE to learn more about our Empowered #patientchat Series and how to participate.


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