Patient bloggers are one of the most passionate groups of social media users who have the opportunity to blog about living with any chronic illness, especially those living with invisible illness.
One of the fastest growing ways for people to share the things they care about, including how health and illness issues impact their daily living, is through social media networks such as Facebook. Invisible Illness Week provides opportunities to connect with others to gain mutual support.
National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week kicks off awareness efforts by spreading anonymous notes around the USA and beyond that will bring encouragement to those suffering silently. Invisible Illness Week, September 13-19, 2010 is an annual event sponsored by Rest Ministries, the largest Christian organization that specifically serves the chronically ill.
Through an online virtual conference Rest Ministries plans to give people who suffering silently with chronic illness hope and tools despite their pain.
Patient bloggers band together to bring awareness to invisible illness issues from handicapped parking confrontations to why they hate hearing "You look so good!"
A virtual conference is not the results of budget cuts for National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week, but the result of what benefits the most people who live with illness.
September 14-20 features virtual conference, blogging for a cause and many ways to increase awareness
Lisa Copen, founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week and Rest Ministries, a Christian ministry for those who live with illness, announces her newest venture this week, “Illness Twitters”.
Lisa Copen, founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week, is honored to be nominated for the Womens Health Hero award given by Our Bodies Ourselves. The deadline to vote is May 8, 2009 and the award winner will be announced May 11, 2009.
Free online seminars offer chronically ill a chance to attend a "virtual conference" from comfort of their own home.