Better Together With A Life Worth Living

Better Together With A Life Worth Living

Know who you are, decide where you’ll go and choose a life worth living. Welcome to Better Together with A Life Worth Living. In 1994, the Year of the Family and the heads of several community health services came together to form A Life Worth Living. The charity’s goal to include people who live with disabilities into every part of society, and to share those life stories, as well as the stories of families, friends, employers, and others.

Episodes

July 29, 2022 27 mins
This episode is the pilot podcast of a new series we will be starting called At BAT.
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Many call it physical and emotional therapy without the walls. The LaSalle Rowing Club offers a Para-Rowing program for individuals with disabilities. Listen as some of them launch into the sport.
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Attitudes are changing about PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In this podcast, you’ll meet people who have experienced traumatic events. PTSD sufferers don’t have to be silent anymore.
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You know what it's like when you go to sleep at night, and you look forward to getting up the next morning to see what the new day holds for you? When Ryan Hooey was in his late 20s, he went to sleep one night and woke up blind. Ryan, and his guide dog Joe along with Joe's Trainer are interviewed by Barbara Peacock.
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March 8, 2022 29 mins
On this podcast, you're going to find out what it's like to have an acquired brain injury. Jacqueline Christmas was hit on the head with a piece of steel in 2019. It changed her life. Since then, she has been working to overcome her brain injury. Now she's raising money to help others.
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December 10, 2021 27 mins
In the second part of our podcast on Battling Bullying. We'll hear the continued story of, Virginia, and some of her experiences of being bullied in the workplace.
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December 1, 2021 29 mins
You're going to meet a man who plays a contact sport at the highest level, including World Championships and Paralympic Games. Mike Whitehead was seriously injured in a car crash. His life changed dramatically. That was 1999. Now, Mike travels the world playing wheelchair rugby and teaching others how to play.
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November 30, 2021 28 mins
Bullying is brutal. In this podcast, we'll explore how bullying impacts our humanity and dignity. We'll also share how to build an arsenal of support against it.
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August 12, 2021 29 mins
Podcast 2: Families Pulling Together Through Trauma What can I do? The more a family can pull together for each other and their mutual support and the support of the person injured. The better off everyone is by far because it dilutes the intensity of the fear.
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August 10, 2021 34 mins
Podcast 1: Overcoming Tragedy In our first podcast, we're going to meet Judy Robinet, the driving force behind A Life Worth Living and to understand why a team of experts came together to found this charity in 1994. Their goal is to share stories with you that teach, inspire, and bind people together.
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