The Healthy Shawnee County Task Force needs your help! Take a brief survey about public health indicators and help shape top prioroties in Shawnee County. Find out more about these issues in the Health Information Neighborhood.
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn how to keep unhealthy bad habits (creep) from coming back.
Running races in your own area is a great way to support local charities while working out, but sometimes you just need to run away – a total change of scenery. Consider a Destination Run! Plan a vacation around a race in an area you want to visit.
I’m guessing the answer is a resounding YES to that question. I definitely know I need more vegetables in my diet. So guess what!?! This is the season for the best meals ever! I am positively giddy when fresh local vegetables and fruit start showing up in the produce isles and, even better, at our farmer’s markets in town.
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn a little about sugar and its affect on the body and steps you can take to tame your sweet tooth.
We’ve recieved some new DVD’s for the Health Information Neighborhood! Learn how you can become more fit as you age or following along with Joe on his journey to a more healthy, balanced lifestyle. We also have a new documentary on audism and a couple on birthing. And, as always, check out some of the new exercise DVD’s!!
For one week, turn OFF your TV and TUNE IN to your family, friends and community. The library is offering events for all ages, including storytimes for children, special afterschool programs from 4-H and the Topeka Zoo, weekend specials like a multicultural book celebration, an outdoor challenge for kids, an art exhibit, board games for adults, drawing class for adults, and FREE comic book day. And of course, we’ve got many, many books for reading!
Some people love a big storm, and others cower in fear – which are you? National Severe Weather Preparedness Week highlights the importance of planning and practicing how and where to take shelter before severe weather, such as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, strike. Download a checklist to help your family be prepared.
Make your healthcare wishes known and guide you, your family and your friends through the process of Advance Care Planning for a living will and durable power of attorney for health care decisions.
Copies of Kansas State University’s Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, and Living Wills Fact Sheets are available in the library’s Health Information Neighborhood.
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn a little about his experience with running and how to get started yourself.
Are you struggling to maintain your independence due to a disability? Do you own an assistive device that you no longer need? If your answer is yes to either of these questions, head over to the Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (RCIL) located at 519 SW 37th in Topeka on April 14th from 8 […]