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 [...]
Get started knowing your numbers – check your blood pressure and BMI at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, and enter our Know Your Numbers contest. One lucky winner will be drawn from all entries submitted by April 21, 2012. to win a $10 gift certificate to the Millennium Café.
If you’re looking for something fun to do to stay in shape, or just looking for a new activity to try out, racquetball could be for you!
Making art lets us articulate things that are bothering us. In doing so, it helps us heal.
I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the unflattering top 10 list where Topeka recently appeared… the one that says Topeka’s waistlines have expanded to noteworthy proportions. I must admit, I’m guilty of contributing to the obesity percentages, due to my eating habits and an obsessive love for my couch. This lifestyle has unfortunately taken [...]
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn how excess sodium in your diet can lead to health issues and what you can do to prevent them.