Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver’s Journey is a performance of inspiring stories dealing with the complex issues of loss and change, flexibility and acceptance. The stories offer humor and information. Join us Nov. 17 at 2pm.
MAKIN’ MOVES – Balance Your Life Saturday, July 13, 2013 – 9am–12pm Marvin Auditorium at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Wellness is not just about food and exercise. At this wellness conference, learn how to balance your life with intellectual and spiritual growth, healthy eating, and exercise. Make health connections during lectures and […]
Cut through the confusion over where Medicare fits into your retirement plan. A new program series at the library answers questions about Medicare benefits and filing for individuals nearing retirement. Stop in at 6:30pm June 13.
Attend six sessions sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment for caregivers, friends and individuals with a chronic condition to learn how to manage their emotional, physical and social challenges. To register, call 785-580-4540 or email@example.com. The next 6 week series begins Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 5:30-8 pm in Hughes Room 205.
Stop making excuses and increase your physical fitness activities. Saturday, January 12 from 1-2:30 pm in the Marvin Auditorium. Receive exercise training and advice, and maximize what the library and community have to offer you.
It would be too easy as a librarian to just recommend: “Buy all of the kids on your shopping list some wonderful age-appropriate books!” While preventable injury isn’t a happy holiday topic, it is an important one. The Health Information Neighborhood partnered with Safe Kids Kansas to promote safe toys for kids with an eye-catching display […]
Author of The Depression Cure, Dr. Stephen Ilardi, comes to the library Dec. 5 to share some insight into why prescription medicine may not be the best cure for depressive illness and what else sufferers can try.
Learn how to use “Art as Hope” in the next session of the Cancer Survivor Education Series, at noon on Tuesday, October 23 in the Anton Room. Jane Hanni, Assistant Curator of Education at the Mulvane Art Museum, will help you look, create and understand. Check out art therapy resources from the library’s collection and the Health Information Neighborhood.
Free screenings, education and resources to improve your health, Saturday, October 20, 2012, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. In the Atrium and the Health Information Neighborhood at the library, provided by Nursing Students from the Baker University School of Nursing
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.
Shop for fresh veggies and plants at Monday Market @ your library. Kansas farmers will be set up in the parking lot. Come on in for great ideas for cooking with seasonal produce.