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Candy: The Trick is How You Treat

Small changes teach healthy habits without spoiling the fun for kids. Get ideas from library books and tips from Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods to make your Halloween a little less scary for your health!

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Covers of Today's Carggive Magazine.

New Resource for Caregivers

There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who  have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers. — Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady and founder of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving A recent article on a new Caregiver Support Group […]

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Program on Medicare for Folks Nearing Retirement

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 12.

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Nationally Recognized Health Workshops Offered

Attend six sessions for caregivers, friends and individuals with a chronic condition to learn how to manage their emotional, physical and social challenges. The next 6 week series begins Monday, June 9, 2014 from 1-3:30 pm.

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HEAR Youth resources fair April 15 at 3pm

HEARyouth Teen Resources Fair

Chat and learn more Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 3:00-4:30 pm. HEARyouth is a group of community agencies who work together to help youth become Heatlhy, Empowered and Responsible.

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Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day is March 25th. At the library, Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment.

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