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Health resources for Alzheimer’s disease

The Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter will present a 6-part series for family caregivers and friends who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Weekly focus includes on resistance to care, activities, medications, placement decisions and the role of the caregiver. Attend one or all sessions; resources from the Health Information Neighborhood of the library will be available for checkout.

Make Time for Sleep

To get some answers on the sleep questions that have been keeping me up at night, I interviewed the Sleep Center Manager of the Stormont-Vail Sleep Center. Prioritize your sleep!

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Share Your Family Health History on Thanksgiving

Asking for information about major diseases and causes of death isn’t a typical holiday gift request, but conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes often run in families. Document your family health history, and talk to your doctor about your hereditary health.

Check out a Fitness Kit to try new exercise options

Revitalize your workout routine or inspire yourself to try something new! A dozen different fitness kits are available for customers interested in physical fitness and exercise materials at the library.

Resource for Caregivers

Check out some resources that are available for caregivers, and those that are going through life changing events.

Vaccines: Film and Health Panel

6:30 – 8:30 pm, Mon Aug 24, Examine the science behind vaccinations, the return of preventable diseases, and the risks of opting out.

August – Farmers Market Month

Did you know there are 140 Farmers Markets in Kansas? Your Library has one! Come and visit our Monday Farmers Market and pick up what is fresh this week. We will be here on Mondays from 8-11:30 am thru October 19th (Library parking lot 10th & Washburn). Local, fresh and tasty produce served by friendly vendors. […]

Kids and adults running

Train Like a Superhero

Have a fit and healthy summer with these library resources and tips from our community partners.

Super Heroes Battling Ebola

Joey Scaletta shares his frontline experiences working to save lives in a West African Ebola treatment unit earlier this year.

Save Your Skin

Save Your Skin! Outdoors Checklist

Get free sunscreen packets and reminder magnets during the month of June at the library when you learn four tips to save your skin!