Tagged Health & Fitness

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

Barbara Ehrenreich | Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Journalist and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich, “who for more than 40 years has been one of our most accomplished and outspoken advocacy journalists and activists” ( Los Angeles Times ), is the bestselling author of 16…

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers

Beth Heed from Oak and Acorn Wellness will host a class filled with stories, yoga and fun for 2- to 5-year-olds. Move, play and explore your body in creative ways as we read stories!  No prior yoga experience is necessary, but…

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

Tai Chi

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Voung, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor…

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

Chair Yoga

Janet Faulls is a Classical Vinyasa Yoga teacher who will lead a simple chair yoga program for adults and seniors.

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

Running & Hiking in Newfoundland

Looking for a unique place for your next running or hiking adventure?  How do seaside cliffs, whales, icebergs, small fishing villages, and Vikings sound?  Come learn about Newfoundland and hear what the island has to offer…

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes…

Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers

Beth Heed from Oak and Acorn Wellness will host a class filled with stories, yoga and fun for 2- to 5-year-olds. Move, play and explore your body in creative ways as we read stories!  No prior yoga experience is necessary, but…

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes…

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes…

T’ai Chi

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable…

Electronic Health Literacy Resources

Check out these electronic sources to learn more about health literacy and how it can affect you!

Health Literacy 2016

Check out these resources to learn more about health literacy and how to best communicate health information!

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find…

KidsHealth

KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical,…

HealthCare.Gov

Official guide to the health care, health insurance and the Affordable Care Act

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center…

Consumer Health Complete *

Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is EBSCO's interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse…

Health

What are your health questions? The Free Library can connect you with resources to help you live a healthier lifestyle, including research tools, cooking classes, resources to help you quit smoking or increase your exercise, and…

Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month, a month dedicated to promoting the importance of understandable health information. The month was first honored as an annual worldwide event in 1999 and continues to be an important initiative in…