Tagged Health & Fitness

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

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…

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

Feng Shui 101!

Come and see how to move your chi! Join us for a fun and informative session all about Feng Shui. Learn how you can use this ancient Chinese practice to improve all aspects of your life - from relationships to money. You’ll get a…

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…

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

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…

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…

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

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…

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…

The Appalachian Trail: A Great American Pilgrimage

Long distance walks have gained popular attention in recent years, intriguing many armchair travelers to commence their own pilgrimage journeys to sites around the world, including the Appalachian Trail. Beyond popular representation,…

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out…

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…

Health & Wellness Information Workshop

Blood pressure screening and information on trending health topics. 

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.…

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…

Hypnosis & Your Health: Everything You Wanted to Know

Eric Spiegel, Ph.D. will speak about his experience with hypnosis and its portrayal in the media.  Eric Spiegel, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and practice director of  Attune Philadelphia Therapy Group .  He is…

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,…

Kids InfoBits *

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids…

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…