April 18, 2014 | fawcettl
March 29, 2014 | sobczakd
Autism spectrum disorders: what every parent needs to know by editors, Alan I. Rosenblatt, Paul S. Carbone ; with Winnie Yu
The autistic brain: thinking across the spectrum by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
The spark: a mother's story of nuturing genius by Kristine Barnett
The reason I jump: the inner voice of a thirteen-year- old boy with autism by Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
March 8, 2014 | madame librarian
- American Heart Association
- DASH diet
- healthy eating
- older adults
- slow cooking
March is National Nutrition Month, in the words of Hippocrates “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." Canton seniors can dine Monday-Friday at 11:30AM at the Summit on the Park's Oak Room. Free if you are 60 years or older.
If you are homebound, age 60 and older you can receive a hot meal delivered to your home Monday-Friday. For more information contact: Wayne County Office of Nutrition Services734-727-7357 or 800-851-1454.
Or prepare healthy meals at home:
February 24, 2014 | madame librarian
- Great Michigan Read
- mental illness
- Steve Luxenberg
- author appearances
- Eloise State Hospital
- Annie's Ghosts
Steve Luxenberg, author of Annie's Ghosts the highly popular 2013-2014 Great Michigan Read, will be speaking at various sites throughout metro Detroit in May.
5/21 11:30AM at Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
5/21 7:00PM at Holocaust Memorial Center
5/22 10:00AM at Westland Public Library
5/22 7:00PM at Rust Belt Market in Ferndale
February 21, 2014 | welz
On Saturday, March 8 from 2:00-2:45 PM, join local Pilates and Weight Loss Coach Judy Farmer, as she discusses the ins and outs of child diabetes and how to prevent it. As a mother of seven kids, Farmer knows how to get kids motivated! Get ready for fun as your kids jump to super dubstep music and learn easy ways to have energy and feel good all day. Bring a friend! Best for ages 6-10 year old.
February 19, 2014 | welz
We all know about the Diabetes epidemic, but what about our own personal lifestyle? We need practical tips and clear science in plain language that can very likely save us and our loved ones from pain and suffering. Judy Farmer, local Weight Loss and Pilates Coach, takes a light hearted look at this serious problem and begins to help us create a family lifestyle of mental clarity, energy, and stable happier moods. Join us on Thursday, March 6 from 7:00-7:45 PM, as Ms. Farmer discusses the ins and outs of diabetes and how to prevent it. Bring your teens!
February 17, 2014 | welz
On Tuesday, March 4 from 4:30-5:15 PM, Thirupu Siva will teach young people from 6-16 years of age the basic asanas, building up to various intermediate poses. Please wear dark, loose fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat to work on. If you have long hair, please tie it back. Registration for this program begins on February 18.
January 19, 2014 | welz
Join us on Wednesday, February 5 from 7:00-8:30 PM for a Pranayam Yoga wellness seminar. Learn the art of yogic breathing techniques to:
Learn the art of letting go
Manage worry and anxiety
Discover your real self by rediscovering the true joy and peace within
Please wear comfortable clothing to practice breathing !!!!
January 19, 2014 | welz
Have you wondered why everyone is talking about being "gluten-free" ? Are you starting the journey of being gluten-free or have you been without gluten for a long time? This class/support group is for you. Dr Cynthia Shaft-Toll DC will share health benefits of the gluten-free lifestyle : how and where to shop for gluten-free items, how to and where are the best gluten-free restaurants, how to cook for holidays and special events. Guest speakers also will be presenting at different months. Some sample gluten-free food will be available and we hope for the group to share their best recipes as well.
January 3, 2014 | madame librarian
Steve Luxenberg, author of Annie’s Ghosts: A JourneyInto a Family's Secret the Michigan Humanities Council's Great Michigan Read will speak on Thursday, January 30 from 1:15–2:15 PM at Schoolcraft Community College's VisTaTech Center, VT 550.
Annie’s Ghosts is part memoir, part detective story, and part history. As the author tries to understand his mother's reasons for hiding her sister’s existence, he takes readers on a journey into his mother’s world of the 1930s and ‘40s, where he explores how a poor, immigrant family manages life with a child who has special needs.