October 10, 2014 | madame librarian
The Federal Trade Commission (aka FTC) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. They have created PASS IT ON an FTC website containing articles, presentations, video, and activities — with information about scams and pass on some information that could help someone you know. Health, finances, privacy are just some of the issues they focus on. There is a link to the FTC for individuals wanting to report a scam.
October 7, 2014 | madame librarian
October Is National Audiology Awareness Month & National Protect Your Hearing Month. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. The statistics are shocking and even more so knowing that over half of those 36 million Americans are younger than age 65 . Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation that is often preventable. Taking time to see an audiologist for regular hearing screenings and knowing the signs of hearing loss can protect your hearing.
October 1, 2014 | sobczakd
The silver lining: a supportive and insightful guide to breast cancer by Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW ; photographs by Elizabeth Messina
A breast cancer alphabet by Madhulika Sikka
Everybody's got something by Robin Roberts with Veronica Chambers
Prevention the ultimate guide to breast cancer: your essential resource from diagnosis to treatment and beyond by the editors of Prevention and Mary L. Gemignani, MD, MPH, with Caren Goldman
Stop breast cancer before it starts by Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. ; research assistant, Alessandra Gibson, MPH, MBA
September 24, 2014 | strande
Families with young children can get dressed in their most comfortable costumes and get your dance on. This program is an open dance party for our littlest patrons to get movin' and groovin' with their grownups to some great spooky tunes. After we've danced the monsters away, be ready for a costume parade through the library!
Designed for new walkers up to 5 years old, dancing is a great way to have some fun.
September 23, 2014 | madame librarian
September 18, 2014 | welz
On Friday, October 3 from 10:00-10:45 AM, local yoga instructor, Thirupu Siva, returns to CPL with her newborn to teach soothing and fun yoga poses to both you and your baby. Bring your own blanket and/or yoga mat to relax on and have quality one on one time with your babe. Recommended for caregivers with children aged 12 months and under. Registration is required and begins on Friday, September 19.
September 5, 2014 | madame librarian
Did you know that knee replacement is the most common joint surgery, and that it’s becoming more widespread among boomers and adults over 75? A new topic from NIHSeniorHealth.gov, Knee Replacement, offers videos, quizzes, FAQs and more for older adults who may be considering knee replacement or who just want to know more. Or check out these alternatives.
August 24, 2014 | fawcettl
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. Group meets Tuesday September 9 at 7:00 - 8:00 pm.