Published On: Tue, Aug 6th, 2019

Boca Raton Public Library Hosts Health And Wellness Week October 1–6, 2019

Boca Raton, FL – People frequently seek out the library for educational materials and information about services related to health and wellness issues. In response, the Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to announce a series of free classes and programs during its second annual Health and Wellness Week from October 1–6. Classes include:

Mindfulness Meditation

Hearing: The Ear–Brain Connection

Hands-Only CPR Training

Alzheimer’s Resources from The Volen Center

Mental Health Awareness

Finding Relief for Common Foot and Ankle Conditions 

Achieving Optimal Health, One Healthy Habit at a Time

CBD and Medical Marijuana: What You Need to Know

Smart Homes for Health

Chinese Herbal Medicine Demystified

Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention

Conscious Aging for a Happy Life

What’s the Deal with a Plant-Based Diet?

Reduce the Stress of Caring for Your Aging Parents

Maternal Wellness

Florida Atlantic University’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center will also provide free, 15-minute memory screenings by appointment on Friday, October 4, at Spanish River Library from 3:00–5:00pm. Call 561-393-7906 to schedule an appointment as space is limited.

The whole family is also invited to participate in an interactive presentation presented by the Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Community Center called “Bullying Awareness.” Attendees will learn what bullying is, and what they can do when bullying occurs online or face-to-face. This program takes place on Sunday, October 6, at the Downtown Library from 1:00–2:00pm.

“Libraries across the country have been advancing health literacy in their communities,” notes Joleen Capella, Instructional Services Librarian, “and we are excited to bring together all of these resources in support of a healthy community.”

Find information about these programs and register through the Calendar on the library’s website a at bocalibrary.org or by calling the library at 561-393-7852.

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