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Health & Wellness

For a clear mind, body and soul.

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Cuisine Corner Express

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

Got the brown bag blues? Join us every month for a Cuisine Corner express recipe. We'll show you how to escape the lunch time rut with these quick healthy eats. This month, we're honoring Tortilla Chip Day! We'll show you a quick and easy recipe that can be topped off on tortilla chips or a tortilla wrap. #cuisinecorner

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Tai Chi for Health

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at South Creek Branch

Tai Chi for Health is based on the program Tai Chi for arthritis developed by Dr. Paul Lam. Learn about Tai Chi principles, the six core movements and the six extended Sun Style Tai Chi movements. The flowing movements are easy to learn and accessible to people of all ages and physical fitness. Instructor: Chris Orozco

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Talking to Your Teen in the 21st Century

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at West Oaks Branch

Having a healthy relationship with your teen can be challenging. Learn ways to communicate with your teen and become involved in their lives in the 21st Century. #modernparenting

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Health Today!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Washington Park Branch

Explore health today with the nurses of tomorrow. This week learn about Local Health Resources. Free blood pressure screenings to follow. Series presented by UCF College of Nursing. #healthyliving

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The Effects of Stress

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Winter Garden Branch

In this seminar you will learn the causes of stress; how the body reacts to stress; and the 5 solutions on how to reduce stress in your life. These tools will help you to prevent adrenal exhaustion, disease, improve energy, enhance your mood and to look & feel your very best from the inside-out. #modernparenting #healthyliving

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Healthy Lunches for Kids

Friday, February 12, 2016 at Alafaya Branch

Packing your child a lunch is one of the best ways to ensure that he or she is receiving a properly nourishing and filling meal during school hours. Join us for a lesson in packing simple, healthy and balanced lunches. Learn how to save time during those busy mornings and how to avoid the usual lunch rut. Children welcome, a kids activity will be included at end of presentation. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #modernparenting

6:15
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Cuisine Corner: Beekeeper's Best Kept Secrets

Monday, February 15, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

Jean the Beekeeper with Winter Park Honey will share the buzz on beekeeping and health benefits of honey. Learn a quick and easy honey recipe and enjoy a sample. Space is limited. Register online or please call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner

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Stress Buster Coloring Hour Adults

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at South Trail Branch

Life got you stressed? Unwind at the Library. Turn off your phone, unplug your computer and join us for an hour of adult coloring. Not only is coloring calming and good for your health, it's fun!. Supplies provided. 18 and up.

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Women's Health & Hormones

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Windermere Branch

This seminar is to provide you with true facts and help you make an informed decision on the various natural ways to help with PMS and menopause, along with the risks of Hormone Replacement Therapies (HRT). You will learn the roles that stress, the nervous system, estrogen, progesterone, blood sugar and the adrenal glands play in your health as well as how to balance your hormones, increase libido and get rid of stubborn belly fat. #modernparenting #healthyliving

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Memory Testing

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at North Orange Branch

Early identification of memory issues is a key element of receiving the appropriate care. Compass Research representatives administer memory tests free of charge to anyone seeking information for themselves or someone they love. In addition to the test, information regarding current research and care options for dementia and Alzheimer's Disease will be provided. Testing is by appointment only. Please call Liz Gorman at 407-210-1160 to make an appointment. #nextchapter

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Healthy Lunches for Kids

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Windermere Branch

Packing your child a lunch is one of the best ways to ensure that he or she is receiving a properly nourishing and filling meal during school hours. Join us for a lesson in packing simple, healthy and balanced lunches. Learn how to save time during those busy mornings and how to avoid the usual lunch rut. Children welcome, a kids activity will be included at end of presentation. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #modernparenting

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The Cookbook-Cooking Club: Chili!

Monday, February 22, 2016 at West Oaks Branch

Welcome to the Cookbook-Cooking Club! If you love browsing through cookbooks, reading recipes or even trying out new and different dishes, this cooking club is for you! Here are the details on how to participate. Visit the West Oaks Library Branch and check out a cookbook from our display, select a recipe and register for the program. On Monday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. we'll meet, dine and discuss our recipes. Our dish for February - CHILI. #healthyliving

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Healthy Lunches for Kids

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at North Orange Branch

Packing your child a lunch is one of the best ways to ensure that he or she is receiving a properly nourishing and filling meal during school hours. Join us for a lesson in packing simple, healthy and balanced lunches. Learn how to save time during those busy mornings and how to avoid the usual lunch rut. Children welcome, a kids activity will be included at end of presentation. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #modernparenting

10:30
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Kidney Smart

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at North Orange Branch

1 in 10 U.S. adults has kidney disease. If you have it, you're not alone. Certified educators with Kidney Smart will teach you how your kidneys function, how medications, diet, and nutrition work together to help keep you healthy, and how to manage other related conditions, including diabetes and hypertension. #healthlyliving

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Tai Chi for Relaxation

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at South Trail Branch

Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial arts that places emphasis on breathing. Its movements consist of fluid, gentle, graceful and circular movements that are relaxed and slow in tempo. Breathing is deepened and slowed, aiding visual and mental concentration. Learn the basics of this ancient technique. Attendees are encouraged to dress in loose, comfortable clothing. #nextchapter #healthyliving

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Loving and Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at South Trail Branch

Patti Kerr, certified Alzheimer's Educator and author of I LOVE YOU... WHO ARE YOU?, will share her family's journey with Alzheimer's along with practical tips, insight, and advice for those caring for someone with the disease. #nextchapter

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Cuisine Corner: Healthy Meal Planning

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Washington Park Branch

Yamira Lee, author of the cooking blog Breaking Bread with Mira, will discuss healthy meal planning. She will present recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #healthyliving, #cuisinecorner

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Stop Food Battles with Your Child

Monday, March 14, 2016 at Edgewater Branch

Are you tired of fighting with your child over what to eat? Learn how to handle "picky eaters", stop arguing with your child at mealtimes and get them to eat healthy food! This parent class will teach positive effective parenting strategies of how to disengage from power struggles surrounding food and eating. Individual scenarios will also be discussed. For more information, visit seasoncain.com #modernparenting

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Healthy Start for Healthy Babies

Monday, March 14, 2016 at South Trail Branch

Come learn information about Healthy Start screening done at your doctor's office and hospital and services available (including Childbirth Education and Boot Camp for New Dads classes that you can attend at no cost to you). In addition, get health information touching on: before, during and after pregnancy, including: nutrition and folic acid, benefits of breastfeeding, SIDS and safe sleep and more. For more information, visit healthystartorange.org. #modernparenting

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Health Today!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Washington Park Branch

Explore health today with the nurses of tomorrow. This week learn about Nutrition on a Budget. Free blood pressure screenings to follow. Series presented by UCF College of Nursing. #healthyliving


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