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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com.

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Home Safety For Seniors

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Tim Hetz, certified personal trainer with Healthy Agers, shares tips on home safety for seniors and caregivers. Learn about hazards in the home, preventing falls and building balance and muscles to keep up physical health. #nextchapter

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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month's topic is Evaluating Brain Fitness Products, presented by Edith Gendron, Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or email officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees. #nextchapter

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Home Safety For Seniors

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Tim Hetz, certified personal trainer with Healthy Agers, shares tips on home safety for seniors and caregivers. Learn about hazards in the home, preventing falls and building balance and muscles to keep up physical health. #nextchapter

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Essential Oils: Cleaning Green

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Did you know you can easily improve your health and save money by making your own household cleaners and personal care products with essential oils? Marylou Morris will show you how to avoid toxic cleaners in your home when she discusses what essential oils are and their properties, the benefits of using homemade cleaners, and she will also provide recipes for natural cleaners. To receive a sample of all-purpose essential oil cleaner, register for this class in advance. #greenmatters

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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com.

2:00
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Natural Cleaning Solutions

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Herndon Branch

When it comes to cleaning house, the products we use off the shelves too often contain toxic and harmful ingredients that can have negative effects on our health and the environment. Not only do they contaminate our waterways, they can also leave our indoor air up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Join Stephanie Jorian, Natural Solutions Consultant, as she explains the benefits of non-toxic DIY cleaners and provides recipes and how-to instructions to naturally clean your home for minimal cost. #greenmatters

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Cuisine Corner: Cookbook Club

Monday, April 27, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Looking for cooking inspiration? Join the Cookbook Club to explore healthy recipes and new cookbooks. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.

6:15
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Natural Cleaning Solutions

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Windermere Branch

When it comes to cleaning house, the products we use off the shelves too often contain toxic and harmful ingredients that can have negative effects on our health and the environment. Not only do they contaminate our waterways, they can also leave our indoor air up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Join Stephanie Jorian, Natural Solutions Consultant, as she explains the benefits of non-toxic DIY cleaners and provides recipes and how-to instructions to naturally clean your home for minimal cost. #greenmatters

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Tai Chi For Health

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 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. In this class you can practice the gentle flowing movements that will help increase flexibility, reduce pain, and improve your balance. All ages welcome.

2:30
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Acupuncture: Restore your Health Naturally!

Saturday, May 02, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Join us for a free seminar on acupuncture with Dr.Zakia Bourhila. Learn how acupuncture can improve your health and quality of life in a holistic way. www.acupunctureoforlando.com

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Tai Chi for Health

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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. In this class you can practice the gentle flowing movements that will help increase flexibility, reduce pain, and improve your balance. All ages welcome.

6:15
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Cuisine Corner: Healing with Spices

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Take an alternative approach to your health and learn about the healing qualities of the spices of Asia. Shahnaz Nensey, Certified Holistic Health Coach will guide you through a cultural culinary journey of holistic wellness along with a demonstration of creative and easy recipes. Incorporate spices in your day to day living to enhance the taste and quality of your food and help support your body's ability to heal itself. For more information, vist swaasta.com. #cuisinecorner #nextchapter

10:30
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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month's topic is Evaluating Brain Fitness Products, presented by Edith Gendron, Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or email officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees. #nextchapter

11:00
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Digestive Wellness 101

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Healthy digestion is essential for good health. Learn the basics of digestion, explore why good digestion is important to physical and mental health, and discover simple strategies to improve your digestion so you can absorb all the goodness in the food you eat. For more information, visit crabtreehealthyliving.com. #nextchapter

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Memory Testing

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Herndon Branch

Early identification of memory issues is a key element of receiving the appropriate care. Lisa Eade, from Compass Research, is a Master's level clinician trained in the initial assessments related to memory and recall. She will be administrating memory tests free of charge and available 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 Lisa at 315-263-3997 to make an appointment.

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Asian Spring Rolls

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Local chef and author Ha Roda will share tips on making the perfect spring roll. The spring roll is similar to the summer roll in that everything is boiled, healthy and fresh. Take part in this interactive program and make your own spring roll! Presented in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner

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Indian Breakfast for a Strong Start to the Day!

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Breakfast has been voted as the most important meal of the day for energy and weight loss. If you find yourself struggling with healthy ideas for your morning meal, then this class is right for you. Come join, Shahnaz Nensey, Certified Holistic Health Coach, for this interactive, fun session. Learn how to make balanced and delicious breakfast dishes with easy to follow recipes inspired from Shahnaz's Indian heritage. For more information, visit swaasta.com

2:30
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Healthy Eating for Kids and Families

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Learn how to read food labels and make healthier food choices for your family. Discussion will include tips for incorporating more whole foods into your diet, getting kids to eat their veggies and meal ideas for busy families. Recipes will be included along with healthy substitutions for your favorite foods. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net.

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Zumba with Mildred

Monday, May 18, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Get healthy, get dancing, get social. Join us for a one hour Zumba class with Mildred.


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