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Health & Wellness Programs

Body and Books

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Southwest Branch
Monday, September 9, 10:30 a.m.

Experience the health benefits of yoga-based exercises and the healing powers of literature. Please dress in loose comfortable clothing. Attendees may use a mat or large towel to participate. Registration is required. For ages 18 and up.

Free Amplified Telephones for Hard of Hearing

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Alafaya Branch
Monday, September 9, 12:30 p.m.

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West Oaks Branch
Tuesday, September 17, 12:30 p.m.

Free amplified telephones are being distributed to Florida residents who are hard of hearing by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. This program loans special telephone equipment to Florida residents who are hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind or speech impaired for as long as they need it at no charge. Certifier Hayley Medina will assist in completing your FTRI application at this event. Permanent Florida residents ages three are invited to stop by at any time during this two hour session. For more information, please visit www.cilorlando.org.

Healthcare Reform & You

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North Orange Branch
Monday, September 9, 2 p.m.

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South Creek Branch
Saturday, September 21, 11 a.m.

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Southeast Branch
Wednesday, September 25, 7 p.m.

What changes will The Affordable Care Act bring for you and your family? Join us for this information session to learn more about the law, what options are available and how to get help paying for new healthcare. Presented by Sunsure Insurance in conjunction with Florida Blue. This program is presented in English and Spanish. For more information, please visit www.sunsure.me.

Better Health for Back-to-School

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Edgewater Branch
Monday, September 16, 6 p.m.

Get your kids ready to go back to school with a plan to fuel their minds and bodies for optimal learning and growth. Get the inside scoop on local sources for fresh, healthy food. Well Fed Family’s Lee Burdett will share mealtime strategies for families and focus on real food solutions to common health issues facing today’s children. Come for free recipes and information to get you started.

Taking a Stand Against Bullying

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Washington Park Branch
Monday, September 16, 6:30 p.m.

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Southeast Branch
Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 p.m.

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West Oaks Branch
Monday, September 23, 6:30 p.m.

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Herndon Branch
Thursday, September 26, 6:30 p.m.

Understanding how bullying and cyber bullying affects everyone is the key to prevention. Learn about bullying, myths, how to help and health issues. For more information, please visit, www.victimservicecenter.org.

Women's Health Seminar: Balancing Hormones Naturally

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Winter Garden Branch
Wednesday, September 18, 6 p.m.

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Windermere Branch
Wednesday, September 25, 6 p.m.

Join us for this informative session on dealing with stress and hormone related health concerns. Learn natural ways to deal with PMS, menopause, fatigue, night sweats, hot flashes, stubborn belly fat and more. For more information, please visit www.unityfamilychiropractic.com.

Laughter Yoga

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Windermere Branch
Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 p.m.

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South Creek Branch
Wednesday, September 25, 6 p.m.

Explore yoga’s joyful side in a spirited hour of Laughter Yoga—a blend of easy and playful laughter exercises and yoga-style breathing. Presented by Laughter Yoga Orlando’s Pat Conklin. To learn more, please visit www.LaughterYogaOrlando.com.

Iridology: What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

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Edgewater Branch
Saturday, September 21, 10:30 a.m.

Did you know your level of health and wellness can be observed through your eyes? Iridology is a way of analyzing the irises in your eyes. Pick up some health tips in this introduction to iridology.

Route 65: Cruising the Road to Medicare

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Orlando Public Library, Cypress Room
Tuesday, September 24, 11 a.m.

If you are a baby boomer with an eye for retirement, representatives from SHINE may have directions for a smooth ride! Get answers to your questions and an overview of the options and benefits available to the soon-to-be-retired. Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve a seat.

Simple Steps to Healthier Home Solutions

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North Orange Branch
Tuesday, September 24, 2 p.m.

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Alafaya Branch
Wednesday, September 25, 2 p.m.

Explore seven basic principles for keeping a healthy home. Mary Sue Kennington, with the Orange County/University of Florida IFAS Extension Office, will share tips on maintaining a healthy home with an emphasis on air quality. Find out how you can make your home a healthy environment for your family.

Creating Your Positive Self

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Hiawassee Branch
Monday, September 30, 6:30 p.m.

Emerge2Destiny presents an inspirational program to engage, empower and enlighten women who face adversities in life. By providing awareness, encouragement and support, attendees can discover their value. Learn practical skills to becoming a more positive person.

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