Library Program

Blue Zone Healthy Lifestyle Series - Loma Linda, California

Thursday, March 8 @ 6:30 P.M.

Stay tuned for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Brenda Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series. This series will explore the diets and lifestyles of the “Blue Zones", areas of the world where people are the healthiest and live the longest. People in these cultures often live to be 100 years and they remain healthy! Join us as we cover a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
March 8 – Loma Linda, California
April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
May 10 – Ikaria, Greece

Blue Zone Healthy Lifestyle Series - Okinawa, Japan

Thursday, February 8 @ 6:30 P.M.

Stay tuned for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Brenda Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series. This series will explore the diets and lifestyles of the “Blue Zones", areas of the world where people are the healthiest and live the longest. People in these cultures often live to be 100 years and they remain healthy! Join us as we cover a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
March 8 – Loma Linda, California
April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
May 10 – Ikaria, Greece

Blue Zone Healthy Lifestyle Series – Sardinia, Italy

Thursday, January 25 @ 6:30 P.M.

Stay tuned for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Brenda Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series. This series will explore the diets and lifestyles of the “Blue Zones", areas of the world where people are the healthiest and live the longest. People in these cultures often live to be 100 years and they remain healthy! Join us as we cover a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
March 8 – Loma Linda, California
April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
May 10 – Ikaria, Greece

Better Brain Health - CANCELED DUE TO ANTICIPATED FREEZING RAIN

***Better Brain Health - CANCELED DUE TO ANTICIPATED FREEZING RAIN. This program will be rescheduled for February. Stay tuned in the next few days for the rescheduled date.***

Better Brain Health

Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M.

Dementia is not a normal part of aging. Join us on Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to discover what you can do to lower your dementia risk and keep your brain healthy and sharp. This session will cover:

  • Common diseases that cause dementia
  • Other conditions that mimic dementia
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Strategies to maintain a healthy brain (physical health, nutrition, mental stimulation, social engagement)
  • Where to find more information and resources

Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M.

Be proactive about your health. Join us on Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to learn about factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce your cancer risk. Participants will gain knowledge about the latest screening recommendations and how to advocate for care. This talk will emphasize the issues and steps women face prior to breast cancer diagnosis:

  • Signs and symptoms of breast cancer
  • Managing abnormal screenings
  • Where to find more information and resources

Freebies available for the first 25 participants.

Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

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