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Health & Wellness News

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

How happy are Tucsonans? Participants in the Happiness Community Conversations were surveyed; you can read the report here to find out.

Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Discover lifestyle choices that can help you prevent Type 2 diabetes, minimize symptoms and improve your health.

Grow Where You Are! Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America

Grow Where You Are! Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America

Where can food be grown? Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America demonstrates that the answer is just about anywhere.

PCPL Named Top Innovator

PCPL Named Top Innovator

The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced Pima County Public Library (PCPL) as one of its ten 2013 Top Innovators for its Library Nurse Program.

Upcoming Health & Wellness Events at the Library

Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Education: Know the 10 Signs-Early Detection Matters

Monday, April 21st, 2pm - 3pm, Dusenberry-River

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter.
Workshop will provide attendees with the tools to understand what Alzheimer's disease is, what signs to be aware of, what to do to reduce risks, and how to manage the disease after diagnosis.

Pima Council on Aging

Tuesday, April 22nd, 11am - 1pm, Oro Valley

An ambassador will be available to provide information and referral service on issues concerning older people, such as housing options, transportation, food, mental health, caregiving, social services and legal aid. One-on-one discussion with an ambassador is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Blood Pressure Check

Tuesday, April 22nd, 1pm - 2pm, Valencia

Free blood pressure check.

Blood Pressure Check

Tuesday, April 22nd, 6pm - 7pm, Valencia

Free blood pressure check.

Cook It Up Healthy

Wednesday, April 23rd, 11am - 12pm, Dewhirst-Catalina

Presented by the Wellness Council of Arizona.
Join us for this informative workshop on options to prepare healthy entrees, sides, salads and even desserts. Find out how to keep the taste and lose the unhealthy ingredients.

Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on Monday, March 24th, 2014. Please contact the Dewhirst-Catalina Branch Library at 520-594-5243 to reserve your place.

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