Library plans health programs for young and old

The Greenwich Library staff have planned two health events for January. The library is first offering a health technology for seniors program on Jan. 7. Then on Jan. 22, in partnership with the Junior League of Greenwich, a panel will discuss preventing sports injuries in children.

The library’s Health Information Center provides privacy and access to resources and information on a variety of health related topics. The center houses more than 100 reference books, 40 periodicals, four medical databases, a health-focused bulletin board and two dedicated printer-enabled workstations. A full-time health librarian is available to help patrons utilize library resources.

On Jan. 7, from 11 to noon, Trending Monthly: Health for Seniors is the program. Participants will learn about health and wellness tools for seniors using the technology you already have. No registration is required. It is presented by Lance Pendleton, director of education, MacInspires. For more information, contact training librarian Michele Martin at [email protected]

On Jan. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m., Maximizing Your Child’s Athletic Potential: Training Smarter is topic of a panel discussion. Panel members include Andy Barr, director of performance and rehab for the New York Knicks, Mubarak Malik, head of strength and conditioning doe the Knicks and Demetris Delos, orthopedic surgeon, ONS (Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists) and formerly of the New York Giants.

For more information, contact Sandra Chan, health librarian, at [email protected], call 203-625-6549, or visit Greenwichlibrary.org/health.

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