Richard Hansen, retired physician, will present a 50-minute Wellness Program on Wed., Nov. 29, at 6pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, Whitewater).

During forty years as a practicing physician, Dr. Hansen developed a simple and practical approach to a healthy lifestyle, combining scientifically-based recommendations with a “common sense approach.” This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

book coverAndersen Library has many resources that might help you learn more! If you are interested in trying yoga, for example, resources include DVDs such as Yoga Journal’s yoga for meditation (2nd-floor Academic DVDs, RA781.7 .Y634 2002) and books such as Yoga for athletes (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA781.7 .C855 2017), The Harvard Medical School guide to yoga: 8 weeks to strength, awareness, and flexibility (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA781.7 .G77 2017) and Office yoga: Tackling tension with simple stretches you can do at your desk (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA781.7 .F75 2003). It should be possible to find resources on many topics related to health and wellness, e.g., resources on wellness include books such as Wellness workbook: How to achieve enduring health and vitality (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA776 .T733 2004) and resources on emotional wellness for women include the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ publication Bright futures: A young woman’s guide to emotional wellness (available online).

If you’d like assistance with finding additional information on these and any other related topics, please ask a librarian (choose chat or email, phone 262-472-1032, or visit the Reference Desk).

Andersen Library is a federal depository library with federal government documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in various formats (print, DVD/CD-ROM, online). Check out your government at Andersen Library!

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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