Learn about appropriate exercises and proper nutrition for osteoporosis at a class on Monday, March 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $10. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.
Free memory screenings will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Island Health Resource Center at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This series of questions and tasks designed to test memory, language and other intellectual functions can help determine if you might be suffering from memory loss. Appointments required. 299-4204.
Drop in with your mobile device or laptop for hands-on help with downloading library ebooks and audiobooks, learning computer basics, trying new software or internet applications, signing up for Microsoft IT Academy and more.
Tuesdays, Jan. 10– Mar. 28, 10am– 12noon at the library
Island Hospital offers a second class on diabetes and the ketogenic diet
Learn how to manage your diabetes through the low carbohydrate ketogenic diet at a free class on Tuesday, March 21 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.
Learn strategies and activities to help improve your aging memory at a free class on Wednesday, March 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Presented by Island Hospital Speech Language Pathologist, Libby Lewis, MA, MEd CCC-SLP. Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.
Award-winning author Craig Romano describes great hikes from his revised and updated edition of the venerable Ira Spring / Harvey Manning book 100 Classic Hikes Washington. Craig details the very best hikes in the state—short and long, day and overnight. From the misty wild Olympic Coast to the sun-kissed Blue Mountains, Craig explores trails covering every facet of Washington’s incredible geographical diversity. What better way to get acquainted with our beautiful natural heritage than by taking a classic hike?
Island Hospital offers free class on natural approaches to seasonal allergies
Naturopathic Physician, Alethea Fleming outlines how changes to your diet and home environment can improve allergy symptoms at a class on Thursday, March 23 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.
Learn to use essential oils for wellness at an interactive class on Thursday, March 23 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.