Health and Wellness Kits

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library has developed a number of multi-item kits in an effort to promote the Health and Wellness of our community. These kits are designed to assist patrons in their efforts to improve their health and their quality of life.

Kits Available to Checkout:

  1. Brain Games (recommended by the Alzheimer's Association)—616.831

    Aerobics for the Mind—Mental Fitness Cards
    Art Balls—a Fidget Toy


  2. Caring for Those with Alzheimer's or Dementia—649.8

    Music for Those with Alzheimer's and Dementia—6 disc set
    "In Home Dementia Care: Tips and Techniques" DVD


  3. Heart Health and Hypertension—616.12

    Blood Pressure Monitor and Cuff—Omron
    "Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life"
    "Wellness Solutions for Heart Health" DVD
    Printable Blood Pressure Tracker
    Blood Pressure Chart: What Your Reading Means—a Mayo Clinic Handout


  4. Healthy Eating—613.2

    "Mayo Clinic Diet Book" Dr. Donald Hensrud
    Ozeri Pronto Kitchen Food Scale
    MyPlate.gov Healthy Eating Tips Handouts


  5. Breathing and Stress Free Living—613.192

    "Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress Free Living" by Amit Sood
    "Healing Power of the Breath" by Richard Brown
    "Breathing: the Master Key to Self-Healing" 2 disc audio
    "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now" DVD


  6. Hand Therapy Kit—615.8

    Gaiam Restore Hand Therapy Exercise Ball Kit
    Finger Master Strengthener (arthritis therapy, guitar practice, and rock climbing training)
    "Hand Reflexology" by Vidya Fischer


  7. Walking—613.717

    "Walking: Weight Loss Motivation" by April Stride
    "Kathy Smith Fat Burning Walking Workout" DVD
    "10,000 Steps Weight Loss—Walk On: 5 Fat Burning Miles Walking Exercise” DVD
    Pedometer—Ozeri Tri-Mode
    List of Local Walking Trails


  8. Beginning Level Yoga —613.7046

    "Yoga at Home" by Linda Sparrowe
    "Beginner Level Yoga" DVD
    "Yoga Basics" DVD
    Yoga Essentials Blocks (set of two)


  9. Resistance Workout—613.71

    "Kathy Smith Total Body Toning" DVD
    "Resistance Band Workout" by Karl Knopf
    Single Resistance Band with Strap and Carrying Case