Adult News, Reviews & Information

  • Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:48am

    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Tuesday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. on the Lower Level in Room 108 This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. Participation in the workshop is free, however reservations are requested since space is limited. Contact Mary Grace Wilson, GBHS Volunteer Coordinator at mawilson@gbhs.org
    or 205-942-1211.

  • Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:13pm

    The American Academy of Audiology states that..

    • -approximately 36 million people suffer from hearing loss
    • -hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States
    • -that left untreated, heading loss can adversely affect your social well-being and impact your quality of life

     

    Common signs of hearing loss are...

    • -People seem to "mumble" all the time
    • -People often have to repeat themselves when speaking to you
    • -You have trouble following conversations, especially when people are not facing you or are in another room
    • -You have ringing, bussing, or hissing sounds in your ears

     

    About one-third of Americans between the ages of 65 -74 have hearing problems. Today, there are many treatment options available, depending on the extent of hearing lost.  

    Find out more, join us at the Homewood Library and see Tom Sholten NBC-HIS (from HearLab) present Seniors and Their Hearing. In this free program, Mr. Sholten will review the latest treatment options for hearing loss, and discuss preventive care one can take before serious problems arise.

    This event is scheduled for Friday, July 11th from Noon to 1:00 pm in the Round Auditorium.  See you there!

     

  • Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:31pm

    Identity theft has been in the news lately, it seems that no one is immune to data breaches this year.  From Target to Evernote, even the Federal Reserve have dealt with this alarming trend.  

    The Federal Trade Commission has noted that Identity Theft an event when "someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission". It's considered a serious crime, and takes a great amount of time and money to resolve.

    The AARP offers some advice to those who are interested in protecting their identity.  In the online article titled Protect Your Personal Data, Jean Chatzky offers some simple tips you can do now to protect yourself from data breaches.

    If you want to learn even more about reducing your risk of becoming a victim of identity theft, come to the Homewood Library and participate in our Brown Bag Lunch series.  

    Meet Joe Stephens, a financial advisor with Edgewood Wealth Advisors, and listen as he presents Preventing Identity Theft. He will share ways that you can protect yourself and your business. 

    This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8 from Noon to 1:00pm. Bring your lunch - we will supply drinks and dessert.  We look forward to seeing you there!