Midlife+ Adults Resources

Next Avenue

Resources for mid-life adults. Topics covered include health, work, home, and finances.

Explora Public Libraries

Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on many perspectives of complementary, holisitic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Consumer Health Complete

Comprehensive resources for consumer-oriented health content. Designed to support the needs of patient and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Covers all areas of health and wellness.

Food: In Context

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

Health Source: Consumer edition

Content from consumer health magazines, current health-related pamphlets, and full text health reference books.

LearningExpress Library: Adult Learning Center

This center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for high school equivalency tests, and U.S. citizenship.

LearningExpress Library: Popular Software Tutorials

Learn to use the most popular software programs from Microsoft Office, along with Adobe Photoshop, and the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Life and Career Skills Series: Health & Wellness

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Life and Career Skills Series: Personal Finance

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

MasterFILE Premier

Covers a vast array of general reference subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

MyHeritage Library Edition

is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. It provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

Newspaper Source Plus

Full text coverage of major newspapers, videos, and podcasts covering critical news topics.

Novelist Plus

Find fiction reading recommendations for all ages. Search by book title, author, genre, or key plot points. Find information about a book series and discussion guides for book groups.

Nutrition & Well-Being A-Z

Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Pronunciator

provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 51 non-English languages, along with Course Designer, which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators. Pronunciator uses a variety of tools (e.g., drills, quizzes, live online conversation classes, feature films, streaming music with lyrics, poetry, plays, culture notes, etc.) to provide 360-degree exposure to a language within a safe, structured learning environment.

Live Better Idaho

Live Better Idaho is a collaborative effort among government agencies, non-profits, faith-based organizations, and other community services creating online access to available services to all Idahoans. Initiated by the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare, it provides an avenue for government and non-profit organizations to provide online access to services.

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