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A Healthier Life for Seniors: Upcoming Events in March

March 2-31: Five-part Healthy Brain Series Examines Optimum Aging WATERBURY – Strategies and information on maintaining a healthy brain is the focus of a free five-part series presented by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging. The Healthy Brain Series will be held Tuesdays,...

Penguin on snow.

The Science Behind Walking On Winter Ice Without Slipping, Falling

Sometimes you just have to know when to walk like a penguin, as unsightly as it may seem. It could save a lot of pain and misery. With sub-freezing temperatures, black-ice parking lots and slick sidewalks a winter inevitability, it’s time. Yes, the best way to avoid a fall —...

Independence at Home

Hartford HealthCare Homecare Agency Receives 2020 Best-Of Award

Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home has been awarded the Best of Home Care, Employer of Choice 2020 Award by Home Care Pulse. Only 15 of the 660 licensed private-duty agencies in Connecticut have received this award for 2020. This places Independence at Home in the top 2 percent of Connecticut...

Medicare Open Enrollment

Need Help With Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment?

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is partnering with Hartford HealthCare Senior Services to sponsor free educational seminars to help members of local community understand the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period. Marissa Hiebel, a Medicare Educator for Hartford HealthCare, will cover topics such as things to consider when choosing a Medicare Advantage plan...


Monthly ‘Coffee Talk’ for Veterans Feb. 6 in Litchfield

Veterans from all branches of service are welcome to join a free “coffee talk” on Thursday, Feb. 6, and the first Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at Brandywine Living at Litchfield, 19 Constitution Way. Sherri Vogt, Hartford HealthCare’s veterans liaison, leads the group. Topics of discussion may include presumptive...

Holiday Stress

Don’t Let Stress and Depression Interrupt Your Holidays

By Nicholas Arsenault Transitional Care Nurse, Hartford HealthCare at Home For many, the holidays are a time of togetherness, giving and being around those we love and cherish the most. But sometimes the holidays can bring about feelings that limit how much you enjoy this time of year. Stress and...