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Save Time and Eat Well: Lasagna for One Recipe

Cooking for yourself can be a chore, but when you are elderly or disabled living on your own, it be can even more difficult to maintain a healthy diet, which can lead to serious health problems. Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home offers a number of nutritious freezer meal recipes that...


Mulberry Gardens Pageant celebrates ‘What a Wonderful World’

The joy for life, vibrancy and a sense of humor characterized the contestants in the Ms. Senior Mulberry Gardens Pageant 2018 held June 8. The women, whose ages ranged from 75 to 97 years old, all had advice for staying young. “Don’t stay home – keep active. Don’t act like...


Upcoming Classes and Events in June and July 2018

Monday, June 18 at 10am in Wallingford Seniors and Medications – too many, too dangerous? To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE Monday, June 18 at 12:30pm in Niantic Suffering from knee or hip pain? Register online or call 1.855.HHC.HERE Monday, June 25 at 1pm in Meriden Suffering from knee or hip pain? Register...


New Vaccine Offers Relief for Shingles

The odds of protecting yourself against the painful shingles infection have almost doubled with the introduction of a new vaccine for people over the age of 50. “One in every three adults will develop shingles at some point and, over the age of 85, 50 percent of the population will...

Golden Tea

Recipe: Turmeric Golden Tea (Without Actual Tea)

By Jeanne Tennis Traditional Golden Tea, as it is known, does not contain actual tea. A staple in India and enjoyed throughout the world for its antioxidant and relaxing benefits, this warmed beverage is bursting with anti-inflammatory turmeric. Turmeric Golden Tea Customize it using your milk, spices and sweetener of...

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How to Avoid Kidney Stones This Summer

As the mercury climbs this summer, your body needs more water and other healthy fluids to function. Summer is especially hard on the kidneys, with the heat creating the perfect conditions for the formation of kidney stones. “Kidney stone episodes increase by as much as 50 percent in the summer...