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Recipe: Spinach Salad With Grapes, Gorgonzola Cheese And Almonds

Fill your diet with more green vegetables than red meat and you might reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Spinach, a superfood, is a star among green vegetables. It’s a great source of vitamins A, C, E and K, vitamin B6, calcium, folate, magnesium, manganese, iron, phosphorus, potassium and copper. This...


Your Nutrition: What To Try (Or Skip) At McDonald’s

As a registered dietitian, I am frequently asked which restaurants and food vendors have the healthiest menus. Unfortunately, even menu items that appear to be healthy, such as smoothies and salads, are often full of added sugar and calories. In a series of columns assessing the nutritional values of  fast-food...


Hartford HealthShare: Take A Seat At The Table (We Are Listening)

Looking for an opportunity to help define, refine and improve communications at Hartford HealthCare? Please take a seat at the Hartford HealthShare table. We are listening. We are swinging open the (virtual) doors to Hartford HealthShare, a tool to help us listen to you for the purpose of better communication. Why?...


August 2017 Events

Posture and Pain Join us as we discuss how poor posture can lead to numerous muscular-skeletal problems, including back pain, neck pain, and joint issues as well as what you an do to improve it. Tuesday, August 8th, 10:30am Elmwood Senior Center 1106 New Britain Avenue West Hartford, CT Presented...


July 2017 Events

Cooking for One Cooking for one can seem lonely and confusing. Join us as we share easy, healthy recipes sure to tempt your taste buds! Wednesday, July 5th, 10:30am Bristol Senior Center 240 Stafford Avenue Bristol, CT To register, call 860.584.7895 Staying Safe and Independent at Home Discuss falls and...


Hartford HealthCare at Home opens new location in Southbury

To better provide home care services to the public in the tri-town area of Southbury, Middlebury and Woodbury, Hartford HealthCare at Home opened a new location in Southbury on June 8. The ribbon-cutting for the office located at Heritage Village Commercial, 519 Heritage Road, Suite 2A5 was celebrated by Hartford...


Center for Healthy Aging Wins 2017 Community Service Award

From the Connecticut Hospital Association The Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging, based in Southington, provided support last year for more than 18,000 seniors, one-third of whom identify as low-income. The Center for Healthy Aging turned out to be a godsend for Rita, a 90-year-old woman with multiple healthcare and...