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A New-Look Fitness Center at Mulberry Gardens

Newly remodeled GoodLife Fitness Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Mulberry Gardens supports exercise goals of older adults Dora Devino, a Mulberry Gardens of Southington resident, loves the newly remodeled GoodLife Fitness Center where she exercises several times each week. “The longer I stay on the machines, the better I feel,” she...


The Hospital of Central Connecticut Celebrates Cancer Survivors

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) will celebrate its annual Cancer Survivors Day Saturday, June 2, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. The event includes a breakfast and the opportunity to learn about the cancer center’s commitment to providing...


Cedar Mountain Commons Names Director of Operations

Cedar Mountain Commons, an independent and assisted living community located at 3 John H. Stewart Drive, recently welcomed its new director of operations. Maley W. Hunt, MHA, LNHA, started this position in February. Hunt began with Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, which manages Cedar Mountain Commons, in 2012 as an administrative...


Helping People with Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative condition without a cure. Dr. Joy Antonelle de Marcaida is Medical Director of the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute.  Q.  Give us a bit more detail on Huntington’s disease.  A: Huntington’s is a relatively rare hereditary condition characterized...


Sewing Group Provides Therapeutic Tools

‘Fidget quilts’ help calm those with diseases like Alzheimer’s With zippers, laces, snaps and buttons — all bordered in lively designs, soft fleecy fabric and dangling fringe — the “fidget quilts” are perfect for people with memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. The colorful quilts help calm people who struggle with...


Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging receives Social Accountability Award

SOUTHINGTON – Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging recently received the Social Accountability Award of Excellence from LeadingAge Connecticut in recognition of the Center’s work helping seniors and families/caregivers navigate Connecticut’s healthcare system. The award was presented on Oct. 24 during the LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Meeting held at the Aqua...