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Upcoming Classes and Events in January & February

Upcoming Events Free Blood Pressure Screenings sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services Jan. 24 at 12-1:30pm at Wethersfield Community Center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield Jan. 29 at 10-11am at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington Dementia Support Group for Caregivers: First Thursday of the month at 10:30-11:30am in Litchfield For...


Arbor Rose and Jerome Home Honor Resident Veterans

Jerome Home resident Geraldine Anderson teared up as she gazed at the bright red U.S. Marine Corps flag she grasped in her left hand. “This is one of the best days of my life,” she said after receiving the flag, a congratulatory letter, an honors certificate and the Connecticut Veterans...


Upcoming Classes and Events in October and November

For a complete list of upcoming classes and events, please visit our Hartford HealthCare Classes and Events page. Upcoming Events Conditions Affecting the Hand Oct. 17 at 6:30pm in Simsbury To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE Lunch & Learn: Adjusting to Change as a Senior Oct. 18 at 12 noon in Southington To register, call...

Flu Season

Here’s What’s in Your Flu Vaccine: Will It Work This Season?

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were sunning ourselves at Hammonasset Beach? Maybe it only feels that way, but now it’s officially fall and we only care about one thing — the coming flu season. Predicting the severity of a flu season isn’t like predicting which team will win more football...

Heart & aspirin.

Baby Aspirin a Day for Your Heart? Not For Everyone

While about 50 percent of older American adults take aspirin regularly to ward off heart disease, a new study reveals that the practice may actually cause more harm than good for healthy people. Dr. Paul Thompson, chief of cardiology and physician co-director of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute,...


Upcoming Classes and Events in September and October 2018

For a complete list of upcoming classes and events, please visit our Hartford HealthCare Classes and Events page. Dinner with a Doc: Dizziness: What Sends Your World Spinning? Wednesday, 9/19 at 6pm in Simsbury Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE Understanding Over-the-Counter Medications Friday, 9/21 at 10am...