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Exercise and Your Heart

February Walk to Wellness: The Best Exercises for Your Heart

The heart is a muscle and needs exercise just as much as other muscles in the body, but just how much exercise is enough to maintain good health? Similar to a prescription for any medication, exercise can be prescribed for the prevention, treatment and/or control of almost any chronic condition,...

"Colorectal Cancer' in dictionary.

January Walk to Wellness: Colorectal Cancer Prevention

A family history of colorectal cancer may increase your risk of developing colorectal cancer.  An estimated 5 percent to 10 percent of colon cancers have a hereditary component. Other factors that increase colorectal cancer risk: Overweight or obese. Physically inactive. Eating a lot of red or processed meats. Overcooking meats...

November Classes, Events

A Healthier You: Upcoming Classes, Events in December

Don’t slow down, just because winter’s coming. Learn about joint replacement, art therapy, grief self-care and Medicare 101. That’s only a sample. Find a support  group that might help you, too. For a complete schedule of the rest of this month and December, click here.  

Exercise Program

September Walk to Wellness: Exercise and Parkinson’s

Exercise is good for your health. That goes for people with Parkinson’s disease, too. Those who exercises at least 2.5 hours a week had a better quality of life than those who either didn’t exercise or started exercising later, according to the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project, the largest clinical study ever on the...

Walk to Wellness July

July Walk to Wellness: Back, Neck Pain

Back pain is universal. It’s the leading cause of disability around the world. When, sooner or later, your back (or neck) causes enough irritation that it requires medical assistance, you’ll find some healthy advice at The Hospital of Central Connecticut Spine Center. Sarah Bussolari, an APRN at the Spine Center, will...


May 2019 Walk to Wellness at Westfarms

Tuesday, May 7 8:30 am to 9:30 am Walk to Wellness: Medicare 101 Learn more about Medicare and the options available to you. Presented by CarePartners Expert: David MacNiven Join us at the Hartford HealthCare Wellness at Westfarms Rest and Relaxation Lounge (Lower Level of Westfarms near Nordstrom). 8:30 am –...