Upcoming Classes and Events in February

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Upcoming Events

Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services

Feb. 5 at 9:30-10:30am at Southington Community YMCA, 29 High St., Southington
Feb. 7 at 11am-12pm and Feb. 26 at 10-11am at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington
Feb. 13 at 12:30-1:30pm at Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville
Feb. 28 at 12:30-1:30pm at Wethersfield Community Center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield

Dementia Support Group for Caregivers:

First Thursday of the month at 10:30-11:30am in Litchfield
For register, call 860.496.6240

Second Tuesday of the month at 10:30-11:30am in Plantsville
To register, call 860.276.1020

Second Wednesday of the month at 6:30-7:30pm in Southington 
To register, call 860.628.3830

Third Wednesday of the month at 10am in Willimantic (new day for group)
To register, call 860.456.6877

Third Wednesday of the month at 7pm in Torrington
To register, call 860.585.3269

Walk to Wellness: Learn About the Structural Heart
Feb. 5 at 8:30am at Westfarms
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Atrial Fibrillation: When Your Heart Stops Keeping the Beat
Feb. 6 at 5:30pm in Wethersfield
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Understanding Cough and Cold Medications
Feb. 6 at 10:30am in West Hartford
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Dizziness in the Aging Population: How Physical Therapy Might Help
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare for Healthy Aging
Feb. 7 at 10:45am at the Windsor Senior Center

To register, call 860.285.1992

Keeping Memory Strong
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging
Feb. 8 at 2pm at Brooker Memorial in Torrington
To register, call 860.496.6240

Understanding Ankle Pain
Feb. 12 at 6:30pm in Meriden
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Understanding Your Medications
Sponsored by Jefferson House
Feb. 13 at 10:30am at Bristol Senior Center
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Dinner with a Doc: Colorectal Cancer
Sponsored by Arbor Rose at Jerome Home
Feb. 19 at 5-7pm in New Britain
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Understanding Glaucoma
Feb. 20 at 6:30pm in New Britain
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Suffering from Knee or Hip Pain?
Feb. 21 at 6pm in Waterford
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or register online

Leg Pain? Find out what’s ailing you. Free Vascular Screening
Feb. 23 at 9am-12pm in Plainville
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

For a complete list of upcoming classes and events, please visit our Hartford HealthCare Classes and Events page.

 


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