Upcoming Classes and Events in October and November

Print icon

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 1.855.HHC.HERE

Leg Pain? Find out what’s ailing you – Free screening
Oct. 20 at 9am-12 noon in Norwich
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Restoring Sight with a Beam of Laser Light
Oct. 22 at 6:30pm in Wethersfield
To register call 1.855.442.3937

Suffering from knee or hip pain?
Oct. 24 at 7pm in Windsor
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Oct. 25 at 6pm in West Hartford
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Pancreatic Cancer: An Integrated Approach to Care
Oct. 30 at 6pm in West Hartford
Nov. 8 at 5:30pm in South Windsor
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Understanding Women’s Health
Nov. 1 at 6pm in Southington
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

12th Annual Fred Cohen Symposium
Living with a Brain Tumor: Tools to empower Patients & Caregivers
Nov. 2 at 9am-1:45pm at the Hartford Marriott Downtown
To register, call 860.972.2380

CHOICES Counseling – Medicare Benefit Options
CHOICES is Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, and Eligibility Screening. CHOICES counselors advise, educate and empower individuals to navigate the increasingly complex Medicare program and help beneficiaries make choices among a vast array of options to best meet their needs.
Nov. 2 at 9am in Southington
Nov. 16 at 9am in Willimantic
Nov. 16 at 9am in Newington
To register, call 1.877.424.4641
Nov. 7 & 28 9:30am in West Hartford
To register, call the Elmwood Senior Center at 860.561.8180
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging 

2nd Annual Life After Stroke Conference
Nov. 3 at 10am -2pm in New Britain
To register, call 860.827.1958 extension 5495

Suffering Knee or Hip Pain?
Nov. 3 at 10:30am in Avon
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Walk to Wellness: Keeping You & Your Heart Healthy
Nov. 6 at 8:30am at Westfarms
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Understanding Vascular Disease
Nov. 6 at 6pm in Meriden
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Medications for Acid Reflux
Nov. 6 at 10am in Cheshire
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

What to Know About Cough and Cold Medicine
Nov. 7 at 1pm in Berlin
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services

Lunch & Learn: Importance of Advance Directives
Nov. 8 at 1pm in New Britain
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE
Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging

Dry Needling May Help Muscle Pain
Nov. 8 at 3pm in Plainville
To register, call 860.747.5728

Understanding Lymphedema
Nov. 8 at 6pm in New Britain
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Suffering Knee or Hip Pain?
Nov. 7 at 6:3pm in Simsbury
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Living with a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Nov. 13 at 6:30pm in Windsor
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Understanding Shoulder Pain
Nov. 13 at 6:30pm in Meriden
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE

Climate Change and Your Health
Nov. 13 at 6pm in Hartford
To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE


What's New

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...

Aging Eyes

Walk to Wellness: Aging and Your Eyes

It’s no surprise if your eyesight isn’t what it used to be. That’s what happens as we age. Cataracts, a clouding of the natural lens of the eye, is common. So is dry eye, decreased tear production from the lacrimal gland. Other structural changes include reduced pupil size, a decrease in...

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...