Southington health listings for the Sept. 30 edition

healthTUESDAY, OCT. 4

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

THURSDAY, OCT. 6

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

LUNCH WITH A DOCTOR: THE AGING EYE. Noon to 1 p.m. at The Orchards at Southington , 34 Hobart St. Dr. Ronald Bezahler will address vision issues pertinent to older adults, including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes and other eye diseases and ailments. A light complimentary lunch is provided. Seating is limited and registration is required. RSVP at 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373).

TUESDAY, OCT. 11

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon at ShopRite, 750 Queen St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19

SOUTHINGTON

BROWN BAG PHARMACY EVENT. 9 a.m. to noon, at Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Sean Jeffery, Pharm.D., will help review medications, identify potential duplicates, side effects or interactions, and review instructions and safety issues. This free event is sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. Register at 1-855-HHC-HERE (1-855-442-4373).

TUESDAY, OCT. 25

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

MANAGING ACID REFLUX DISEASE. Noon to 1 p.m. at HOCC, Bradley Campus, 81 Meriden Ave. Dr. Kenneth Schwartz will discuss acid reflux disease, diagnosis and management options. A light complimentary lunch is provided. Seating is limited. RSVP to 855-HHC-HERE (855-442-4373).

OCT. 12, NOV. 9, DEC. 14

SOUTHINGTON

ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Southington Care Center, Anna Fanelli room. This group is an affiliated support group of the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, and is hosted by Southington Care Center and Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. To RSVP, call Stacy Carleton, (860) 378-1286.

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