Southington health listings for the Oct. 14 edition

healthWEDNESDAY, OCT. 19


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).



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


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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