Health listings for the March 2 edition

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging.

 

DINNER WITH THE DOC: THE WARNING SIGNS OF STROKE. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Mark Alberts, MD, physician in chief at Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute is the presenter at this free seminar. A light complimentary dinner will be served. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 1 (855) 442-4373.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

SOUTHINGTON

FREE MEMORY SCREENING. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. Appointments are required. Call Mulberry Gardens at (860) 276-1020.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

SOUTHINGTON

STOP AN OPIOID OVERDOSE – NARCAN TRAINING. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Southington Police Department, 69 Lazy Ln. Sponsored by the STEPS Coalition. Ana Gopoian, the facilitator of Southington’s Hope & Support Group will present this free community event. Learn how to give someone a second chance at life. Beacon Pharmacy will be facilitating Narcan (Naloxone) training and disseminating free Naloxone kits. To register, email Megan Albanese at albanesem@southington.org.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Sponsored by Southington Care Center.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

SOUTHINGTON

DINNER WITH THE DOC: UNDERSTANDING HEALTH ISSUES AFFECTING WOMEN AS THEY AGE. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Presenters will include Heather Swales, MD, Michelle D’Agostine, MD, and Manmeet Kaur, MD. A light complimentary dinner will be served. Space is limited. To RSVP, call 1 (855) 442-4373.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. Second Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Southington Care Center Anna Fanelli room, 45 Meriden Ave. To check for availability, call Stacy Carleton, (860) 378-1286.

FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS. Hartford HealthCare Senior Services offers free balance screenings provided by licensed physical therapists at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Such screenings can play an important role in preventing falls. Appointments are required. Call (860) 378-1234.

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INFORMATION. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 5 p.m., at the Southington Public Library, 255 Main St. Wheeler Clinic Senior Community Health Outreach Coordinator Justine Micalizzi will be available to offer behavioral health information and connection with services available for local residents.

 

OTHER

HHC AT HOME BEREAVEMENT GROUPS. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the Month, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Midstate Medical Center, 434 Lewis Ave., Meriden.

 

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