Health listings for the June 15 edition

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

SOUTHINGTON

LUNCH & LEARN: MOVEMENT DISORDERS. Noon to 1 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus, 81 Meriden Ave. Free lunch and learn presented by Duarte Machado, MD, board-certified neurologist in the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. The shaking of the body or head can be disruptive to life by making it impossible to do many everyday tasks including driving, eating or reading. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. RSVP at (877) 424-4641 or HHC.CenterRSVP@hhchealth.org.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

SOUTHINGTON

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

 

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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