Health listings for the July 12 edition

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

BRISTOL

IMPORTANCE OF POSTURE. 10 a.m. Southington Care Center exercise physiologist Lisa Murawski will provide tips about how to improve posture for better health. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. RSVP (860) 584-7895.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 23

SOUTHINGTON

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

 

TUESDAY, JULY 30

SOUTHINGTON

DINNER WITH THE DOC: CHIEF OF CARDIOLOGY. 5 to 7 p.m. Andre Elias Ghantous, MD, FACC, chief of cardiology at Hartford HealthCare will lead the discussion. A light complimentary dinner will be served. Southington Care Center rehab pavilion, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington. Seating is limited. Register at (855) 442-4373.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

HEALTHY LIFE CHOICE INFO AT FARMERS MARKET. Second Friday of each month through September, 3 to 6 p.m., Hartford HealthCare professionals will present information about a variety of health interests. Southington town green, Main Street, Southington.

 

NALAXONE (NARCAN) TRAINING. If you or someone you love is interested in being trained to administer Naloxone (also known as Narcan, the opioid reversal drug), send a confidential email to Megan at albanesem@southington.org. or a confidential voicemail at (860) 276-6272. This opportunity is funded through the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Epidemic mini-grant, and the Change the Script campaign.

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INFORMATION. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 5 p.m., 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. Southington Public Library, 255 Main St., Southington.

 

FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Appointments necessary. Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington. (860) 378-1234.

 

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