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Electronic medical record system utilized

October 18, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer With some financial assistance from the Bradley Barnes Trust, the Central Connecticut Senior Health Services (CCSHS) was able to implement a new electronically medical record (EMR) system at the three senior living facilities in Southington. The CCSHS applied for a grant last year through the Main Street Community Foundation and…

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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 BRISTOL SINGLES 50S, 60S, 70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Dance to the music of The Instigators. Dress casual. Door prizes. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. OTHER CESAR MILLAN. The Dog Whisperer. 8 p.m. The Palace Theater, 100…

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Senior listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Senior listings for Oct. 17

MONDAY, OCT. 20 PLAINVILLE CHEMOTHERAPY, CANCER, AND THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE. 3 p.m. Presented by physical therapy students from the University of Hartford. Learn about the common side effects of chemotherapy and how they can bring about uncomfortable feelings, and learn how exercise can subside some of these side effects. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East…

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Support group listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Support group listings for Oct. 17

TUESDAY, OCT. 21 PLAINVILLE CAREGIVING CONNECTIONS. 10 a.m. Goals for this month’s meeting are to choose yourself, be reflective not impulsive, to know yourself be honest with yourself, treat yourself with loving kindness. Open to public and caregivers from all towns. Led by Bette Smith, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East…

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Meetings listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Meetings listings for Oct. 17

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

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Kids listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Kids listings for Oct. 17

SATURDAY, OCT. 18 PLAINVILLE SUNDAY SCHOOL PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 3 to 7 p.m. 2:45 p.m., register your carved pumpkin and/or scarecrow to enter into the contest. 3 p.m., festival begins. Games and activities, crafts, pumpkin rolls, more. 6 p.m., pumpkin lighting and judging begins. 6:30 p.m., awards. Plainville United Metodist Church, 56 Redstone Hill, Plainville. Free.…

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Dining listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 OTHER ADELBROOK’S TASTE OF CROMWELL. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Courtyard by Marriott, 4 Sebeth Dr., Cromwell. $30 or $50 for a pair in advance. $35 at the door. (860) 635-6010 ext. 327, Sgraves@childhome.org OCT. 18-19 BRISTOL ‘A TASTE OF GREECE.’ Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

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Performance listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 SOUTHINGTON COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATION COMEDY SHOW. Held by the Southington Chapter of UNICO. “Matzoh Balls and Meatballs—Where the Lower Eastside meets Little Italy.” Comedians Linda Belt and Greg Vaccarello. In addition, music from Malorie Leogrande. Event includes hot hors d’oeuvres and appetizers, pasta stations, Tuscan table with assorted Italian meats, cheeses, fruits,…

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Health listings for Oct .17

October 17, 2014
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Health listings for Oct .17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 BRISTOL TRANSFORMATIONAL HEALING WORKSHOP. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. With Reconnective Healer Nancy Santullo. Connecticut to your natural ability to transform fears, unresolved relationship issues, addictions, physical, emotional and spiritual imbalances through captivating energy field, meditations, sound, laughter, and individual sharing. Medical office of Dr. Victoria Biondi, 122 Maple St., Bristol. RSVP. Space…

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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

October 17, 2014
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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Although there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Connecticut, the nation just witnessed the first fatal case of Ebola in the U.S. and, as the disease continues to sweep Western Africa, it’s becoming an international concern. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Ebola is “rare and…

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