Cancer program at St. Vincent’s in Bridgeport

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, will host a Look Good, Feel Better program from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 2 in the level 3 North Conference Room, of the Elizabeth Pfriem Swim Center for Cancer Care, adjacent to the medical center. The program, co-sponsored by St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, cancer
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Bridgeport Hospital sponsors genetic counseling

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Bridgeport Hospital and Yale Cancer Center provide monthly genetic counseling services by appointment, including Wednesday, April 8, at the hospital’s outpatient campus, 5520 Park Ave. in Trumbull. Services are provided by a certified genetic counselor. For information or to make an appointment, call 203- 764-8400. [Read More]
Categories: Trumbull

Danbury hospice agency seeks volunteers

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Regional Hospice and Home Care is hosting training sessions for new volunteers on March 30, March 31, April 1, April 2, April 6, April 7 and April 8 at its new Center for Comfort Care & Healing, 30 Milestone Road in Danbury. Classes are from 6 to 9 p.m. Anyone interested should contact Mary Beth […] [Read More]
Categories: Danbury
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Lyme disease group meets in Greenwich

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  A Lyme Disease support group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at Greenwich Town Hall. This monthly group offers information and assistance with issues concerning tickborne diseases, as well as guidance for coping with the challenges and complications of Lyme disease. The group is facilitated by licensed clinical social worker […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, lyme disease

Bridgeport Hospital sponsors stroke support group

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Bridgeport Hospital’s Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers will host a free support group meeting for recovering stroke patients and their caregivers Tuesday, April 7, 6 to 7 pm., at its Shelton location, 4 Corporate Drive. For information or to register, call 203-925-4201. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Shelton, stroke
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Milford Hospital hosts program on wound care

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 On Tuesday, March 31, the staff from the Advanced Wound Care Center at Milford Hospital will present a program on “Wound Care Basics.” The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 300 Seaside Ave. During the session, you will get to know how certain conditions can affect your body’s ability to heal and […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, wound care

Agency on Aging seeks workshop leaders in Bridgeport

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The Southwestern CT Agency on Aging seeks professionals and volunteers to be trained as workshop leaders for Live Well, and Live Well Diabetes, nationwide evidence based health promotion programs. Developed by Stanford University, these community based workshops are for older adults and caregivers who want to learn ways to better manage their diabetes and ongoing […] [Read More]
Categories: elderly
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Advanced care planning talk at Griffin Hospital

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Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host a free talk on how to plan for future healthcare and medical decisions on Wed., April 8 at 5:30 p.m. The talk will focus on the three stages of advanced care planning in which individuals discuss and decide their future healthcare wishes in the event that they […] [Read More]
Categories: Derby, elderly