At the 2014 Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo, September 20 and 21, at Chelsea Piers Connecticut, Stamford Hospital will provide complimentary screenings and important information on many health topics, including maintaining optimal cardiovascular health.

Stamford’s 2014 Health Wellness and Sports expo scheduled

Health-minded individuals and families, take note. The 2014 Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014 will take place Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. Now in its third year, this free expo will now also feature a 5 K Run Walk […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Stamford

FDA changes minimum Lunesta dose

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced it required the manufacturer of the sleep drug Lunesta (eszopiclone) to change the drug label and lower the current recommended starting dose. Data show that eszopiclone levels in some patients may be high enough the morning after use to impair activities that require alertness, including driving, even […] [Read More]
Emergency Department Nurse Manager Meredith Fiumidinisi, Employee of the Year Elvin Padin of Stratford, Chairman of Emergency Medicine Rock Ferrigno, MD, and Bridgeport Hospital President and CEO Bill Jennings.

Bridgeport Hospital names employee of the year

Emergency Department technician Elvin Padin of Bridgeport was named Employee of the Year and Medical ICU nurse Bob Brewster of Stratford received the George B. and Alice P. Longstreth Humanness Award during Bridgeport Hospital’s May 14 Employee Recognition Dinner at Webster Bank Arena. Dozens more were recognized for service excellence and years-of-service milestones. The Longstreth […] [Read More]

Creativity speicalist James Mapes to speak in Stamford

Creativity speaker and bestselling author James Mapes will present “Mind Over Body – Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy”  on Wednesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the third floor auditorium of the The Ferguson Library, Stamford. Mapes draws on his three decades of experience as a clinical hypnotist, NLP practitioner, medical facilitator and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Art Expressions show at Watermark

On Thursday, May 29, The Watermark at 3030 Park will host its annual Expressions Art Show, featuring the work of residents living at The Watermark. The event will  take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the senior living community, located at 3030 Park Avenue on the Bridgeport-Fairfield town line. The art show will feature […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport
Pictured (left to right): Dane, Administrator; Denise, Community Liaison; Resident – Luella; Bridgeport Mayor Finch; Heather –Director of Therapeutic Recreation; Miles, Therapeutic Recreation and Kelly, Therapeutic Recreation

Northbridge celebrates Nursing Home Week

  Northbridge Health Care Center, Bridgeport, began the celebration of National Nursing Home Week on Sunday, May 11.  This annual week-long event was started by the American Health Care Association in 1967, honoring the residents, families, staff and volunteers involved in long-term care. The annual Nursing Home Week celebration began on Mother’s Day.  Each Mom […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, nursing

Wheelchair meet at Shehan Center

Children 18 and younger who use a wheelchair are invited to take part in a day of fun at the Cardinal Shehan Center, 1494 Main Street, Bridgeport, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 7, when the Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers Auxiliary sponsors its annual wheelchair meet. Sponsored for the second year by the law firm […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General

‘When Stroke Strikes’ at St. Vincent’s

What do you do when stroke strikes? St. Vincent’s Medical Center is hosting an informative lecture titled “When Stroke Strikes: The Basics of Stroke Prevention and Life After Stroke.” The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, in its Hawley Conference […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, stroke