Tuesday, May 31, 2016
DERBY- State Representative Theresa Conroy (D-Seymour, Beacon Falls, Derby) is hosting a forum on livable communities on June 9th at the Derby Senior Center.
The “Road to Livability” is an AARP program designed to provide individuals and families with tools to create a place where you can live in comfort and safety no matter what stage of life. The 45 minute workshop includes a comprehensive packet of resources, step-by-step visuals to follow during the discussion and tools to get you started today! Learn more at www.aarp.org/livable.
The forum will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Derby Senior Center.
(this is a press release from Conroy's office)
Monday, May 30, 2016
Griffin Hospital Offers Help with Controlling Chronic Conditions
DERBY - Griffin Hospital will host a free six-week workshop starting July 11 to help individuals diagnosed from chronic conditions take back control of their lives.
The Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop provides health information and strategies to help those with chronic conditions like diabetes, depression, heart disease, arthritis, and pain and anxiety increase their energy and take control of their health.
Along with clinical care, participants will learn ways to cope with difficult emotions, depression, and stress/anxiety, reduce pain, improve mobility, increase energy, increase physical activity, eat healthier, use medications appropriately, and solve everyday problems and communicate effectively with family and health care providers.
The workshop will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. on Mondays from July 11 to Aug. 15 at the hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby.
The Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop is sponsored by the Connecticut Dept. of Social Services Aging Services Division, Connecticut Dept. of Public Health and Griffin Hospital.
To register, call Esther Jones at Griffin Hospital’s Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program at 203-732-1523.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)
Friday, May 27, 2016