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Thursday, December 29, 2016

New Year, New You

DERBY - Griffin Hospital will host a series of free talks to help people achieve better health in 2017.
 
Entitled “New Year, New You,” the talks will offer information on stress management, meditation, positive thinking, healthy eating, smoking cessation, chronic disease self-management, weight-loss and fitness. All of the talks will be held at the hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby.
 
The series starts on Mon., Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m. with “Positive Thinking and Finding Your Passion.” This presentation will feature information and demonstrations on meditation and practicing gratitude and discovering your passion by Griffin’s Spiritual Care and Psychiatry departments to help individuals lessen stress and foster a more positive mindset.
 
On Mon., Jan. 23 at 6 p.m., “Healthy Steps” will feature information on Griffin’s free smoking cessation program and its free self-management program for individuals with chronic diseases, including pain, stress, anxiety, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
 
The series will finish on Thurs., Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. with “Healthy Eating, Exercise and Weight-Loss,” featuring expert advice on nutrition, fitness and weight-loss procedures from Griffin’s dieticians, exercise psychologists and bariatric surgeons.
 
This series is part of Griffin Hospital's Healthy U program, a series of free wellness talks featuring Griffin Hospital medical experts and community partners providing trusted health information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. Light refreshments will be served.
 
To reserve your spot or for more information, call 203-732-1511 or visit the calendar at griffinhealth.org.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)

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