Griffin Hospital News Releases

Media Contact: Ken Roberts, Director of Communications (203) 732-7432

 
     

When diets don't work, what are the options?

May 28 2015
When diets don't work, what are the options?
Lori Nevins, LCSW, social worker in Griffin Hospital’s Bariatric program, will present “When diets don’t work…what are the options?” This free and open discussion will cover the options for the severely overweight and the chronically ill due to lifelong obesity. The talk is open to individuals interested in weight loss and their friends and family.

P.A.W.S. Calendar Fundraiser Brings Comfort to Caregivers

May 28 2015
P.A.W.S. Calendar Fundraiser Brings Comfort to Caregivers
Founded in 1996 with just one greyhound, P.A.W.S. provides therapy dog visits to patients at Griffin Hospital and rehabilitation centers to provide companionship and help decrease anxiety. The program now has sixteen certified therapy animal and companion teams with dogs ranging in size from a Shih Tzu to a Bernese Mountain Dog.

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

May 06 2015
Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop
Individuals diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to take control of the health disorder and get control of their lives again through a free six-week diabetes self-management workshop at the Naugatuck Comprehensive Health & Wellness Center, 131 Bridge Street, starting May 11.

Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Sponsors Relay For Life

Apr 28 2015
Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Sponsors Relay For Life
In addition to supporting Lower Naugatuck Valley’s cancer survivors through its annual 5K Walk/Run, The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2015 Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley set for June 13-14 at the Riverwalk in Shelton.

Griffin Hospital to Host Annual Baby Fair May 16

Apr 23 2015
Griffin Hospital to Host Annual Baby Fair May 16
Expectant parents, new parents and their families can get a good feel for the area’s maternity and child care resources from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at Griffin Hospital’s 2015 Annual Baby Fair.

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