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Healthy Aging 2014: A Free Educational Forum for the Community

By Griffin Hospital on 10/29/2014

Griffin Hospital will host Healthy Aging 2014, a free educational forum for the community, on Sat., Nov. 1 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sponsored by Griffin Hospital, New England Young at Heart, AARP, and Phillips Lifeline, this FREE forum will provide seniors and caregivers with important information on managing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, advanced care planning, nutrition throughout life, and health and caregiver resources. There will also be two caregiver listening sessions facilitated by AARP representatives to discuss concerns and issues surrounding care giving from those directly involved with caring for others. A healthy lunch will be provided.

9:00 am --- 1:00 pm
Griffin Hospital
130 Division St., Derby, CT

Program Schedule

9:00 - 10:00 am - Caregiver Listening Session #1
(Facilitated by AARP; free healthy breakfast provided to attendees)

10:00 am - Noon - Healthy Aging Learning Sessions (30 min. each)

Chronic Disease Self-Management (Griffin Staff)Health & Caregiver Resources (Panel: Valley Senior Services Council, TEAM, Inc., South Central CT Agency on Aging)Nutrition Through the Ages (Griffin Faculty Physicians Staff)Advance Care Planning (Griffin Staff)

Noon - 1:00 pm - Caregiver Listening Session #2
(Facilitated by AARP; free healthy lunch provided to attendees)
 

RSVP and reserve your spot. 

PLEASE CALL 203.732.1511 or Click here to REGISTER ONLINE online at GriffinHealth.org/calendar

Sponsored by Griffin Hospital and our partners in Healthy Aging: 
LIFELINE, AARP & New England Young at Heart

AARP
Diabetes
free education
Griffin Hospital
healthy aging
heart health
high blood pressure
senior citizens
staying healthy