Health


Promoting Healthy & Active Lifestyles

for adults 50 and better through quality programs and services


SUPPORT GROUPS:
Better Breathers: Meet the 1st Thursday of each month at 1:30pm.
If you have chronic lung disease like asthma, bronchitis or emphysema, learn techniques, coping skills and the latest medical information.
Caregiver Support: Meet the 1st Wednesday at 1pm.

Facilitated by Ann Dipierdomenico of Apple Rehab, Old Saybrook.  For more information call 860.388.1611 x204
Diabetes
Meet the 2nd Thursday of each month, 9-10am.

Learn how others cope with everyday challenges that living with diabetes can present.
Join Tina Belmont, OldSaybrook Town Nurse, for an informal talk.
HEALTH SERVICES:
Foot Care: Gretchen O’Connor, RN; 
Select Mondays of each month – Cost is $34. Must call for an appointment, 860.388.1611, x202.

Haircuts: Cost for a haircut is $10. Must call for an appointment, 860.388.1611, x202.
Tuesday & Saturday with Stephanie – 3rd Saturday and 1st Tuesday of each month.
Thursday & Fridays with Debbie –4th Thursday and 1st and 4th Friday of each month.

FREE SERVICES:

Hearing Clinic with Bob Sawyer: Appointments are available from 9:30 – 11 a.m. the 3rd Wednesday of each month. (Hearing screenings, hearing aid maintenance, and ear wax inspection.) Call 860.388.1611, x202.
Financial Health Check-Up3rd Tuesday each month, by appointment, 860.388.1611, x202.
Medicare Round Table1st Tuesday each month from 9 – 10:30 a.m.  To make an appointment call 203-453-0003, walk-ins welcome as time permits

FREE SCREENINGS:

Blood Pressure:  Every Monday from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and every Thursday from 12:00 pm-1:00 p.m.
Diabetes: 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:30–9:00 a.m. followed by Diabetic Support Group at 9:00 a.m.
Cholesterol: 3rd Thursday of each month, no fasting required. Appointment is required, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon. Call 860.388.1611, x202.

Our thanks to: VNA of Southeastern CT, Middlesex Hospital Homecare, Shoreline Clinic, Westbrook Public Health, VNA Association, VNA of  the Lower Valley, OS Town Nurse and all the Visiting Nurses of our nine estuary towns for providing these vital services to seniors along the shoreline.
Donations are graciously and gratefully accepted for free services.

Many of the health services provided are partially supported by the Senior Resources Agency 
on Aging with Title III funds made available under the Older Americans Act.


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