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  • Free Health Talk: Managing the Holidays for People with Memory Loss

    October 21, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is presenting a free health talk entitled “Managing the Holidays for People with Memory Loss” by Jennifer Labrie, Resource Coordinator at the CHH Center for Healthy Aging. The hectic holiday season can fluster anyone, but for people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the noisy crowds, breaks…

  • How Fit Together Reduces Children’s Screen Time

    October 21, 2019

    Televisions, videos, hand-held devices, tablets, computers, mobile devices —electronic screens are everywhere. With today’s children and teenagers immersed in digital media, researchers are warning of the negative effects on their development, including issues with memory, attention and language skills. And that’s not all. Too much or poor quality screen time…

  • ‘Knowing Your Breast Cancer Risk’ Dinner-With-the-Doc Talk Nov. 7

    October 15, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and the Hartford Health Cancer Institute presents a health talk entitled “Knowing Your Breast Cancer Risk” Dr. Kimberly Caprio, a breast surgeon, Nov. 7 at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Memorial Conference Hall. In this free educational seminar, learn more about understanding breast cancer risk assessments, interpreting “high” risk…

  • Folk Art Highlights October Artist of the Month Showing

    October 07, 2019

    The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of folk art painter Cheryl Bartley now through early November in the hospital’s main lobby hallway at 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxiliary’s…

  • New CHH Neurologist Offers Migraine Talk Oct. 23

    October 02, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is presenting a health talk Oct. 23, “Migraine Prevention and Treatment,” by Dr. Hugh Cahill of the Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. Learn about reducing migraines by eliminating environmental triggers, preventive and at-onset medications, and newly approved FDA medications. The talk will be held Oct….

  • Why St. Vincent’s, the Daughters of Charity and Hartford HealthCare are the Right Fit

    October 02, 2019

    BRIDGEPORT — The ceremony Tuesday officially binding St. Vincent’s Medical Center, a Catholic hospital that traces its history to the early 1900s and the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, with Hartford HealthCare did not pass without at least one revelation. “Who believes in fate?” asked Vincent DiBattista, St….

  • Free Memory Screenings Oct. 9 in New Hartford

    October 02, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare’s Center for Healthy Aging will conduct free memory screenings Oct. 9, 2019 from 1-3 pm at the New Hartford Senior Center, 530 Main Street, 3rd Floor, in New Hartford. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America suggests memory screenings for people concerned about memory loss or experiencing warning signs of dementia,…

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Meets Oct. 8

    October 01, 2019

    Family and caregivers are invited to the next meeting of the CHH Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Oct. 8 from 3 to 4:30 pm at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Hungerford Center Conference Room, 780 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT. CHH sponsors the free quarterly support group designed for people who are currently…

  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center joins Hartford HealthCare

    October 01, 2019

    St. Vincent’s Medical Center is now officially part of Hartford HealthCare. On Tuesday, Hartford HealthCare completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, and its related operations, from Ascension. During a special ceremony and celebration, employees and leaders noted the rich history…

  • Charlotte Hungerford’s New Medical Record System to Improve Patient Care

    September 24, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital of Torrington will convert its current electronic health medical record system Oct. 1 to new Epic software that will improve the way the hospital delivers care by storing patient records in a single place. When fully implemented, this new electronic health record system will put everyone on…

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