Outsmarting Osteoporosis

Did you know that common signs of osteoporosis are receding gums, low back pain and height loss? Join Rheumatologist Dr, Timothy Quan and his Medical Assistants, Angela Kang, Gagan Bedi, LJ Karam, and Nidhi Patel, for a discussion surrounding osteoporosis and bone health. They will share information on common treatments and prevention options.

Tuesday, Dec. 6
6 – 8 p.m.
Live Webinar (Zoom)
Free

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Managing Anxiety

6.8 million adults, 3.1% of the US population, suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, and that number is only growing. It is important for us all to learn ways in which to manage anxiety and its root causes. Naturopath, Carolina Gonzalez, ND will provide an overview on Natural Ways to combat and manage anxiety, as well as share techniques for long term and acute anxiety, such as breathing techniques, meditation, journaling and more. She will also discuss how natural treatments can be taken in addition to prescribed anxiety medication and provide resources for finding the right therapist.

Thursday, Dec. 8
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Rooms A, B & C
Free

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Is It Old Age or Time to Call Your Doctor?

Do you or a loved one experience random aches and pains? Have moments of forgetfulness? Those things are common but when do you know it should be time to visit your doctor if you are concerned? ECHN’s Geriatrician Dr. Mamta Singh will be discussing common symptoms of aging, age-related health concerns and how to tell when its time to see your doctor. She will also provide information around cognitive function, dementia, and Alzheimer’s, and how to manage multiple chronic conditions.

Wednesday, Dec. 14
2:30 – 4 p.m.
Live Webinar (Zoom)
Free

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Joint Effort Program

This program is for individuals scheduled to have total or partial hip or knee replacement surgery and for those thinking about having replacement surgery. ECHN staff will explain, step-by-step, the surgery day procedures, recovery care options, pain management and the rehabilitation process. Individuals who will be assisting a loved one’s recovery after surgery are encouraged to attend.

Dates:
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Wednesday, Dec. 28
1 – 3 p.m.

Manchester Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms E & F
Free

AARP Driver Safety

A half-day classroom refresher course offered by AARP for individuals 50 years and older. No memorization of laws or tests.

Monday, Sept. 26
8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Monday, Oct. 24
12:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Call to register: 860.533.6550

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Rooms E & F
$25 paid at class / $20 for AARP members