Events

Welcome to ECHN’s Events Page!

Throughout the year, ECHN offers a wide variety of educational programs designed to educate and support all individuals within our community. Please explore our diverse offerings including childbirth and parent education courses, diabetes education, nutrition and wellness classes, free seasonal health education programs, and more.

Join us as we aim to create a healthier, more informed community. Together, we are making healthy happen!

May 2024

29
Wed
10:15 AM

Meal Planning Workshop

Miller Building, Manchester Memorial Hospital
75 Haynes Road, Manchester , CT
Details

Would you like to have a customized nutrition meal plan to guide your daily, healthy eating routine? Join us for a group meal planning workshop, where a Registered Dietitian will guide you in calculating your estimated nutrition needs - calories, carbs, protein, fat and more - and then work those nutrition needs into a daily...

Cost $40.00
$40.00
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29
Wed
2:00 PM

Food Is Medicine: Session 4: Fats

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Embark on a culinary journey with a free 4-week series! Join Sarah Khan, Lifestyle Coach, MS in Nutrition, and learn the secrets of crafting flavorful and nutritious meals on a budget, all while exploring health benefits! Session Dates: Every Wednesday from May 8th - May 29th* Please sign up for each session separately. Session 1:...

Cost Free
Free
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June 2024

05
Wed
6:00 PM

Hormones 101

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Did you know that humans have 50 hormones in their body that affect our metabolism, mood, sleep health, blood sugar regulation and more?  Join Dr. Lauren Young to understand the basic hormones in our bodies, how they impact us and how we can help balance our hormones for optimal health. Register online or call 860.533.6550...

Cost Free
Free
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11
Tue
5:30 PM

Exploring A Future in Diabetes Care Without Finger Sticks

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Embark on the journey into the future of diabetes care, where technology is revolutionizing how we monitor glucose levels.  Join Endocrinologist Rushickah Brooks, NP, and Katie Gustavesen, RD, CDCES, as they unveil the transformative power of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices, such as Dexcom and Freestyle Libre that offer an escape from the hassles of...

Cost Free
Free
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25
Tue
6:30 PM

Healthcare for the LGBTQ+ Community

Women's Center for Wellness
2600 Tamarack Avenue, South Windsor , Connecticut
Details

Members of the LGBTQ+ community refrain from seeking care due to discrimination or implicit bias which delays important health screenings and contributes to high rates of various cancers and chronic diseases. In order to ensure the LGBTQ+ community completes their recommended screenings; they need to feel safe in accessing healthcare. Join Doctor Kenneth Abriola, Infectious...

Cost Free
Free
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26
Wed
1:00 PM

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Room E/F
Details

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...

Cost Free
Free
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July 2024

24
Wed
1:00 PM

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Room E/F
Details

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...

Cost Free
Free
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August 2024

22
Thu
6:00 PM

Plant Based Eating: Exploring the Summer Harvest

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Plant-based eating focuses on fiber-rich plant foods such as vegetables fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. Harvesting the power of plants in our diet has a multitude of benefits to your cardiovascular health, your immune system, cancer risk and more. In this program, Registered Dietitian, Amy Rapone, will discuss these benefits as well as...

Cost Free
Free
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26
Mon
6:00 PM

Working Together to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Resources and Information

Virtual Event
Details

Interested in learning how incorporate healthy lifestyle changes into your daily routine to avoid, prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes? Join a trained Lifestyle Coach for a discussion on how to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes to help prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes and other chronic conditions. You will also learn about...

Cost Free
Free
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28
Wed
12:00 PM

Cancer Survivorship Starts at Diagnosis

John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, Conference Room A
100 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

ECHN’s John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center offers Cancer Patients a robust Survivorship Care Program but what is survivorship exactly? Join Oncology Nurse Navigators Leslie Juliani and Karen Fiume and Social Worker Elizabeth Soucy to learn what survivorship is, how survivorship goes beyond one’s cancer diagnosis and how is it personalized for each person. Space is...

Cost Free
Free
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28
Wed
1:00 PM

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Room E/F
Details

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...

Cost Free
Free
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September 2024

25
Wed
1:00 PM

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Room E/F
Details

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...

Cost Free
Free
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