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Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Liza and John Marshall discuss their story of how a diagnosis made them look at medicine, healing and marriage with a new lens with Dr. Pamela Kunz, medical oncologist at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital.

Tue, Oct 19, 2021

Ann Rodwell-Lawton, associate director of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center and a local mental health clinician will discuss the generational impact of trauma on children with Liz Modugno, a licensed alcohol and addiction counselor.

Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Mark and Curtis Bentley, co-founders of Health Directions, help ease your concerns about Medicare enrollment in "Untangling the Medicare Maze -- How to Ensure You're Enrolled with the Right Medicare Coverage at the Right-Time". In this engaging discussion, they cover: recent changes in Medicare requirements and processes; when and how to enroll whether you are retired or employed; determining the right coverage for you and your spouse based on your needs now, as well as anticipated future needs; how to manage changes in employment and/or health status; and the value of consulting with a subject matter expert from a financial and...

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Thu, Jul 1, 2021

Silver Hill Hospital’s President and Medical Director, Andrew J. Gerber, MD, Ph.D., Director of the Community Resilience Campaign, Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D., Brigadier General (Ret), U.S. Army and Community Resilience Campaign Coach, Matt DeBernardis for a special workshop to help parents learn how to talk with and support children as they try to understand after a tragedy has occurred as well as approaches to recognize when children might need additional support.

Tue, Jun 1, 2021

As part of our ongoing Friday night series, “How to Sound Cool at Parties: Interesting Talks with Interesting People,” the Library is pleased to welcome artist and educator Alicia Cobb. Alicia discusses what inspires her art and creativity and how the body has become a particularly treasured canvas for her work, as well as share a demonstration of her craft.

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Today Bob Selverstone, a licensed psychologist, public school teacher and counselor, will share ways to make marriage work even better.

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Have you been baking more this year? Christina Mattinson of The Old Mill Market and Dough & Co, located in Georgetown, Connecticut, shares ways to use sweetness from sources other than white processed sugar and demonstrates an easy recipe.

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Trailblazing Doctor Dr. Robin Oshman discusses her career as one of the earliest female doctors in town with Barbara Pearson-Rac.

Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Chair yoga, or chair movement, is a great practice for anyone with limited mobility, recovering from injuries, or simply needing a break from desk work or online meetings. This Mind/Body Minute offers a simple, accessible chair movement sequence that can be completed anytime of any day, without having to leave your seat!

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Glen Tobias, Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox, talks about ways in which stress, anxiety and disruption of our normal routines can impact our immune system and offers advice to help get our systems back on track and optimize our health.

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Balance iisn't necessarily a state we can find or fix in place. This Mind/Body Minute introduces the breath technique Alternate Nostril Breathing as well as a simple movement technique which both help to regulate the body's systems and to strengthen and connect to our core.

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

This Mind/Body Minute talks briefly about the impact stress has on our breathing and offers viewers an easy guided practice of belly breathing.

Mind/Body Minutes offer simple, at-home tips and techniques drawn from the fields of yoga, meditation and therapeutic movement, to help decrease stress and increase immunity and overall well-being.

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

This Mind/Body Minute guides viewers through a gentle yoga practice for all levels to help reconnect to the flow of the breath, reduce tension in the chest and respiratory system, and open our hearts in a safe and empowering way.

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

This Mind/Body Minute talks about the different aspects of our nervous system and offers a simple movement sequence, primarily addressing the psoas, or “fight or flight” muscle to help discharge excess stress energy from the body.

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