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    Pre-Operative Joint Replacement Class

    The Pre-Operative Joint Replacement seminar is mandatory for all patients undergoing this surgery. Patients and their Coaches (caregivers) are advised to register for this session as soon as possible after scheduling surgery. Plan to attend this session 4-6 weeks prior to your surgery. For more...

  • Weight loss

    Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Pre-Op Education

    Wouldn't it be a great feeling and sense of security approaching weight loss surgery without exhibiting fears of the unknown? Where will I be? What will happen to me? What is the procedure upon my arrival for surgery? Where do I go after surgery? Barbara Whelan (Vala), a seasoned registered nurse, member...

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    Weight Loss Surgery Post Op Support Group

    Support, encouragement and education is offered in a group session for post op bariatric patients in their first year after surgery.  The support group is led by Lisa Mandelman, LMFT, to help improve participants emotional, behavioral & mental health issues. Questions? Contact Barbara Whelan...

  • Heart Healthy

    Free WCHN Health Seminar: Heart Disease Awareness

    Heart Disease Awareness Presented by Mary Boudreau, MSN, APRN Coordinator, Cardiac Rehab at Norwalk Hospital February 25 11 am - 12 pm Meeting House, Riverbrook Regional YMCA 404 Dabury Road, Wilton To register please call 1-866-NHB-WELL

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    Post Op Nutrition Support Group: After Weight Loss Surgery

    Led by Registered Dietitian Tamara Swett, the group covers such topics as how patients can successfully plan meals, choose the right protein and vitamin/mineral supplements, and long term nutrition needs after weight loss surgery. The group offers tips on dining out and meals on the go, dealing with...