Connecticut VAMC Events Calendar
May 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Yoga for Health and Wellness
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM (EST)
Location: Newington Campus, Building 1, 4th floor conference room
 
 Yoga for Health and Wellness is a weekly gentle, mindfulness-based yoga offered at VACT Newington campus.  This walk-in class is open to all veterans receiving care at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
  • no referral needed
  • class size limited to 20 participants and doors close after that
  • participation is on a 'first come, first serve' basis
  • no prior Yoga experience needed
  • Classes held weekly EVERY WEDNESDAY 11:00-12:15
 
 
 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Class Series
 
Classes meet the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month.
Week one - General Diabetes Overview - PowerPoint presentation with group discussion
Week two - Nutrition - Eat the Right Foods
Week three - Benefits of Exercise & Diabetes and Eye Health
Week four - Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems
If there is a fifth Thursday in the month, there is no class
No consult needed, walk ins welcome.
Contact Karen DiDomenico, RN at 203-932-5711 ext. 5189 for more information
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
1st Thursday of the month:  General Diabetes Overview, Complications, Medications,Sick Day Management, Exercise,Foot Care, Blood Sugar Monitoring, Community Resources, Traveling

2nd Thursday of the month:  Nutrition-Eat the Right Foods

3rd Thursday of the month:  Benefits of Exercise, Identifying & Managing Stress & Take Care of Your Eyes!

4th Thursday of the month:  Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems Taking Care of Diabetes

NOTE:  If there is a 5th Thursday in the month, there is NO Diabetes class.

Classes repeat monthly.
 
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Yoga for Health and Wellness
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM (EST)
Location: Newington Campus, Building 1, 4th floor conference room
 
 Yoga for Health and Wellness is a weekly gentle, mindfulness-based yoga offered at VACT Newington campus.  This walk-in class is open to all veterans receiving care at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
  • no referral needed
  • class size limited to 20 participants and doors close after that
  • participation is on a 'first come, first serve' basis
  • no prior Yoga experience needed
  • Classes held weekly EVERY WEDNESDAY 11:00-12:15
 
 
 
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Class Series
 
Classes meet the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month.
Week one - General Diabetes Overview - PowerPoint presentation with group discussion
Week two - Nutrition - Eat the Right Foods
Week three - Benefits of Exercise & Diabetes and Eye Health
Week four - Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems
If there is a fifth Thursday in the month, there is no class
No consult needed, walk ins welcome.
Contact Karen DiDomenico, RN at 203-932-5711 ext. 5189 for more information
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
1st Thursday of the month:  General Diabetes Overview, Complications, Medications,Sick Day Management, Exercise,Foot Care, Blood Sugar Monitoring, Community Resources, Traveling

2nd Thursday of the month:  Nutrition-Eat the Right Foods

3rd Thursday of the month:  Benefits of Exercise, Identifying & Managing Stress & Take Care of Your Eyes!

4th Thursday of the month:  Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems Taking Care of Diabetes

NOTE:  If there is a 5th Thursday in the month, there is NO Diabetes class.

Classes repeat monthly.
 
 
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Bariatric Support Group
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Veterans who are pre-surgery, post-surgery, or "just thinking about surger" are welcome to attend.  supportive family/friend may attend with Veteran.
No appointment needed.  Drop-in.
Contact Adrienne.Miscimarra@va.gov for more information, or call 203-932-5711 ext. 3245.
 
 
 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Bariatric Support Gropu
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
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Veterans who are pre-surgery, post-surgery,or "just thinking about surgery" are welcome to attend.
Supportive family/friend may attend with Veteran.  No appointment needed.  Drop-in!
Contact Adrienne Miscimarra, Psy.D. at 203-932-5711 ext. 3245 for more information
 
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Yoga for Health and Wellness
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM (EST)
Location: Newington Campus, Building 1, 4th floor conference room
 
 Yoga for Health and Wellness is a weekly gentle, mindfulness-based yoga offered at VACT Newington campus.  This walk-in class is open to all veterans receiving care at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
  • no referral needed
  • class size limited to 20 participants and doors close after that
  • participation is on a 'first come, first serve' basis
  • no prior Yoga experience needed
  • Classes held weekly EVERY WEDNESDAY 11:00-12:15
 
 
 
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Class Series
 
Classes meet the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month.
Week one - General Diabetes Overview - PowerPoint presentation with group discussion
Week two - Nutrition - Eat the Right Foods
Week three - Benefits of Exercise & Diabetes and Eye Health
Week four - Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems
If there is a fifth Thursday in the month, there is no class
No consult needed, walk ins welcome.
Contact Karen DiDomenico, RN at 203-932-5711 ext. 5189 for more information
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
1st Thursday of the month:  General Diabetes Overview, Complications, Medications,Sick Day Management, Exercise,Foot Care, Blood Sugar Monitoring, Community Resources, Traveling

2nd Thursday of the month:  Nutrition-Eat the Right Foods

3rd Thursday of the month:  Benefits of Exercise, Identifying & Managing Stress & Take Care of Your Eyes!

4th Thursday of the month:  Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems Taking Care of Diabetes

NOTE:  If there is a 5th Thursday in the month, there is NO Diabetes class.

Classes repeat monthly.
 
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Yoga for Health and Wellness
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM (EST)
Location: Newington Campus, Building 1, 4th floor conference room
 
 Yoga for Health and Wellness is a weekly gentle, mindfulness-based yoga offered at VACT Newington campus.  This walk-in class is open to all veterans receiving care at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
  • no referral needed
  • class size limited to 20 participants and doors close after that
  • participation is on a 'first come, first serve' basis
  • no prior Yoga experience needed
  • Classes held weekly EVERY WEDNESDAY 11:00-12:15
 
 
 
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Class Series
 
Classes meet the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month.
Week one - General Diabetes Overview - PowerPoint presentation with group discussion
Week two - Nutrition - Eat the Right Foods
Week three - Benefits of Exercise & Diabetes and Eye Health
Week four - Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems
If there is a fifth Thursday in the month, there is no class
No consult needed, walk ins welcome.
Contact Karen DiDomenico, RN at 203-932-5711 ext. 5189 for more information
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
1st Thursday of the month:  General Diabetes Overview, Complications, Medications,Sick Day Management, Exercise,Foot Care, Blood Sugar Monitoring, Community Resources, Traveling

2nd Thursday of the month:  Nutrition-Eat the Right Foods

3rd Thursday of the month:  Benefits of Exercise, Identifying & Managing Stress & Take Care of Your Eyes!

4th Thursday of the month:  Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems Taking Care of Diabetes

NOTE:  If there is a 5th Thursday in the month, there is NO Diabetes class.

Classes repeat monthly.
 
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Yoga for Health and Wellness
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM (EST)
Location: Newington Campus, Building 1, 4th floor conference room
 
 Yoga for Health and Wellness is a weekly gentle, mindfulness-based yoga offered at VACT Newington campus.  This walk-in class is open to all veterans receiving care at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
  • no referral needed
  • class size limited to 20 participants and doors close after that
  • participation is on a 'first come, first serve' basis
  • no prior Yoga experience needed
  • Classes held weekly EVERY WEDNESDAY 11:00-12:15
 
 
 
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Diabetes Self Management Education
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Class Series
 
Classes meet the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month.
Week one - General Diabetes Overview - PowerPoint presentation with group discussion
Week two - Nutrition - Eat the Right Foods
Week three - Benefits of Exercise & Diabetes and Eye Health
Week four - Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems
If there is a fifth Thursday in the month, there is no class
No consult needed, walk ins welcome.
Contact Karen DiDomenico, RN at 203-932-5711 ext. 5189 for more information
 
 
Diabetes Self Management Education Series
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven campus, building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 
1st Thursday of the month:  General Diabetes Overview, Complications, Medications,Sick Day Management, Exercise,Foot Care, Blood Sugar Monitoring, Community Resources, Traveling

2nd Thursday of the month:  Nutrition-Eat the Right Foods

3rd Thursday of the month:  Benefits of Exercise, Identifying & Managing Stress & Take Care of Your Eyes!

4th Thursday of the month:  Medication Overview for Diabetes & How to Solve Problems Taking Care of Diabetes

NOTE:  If there is a 5th Thursday in the month, there is NO Diabetes class.

Classes repeat monthly.