Mar 18, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018
Whole Health Coaching for Women Veterans
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM (EST)
Location: VA Connecticut Women's Clinic, building 2, 7th floor, group room
Every week a different topic.  Examples include:  
  • Sleep - making it better
  • How mood and stress impact your health
  • Identifying health goals
Stop by the clinic for a complete schedule.  For questions contact Cheryl Ebert, LMSW @ 203-479-8077
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018
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, Mar 22, 2018
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.
Stroke Talks
Time: 12:00 PM- 12:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Haven, Building 2, 1st floor, room 1-300
 Stroke Talks - A discussion series for veterans and caregivers.  Please join us.
  • Know the symptoms of stroke.
  • Understand your risks for stroke