Mar 24, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019

Wednesday, Mar 27, 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, Mar 28, 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.
National Vietnam War Veterans Day appreciation
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Staff Dining Room, West Haven campus, 950 Campbell Avenue
 Chaplain Service will lead a responsive reading. We will present commemorative Vietnam War veteran pins. Informal ceremony. Light refreshments served.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019
Yoga Nidra for Veterans
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: VACT Errera Community Care Center, 114-152 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516
What is Yoga Nidra?
Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is a powerful meditation technique, and one of the easiest yoga practices to learn and maintain.  While you rest comfortably in a sitting or laying pose, meditation takes you through the five layers of self.
Benefits of Yoga Nidra:
1.  Anyone can do Yoga Nidra
2.  You cannot practice Yoga Nidra incorrectly
3.  Yoga Nidra is easy to incorporate into your daily life
4.  It's a simple way to reduce stress
5.  Relaxation in a non-judgmental and secure atmosphere
Eight week session starts Friday, March 1, 2019
Come to one, come to all!
3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, & 4/19.
Contact Karen Didomenico, RN at (203) 932-5711, ext. 5189 for more information