Thriving with Health Conditions

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The importance of advance care planning

Few want to burden loved ones with difficult decisions during times of emotional distress. You make decisions about your care for yourself by creating an advance care directive and designating a healthcare agent while you’re able.

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Top tips to manage stress and boost your immunity

Ongoing stress adversely affects your immunity and long-term health. Psychologist, Catherine Schuman, PhD, of Family & Community Care, offers advice for dealing with life's challenges.

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Vivek Venugopal, MD; Mia Qin, MD; and Charles Qin, MD

New orthopaedic surgeons a boon to bones in the community

Bringing specialized training and the latest techniques, new fellowship-trained surgeons elevate the level of care, accessibility, and expertise patients can expect at Cheshire.

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Neal Goldenberg, MD, examines a patient for a knee injury

ACL tears: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

Neal Goldenberg, MD, chair of Sports Medicine at Cheshire, discusses treatment for one of the most common and devastating knee injuries that affects athletes, young and old, with a high prevalence among women.

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5 tips for living well after a stroke

Following a stroke, people are forced to accept sudden changes in family roles, logistics, and life expectations and face down the unknown. Occupational therapist Cindi Zipoli, OT/L, helps patients navigate this transition and achieve meaningful recovery.

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Healing shoulder pain in the weekend warrior

From playing pickleball to painting a deck, repetitive activities can cause shoulder pain and injuries such as impingement syndrome. Neal Goldenberg, MD, director of Sports Medicine, discusses healing and returning to the activities you love.

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Navigating memory loss: 6 tips to support your quality of life

Addressing a major concern in Cheshire County, Melissa Grenier, LCSW, of New Hampshire's Alzheimer's Association Chapter, shares advice for families navigating early-stage memory loss

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Four tips for successful healthy New Year's resolutions

As a family medicine provider, Karl Dietrich, MD, MPH support patients in making fresh-start resolutions to improve their health. He shares the most effective strategies for making lasting positive changes.

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Three group support resources to improve your mental health

You don't have to bear your struggles alone—support from people who understand what you are going through can make all the difference.

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The Marketplace is open: Signing up for health insurance

Find out what you need to enroll in health coverage for next year by Dec. 15. If you find difficult to navigate, make a phone appointment today with Cheshire Medical Center for help.

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