Thriving with Health Conditions

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Advance care planning for all ages

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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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 HealthCare.gov difficult to navigate, make a phone appointment today with Cheshire Medical Center for help.

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Cheshire County is in Recovery: A Celebration of our Collective Journey

During National Recovery Month, we commend our community’s progress in supporting people recovering from substance use disorders, led by The Doorway and community partners.

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Injury Prevention: Prepare Your Body for Hiking

David Potach, PT, SCS, CSCS, director of rehabilitation at Cheshire and author of Sport Injury Prevention Anatomy, offers advice and simple exercises to prevent common injuries on the trail.

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Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall

After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.

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Laura Reyor, MSN, APRN

Catching Up on Your Care: 4 Questions to Ask Your Provider

These questions will help you work with your provider to prevent—or find and fix—issues long before they become crises, especially if your care was interrupted.

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Eating for Wound Healing

Michael Ormont, MD, wound care expert at Cheshire Medical Center explains how we can eat to support healing—from scrapes to chronic wounds.

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Joshua Leduc, DNP, APRN and patient

Primary Care Takes Center Stage

Primary care at Cheshire Medical Center is expanding to welcome more patients and evolving to meet their changing needs.

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Same Rules Apply: 7 Tips to Manage Metabolic Disorders

Ruth Goldstein MS, RD, outpatient registered dietitian shares the foundational principles for those with many of the most common health conditions in America.

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Safe and Beneficial Exercises for People with Osteoporosis

Physical activity is a foundation of good health and well-being but people with low bone mass must exercise with intention and care. Learn more from Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, who teaches people with osteoporosis safe exercise and movement.

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