I’m Never Giving Up…Joe’s Story

My story begins in 2011. I had just gone through a divorce and had gotten into great shape or as I called it, dating shape. I was house sitting for friends and had run three miles on the treadmill pushing myself quite hard. As I finished I noticed I wasn’t feeling well and decided to rest a little before going [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be At Your Peak This Holiday Season

You can be the best you – at your peak this holiday season – by eating smart, moving more and making your well-being a priority. And you don’t have to put these healthy habits on pause during the holidays. We’ve got lots of ways to make the healthy choice the easy choice, as well as the fun and festive choice! [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sweet Caroline

By: Caroline’s Mom, Melissa Guarracino "Caroline is a sassy, intelligent and charismatic 5-year-old." We have a trend in our little family to only use due dates as a (very, VERY) general guideline. None of our children have been born in the month they were due. So, when my late August due date came and went for baby number [...]

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Hartford Heart Walk Co-Chairs Announced

        Corliss Montesi The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Corliss Montesi of Stanley Black & Decker and Kay Mooney of Aetna, as co-chairs of the 2018 Hartford Heart Walk. The 26th annual Hartford Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, October 6 at a NEW location, the [...]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association and Hartford HealthCare Join Together to End Stroke In Connecticut

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), along with Hartford HealthCare, are encouraging Connecticut residents to join to end stroke, the state’s fourth leading cause of death. Despite claiming more than 133,000 lives annually in the United States, and an average of 1,300 deaths a year in Connecticut, as many as 80 percent of strokes remain preventable. Most people who [...]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association Announces Co-Chairs for the 2018 Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Kevin Brown of Mohegan Tribe and Donna Handley of Hartford HealthCare will co-chair the 2018 Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk. The annual event will take place on Sunday, September 23 at the Mohegan Reservation in Uncasville.   Brown and Handley will lead the organizational and [...]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The American Heart Association launches Innovation Challenge to Identify Health Solutions that Address Social Determinants of Health

Applications sought through June 8 for initiative that awards $30,000 in grants   The American Heart Association is seeking applicants for the 2018 Northeast Health Equity Consortium Innovation Challenge, a grant-based initiative to identify innovative, clearly-defined solutions to improve the health and well-being in urban communities in New England, New York and New Jersey.   Community environments play a crucial [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connecticut Residents Can Fight A Silent Killer With Blood Pressure Management Program

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over thirty percent of adults in Connecticut have high blood pressure and many more may be at risk.   The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, offers the free Check. Change. Control. ® program to help individuals identify, track, lower and maintain healthy blood pressure levels. As part of the program, participants [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anthem President Supports Heart Health in New Haven

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Jill Hummel, president, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, as chair of the 2018 Greater New Haven Heart Walk. The 2018 New Haven Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, May 5. Registration opens at 9:00am and the Walk kicks off at 10:00am at [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four tips to move more in April

The American Heart Association’s Healthy For Good™ Challenges All People to Move More and Live More Staying active is a no-brainer when it comes to improving how you look and feel, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 56.1 percent of New York adults are getting the recommended amount of aerobic physical activity. This month the [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments