The holiday season is here! A period of joy for many, it can bring emotional struggle for others. Our December schedule is loaded with meaningful events to help you stay healthy and happy throughout the winter season.
Chronic Pain and the Knee
Tuesday, December 3
Noble Conference Center, Greenwich Hospital
Speaker: Orthopedic Surgeon Demetris Delos, MD
Experiencing chronic knee pain, but putting off going to the doctor? Delaying care can lead to worsening pain and complications. Hear about treatments for early arthritis, including injections, minimally invasive techniques and partial knee replacement. Learn more. FREE.
Mental Health First Aid: A Training Course
Wednesdays, December 4 and 11 (must attend both)
10:30am-4pm both days
900 King St., Rye Brook, NY
Learn how to identify risk factors and warning signs of mental illness, depression and addiction. This two-day certificate course is geared toward families and the general public as well as healthcare workers, employers, faith communities and school personnel. Learn the 5-step action plan to help people who are struggling. Participants must attend both sessions to receive 3-year certification. Registration required. Learn more. FREE.
Tree of Light
Monday, December 9
Ceremony - Noble Conference Center
Tree Lighting - Sanna and Victor Borge Terrace
This nondenominational event features readings, music and a sparkling evergreen tree with hundreds of lights donated to honor special individuals. Proceeds benefit GH's Home Hospice Program. Learn more. FREE to attend.
Here are helpful phone numbers for anyone struggling with the loss of a loved one this holiday season:
Bereavement Support through Home Hospice, 203-863-3882
One-on-one bereavement counseling, 203-863-3704
The Den for Grieving Kids, 203-655-4693
GH's Auxiliary Thrift Shop, at 199 Hamilton Ave. in Greenwich, is ready for the holidays with decorations, lights, trees, wreaths, home furnishings and unusual gifts. Hours, directions, phone »
Need a gift for a patient? Shop online for in-hospital delivery from our Gift Shop.