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Greenwich Hospital 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-863-3000
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec 5 Look Good...Feel Better Women undergoing chemotherapy or radiation are invited for this hands-on session on skin care, wigs and scarves. Learn more. FREE.

Dec 9 Diabetes Support Group Group Discussion: Let's Talk About Diabetes Successes. Learn more. FREE.

Dec 9 Self Hypnosis Skills for Cancer Patients. Relaxation and visualization techniques for healing. Initial consultation required. (Sorry, no drop-ins.). Learn more. FREE.

Dec 12 Spa Night and Eyebrow Clinic Hands-on lessons for women to compensate for the loss of eyebrows due to chemo or radiation. Relax with onsite Healing Touch therapy. Learn more. FREE.

Addiction during the holidays Holiday temptations abound for anyone with an alcohol or drug problem. Search the calendar for programs offered at Greenwich Hospital: AA, Al-Anon, Alateen, Drugs Anonymous, or LifeRing.

Keep your blood pressure in check Do you know your blood pressure? Stop by for one of our many free blood pressure screenings throughout the community.

Watch: GH Emergency Dept. Saves a Life "Greenwich Hospital saved my father's life and we'll always be very grateful for that." See video of this family's story »

Listen: GH Specialists on the Radio When you can't catch Spotlight on Medicine on WGCH Radio (1490 AM), listen to podcasts of past interviews on a variety of health topics.


DECEMBER 2013

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 Chronic Pain and the Knee
Tuesday, December 3
6-7pm

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 Tree of Light
Monday, December 9
5-8pm

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

Holiday Shopping
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.

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