Tuesday: Seniors, caregivers can discuss healthy aging at event

Area seniors and their caregivers are invited to a free discussion about how to stay healthy during the golden years, and what their loved ones can do to help.

Dr. Lionel Lim, medical director of Griffin Hospital’s Geriatric Assessment Center, and Diane Betkoski of Griffin Hospital Lifeline, will present Healthy Aging on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at Griffin Hospital’s Meditation and Learning Center, 130 Division St., Derby.

The free presentation will answer questions about health issues that develop with aging as well the growing need and challenges associated with caring for loved ones living at home.

Survey, consultation, packet of resources

Attendees can complete a survey to determine the need for a geriatric assessment and receive free consultation. In addition, each attendee will receive a packet of care-giving resources, including coupons for free Lifeline medical alert activation and a chance to win two free months of Lifeline service.

The presentation is part of Griffin Hospital’s Healthy U “Tuesday Talks,” a series of free wellness talks featuring Griffin Hospital medical experts and community partners providing health information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. Light refreshments will be served.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call 203-732-1511 or visit griffinhealth.org/programsevents.