A Matter of Balance

Do you have concerns about falling? The Westport Weston Health District, in partnership with the Westport Weston Family YMCA, will offer A Matter of Balance, an award-winning program designed to decrease your fear of falling and increase your activity levels. Participants learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for… Read more“A Matter of Balance”

How to Stay Safe From Ticks and Still Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Whether you’re a weekend gardener or an avid hiker, pet owner or parent, you’ll benefit from hearing the latest research on tick-borne disease prevention. This program covers the complete “tool box” of protective options along with early symptom information. Everyone new to Connecticut will benefit from learning more about Lyme… Read more“How to Stay Safe From Ticks and Still Enjoy the Great Outdoors”

The Opioid Crisis Hits Home: Stories from Connecticut

The misuse and abuse of prescription medication and opioid-based drugs has increased significantly over the years to become a public health concern in Connecticut.  Between 2009 –2014, there were nearly 2,000 accidental and unintentional opioid involved deaths that occurred in 152 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns. The demographic breakdown… Read more“The Opioid Crisis Hits Home: Stories from Connecticut”