Browse through the topics in our wellness library to discover best practices around staying healthy as you age and how CarePartners of Connecticut can help.

  • Nutrition

Old-Fashioned Vegetable Barley Soup

Perfect on a cold day, this quick and easy vegetarian soup, packed with vegetables and a whole grain, can be on your table in about 30 minutes. Ingredients 4 Servings...

Slow cooker harvest beef stew
  • Nutrition

Slow Cooker Harvest Beef Stew

Let the slow cooker do all the heavy work for you with this recipe for a delicious stew, perfect for a cold winter's day. Ingredients 6 Servings | Serving Size...

Walking on slippery path
  • Staying Healthy

How to Prevent Winter Falls

Each winter comes with the danger of slipping on patches of snow or ice. These hazards are especially dangerous for older adults. Fractured ankles and broken hips are some of...

  • Seasonal Health

How to Get Enough Vitamin D in the Winter

Your body needs vitamin D to stay healthy and fight infections. While there are a number of ways to get vitamin D, the majority is produced by the body in...

  • Nutrition

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 4 Servings | Serving size: 1/2 cup 1 1/2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, halved or cut into 2-inch pieces 6 medium garlic cloves 1/4 cup olive oil (extra...

  • Staying Healthy

Using Opioids Safely

Opioids are an effective medication prescribed to ease pain. But it’s important to take them safely. Taking too much opioid medication, taking it too long, or not taking it the...

Replacement of Recalled Philips Devices

Replacement of Recalled Philips Devices Philips Respironics issued a recall in June 2021 for certain CPAP, BiLevel PAP and ventilator devices due to potential health issues related to the polyester-based...

  • Nutrition
  • Seasonal Health

Tips for eating healthy during the holidays

With the holiday season comes festive celebrations almost always involving food. Lots of food. You don’t need to deprive yourself of delicious food. Eating healthy during the holidays is a...