Wellness

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.

  • Staying Healthy

What to Know about Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, judgment, problem-solving, language and behavior. It is a progressive disorder, meaning that symptoms worsen over time. One in nine people...

  • Nutrition

Quick Chicken Fajitas, Beans and Spanish Rice

Ingredients 4 Servings Beans and Rice 16 oz. canned, fat-free, no-salt-added black beans (drained, rinsed) 1 cup brown rice (cooked to package instructions) Quick Chicken Fajitas non-stick Cooking spray 1...

4.5 Stars Means Better Quality and Care

It’s important to have quality coverage you can depend on. Luckily, Medicare makes it easy to identify the highest-quality plans by providing a Star rating for quality. Our Medicare Advantage...

Apple Pear Crisp

Apple Pear Crisp

Add a twist to your crisp this fall season by incorporating two delicious autumnal fruits. Topping Ingredients 1/4 cup uncooked rolled oats 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons trans-fat-free tub...

Concept of a thriving mind-body connection
  • Staying Healthy
  • Mental Health

Staying Fit: Your Mind Body Connection

Your physical and mental health are interconnected. One benefits the other and both work together to make up your overall health. Physical fitness gets discussed more frequently, but mental fitness...

Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber
  • Nutrition

Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber

A terrific vegetable side dish (or main dish for a meatless meal) that goes well with just about any main dish you are serving. Ingredients 4 Servings 15.5 oz canned...

Sauteed Zucchini Tomato and Chickpea Ragout
  • Nutrition

Sautéed Zucchini, Tomato and Chickpea Ragout

This Simple Cooking with Heart, Italian recipe is a delicious way to get more vegetables and beans into your eating routine. Ingredients 6 Servings 2 medium zucchini (chopped) OR 3...

Woman Exercising Outside
  • Staying Healthy

Four Ways to Lose Weight Over 60

Stick to the basics The basics of weight loss are the same regardless of your age – burn more calories than you take in and eat a diet that includes...