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.

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  • Nutrition

Good Nutrition Can Reduce Health Risks

Good nutrition ensures that your body gets all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals it needs. Plan your meals and snacks to include nutrient-rich foods that are also low in calories...

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  • Staying Healthy

How to Avoid a Return Trip to the Hospital

You’re ready to go home from the hospital, but do you know how to manage your recovery after you’re discharged? One in five patients with Medicare who are discharged from...

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  • Mental Health

How to Avoid the Winter Blahs

What is seasonal depression? Seasonal depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to the seasons. The most common occurrences of SAD take place during the...

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  • Mental Health

Identifying Signs of Depression

Depression—long periods of overwhelming sadness and/or loss of interest in activities--is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. One in six people will experience depression at...

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  • Physical Health

Stay Active… and Stay Healthy!

Just 30 minutes of daily physical activity can increase your overall health and well-being. Regular exercise can lead to fewer doctor visits, improve your mood, and reduce your need for...

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  • Fitness

The Benefits of Yoga Over 60

Staying active with yoga Many people think they need to already be flexible in order to practice yoga or that yoga presents too much of a risk of falling. But...

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  • Physical Health

The Low-Down On High Blood Pressure

6 Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure Without Medication Recently the American Heart Association made some updates to the normal blood pressure chart. This update puts a lot more people...

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  • Women's Health
  • Staying Healthy

What to Do About Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes people to have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or not feeling rested when they wake up. Changes in sleep patterns are a normal...