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St. Vincent's Hosts Wellness Programs At New Center In Stratford

The Francis R. Scifo, MD Community Education Room at the St. Vincents Medical Center is where the events will take place.
The Francis R. Scifo, MD Community Education Room at the St. Vincents Medical Center is where the events will take place. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness

STRATFORD, Conn. -- St. Vincent's Medical Center will be presenting health and wellness education programs at the newly opened St. Vincent's Stratford Health and Wellness Center Francis R. Scifo, MD, Community Education Room.

Here is a schedule of events:

  • "Food For Life: Healthy Basics" will feature a healthy cooking demonstration, including recipes to try at home on Sept. 15, 22, 29, and Oct. 6, 13 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. It will be free and presented by Jane Sirignano, who has experience as an assistant chef, a diploma in nutrition, and several certificates in health/wellness. For more information and to register, call (203)-576-6158.
  • "Yoga for Cancer Survivors" will be held on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m and feature mat and chair yoga for adults fighting and surviving cancer.
  • Better Breathing Club will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. and feature a variety of presentations for patients with lung disease such as COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis. Topics include nutrition, pharmacy, pastoral care, physical therapy, and respiratory care.
  • "Preparing to Breastfeed" class will be held the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and feature prenatal breastfeeding instruction and support for nursing moms. For more information and to register, visit this link or call (203)-576-6087.
  • A breastfeeding support group will be held the last Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and feature prenatal breastfeeding instruction and support for nursing moms. For more information and to register, visit this link or call (203)-576-6087.
  • "Diabetes Prevention Program" will take place at 6 p.m. Call (203)-375-5844, ext.32 for information.

The St. Vincent's Stratford Health and Wellness Center Francis R. Scifo, MD Community Education Room is located at 3272 Main St. in Stratford. Free on-site parking is provided.

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