Advantage News


Advantage News is a quarterly newsletter for MyHealthy Advantage members. 

Advantage News is not intended to provide medical advice on individual health matters. Please consult your physician for any health concerns.

Spring, 2024

A Lifetime of Service in Southington; How to Honor Veterans Year Round; How to Safely Enjoy the Warmer Weather; Tips for Preventing Dehydration This Spring; How Aquatic Therapy Can Help You Heal From an Injury; Garden Pasta Salad; Special Programs & Events

Winter, 2024

Lovely Rounds with Llew; Continuum of Care at Jerome Home; 4 Ways Seniors Can Rediscover Purpose in Life; The Lens of Dave; With the Colder Months Approaching; Join an Amazing Group; How to Prepare Your Home After a Hospital Stay; Apple Scones and Trivia Time; Winter Events; Managing Loneliness Winter

Fall, 2023

For the love of Art; Ms. Mulberry Gardens Senior Pageant; Finding Friendship…Again; Traveling Couple; Veterans Benefits; Save a Tree / Membership Signup; Best Exercises for Seniors; Fall Events; CarePartners

Spring, 2023

Veteran’s Administration (VA) pension; The Health Benefits of Pets; Does CBD Really Work?; Super Food: Cheerios, Nuts and Dried Fruit Bars; Jerome Home Ribbon Cutting; Spring Cleaning; Early Detection and Treatment; Wellness Collaboration; Five Ways to Start a New Change to: Fitness Journey; Merchant Discounts; Events; Open House Dates

Winter, 2023

Making the Most of Your Medical Provider Appointment; Love for Literature; Veteran’s Corner: How to Honor a Veteran; Direct Access to Physical Therapy; Physical Therapy Helped; How to Avoid Back Injury in Snowy, Icy Conditions; Update – Age Is Just a Number; Merchant Discounts; Events and Programs; Open Houses

Fall, 2022

Comparing your Medicare options can save you money; Ms. Mulberry Gardens This Magic Moment; Care Management Corner: Preparing for Fall; Super Food: Herb-Infused Focaccia Bread; Home Safety Solutions; Merchant Discounts; Events and Programs; Open Houses; Obituary Scams

Spring, 2022

Tips for Managing Seasonal Allergies; Age Is Just a Number and
True Love Knows No Bounds; Care Management Corner:
Welcome Spring; Super Food: From the Kitchen of Cedar Mountain Commons; Veteran Benefits; Arbor Rose New Addition; Independence at Home Award; Facebook Live Events; Merchant Discounts; Special Programs & Events; Open Houses

Winter, 2022

Keeping Families Connected in Our System of Care; Care Management Corner: Noticing change after the holiday visits; Summary of Life: Guide to Obituary Writing; Merchant Discounts; Special Programs and Events

Fall, 2021

Mulberry Gardens resident’s genealogy book recaptures 375 years
of her family’s history; Living the GoodLife; Hartford HealthCare adds geriatric care managers to assist navigating the aging process;
Merchant Discounts; Special Programs and Events

Spring, 2021

What Is the Difference Between an HMO Plan and a PPO Plan?; Moving to The Orchards During the Pandemic; It’s Your COVID-19 Vaccination Day - What to Expect; Get Your Annual Physical and Health Screenings Now; GoodLife Fitness Virtually

Winter, 2021

Overcoming the Coronavirus at age 96 and Getting Back to Living
the ‘GoodLife’; Hartford HealthCare’s ‘Partnership for the Ages’ Serves Senior Population in Northwestern Connecticut; Hartford HealthCare Senior Services recognized as Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report; Choosing the Right Private Duty Caregiver; Merchant Discounts; Special Programs and Events

Fall, 2020

Southington Care Center; Cedar Mountain Commons; Medicare Annual Election Period; Virtual Resources; Merchant Discounts; Fall Program and Events.

Summer, 2020

Medicare coverage simplified; Kick hip and knee pain: new precision in joint replacement surgery with Mako robotic-arm assisted surgery; Opportunities in telemedecine; Exercise for your health; Special programs and events.

Spring, 2020

Pursuing a lifelong hobby: Joseph Yurcak, woodcarver at The Orchards at Southington.
Which is stronger: metal or human bone? Dr. Mark Shekhman discusses how to improve the probability of a long-lasting joint replacement.
Ending loneliness: Finding a meaningful life
Superfood: Nutrition tips and recipes from the kitchen at The Orchards

Winter, 2020

Assisted Living and your Pets; Charlotte Hungerford Volunteer Couple; Maintain Your Brain; Nutrition Tips for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Fall, 2019

Ms. Senior Mulberry Gardens – 10th Mulberry Gardens Pageant showcases lives and legacies; Member Highlight – Center for Hospice Care joins Hartford HealthCare; When a Loved One Dies – Important guidelines to prepare for a loved one’s death; Reducing Salt – It’s easy, delicious and… healthier

Summer, 2019

Calendar of Events

Spring, 2019

Apple Watch and AFib; GoodLife Fitness Gets Fisherman Back in Action; ‘Soundtrack to My Life’ Tells Musical Life Stories of Jefferson House Residents;
A Geriatric Care Manager Just Might Be the Best Move; Memory Screening for
Dementia-Related Diseases: Simple and Easy

Winter, 2019

Pet visitors; Cooking for one for fun; Three HHC Senior Services skilled nursing facilities were recognized as Best; Flu season is here; Health-minded people turn to YMCA program to thwart diabetes; Medication safety ensures the most effective outcome

Fall, 2018

How to choose the right Medicare plan; Ms. Senior Mulberry; Lower your Blood Pressure; Can Acid Reflux Cause Cancer?; Safe Steps Fall Prevention Program

Summer, 2018

Calendar of Events

Spring, 2018

Volunteer credits Jerome Home and GoodLife Fitness for his recovery; Laughter with LeaAnn; Exercise Program, Now Covered by Insurance, Beats Surgery for
Peripheral Artery Disease

Winter, 2018

Burlington residents value relationship with Southington Care Center; GoodLife Fitness supports member in weight loss journey; New Hyperbaric Chambers Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Radiation Injuries

Fall, 2017

Center for Healthy Aging expands its reach; Knowing when assisted living may be “The Right Choice”; Hartford HealthCare at Home veterans liaison connects veterans to resources; Seniors are feeling the benefits of GoodLife Fitness at Cedar Mountain Commons 

Spring, 2017

If you’re over 50, eating right doesn’t have to be complicated; Music therapy embraces new technologies to engage residents and staff; Bridge the gap between mental health care and in-home services 

Winter, 2017

Veterans recognized at Cedar Mountain Commons ceremony; Friendship is good for the heart; New program enhances Hartford HealthCare at Home’s services; Hartford HealthCare Senior Services skilled nursing facilities achieve national rating

Fall, 2016

Healthy aging services at Windham; Telerehab; Shots aren't just for kids; Home Sweet Home

Spring, 2016

Post shingles pain relief; New 'spa' for Jerome Home; Naturopathic treatments; Conversation of a lifetime

Winter 2016

Aquatic Therapy at Southington Care Center

Fall 2015

Regaining strength at Southington Care Center

Summer 2015

Calendar of Events

Winter 2015

Central Connecticut Senior Health Services awarded grant to expand services at Center for Healthy Aging 

Fall 2014

Living longer and healthier while enjoying life

Spring 2014

Coordination of care eases transition for accomplished resident

Winter 2014

Vestibular therapy helps clients gain balance and confidence

Southington Care Center