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We at VNA Northwest strive to be an active and supportive force in strengthening the communities we serve. For current information and to take part in the programs we offer, see our calendar below. For information on any of the activities listed, please contact us.

Hospice Volunteer Training is scheduled for May 2 - June 20th. Please see the Home page for complete details.

 

Please scroll down for Bend & Stretch and Blood Pressure Clinics
 
Bereavement Support Group to meet at VNA Northwest office, 607 Bantam Rd., Unit F, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, at 1:00 PM. Call Elizabeth Tanner-Horn, Social Worker, or Joanne White, Hospice Director, for more information.
 
LIVE WELL Workshops for Individuals with Chronic Conditions or Their Caregivers

Limited number of participants. Please call us to ask questions about the program: (860) 567-6000 or 860-364-4424. The program covers a new topic each week and provides opportunities for interaction and group problem solving. Topics include: Managing Difficult Emotions, Better Breathing, Communication, Fitness and Exercise, Nutrition, and Working with your Health Care Professional.

 

18th Annual Golf Tournament

Watch for details on the 18th annual golf tournament to be held on September 18, 2017.

 

2017 Fall Risk Assessment Clinics (Open to the Public at no charge -- funded by a grant from the Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention )

During this program a therapist will describe various risk factors that can lead to a fall and will explain and demonstrate some safety measuers and tools that individuals can use to protect themselves from accident or injury. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for participants to receive personal reviews of their medications and blood pressure checks by a nurse, as well as the opportunity for individual fall risk assessments by a therapist.

Torrington - Sullivan Sr. Center - March 15th 2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Please call 860-489-2211 to make a reservation.

Winsted - Winsted Sr. Center -June 8th - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Please call 860-379-4252 to make reservation.

2017 Bend & Stretch and Tai Chi Clinics      

Bend and Stretch - 6 weeks -* unless otherwise noted (1 hour per week)

Bantam - Bantam Village - Thursdays 3-4:00 p.m. March 16th - April 20th. This program is paid for by funding from The Litchfield VNA. Please call 860-567-4438 to make a reservation.

Bethlehem - Memorial Hall Fridays, March 3rd - May 5th 10:00 -11:00 a.m.(No class April 14th) *This is a 9 week program.

Bethlehem - Memorial Hall Fridays Sept. 15th - Nov. 10th. 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.*This is a 9 week program.

Canaan - Mondays 12-1p.m. Beckley House May 1st - June 12th. (No class May 29th) Please call 860-824-7884 to make a reservation.

Cornwall - Bonnie Brook - Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. May 17th - June 21st.

Goshen - Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Camp Cochipianne April 5th - May 10th . Please call 860-491-2249 to make a reservation.

Morris - Morris Sr. Center (two sessions) Mondays, 10 -11:00 a.m. March 20th -April 24th and May 15th - June 26th (No class May 29th) Please call 860-567-7437.

Torrington - Wednesday 3-4p.m. Sullivan Sr. Center - May 3rd - June 7th. Please call 860-489-2211 to make a reservation.

Tai Chi - 12 weeks (two 1 hour sessions per week)

A 12 week commitment is required. Space limited to 10 participants

Designed based on Tai Chi principle classes will include warm ups, Tai Chi movements and discussion. Tai Chi uses gentle motion to streghten the body, relax the mind and reduce the risk of falls.

Bethlehem - Bethlehem Library 9-10:00 a.m. May 12th - July 14th. (No class May 26th)

Litchfield - Litchfield Community Center - Tuesday and Friday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. March 21 - June 13 (no class April 14th)

Torrington - Sullivan Senior Center - Monday and Friday 2:30-3:30 p.m. Mar. 20 - June 16. (No classes April 14 or May 29th) Please call 860-489-2211 to make a reservation.

Warren - Warren Community Center - Thursdays 11- 12 noon April 6th - May 11th Please call 860-868-7881 to make a reservation.

Winsted - Winsted Sr. Center - Tuesday and Thursday 9-10 a.m. March 7th - May 25th. Please call 860-379-4252 to make a reservation.

 

 

Flu Clinics

Shots will also be administered at the agency office on Thursdays, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. starting.

No reservations are necessary.

Cost without insurance: $35. Pneumonia shots: $80. Bring insurance cards if you have Medicare Part B, Aetna, Anthem, or ConnectiCare. Please wear short sleeves.

 

2017 Blood Pressure Clinics     

Bantam........................ Every Thursday
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
VNA Northwest Office, 607 Bantam Road, Unit F
   
Bethlehem..................

Every Wednesday
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Starting March 15th time will be 10:45a.m. - 11:45a.m.
North Purchase Senior Housing, 11 Jackson Lane

   
Cornwall...................... Second Monday of each month
Noon to 1 p.m.
United Church of Christ Parish House, 8 Bolton Hill Road
   
Harwinton.................... First Tuesday of each month
11:30 a.m. - Noon
Senior Center, 209 Weingart Road
   
North Canaan............. First Thursday of each month
9-10 a.m.
Stop & Shop, 11 Main Street
   
North Canaan............. Second Wednesday of each month
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Wangum Senior Housing, 132 Quinn Street
   
North Canaan Last Wednesday of each month
11 a.m. to Noon
Geer Village, Beckley House, 85 S. Canaan Rd.
   
Sharon.......................... Fourth Wednesday of each month
Noon to 1p.m.
St. Bernard Church, 52 New Street
   
Thomaston................... Second Tuesday of each month
  10-11 a.m.
  Grove Manor, 11 Grove Street
   
  Third Thursday of each month
  12:30-1:30 p.m.
  Green Manor, 63 Green Manor
   
Torrington..................... Every Thursday (no clinic Dec. 24, 2015)
  10:30-11:30 a.m.
  Sullivan Senior Center, 88 East Albert Street
   
  Second Wednesday of each month
  10:30-11:30 AM
  Doyle's Medical Supply, 25 Coe Place
   
Warren.........................

First Tuesday of each month
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 Cemetary Road,

   
Washington................

Third Wednesday of each month for the following months: January, February, March (the clinic will be held on Thursday March 9th) May, July, September and October.

11:00 - 12:00 noon
Washington Senior Center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza
 
 
   
 

 

 

 
 
 
Areas we serve:
Bantam, Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Cornwall, Colebrook, Falls Village, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Lakeville, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford,
New Milford, New Preston, Norfolk, Northfield, North Canaan, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Terryville, Thomaston, Torrington,
Warren, Watertown, Washington, Washington Depot, West Cornwall, Winchester, Winsted, Woodbury