TRIAD offering free conference, ‘Working Mind- Healthy Mind,’ May 20

The West Central Connecticut TRIAD will hold its annual free conference on Wednesday, May 20 at the Bristol Public Library. The theme of this year’s conference is “Working Mind – Healthy Mind: Cognitive Fitness and Your Health.”

This conference is an event to promote healthy living and healthy aging and will feature key-note speakers Stephani Shivers, Alzheimer’s Resource Center, and Dr. Margarita Reyes, Geriatric Medicine. There will also be interactive demonstrations and activities, a viewing of “Alive Inside” at noon, health screenings and more!

The day of the conference, registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and a box lunch will be provided.

RSVP to Emily Barnes at United Way at (860) 582-9559 or

TRIAD brings together law enforcement, older adults, and social, business and community organizations to address the safety needs and concerns of older adults.

The West Central Connecticut TRIAD strives to strengthen community partnerships that help to improve the quality of life, health and safety of older residents of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth/Terryville.

TRIAD is brought to you by the United Way of West Central Connecticut in partnership with its local towns and cities, police departments and senior centers, along with the following organizations: Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Bristol Community Organization; Bristol Hospital; Bristol Housing Authority; Bristol Press; Catholic Charities; Cigna; Community Emergency Response Team (CERT); Countryside Manor of Bristol; Main Street Community Foundation; North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA); Northwest Homecare, People’s Bank; Refuse to be a Victim; Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP); and Village Green of Bristol.

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