Winter 2002
A Wedding Story
Feature Story
It was their youngest son's wedding day—a day that had been months in the planning. The house was full of happy confusion—members of the wedding party, grandchildren, and out-of-town guests all gathered for the big event. Fairfield resident George Cartwright was shaving, and his wife Nan was getting ready to slip on her mother-of-the-groom dress, when suddenly all their plans changed...
In this issue...
What do you call a heart center where the most up-to-date cardiac procedures and open-heart surgeries are performed?

Bridgeport Hospital is a regional referral center for heart surgery. What does this mean? It means that other hospitals send their patients to the Heart Institute for open-heart surgery. Area hospitals know their patients will receive the best, most advanced care from our highly-regarded cardiothoracic surgeons.

My mother, who is disabled and has been in a nursing home, is moving in with my family. We're happy to have her, but nervous. All we know is that she will require more care than we can provide, and that we will all have to make adjustments in our own lives. Where can we go for help and advice?

Tara Nykaza, RN, of United Visiting Nurse Association, responds...


Do you find yourself nodding off after lunch? Do you have a hard time keeping your eyes open? Have you ever drifted off behind the wheel and awakened to find yourself drifting off the road? Does your bed partner wake you up at night to complain that your snoring is keeping him/her awake?

Could you benefit from treatment through the Center for Sleep Medicine?

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