CHH Receives $500 from Torrington Municipal & Teachers Federal Credit Union

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Cardiac Rehabilitation Program recently accepted a $500 donation from Torrington Municipal and Teachers Federal Credit Union be used to support services and equipment that help combat heart disease.

Torrington Municipal and Teachers Federal Credit Union Loan Manager Beth Mazza and Marketing Assistant Shaun Zbell recently stopped by Torrington’s Cardiac Rehab Center to present the check to meet the staff and view firsthand the center’s offerings.

“We are so thankful that our friends at the Torrington Municipal and Teachers Federal Credit Union recognize the importance of heart health awareness in women and all people affected by heart disease. these generous funds will be used to support patient and community education and offset the cost of new exercise equipment such as our recumbent bikes.” said Jenna Haley MS, Coordinator at CHH Cardiodiagnostics.

Torrington Municipal and Teachers Federal Credit Union, (TMTFCU) is a not-for-profit, community based, financial cooperative that serves anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Litchfield County. As a full service financial institution located at 777 East Main Street in Torrington, they have the ability to offer a large variety of products and services at a low cost to its members. Visit www.tmtfcu.org for more information.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program is a comprehensive program of exercise, education and support that helps patients make important lifestyle changes, improve their quality of life, and help them and their family learn to live without worry about cardiac disease. The cardiac rehabilitation program is designed for people who are at high risk for coronary artery disease, have had a heart attack, coronary artery by-pass surgery, angioplasty, stent, valve repair/replacement or other forms of heart disease. The CHH Cardiac Rehabilitation team has extensive expertise in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiac risk factor modification and includes cardiologists, cardiac nurses, exercise physiologists, respiratory therapists, registered dietitians, social workers and pharmacists.

CHH Cardiac Rehabilitation is offered at 780 Litchfield Street, Torrington at 860-496-9512 and at the Winsted Health Center, 115 Spencer Street, Winsted at 860-738-6660.

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