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Wellness and Prevention for the Heart

Greenwich Hospital offers several hospital programs that focus on preventive health care and wellness, including:

  • Richard R. Pivirotto Center for Healthy Living
  • Community Health at Greenwich Hospital
  • Occupational/Corporate Health
  • Center for Behavioral and Nutritional Health

Learn more about these wellness and prevention programs

Classes & events

Wellness and prevention programs and support groups are listed in our online classes and events calendar. Some of these programs are designed to maximize cardiovascular health and physical strength, including:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Medical Fitness Program
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
  • The Nurse Is In
  • In the Kitchen
  • Community Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Stroke Support Group
  • Aphasia Support Group
  • Diabetes Support Group
  • Heart Health Education Group
  • Health Check
  • Bariatric Support Group

See Classes & Events for a listing of all programs above, plus more.


Other heart health programs are offered through private counseling.

Cholesterol Measurement & Pre-Diabetic Metabolic Screening

People with metabolic syndrome, also known as the pre-diabetic state, are at higher risk for developing certain conditions that affect plaque in their blood vessels. This simple screening includes a finger-stick blood draw and measures cholesterol (LDL and HDL), triglycerides and fasting blood sugar. We also measure blood pressure and waist circumference. Immediate test results provided. Open to groups. This screening program is affiliated with the Yale New Haven Hospital Heart and Vascular Center. Call 203-863-3756. There is a fee.

Nutritional Counseling Services

Private counseling and nutritional advice for a variety of needs, including weight control, diabetes management, pregnancy and healthy eating. Find out about the nutritional value of your current diet, plus, get healthy recipes and learn how to plan healthy meals – all from a registered dietitian. For more information or an appointment, call 203-863-2939. There is a fee. Learn more about nutritional counseling services