A series of live television events from CPTV in which local experts help us find smart ways to make big decisions, solve problems, and ace the biggest test of all: LIFE!

Heart Matters
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More people die of heart disease than any other disease in the world, and the type of heart disease people have, why they have it, and how it’s treated is changing. Life Lessons: Heart Matters explores advancements in treating and preventing heart disease from the perspective of medical experts in Connecticut. It will also examine how simple lifestyles changes may help people protect their heart and get on a path to a longer, healthier life.

Don’t Be a Victim! Fending Off Frauds & Scams
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High–tech scam artists are conning people out of their money…from robocalls capturing personal information to deceptive websites and social media ads that sell phony merchandise.  Learn about the latest scams – on the phone, online and even in the mail – and protect yourself from fraud.

Cancer Today & Beyond
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Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Learn basic facts about cancer as well as in-depth information you can use – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Healthy Hips & Knees
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A panel of experts walks us through the most common knee and hip ailments and their symptoms, possible treatments and various surgical options. You’ll discover tips to help strengthen your hips and knees, and help maintain your mobility and independence for years to come.

New Collar Careers
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Panelists from the Advanced Manufacturing industry and education and school counseling experts will discuss how the journey to manufacturing careers has changed over the years, how the intersection of race, class, economic opportunity and issues of inclusion factor into the industry, and how a mindset change can help fill the need for skilled and driven talent.

Facing Down Opioid Addiction
Our expert panel dispels the myths and confusion around treatments and programs for opioid addiction, explores effective medical options and services, and highlights the support systems available to loved ones.

A Vibrant Retirement
Whether you’re ready to move to a senior community in the next few years or five years down the line, it’s important to become acquainted with your options. What financial and legal considerations are there? What’s the difference between assisted living communities and life plan communities?

Understanding Paid Family Leave
All workers, at some point, need to take time off to care for their newborn, their family members, or themselves, but many cannot afford to miss a paycheck. Paid family leave gives them the ability to care for their loved ones, keep their job, and pay the bills. Hear from a panel of experts who discuss this issue and how Connecticut families are affected.