News & Events

December 2013


Vol. 42, No. 52

Holiday meal brings Backus together

Camaraderie, holiday cheer and tradition. These are just a few of the sentiments celebrated at the annual Backus holiday meal. The dinner, which was served to hundreds of hospital staffers and volunteers on Wednesday, Dec. 18, features a great menu prepared by the talented Food And Nutrition staff and served by the Backus management team.


Vol. 42, No. 51

Welcome to Backus

Welcome to Backus is the theme of this video which was presented at the Hartford HealthCare State of the System...

How to Avoid Holiday Stress

The holidays are happy and festive times. But for some they can be stressful. Learn how to avoid the holiday...


Vol. 42, No. 50

Nuts: A Nutritional Powerhouse

Sometimes you feel like a nut…and that’s a good thing. Health experts, including dietitian Jennifer Fetterley in the latest Backus...

Sandy Hook One Year Later

On the one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook, the horrific event remains in the news and the psyche of Connecticut and...


Vol. 42, No. 49