Health and Wellness

Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Region Calendar Announcements for OCTOBER 2019

October 1, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, October 1, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

October 1, 2019
NEPTUNE- Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the New Jersey State Police are providing a free Car Seat Fitting Station Tuesday, October 1, 3–7 p.m., in the Jersey Shore Regional Trauma Center, Davis Avenue entrance, 1945 Route 33, Neptune NJ. Child passenger safety technicians will ensure car seats are appropriate for children and assist attendees with proper installation. Registration is not required. For more information, call Christine Frugard, R.N., at 732-776-4715.

October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 and November 5, 2019
FREEHOLD- Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free six week Take Control of Your Health- Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions class. Beginning Tuesday, October 1 (and meeting every following Tuesday for 6 weeks – October 8, 15, 22 & 29 and November 5), 3 – 5:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). This class is a six-week, evidence-based program developed by Stanford University. Manage pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, healthy eating, physical activity, relaxation techniques and more. Receive a free reference book; Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 2, 2019
FREEHOLD- Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Mediterranean Diet class on Wednesday, October 2, at 6-7pm at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall outside of Macys). Attendees will learn the nutritional benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, as well as how to incorporate healthy changes to your meals. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 2, 2019
COLTS NECK – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, October 2, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

October 2, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting free Wellness Screenings Wednesday, October 2, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment. Walk-Ins Welcome.

October 3, 2019
NEPTUNE- Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free educational class on Nutrition and Fitness with Diabetes at 2-3pm in HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn meal planning tips and how to stay active and fit while living with diabetes. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 3, 2019
NEPTUNE- Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free lecture on Breast Cancer Awareness at 6-7pm in HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn how to be proactive with screening, prevention, and associated risk factors for breast cancer. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 3, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jackson Health Village is hosting a free Suffering from Shoulder Pain lecture, Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 a.m.- 12 noon, at 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Learn the different causes and treatment options for shoulder pain and injuries. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 7, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Breast Health Lecture given by Dr. Yolanda Tammaro. Monday October 7, 2pm-3pm, in the Community Room, Ocean Medical Center, 425 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ. Attendees will hear a discussion on prevention, risk factors, treatment options and post-treatment care for breast health. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 7, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free BIG and LOUD lecture Monday, October 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Brick at 1686 Route 88, Brick 08724. Evidence-based exercise programs to improve function, voice and speech, and show motor deterioration in people living with Parkinson’s. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 8, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, October 8, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

October 9, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Exercise and Strength Training lecture, Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Brick at 1686 Route 88, Brick 08724. Learn how cardio and strength training affects your metabolism, and how to leverage both when living with chronic medical issues. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 9, 2019
COLTS NECK – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, October 9, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

October 9, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a Stop Smoking with Hypnosis lecture Wednesday, October 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and developing positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Group session. Fee $30. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 10, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jackson Village is hosting a free Osteoarthritis and Exercise lecture, Thursday, October 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Learn how exercise can help reduce pain and increase mobility while living with osteoarthritis. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 10, 2019
MAHAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free All About Osteoporosis & Exercise lecture Thursday, October 10, 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn proper exercise techniques while living with osteoporosis. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 10, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Breast Cancer Awareness lecture given by Rodney Capiro, M.D., Thursday, October 10, 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Discussion is on prevention, risk factors, and treatment options. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 10, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an ‘MS Connections: Living with MS’ support group meeting Thursday, October 10, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

October 10, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Thursday, October 10, 10:30am – 5pm at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 10th Floor, Conference Rooms C&D. Participants will learn their risk for heart attack and stroke, receive an instant color report and private consultation with a registered nurse. Fee is $49.95. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 10, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Breast Health Lecture given by Dr. Rodney Capiro. Thursday October 10, 2pm-3pm, in the conference room, Tilton Fitness, 700 S Main Street, Manahawkin, NJ. Attendees will hear a discussion on prevention, risk factors, treatment options and post-treatment care for breast health. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990

October 11, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Breast Health Lecture given by Dr. Yolando Tammaro. Friday October 11th, 2pm-3pm, in the Beach Plum conference room, Southern Ocean Medical Center, 1140 Route 72W, Manahawkin, NJ. Attendees will hear a discussion on prevention, risk factors, treatment options and post-treatment care for breast health. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 12, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a Safe at Home by Safe Sitter® training course on Saturday, October 12, 10–11:30am at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Students between grades 4-6 will learn how to practice safe habits when they are home alone, including how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Fee: $15. Space is limited. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 15, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, October 15, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

October 15, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Solutions to Balance Problems lecture, Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn exercises you can do to reduce your risk for falls. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 16, 2019
COLTS NECK – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, October 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

October 16, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free The Power of Yoga class, hosted by a fitness instructor from Tilton Fitness in Jackson, Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Participants will have a full one-hour yoga class, demonstrating different yoga exercises. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 17, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Getting a Leg Up on Varicose Veins lecture given by Habib Khan, M.D., on Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5-6 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Learn the causes and latest treatment options for varicose veins. Screenings will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 17, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a ‘Men Talk’ support group meeting Thursday, October 17, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Meetings are open to men of all ages diagnosed with MS and a variety of topics will be covered including exercise, nutrition, relationships and intimacy. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

October 21, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a Weight Loss with Hypnosis program on Monday, October 21, 7 –8 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Participants will learn how hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted eating habits and develop positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Fee: $30. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 21, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is hosting a free six week course Cancer Thriving & Surviving providing education cancer diagnoses and caring for someone with cancer Monday, October 21, 1:30pm-3:30pm in conference rooms 1 &2, HOPE Tower, 22 Davis Ave, Neptune, NJ. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 22, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, October 22, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

October 23, 2019
COLTS NECK – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, October 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

October 23, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a lecture on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, given by Michael Nakashian, M.D., on Wednesday, October 23, 6:30-7:30pm at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn how to prevent carpal tunnel, recognize the signs and symptoms, as well as treatment options. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 24, 2019
NEPTUNE- Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free lecture on Multiple Sclerosis given by David Duncan, M.D., Program Director of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center Thursday, October 24, at 6-7pm in HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Join Dr. Duncan to learn the latest in diagnosis and treatment options for MS. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 25, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free lecture Multiple Sclerosis given by Tommasina Papa-Rugino, M.D. , Friday, October 25, 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Learn about the latest in diagnosis and treatment options, as well as coping skills while living with MS. Caregivers welcome. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 28, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a lecture on Heart Disease Monday, October 28, 5 -6 pm, at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn about signs & symptoms of heart disease and how men and women can be affected differently. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 29, 2019
NEPTUNE- Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free lecture on Total Joint Replacement given by William Baione, M.D., on Tuesday, October 29 at 6-7pm in HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Join Dr. Baione to learn the latest in diagnosis, treatment options and recovery. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

October 29, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, October 29, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

October 30, 2019
COLTS NECK – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, October 30, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

October 30, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free lecture Cholesterol: Know Your Numbers Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m.- 12 noon in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol, risk factors, what the numbers mean and how you can better manage your cholesterol. Registration is required. To register visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

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