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Chair Yoga for Seniors

Congregational Church of Bound Brook 209 Church Street, Bound Brook, NJ

This ancient fitness routine builds flexibility and strength and relieves pain associated with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, and back and neck strain. A medical release form is required to participate. Chanchal Arora, certified yoga instructor 8-week course begins: Tuesday, July 5  |  10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Congregational Church of Bound Brook Cost: $48 To …

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Is Dementia a Hidden Risk of Hearing Loss?

Somerville Elks 375 Union Ave, Bridgewater, NJ

According to a John Hopkins study, hearing loss is linked to walking problems, falls and dementia. Understand risk factors for hearing loss, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tools to assess hearing, how hearing loss impacts memory, treatments and preventive strategies. Hearing screenings will be offered afterward. Deborah Fugaro, AuD, CCC/A, audiologist and director, rehabilitation services Wednesday, August 17  |  10 to 11:30 a.m. Somerville Elks, …

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Sports and Exercise Injury Assessment

Iron Peak Sports & Events 137 Mountain View Rd, Hillsborough, NJ

This screening is intended for those dealing with an orthopedic or sports-related injury and those who wish to evaluate their risk of potential injuries. RWJ Somerset physical therapists will be on hand to assess your symptoms and concerns and, based on your results, provide individualized recommendations for care and prevention. RWJUH Somerset physical therapists Thursday, August 18  |  5 to 7 p.m. Iron Peak Sports & …

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Sports and Exercise Injury Assessment

Iron Peak Sports & Events 137 Mountain View Rd, Hillsborough, NJ

This screening is intended for those dealing with an orthopedic or sports-related injury and those who wish to evaluate their risk of potential injuries. RWJ Somerset physical therapists will be on hand to assess your symptoms and concerns and, based on your results, provide individualized recommendations for care and prevention. RWJUH Somerset physical therapists Thursday, August 18  |  5 to 7 p.m. Iron Peak Sports & …

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Chair Yoga for Seniors

Congregational Church of Bound Brook 209 Church Street, Bound Brook, NJ

This ancient fitness routine builds flexibility and strength and relieves pain associated with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, and back and neck strain. A medical release form is required to participate. Chanchal Arora, certified yoga instructor 8-week course begins: Tuesday, July 5  |  10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Congregational Church of Bound Brook Cost: $48 To …

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$48

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Online

Children face many stressors, including bullying and peer pressure to vape or consume other substances. Discover how to help children or youth experiencing challenges or addictions by learning typical adolescent development. A five-step action plan on helping youth in both crisis and noncrisis situations covers anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD) and eating disorders. This includes a 2-hour online course to …

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Chair Yoga for Seniors

Congregational Church of Bound Brook 209 Church Street, Bound Brook, NJ

This ancient fitness routine builds flexibility and strength and relieves pain associated with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines and back and neck strain. A medical release form is required to participate. Chanchal Arora, certified yoga instructor 8-week course begins: Tuesday, September 6 | 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Congregational Church, Bound Brook, $48 To register, call 908.685.2814.

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Aquacize

NJ

This water exercise program soothes arthritis pain, strengthens joints, and improves range of motion and lung capacity. Ellen Helman, certified water fitness instructor 8-week courses begin: Wednesday, September 7, and Monday, September 12 | 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Somerville YMCA, $50 To register, call 908.685.2814.

HEALTHIER SOMERSET 
2022 EVENTS

MONTHLY COALITION MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Coalition meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month except for the month of August virtually or in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.

DATES:  January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, September 20, October 18, and November 15  

ANNUAL MEETING AND RECOGNITION BREAKFAST

Healthier Somerset hosts its Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast each December. Program highlights include a review of coalition activity and recognition of notable accomplishments that advance Healthier Somerset’s mission.

DATE:  December 20 (virtual)

ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month except August. Meetings are held from 9 to 10 a.m. virtually in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.  

DATES:  January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, September 8, October 13,  November 10, and December 8

ANNUAL HEALTHY WORKPLACE RECOGNITION AWARDS

Healthier Somerset will present the annual Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater, NJ. These awards are Somerset County’s sole recognition of employers for their outstanding achievements in implementing worksite wellness programs.

DATE:  June 2, 2022

 

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