Health & Wellness Events

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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
At this 8-week course on Thursday mornings you will practice easy, low-impact movements to improve balance, flexibility and strength, and reduce stress through moving meditation. A medical release form is required. To register call 1-888-637-9584. Don … Continue reading Tai Chi
Stroke Support Group 2:00 pm
Stroke Support Group
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pre-registration is not required. For more information visit somersetmedicalcenter.com/support for more information.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group 7:00 pm
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
DO YOU HAVE A FAMILY MEMBER WITH MENTAL ILLNESS? NAMI National/NAMI NJ/NAMI Somerset County Can Help… NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives … Continue reading National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group
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RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons 9:00 am
RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us in the food court of the Bridgewater Commons Mall for the next RWJ HealthPro Hike featuring Dr. Fisayo Tunde from OB GYN Specialty Care, an RWJ Somerset Physician Enterprise partner. Dr. Tunde specializes … Continue reading RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons
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Aquacize 10:30 am
Aquacize
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
At this 7-week series of classes enjoy a water exercise program that soothes arthritis pain, strengthens joints, and improves range of motion and lung capacity. A medical release form is required. To register call 1-888-637-9584. Ellen … Continue reading Aquacize
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group 1:00 pm
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Chair Yoga for Seniors 10:30 am
Chair Yoga for Seniors
Nov 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
At this 7-week course on Tuesday mornings you will practice an ancient fitness routine that builds flexibility and strength, and relieves pain associated with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, back and neck strain. A medical release form is … Continue reading Chair Yoga for Seniors
Men’s Cancer Support Group 11:00 am
Men’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
No Pre-registration is required. Call 908-658-5400, ext. 102 for more information. In partnership with The Cancer Support Community of Central New Jersey.
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This is a staff facilitated discussion group open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.
Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar 6:30 pm
Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join bariatric surgeon at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset for a free seminar to learn about your weight loss surgery options, including detailed information about gastric banding, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. To register … Continue reading Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group 7:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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RWJ HealthHike Meeting: AMC Theatres 10:00 am
RWJ HealthHike Meeting: AMC Theatres
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us and enjoy a light breakfast while discovering risk factors and causes of diabetes as well as strategies for prevention and management with Welda Joseph, RN, MSN, APN, and Diabetes Center Nurse educator at RWJ … Continue reading RWJ HealthHike Meeting: AMC Theatres
Aquacize 10:30 am
Aquacize
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
At this 7-week series of classes enjoy a water exercise program that soothes arthritis pain, strengthens joints, and improves range of motion and lung capacity. A medical release form is required. To register call 1-888-637-9584. Ellen … Continue reading Aquacize
Fast Fall Family Meals 6:30 pm
Fast Fall Family Meals
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fast Fall Family Meal Workshop: Get healthy meals on the table fast using your oven and stove with these techniques – sheet pan roasting, meal packets, and skillet cooking.  During the workshop attendees will review … Continue reading Fast Fall Family Meals
Multiple Myeloma Support Group 7:00 pm
Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information call 908-876-3967. In partnership with the International Myeloma Foundation.
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Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting 9:00 am
Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Healthier Somerset Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month except August.  Meetings are held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Cancer Center.  This meeting is not open to the … Continue reading Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting
Fast Fall Family Meals 11:00 am
Fast Fall Family Meals
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Canning in Glass Jars: (Cranberry Sauce) Workshop Learn the basics of home canning in jars – safety, equipment selection and procedures.  Participants will make and can cranberry sauce.  Bring a small box (about 4 inches … Continue reading Fast Fall Family Meals
Diabetes Support Group: Diabetes Management Update 6:30 pm
Diabetes Support Group: Diabetes Management Update
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Call 908-685-2846 #1 to register. Leon Shulman, MD, Endocrinologist and Diabetes Center Medical Director
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RWJ Nature Walk: Duke Farms 9:00 am
RWJ Nature Walk: Duke Farms
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Learn about the Duke Farms property and family history from an experienced docent as we explore the beauty of the grounds while enjoying the fresh air and camaraderie of group exercise. We will meet at … Continue reading RWJ Nature Walk: Duke Farms
Walking Home: Planning Your End-of-Life Journey 9:00 am
Walking Home: Planning Your End-of-Life Journey
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let’s Start the Conversation. Documenting Your Choices-Legal Advice. Addressing Spiritual concerns. Navigating Hospice and Palliative Care. Registration Requested at: 908-766-0180
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AARP Driver Safety Program 8:30 am
AARP Driver Safety Program
Nov 13 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Participants will learn techniques to prevent accidents and/or tickets at this AARP defensive driving course. Certificates awarded upon completion of the course entitle participants to an auto insurance discount. Includes light breakfast and lunch. To … Continue reading AARP Driver Safety Program
Free Anxiety/Depression Screening 3:00 pm
Free Anxiety/Depression Screening
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carrier Clinic® offers free, confidential depression and anxiety screenings throughout the year. Attendees will receive a free, confidential screening conducted by a licensed therapist and information/referrals for services. Reservations are not necessary.
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This is a staff facilitated discussion group open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.
Night of Conversation in Somerville 6:30 pm
Night of Conversation in Somerville
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Nutrition and Supplements: Finding the Right Balance 7:00 pm
Nutrition and Supplements: Finding the Right Balance
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presented by Living Plate, a group of Registered Dietitians and Chefs.  FREE-Registration Requested at www.chesterlib.org OR www.livingplate.org. Sponsored by the Bernards Township Health Department. Questions call: 908-204-2520
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group 7:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings 9:00 am
Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
A registered nurse and dietitian will be available to answer questions about diabetes management and meal planning.  Pre-registration is not required. Fasting is not required.
Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings 9:00 am
Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
A registered nurse and dietitian will be available to answer questions about diabetes management and meal planning. Fasting is not required. Pre-registration is not required.
Women’s Cancer Support Group 11:30 am
Women’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
No pre-registration required. Lunch is provided at the first meeting of each month only. Please bring your lunch to the second meeting of the month.
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Holiday Brunch, Nutrition and Cooking Class 1:30 pm
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Holiday Brunch, Nutrition and Cooking Class
Nov 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Registration is required. 908-927-8721
Men’s Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Men’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
No pre-registration is required. Call 908-658-5400, ext. 102 for more information. In partnership with The Cancer Support Community of Central New Jersey.
2nd Annual Night of Conversation in Hillsborough 7:00 pm
2nd Annual Night of Conversation in Hillsborough
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group 7:30 pm
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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2018 Worksite Wellness Breakfast — Postponed 8:30 am
2018 Worksite Wellness Breakfast — Postponed
Nov 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Worksite Wellness Breakfast Has Been Postponed The Workplace Wellness Breakfast scheduled for Thursday, November 15th, has been postponed. We are working to reschedule the event for a later date and will share the updated details … Continue reading 2018 Worksite Wellness Breakfast — Postponed
Get Hip to Anterior Hip Replacements 12:30 pm
Get Hip to Anterior Hip Replacements
Nov 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Understand conditions that affect hip joints, causes of hip damage, treatments, when to consider hip replacement, a new minimally invasive surgical approach called anterior hip replacement, the difference between total and anterior replacement surgeries, the … Continue reading Get Hip to Anterior Hip Replacements
Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce 6:30 pm
Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Canning in Glass Jars: (Cranberry Sauce) Workshop Learn the basics of home canning in jars – safety, equipment selection and procedures.  Participants will make and can cranberry sauce.  Bring a small box (about 4 inches … Continue reading Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce
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Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce 10:00 am
Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Canning in Glass Jars: (Cranberry Sauce) Workshop Learn the basics of home canning in jars – safety, equipment selection and procedures.  Participants will make and can cranberry sauce.  Bring a small box (about 4 inches … Continue reading Canning in Glass Jars: Cranberry Sauce
Live Webinar: Fuming Over Smokeless Tobacco Products: Quit While You’re Ahead 12:00 pm
Live Webinar: Fuming Over Smokeless Tobacco Products: Quit While You’re Ahead
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Understand how smoking and smokeless tobacco impact overall health, the common types of smokeless tobacco products (chewing tobacco, snuff, etc.), increased risk factors for other conditions, the impact of second-hand smoke on the lungs, the … Continue reading Live Webinar: Fuming Over Smokeless Tobacco Products: Quit While You’re Ahead
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RWJ Ranger Walk: Somerset County Parks 9:00 am
RWJ Ranger Walk: Somerset County Parks
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Discover the newest park in the Somerset County Park system with an expert Park Ranger leading our group walk around a 2.25 mile paved loop trail at Skillman Park (off Route 601 in the Skillman … Continue reading RWJ Ranger Walk: Somerset County Parks
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Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting 8:45 am
Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting
Nov 20 @ 8:45 am – 10:30 am
Healthier Somerset meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Steeplechase Cancer Center, with networking and a light breakfast from 8:15-8:45 a.m.  The meeting begins promptly at 8:45 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 … Continue reading Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting
Young Women’s Cancer Support Group 9:30 am
Young Women’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
For women under 45 years old.
Parkinson’s Support Group 12:00 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Support group for Parkinson’s patients and families. No pre-registration required.
Alzheimer’s Support Group 1:00 pm
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
If a family member or other relation has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder, discover the available community resources, learn from others who are going through similar experiences and obtain additional … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Support Group
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Wigs and Accessories 1:00 pm
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Wigs and Accessories
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In partnership with American Cancer Society.
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This is a staff facilitated discussion group open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group 7:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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Aerobics for the Mind: Alzheimer’s 101 10:00 am
Aerobics for the Mind: Alzheimer’s 101
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed. Planning for the future, coping with behavioral … Continue reading Aerobics for the Mind: Alzheimer’s 101
Bariatric Support Group 6:30 pm
Bariatric Support Group
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This group is for anyone considering bariatric surgery, pre-op and post-op.
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This is a staff facilitated discussion group open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group 7:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Family Support Group
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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Women’s Cancer Support Group 11:30 am
Women’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
No pre-registration required. Lunch is provided at the first meeting of each month only. Please bring your lunch to the second meeting of the month.
Men’s Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Men’s Cancer Support Group
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
No pre-registration is required. Call 908-658-5400, ext. 102 for more information. In partnership with The Cancer Support Community of Central New Jersey.
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