Health & Wellness Events

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Chair Yoga for Seniors @ Congregational Church of Bound Brook
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
At this series of 8 classes beginning on Tuesday, January 8, you will practice this ancient fitness routine that builds flexibility and strength, and relieves pain associated with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, back and neck … Continue reading Chair Yoga for Seniors
10:00 am
Your genes are not your destiny! Learn the foods that will lower your risks for developing heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases. Mindful eating strategies for home and restaurants will also be discussed. Light … Continue reading HealthHike Walking Program: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet….Practical Nutrition Tips for Healthy Living
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
 
Better Breather’s Club @ Steeple Chase Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
These group meetings promote the management of COPD and other chronic lung disease (i.e. asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer). They offer a sense of belonging and hope with the aim of improving quality of life. … Continue reading Better Breather’s Club
Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar @ Steeple Chase Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Join bariatric surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset to learn about your weight loss surgery options, including detailed information about gastric banding, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass. To register call 1-888-9584 Glenn Forrester, … Continue reading Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar
Blast!: Babysitter Lessons and Safety training @ Fuld Auditorium Somerset Medical Center
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am
This course provides teenagers ages 11+ with everything they need to know to care for younger children, including sitter tips for working with parents and kids, safety, caregiving and first aid. Each student receives a … Continue reading Blast!: Babysitter Lessons and Safety training
National Child Health Day: Keeping Mom and Baby Healthy @ Bridgewater Commons Mall Center Court
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
10:00 am
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset recognizes the importance of early childhood prevention in promoting health and well-being. At this table exhibit, learn recommended strategies to keep mom and baby healthy. Mothers may obtain free … Continue reading National Child Health Day: Keeping Mom and Baby Healthy
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
9:00 am
The support of the school counselor can be very helpful to a student victim of sexual assault. Many victims worry about how their family and/or friends will react. It is important to let the student … Continue reading When Is It Mandatory To Report A Sexual Assault In New Jersey?
See the Future: Innovations in Glaucoma Care @ Fuld Auditorium, RWJ University Hospital Somerset
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Understand the different types of glaucoma, risk factors, strategies to prevent and/or delay progression, symptoms, MIGS and the various treatment options, including selective laser trabeculoplasty. To register call 1-888-637-9584 Josepth Kaspareck, MD, opthalmologist
12:00 pm
During this webinar discover strategies to reduce risk factors for heart disease, the significance of prevention, the differences in signs and symptoms of a heart attack between men and women, causes of heart disease, diagnosis … Continue reading Webinar – Women & Coronary Disease: Your Best Interest at Heart
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Understand cardiomyopathy, the different types (i.e. dilated, hypertropic, peripartum and restrictive), modifiable and unmodifiable risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tools, the latest treatments and prevention strategies. A light breakfast will be served. To register … Continue reading HealthHike Walking Program: Have a Big Heart? Enlarge your Understanding of Cardiomyopathy
Stroke Support Group @ 4 West Conference Room
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
No pre-registration is required.
Making Youth Agencies Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention @ Somerset County Human Services Building
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
Making youth agencies partners in youth suicide prevention 2-8-19 This presentation focuses on the critical but limited role agencies have in the suicide prevention process with emphasis on the following: Empowering youth agency staff and volunteers … Continue reading Making Youth Agencies Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention