Discover health and wellness events in Somerset County provided by our Partners and Coalition members. Partner With Us to learn more.

2022 Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards

TD Bank Ballpark 860 E. Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ

Healthier Somerset will present the annual “Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards” on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the TD Bank Ballpark.

$25

Stroke Support Group

Online Support Group

All stroke survivors, their families and caregivers are invited to join our Stroke Support Group. Our multidisciplinary Stroke Center team will provide educational information and answer your questions. To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=26412

Free

Driver Safety Program 

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset | RWJBarnabas Health 110 Rehill Ave., Somerville, NJ

Learn techniques to prevent accidents and/or tickets in this AARP defensive driving course. Certificates awarded upon completion of the course may entitle participants to an auto insurance discount.   RWJUH Somerset - MCC Operations Room, $35  (AARP Member Discount accepted) To register, call 908-685-2814.   Breakfast and lunch included.

$35

Staying Ahead of Brain Cancer

Online

Discover the risk factors for brain cancer, causes, the different types, signs & symptoms, diagnostic tools such as CAT scan, MRI, etc., treatments, prognosis and prevention strategies.  Hear from a patient who is battling glioblastoma. Eshan Patel, MD, hematologist and oncologist Leo Weisheit, glioblastoma warrior Roxanne Black Weisheit, Leo’s wife and advocate To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=26727 …

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Free

Better Breathers’ Club

Online Support Group

Promotes the management of COPD and other chronic lung disease (i.e. asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer), offers a sense of belonging and hope and aims to improve quality of life. To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=26409

Free

Skin Cancer Screening

Somerset Family Practice @ 110 Rehill Avenue Somerset Family Practice @ 110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876

For those who have not seen a dermatologist in the last two years and have not been diagnosed with skin cancer. Smita Agarwal, MD, dermatologist Somerset Family Practice Call 908-685-2814 for appointment

Free
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Virtual Bariatric Support Group

Online Support Group

Anyone who is considering bariatric surgery as well as post-surgical patients are welcome to attend. The group will discuss topics such as healthy meal ideas; mindful eating; emotional eating; the importance of exercise; surviving the holidays; smart shopping and how to eat healthy while dining out. Tia Hagins, RD, community nutritionist   To register for …

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Free

Building Trust with Your Healthcare Provider

Online

Understand the importance of the physician-patient relationship, how to select the appropriate doctor, strategies to build trust and how to enhance communication to maximize your health and well-being. Melissa Richardson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, nurse practitioner/nurse manager To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=26728   Offered in collaboration with Friends Health Connection.

Free

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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