Health & Wellness Events

Oct
7
Mon
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
9
Wed
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct
18
Fri
Not Just For Likes
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Presented by : Olamide Margarucci, MS/MFT

Somerset County Family Crisis Intervention Unit

This presentation will start the conversation about the effects of social media use on mental health, specifically focusing on youth ages 10 to 21. Participants will learn about the significance of Generation Z, popular social media platforms, body image, self-esteem, effects on anxiety and depression, mindful use of social media, and what parents and providers can do to support youth.

Not Just For Likes

 

 

Oct
22
Tue
Lessons for Long Life
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lessons for Long Life @ Rutgers Cooperative Exetension of Somerset County

Would you like to live a long, healthy, and active life? Then come and learn lessons from around the world of people living 100 years or more. Find out about their  approaches to life—attitude, food, and activity—that results in better health and longevity.

Includes demonstration and tasting of foods linked to health.

Payment is required before the class; information after you register.

Registration deadline is October 17, 2019

Sorry no credit or debit cards and no refunds within 7 days of class.

 

Oct
29
Tue
5th Annual Somerset County Wellness Expo
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) will offer to businesses a countywide health & wellness exposition in observance of Healthier Somerset Month in October. This event, held in collaboration with Healthier Somerset, is being provided as a no cost business resource for local companies and their employees. As Somerset County’s premier health and wellness exposition, Expo 2019 will highlight the numerous benefits that can be gained by employers who implement wellness strategies as a component of their business model.

The event is being organized by the SCBP’s Workplace Wellness Committee, which comprises healthcare professionals and local service providers, who understand that wellness strategies are a proven tool that help employees gain greater productivity and effectiveness in the workplace.

The 2019 Expo will provide employees, HR professionals, and business owners with key resources to benefit their staff and to assist them with carrying out employer-based wellness approaches. This will include preventative health screenings and exhibits to demonstrate a “how to” model for executing a wellness fair live-in-action. The information to be presented is appropriate for businesses of all sizes.

Contact:    Somerset County Business Partnership at 908.218.4300

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Nov
4
Mon
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
7
Thu
Homemade Pasta 101
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homemade Pasta 101 @ Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Want to try making homemade pasta but feel a bit unsure about the process and how it will come out? Learn the basics of making fresh pasta in this hands-on class. Make and taste ricotta cavatelli and sweet potato gnocchi, no pasta machine needed.

Class size is limited. Children age 10 and up are welcome with an adult; limited to 2 children per adult

Registration deadline is November 4, 2019

Payment is required before the class; information after you register. Sorry no credit or debit cards and no refunds within 7 days of class.

 

 

 

Homemade Pasta 101
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Homemade Pasta 101 @ Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Want to try making homemade pasta but feel a bit unsure about the process and how it will come out? Learn the basics of making fresh pasta in this hands-on class. Make and taste ricotta cavatelli and sweet potato gnocchi, no pasta machine needed.

Cost: $15; includes a pasta making board

Registration deadline is November 4, 2019.  Class size is limited. Children age 10 and up are welcome with an adult; limited to 2 children per adult