Health & Wellness Events

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RWJ HealthHike Walking: The Benefits of Walking …Making Strides Towards Wellness 10:00 am
RWJ HealthHike Walking: The Benefits of Walking …Making Strides Towards Wellness
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for the season kick-off of the HelathHike Walking program. Enjoy a light breakfast while learning the health benefits of walking, walking mechanics, strategies to avoid injury, and tips to fit more steps into … Continue reading RWJ HealthHike Walking: The Benefits of Walking …Making Strides Towards Wellness
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Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation’s 20 Year Anniversary Celebration 6:00 pm
Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation’s 20 Year Anniversary Celebration
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation's 20 Year Anniversary Celebration @ Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation | Franklin Township | New Jersey | United States
YOU’RE INVITED 6:00 – 8:00PM Thursday, October 4th 399 Campus Drive, Somerset Please join Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation to celebrate 20 years of helping our community enjoy better health.  This Appreciation Event is our way … Continue reading Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation’s 20 Year Anniversary Celebration
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group 7:00 pm
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group
Oct 4 @ 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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Friends and Family CPR 10:00 am
Friends and Family CPR
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The American Heart Association’s classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a … Continue reading Friends and Family CPR
Make Time for Mammography 6:00 pm
Make Time for Mammography
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
According to Susan G. Komen, breast cancer mortality in black women was 42 percent higher than in other women  from 2010-2014. In this special seminar for African American women, discover causes of the increased mortality, strategies … Continue reading Make Time for Mammography
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group 7:30 pm
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting 9:00 am
Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting
Oct 11 @ 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
Better Breather’s Club 10:30 am
Better Breather’s Club
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Promotes the management of COPD and other chronic lung diseases (i.e. asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer). Offers a sense of belonging and hope and aims to improve quality of life. To register call 1-888-637-9584. … Continue reading Better Breather’s Club
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Flu Vaccinations 9:00 am
Flu Vaccinations
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
For adults age 18 and older. Participants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is not required.
RWJ Nature Walk: Duke Farms 9:00 am
RWJ Nature Walk: Duke Farms
Oct 13 @ 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
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Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Look Good, Feel Better 5:43 pm
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Look Good, Feel Better
Oct 15 @ 5:43 pm – 6:43 pm
In partnership with American Cancer Society. Call 1-800-227-2345 to register.
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Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting 8:45 am
Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
For women under 45 years old.
Alzheimer’s Support Group 1:00 pm
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In partnership with American Cancer Society.
The 11th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event: Your Healthiest Healthy: 8 Easy Ways to Take Control, Help Prevent and Fight Cancer, and Live a Longer, Cleaner, Happier Life 5:30 pm
The 11th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event: Your Healthiest Healthy: 8 Easy Ways to Take Control, Help Prevent and Fight Cancer, and Live a Longer, Cleaner, Happier Life
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Discover your risk factors for breast cancer, signs and symptoms, the latest state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment such as 3D mammography, stages of breast cancer and available treatments. Samantha Harris, breast cancer survivor and former co-host of … Continue reading The 11th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event: Your Healthiest Healthy: 8 Easy Ways to Take Control, Help Prevent and Fight Cancer, and Live a Longer, Cleaner, Happier Life
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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How Breast Care Treatments are Tailored to the Individual 12:00 pm
How Breast Care Treatments are Tailored to the Individual
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Discover why not every breast cancer patient gets the same treatment. Includes lunch, a raffle and giveaways. To register call 1-888-637-9584. Cynthia Lee MD, breast surgeon
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Free Alcohol Dependency Screening 3:00 pm
Free Alcohol Dependency Screening
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carrier Clinic® offers free, confidential alcohol dependency 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.
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RWJ Ranger Walk: Natirar Park 9:00 pm
RWJ Ranger Walk: Natirar Park
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Experience the rich culture and history of the former Ladd Estate that is now Natirar Park, located in the scenic hills of Somerset County. Explore beautiful wooded areas, fields, and meadows as we walk the … Continue reading RWJ Ranger Walk: Natirar Park
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Bariatric Support Group 6:30 pm
Bariatric Support Group
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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Friends and Family CPR 10:00 am
Friends and Family CPR
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The American Heart Association’s classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a … Continue reading Friends and Family CPR
Women’s Cancer Support Group 11:30 am
Women’s Cancer Support Group
Oct 24 @ 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: Cooking with Honey, Nutrition and Cooking Class 1:30 pm
Steeplechase Cancer Center Event: Cooking with Honey, Nutrition and Cooking Class
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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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Seno Sanos 6:30 pm
Seno Sanos
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Aprenda sobre el cancer del seno, especialmente metodos para reducir los riesgos y la importancia de mamografia. Para inscribirse o mas informacioin, llame a Nancy Ugalde at 908-685-2589
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RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons 9:00 am
RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us in the food court of the Bridgewater Commons Mall for the next RWJ HealthPro Hike featuring John Jacobi, an Orthopedic Physician Assistant with RWJ Somerset Physician Enterprise. Enjoy a brief presentation with Q&A … Continue reading RWJ HealthPro Hike: Bridgewater Commons
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Somerset County 2018 Health & Wellness Expo 3:00 pm
Somerset County 2018 Health & Wellness Expo
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This free event is offered in October in observance of Healthier Somerset Month. The Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition engages health and wellness companies as well as other community partners countywide in an effort to … Continue reading Somerset County 2018 Health & Wellness Expo
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group 6:30 pm
Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a parent facilitated discussion group.
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