Patient Stories at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) It is never easy to care for an ailing parent, however, Jeff and Kim Price of Monmouth Beach found that with the help of Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) and Drs. Singh and Mohan that weight was lifted a bit. Read Jeff & Kim's story. Cancer By looking at 49-year-old Tina Pilot, she seemed to be the picture of good health. The star softball player in high school was in the best shape of her life and rarely ever got sick. Read Tina's story. Cardiac Rehab Ronald Gray, Executive Vice President of Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America, felt that he was in pretty good shape physically up until recently. Read Ronald's story. Emergency Department Better Health Member, Bernadette DeFalco, 78, could not say more about the outstanding service she received in the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) Emergency Department. Read Bernadette's story. Just before his 86th birthday, Joe Grysko suffered a stroke. He didn’t know what was happening. He collapsed and grabbed the kitchen counter. Luckily, he was cooking dinner for a friend and she called 911 right away Read Joe's story. Geriatrics The thing most important to Olga Zayas-Ortiz is her family. The youngest of ten siblings and the mother of two, she has always been a caregiver at her core and easily recognizes those who are true caregivers as well.. Read Olga's story. Unexpected trips to the hospital can be unsettling. But, when Lakewood resident Bob Hertzendorf brought his beloved wife Phyllis in for emergency treatment, he was immediately impressed by the level of care and compassion. Read Bob's story. For the past few years, Jeri Hadley has taken advantage of educational opportunities offered through the Better Health Senior Membership Program including lunch-and-learn sessions with hospital physicians and nutritionists and one-on-one consultations with a geriatrician. Read Jeri's story. Surgery After burger night with his wife, Tom Ryan began having abdominal pain which he quickly wrote off as indigestion. When there was no relief from the pain several hours later, he and his wife, Carol, decided it was time to call 911. Read Tom's story. Sean is a man "on the go.” And there’s no slowing down on weekends as the active 49-year-old plays pickup basketball every Sunday morning. During a recent game, he suddenly felt a stabbing pain in the back of his leg. At first he thought someone had kicked him, but then he heard what he calls “the proverbial snap.” Read Sean's story. Wound Care In some ways, Austin Reid is your typical 15-year-old. The Southern Regional High School sophomore is on the cross country and track teams and enjoys watching The Walking Dead. Read Austin's story.