Upcoming May Health Education Programs at Community Medical Center
Community Medical Center offers programs to help you improve or maintain
April 25, 2017, Toms River, NJ - Knowledge can be one of the best tools
available to improve or maintain your health. Community Medical Center,
an RWJBarnabas Health facility, offers a variety of programs to help educate
you and your loved ones about your health or procedures you are considering.
Our programs are led by expert teams dedicated to improving the health
and wellness of the community we serve.
The Center for Bariatrics will hold an informational seminar for those
considering weight loss surgery on Monday, May 1 at 6 pm in the Auditorium
at Community Medical Center, 99 Route 37 West, Toms River. Attendees will
learn about surgical weight loss treatments and support services offered
at the hospital. A support group will be held at 7 pm. The seminar and
support group are free, but pre-registration is required by call 1.888.724.7123.
The Center for Diabetes, located at Riverwood Plaza, Building 1, Third
Floor, 67 Route 37 West in Toms River, offers a variety of classes and
support groups to help individuals gain control and successfully manage
diabetes. The Diabetes Support Group will be held on Monday, May 15 at
1:30 pm, and the Insulin Pump Support Group will be held on Tuesday, May
16 at 7 pm. This month’s topic for both groups will be ‘Tools
for Dealing with the Stress of Diabetes.’ For more information or
to register, call 732.349.5757.
The J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical Center
is dedicated to helping individuals diagnosed with cancer achieve the
title of ‘survivor’. The center offers a variety of support
groups and services caring for the physical and psychosocial needs of
patients and their families.
This month, the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better,
a hair, makeup and skin care workshop for women dealing with the side
effects of chemotherapy and radiation, will be held on Monday, May 8 at
10 am. The ‘Nutrition & Your Cancer Diagnosis’ seminar,
an oncology nutrition class for those newly diagnosed with cancer, will
be held on Wednesday, May 10 at 10 am. For more information about these
and other support groups or programs, call 732.557.2702.
The Total Joint and Spine Institute is dedicated to helping relieve pain,
restore your independence and return you to your daily activities. Join
Joseph Tauro, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon on Thursday, May
11 at 5:30 pm in the Auditorium at Community Medical Center for a discussion
on what “next day” hip, knee or shoulder replacement surgery
means and who is a candidate. Learn how using new surgical techniques
you can get up and moving, and home the next day. Pre-registration is
required for this free event by calling 732.557.8194.