Monmouth Medical Center, in conjunction with the HealthSouth Rehabilitation
Hospital of Tinton Falls, will host “Mindfulness Meditation” on Wednesday, December 2 beginning at 6 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation
Hospital of Tinton Falls, located at 2 Centre Plaza, off Hope Road, in
With an introduction by Todd. J. Cooperman, MD, FAAPMR, medical director
at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls and section chief
of the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Monmouth
Medical Center, the program will cover how to cope with stress, pain and
illness by using “moment-to-moment awareness.”
Antia Pfisterer, LCSW, of Little Silver Behavioral Health and program facilitator
for the Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, will discuss
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) techniques developed by Jon
Kabat-Zinn which can help people better understand and work with all the
stresses in their lives.
A light dinner will be provided. This seminar is free however registration
is required as seating is limited. Comfortable clothing is recommended.
For more information or to register, please call 732-923-6575.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health
facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth
Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers
and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University
College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth
Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced
many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and
other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized
by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health
care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology,
neurology and neurosurgery.