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Monmouth Medical Center Presents Mindfulness Meditation


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 Tinton Falls.

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.

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