DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT SERIES
Fridays, January 6, 13. 20 and 27 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Mondays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Learn how to manage your diabetes by attending this four-session education
program focusing on diet, nutrition, glucose monitoring, medications,
meal plans, prevention and treatment of diabetes complications, dining
out and benefits of exercise. The program is taught by a registered nurse
and a registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator. It will be held
at The Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center, located
at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. For information and to register for
classes, call 732-923-5025. Program attendees will need a doctor’s
prescription and will be billed to Medicare or your insurance carrier.
EISENBERG FAMILY CENTER TOUR
Sundays, January 8 and 29 at 3and 4 p.m.
Wednesday, January 18 at 8 p.m.
Tour the Eisenberg Family Center, which offers a comfortable, homelike
environment for expectant mothers in our expanded labor, delivery and
recovery unit, and spacious postpartum rooms for women recovering from
childbirth. Tours will be conducted by a staff member who will answer
your questions. Tours are held at Monmouth Medical Center, located at
300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. Registration is required by calling
1-888-724-7123 or emailing
HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE
Wednesday, January 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Happiness can be a very powerful emotion. It can improve our health, relationships
and resilience to life’s ups and downs. Learn about the new science
of happiness and discover how you can develop the new habits that help
happy people maintain positive thoughts, emotions and actions. Join Carol
Palmer, BA, Monmouth Medical Center Program Instructor, and explore happiness.
This presentation will take place at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish Hall,
located at 61 Georgia Road in Freehold. Registration is required by calling
LIVING SMOKE FREE SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, January 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
According the Center for Disease Control, nearly seven out of every 10
U.S. adult smokers reported that they wanted to quit completely. If you’re
thinking about going smoke free, are struggling to quit or have recently
quit, join us for tips and support to help you maintain a smoke-free life
including stress management and weight control. The workshop will also
offer information about our quit program. This workshop will take place
at the Maysie Stroock Pavilion at Monmouth Medical Center (Pavilion &
Second Avenue). Registration is required by calling 1-888-724-7123 or
BARIATRIC WEIGHT-LOSS LECTURE
Thursday, January 26 from 6 to 7 p.m.
For those considering a bariatric procedure, this program will offer the
most up-to-date information on gastric bypass surgery, gastric banding
and sleeve gastrectomy. The lecture will be led by Frank Borao, MD, and
Steven Binenbaum, MD, who are both board-certified laparoscopic-fellowship-trained
surgeons. Registration is required by calling 1-888-724-7123 or by emailing
NOTE: ALL PROGRAMS MEET AT MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER, 300 SECOND AVENUE,
LONG BRANCH, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
For questions or more information, contact The Community Health Education
Department at Monmouth Medical Center at (732) 923-6990.