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Monmouth Medical Center Presents May Community Health Education Programs

04/24/2017

Aging and Hearing Loss
Wednesday, May 10 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Free. This presentation will focus on hearing loss in the elderly, including impact on health and well-being and what to expect when getting a hearing evaluation and considering hearing aids. Join Amit Patel, MD, ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP, in the SCAN classroom in the lower level of the Monmouth Mall, Routes 35 and 36, Eatontown. Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326.

Ninth Annual Ladies Night Out
Wednesday, May 10 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Free. The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center will host its annual health event to showcase clinical experts who will present an interactive discussion of today’s most vital women’s health issues. The event will feature a panel led by moderator Robert A. Massaro, MD, Vice Chairman and Associate Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Monmouth Medical Center. Members of the panel are: Alexander King, MD, Breast Radiologist; Christopher Eswar, MD, Gynecologic Surgeon; David Chalnick, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon; Gregory Greco, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon; and Kathleen Welshman, BA, RN-BC, Wellness and Self Care. Ladies Night Out includes a complimentary dinner and beverages, giveaways, door prizes, health screenings and much more. This event will take place at the Double Tree Hotel, located at 700 Hope Road, Tinton Falls.

Pre-registration for Ladies Night Out is requested as seating is limited. To register, call 1-888-724-7123.

Mental Health Awareness at Monmouth Medical Center
Wednesday, May 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free. Visit representatives from the Behavioral Health Department outside the entrance to Monmouth Medical Center’s Sea Breeze Café for information about mental illnesses and related issues. Many problems can be avoided by making positive lifestyle choices and how we act and think before they can manifest. No registration is required.

Stroke Awareness at Monmouth Medical Center
Thursdays, May 18 and 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free. Visit representatives from the Stroke Center outside the entrance to Monmouth Medical Center’s Sea Breeze Café for information about the signs and symptoms of stroke and the risk factors. Learn what FAST stands for and review calling 911. The more people who can recognize and respond to stroke warning signs FAST – the better. No registration required.

Coping with Behavioral Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease
Monday, May 22 from
2 to 3 p.m.
Free. Behavioral changes in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can pose concerns for family caregivers. As the disease progresses, behavior often becomes the primary way people with the disease communicate their needs. Learn why people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia experience behavior changes, what those behaviors mean and how to cope when behaviors are challenging. The presentation by Alzheimer’s New Jersey will take place at Monmouth Medical Center in the Stanley Building, Room 206. Pre-registration is required by calling Alzheimer’s New Jersey at 888-280-6055 or online at alznj.org.

Arthritis: It Hurts to Move - What Can Help?
Wednesday,
May 24 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Free. Joint pain and injury affects many Americans, and it becomes more common as we age. Join Paula Ross RN, MSN from Monmouth Medical Center to learn about the different types of arthritis and for each type: causes, diagnosis, treatments and medications. Review what actions you can take to help limit progression and disability. Look ahead at what the future may hold and how to differentiate scams from evidence-based therapies. The presentation will be held in the SCAN classroom in the lower level of the Monmouth Mall, Routes 35 and 36, Eatontown. Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326

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.

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