Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Geriatrics 101 at the Center for Healthy Aging at Kimball Medical Center

08/01/2013

Meet Kimball’s geriatrician and learn more about
the importance of taking control of your health

LAKEWOOD, N.J. – Ocean County has the highest number of people age 65 and older in the state, each with a unique healthcare need. The Center for Healthy Aging at Kimball Medical Center is arming seniors with health-related programs and information to help them lead healthy lifestyles. Join Sara Ali, MD, a board-certified geriatrician and the medical director of geriatrics at Kimball, on Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. for a free information session that will cover specific issues related to the health of seniors.

Participants will enjoy continental breakfast while Dr. Ali explains the role of a geriatrician and the importance of geriatric vaccinations, as well as various medical issues affecting seniors and how geriatric consults can help older adults maintain healthy lifestyles. Following the lecture, Dr. Ali will be available to answer questions.

The free event will be held at Kimball’s Center for Healthy Aging, located at 500 River Avenue, Ste. 200 in Lakewood. Space is limited, and registration is required by calling 732-597-6075.

About Kimball Medical Center
Kimball Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is a 350-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital dedicated to providing high quality medical and healthcare services to the residents of Ocean County and southern Monmouth County.

In addition to offering a full range of innovative diagnostic and treatment services, Kimball Medical Center offers an array of wellness programs. Its ever-growing series of health education programs, lectures, screenings and support groups aim to promote wellness among all age groups.

For more information about Kimball Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

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