Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents December Senior Community Programs

12/01/2014

Holiday Luncheon
Thursday, December 4 at 11:30 a.m.
Join the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus to celebrate another year of healthy aging! Lunch will be provided during this event, which is open to those age 65 and older. The free luncheon will feature door prizes and an opportunity to speak with some of the professionals from Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus about their departments as well as the exciting changes taking place on campus. The Holiday Luncheon will be held at the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus located at 500 River Avenue, Suite 200 in Lakewood. Registration is requested by calling 732-597-6075 as spacing is limited.

Sweet Dreams for Seniors: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Friday, December 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Are you restless at night? Do you feel sleepy during the day after a full night's sleep? Join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus to learn what could be causing these problems and recommendations on how to address them. Free refreshments will be provided during this event taking place at the Ocean County Library, Manchester Branch located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester. Registration is required by calling 732-657-7600.

Chair Yoga
Fridays, December 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Join the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus on Fridays to "get fit while you sit" as they present Chair Yoga, a new exercise class for seniors. Led by Eileen Tremarco, Laksmi Volker Chair Yoga instructor, HHC, Chair Yoga will help you to relax your mind and body from a seated position, without the worry of getting up and down on the floor. Learn how to improve muscle tone, enhance your flexibility, increase circulation, and alleviate stiff joints, all while increasing your overall health and feeling of well being. This program will be held at the Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Each session costs $5; please register online at barnabashealth.org or by calling 1-888-724-7123.

Healthy Eating
Tuesday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 17 at 7 p.m.
What you choose to eat each day affects your health - nutrition has a huge impact on your overall wellbeing. Join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Aging as they present information on healthy eating habits to increase energy, improve health and reduce risk of disease. Refreshments will be provided. The December 9 event will be held at the Ocean County Library, Brick Branch located at 301 Chambersbridge Road in Brick. The December 17 event will be held at the Point Pleasant Borough Library, located at 834 Beaver Dam Road in Point Pleasant. Registration is required by calling 732-477-4513 for the December 9 event and 732-295-1555 for the December 17 event.

About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus:
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital located in Lakewood, Ocean County. A Barnabas Health facility, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus merged with Monmouth Medical Center, a teaching hospital located in Long Branch, Monmouth County, in 2014. The hospitals are dedicated to improving the health and well being of the communities they proudly serve through expanded access to specialty outpatient services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. The partnership has also expanded patients' access to geriatric and pediatric emergency services, as well as outpatient neurology, oncology and geriatric services. Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is in the process of converting to all private rooms, which will make it the only provider in the region with all private rooms for overnight stays. For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

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