Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents June Programs for Seniors

05/29/2014

Tai Chi
Thursdays, June 5 through July 31 from 2 to 3 p.m.
No class July 3
The Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is proud to announce the return of instructor Kit Lau, who has been teaching Tai Chi for more than 10 years and will instruct participants on the fine art of Tai Chi moves from both standing and sitting positions. This class is offered to all seniors despite medical conditions. Cost is $40 for eight sessions, all held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Space is limited, and registration is required by May 29 by calling 732-575-0452.

FREE Bone Density Screenings
Thursday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
No bones about it – bone health is an important part of overall health. Join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus in honor of Dairy month to receive your free bone density screenings and learn more about your bone health. These free screenings will be offered at the Shop Rite of Manchester, located at Route 70 in Manchester.

Summer Safety for Seniors
Friday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
Join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus as they discuss the precautions that seniors need to take in the summer. Topics covered will include heat illnesses, summer safety, medication precautions and travel safety tips. Refreshments will be provided at this free event taking place at the Howell Township Library, located at 318 Old Tavern Road in Howell.

Now Hear This!
Wednesday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Center for Healthy Aging and the Department of Audiology at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus have teamed up to present Sue Ellen Boyer, MD, FAAA, as she discusses age-related hearing loss and facts about hearing aids. Dr. Boyer will also explore common signs of hearing loss and tips on hearing loss prevention. A Hearing Health Quiz will be offered free of charge as part of the program and light refreshments will be served at this event taking place at the Center for Healthy Aging, located at 500 River Avenue, Suite 200 in Lakewood. Registration is required before June 23 by calling 732-575-0452.

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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