Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents September Events

08/28/2015

Exercise for Strength
Mondays, September 14 and 28 at 2:30 p.m.
This work-out group is designed to improve energy and increase endurance and flexibility. Sneakers are required. The group, offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community will be at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is recommended by calling 732-923-6090.

All Cancers Support Group
Mondays, September 14 and 28 at 3:30 p.m.
This free, professionally run support group provides a safe place for individuals dealing with any type of cancer. The group, offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community will be at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is recommended by calling 732-923-6090.

New Member Orientation
Monday, September 21 at 3 p.m.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is never easy. The Cancer Support Community and Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus can help. Learn about our programs at our New Member Orientation held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood.

Coffee and A Craft
Monday, September 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Come and spend a fun-filled afternoon crafting, chatting and enjoying a cup of hot coffee or tea! Each month will feature a different craft to take home. All supplies will be provided for this event offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community. These classes, offered to those affected by cancer, take place at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is recommended by calling 732-923-6090.

Gentle Yoga
Monday, September 21 at 2 p.m.
The Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community will offer gentle yoga classes for men and women of all ages who are affected by cancer. Appropriate for beginners as well as seasoned practitioners, gentle yoga classes will help participants learn how to increase flexibility, range of motion, energy and relaxation. Classes will take place at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is recommended by calling 732-923-6090. Medical clearance is required for those currently undergoing active cancer treatment.

Family Ties: Why your Family History and Genetics Matter
Wednesday, September 30 at 1:30 p.m.
Family members don't only share environments and lifestyles, but genes and behaviors as well; according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions, these shared traits may influence an individual's health and their risk of chronic disease. This program, presented by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community will explore characteristics of hereditary cancers and other diseases that can run in the family. It will also discuss how to collect your family history of cancer and other conditions, as well as the benefits and limitations of genetic testing. The group, offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Cancer Support Community will be held in Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus' Auditorium A located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is recommended by calling 732-923-6090.

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