Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents Tai Chi for Seniors

02/29/2016

In a mission to promote health and wellness in the local senior community, The Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is proud to announce the return of Tai Chi instructor Kit Lau, who has been teaching Tai Chi for more than 10 years. Tai Chi class for Better Health members who have not previously taken a Tai Chi class before, will be held every Thursday beginning March 3 through April 21 from 3 to 4 p.m.

Under Kit Lau’s expert direction, Better Health members will learn the fine art of Tai Chi moves from both standing and sitting positions. All seniors, ages 55 and older, are invited to participate, regardless of medical conditions – Kit Lau can alter her instruction based on each class’ needs.

Cost is $5 for one class or $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 calling the Barnabas Health LINK at 1888-724-7123.

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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