Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

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

12/05/2016

Gentle Yoga
Mondays, December 5, 12 & 19 from 2 to 3 p.m.

The Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and the 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 required by calling 732-923-6090. Medical clearance is required for those currently undergoing active cancer treatments.

Exercise for Strength
Mondays, December 5, 12 & 19 from 3:15 to 4:15 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 the Cancer Support Community, will be held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is required by calling 732-923-6090.

Relaxation and Guided Imagery
Mondays, December 5, 12 & 19 from 4:30 to 5 p.m.

This program of relaxation and guided imagery is open to those affected by a cancer diagnosis and will take place at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is required by calling 732-923-6090.

All Cancers Support Group
Fridays, December 9 & 16 from 2:30 to 4 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 the Cancer Support Community, will be held at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, located at 600 River Road in Lakewood. The meeting on December 9 will take place on the Patio, and the December 16 meeting will take place in Conference Room E. Registration is required by calling 732-923-6090.

Gingerbread Program
Friday, December 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Cancer Support Community invites children with a family member affected by cancer to join in the fun at a free Gingerbread Support Program. Kids will work together to make gingerbread houses and decorate gingerbread cookies. This event will take place in Conference Rooms D & E at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, located at 600 River Road in Lakewood. Registration is required by calling 732-923-6090.

About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital located in Lakewood, Ocean County. An RWJBarnabas 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 has converted to all private rooms, which makes it the only provider in the region with all private rooms for overnight stays.

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