Lakewood, N.J. – The holidays aren’t always so merry for kids who love someone diagnosed
with cancer. The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center,
Southern Campus will give kids a break for a fun holiday treat at its
free Gingerbread Program.
Kids will work together to construct gingerbread houses and decorate cookies
while enjoying some sweet treats in the compassionate environment provided
by the Cancer Support Community.
The Gingerbread Program will take place on Friday, December 16 from 5:30
to 7:30 p.m. in Conference Rooms D & E at Monmouth Medical Center,
Southern Campus, located at 600 River Road in Lakewood.
Registration is required by calling the Cancer Support Community at
About the Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) offers supportive programs, education,
and hope for individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis, no matter where
treatment is received. Monthly programs include relaxation and guided
imagery, yoga, mindfulness meditation, exercise for strength, support
groups and much more. Please contact CSC at
732-923-6090, or email
Joan.Hogan@rwjbh.org for a copy of the monthly program calendar.
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.
CONTACT: Megan Mihelic