Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents Finding Rainbows

06/02/2016

Lakewood, N.J. – Finding Rainbows is a program open to children and families impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Designed to give children a safe place to explore and discuss their feelings related to cancer, Finding Rainbows will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 1 to 3 p.m, at the Cancer Support Community, Center for Healthy Living, 198 Prospect Street, Lakewood, NJ.

Free to all attendees, fun and creative activities will include decorating journals; making a rainbow “feelings” jar; decorating and planting flower pots; creating origami art; making strength boxes; and stringing “rainbow garlands.” A healthy lunch will be served, followed by a “rainbow” fruit platter for dessert.

The program is free but registration is required by calling the Cancer Support Community at

732-923-6090.

The Cancer Support Community 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 johogan@barnabashealth.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. A 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. For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

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