Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

The Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents February Senior Community Programs

01/28/2016

Stick to Your Resolutions
Wednesday, February 3 at 2 p.m.

Why are resolutions so easy to make, yet so difficult to keep? Although millions of Americans make resolutions each year, only about 12 percent are successful at achieving their goals. It is never too late to create and accomplish a list of resolutions - join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus to help you learn how to accomplish your resolutions. Offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, this class is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. For more information or to register, please call the Barnabas Health LINK at 1.888.724.7123.

Chair Yoga
Fridays, February 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Join the Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus on Fridays to “get fit while you sit” as they present Chair Yoga, an exercise class for seniors. Relax your mind and body from a seated position, without the worry of getting up and down on the floor. Learn how to improve muscle tone, enhance your flexibility, increase circulation, and alleviate stiff joints, all while increasing your overall health and feeling of well-being. This program will be held at the Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Each session costs $5.

A Little DASH Will Do You
Tuesday, February 9 at 12:45 p.m.

The Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in promoting DASH, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, a healthy lifestyle plan aimed at lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels across the country. This program focuses on reducing risk of cardiovascular disease, which affects an estimated 81 million people, by incorporating regular exercise, coupled with smoking cessation and moderation of alcohol and sodium, into everyday life. Offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, this class is held at the Jackson Township Senior Center, located at 45 Don Conner Blvd in Jackson. For more information or to register, please call the Senior Center at 732-928-2313.

A Little DASH Will Do You
Wednesday, February 10 at 2 p.m.

The Center for Healthy Aging at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in promoting DASH, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, a healthy lifestyle plan aimed at lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels across the country. This program focuses on reducing risk of cardiovascular disease, which affects an estimated 81 million people, by incorporating regular exercise, coupled with smoking cessation and moderation of alcohol and sodium, into everyday life. Offered by Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, this class is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. For more information or to register, please call the Barnabas Health LINK at 1.888.724.7123.

Don’t Miss a Beat
Wednesday, February 17 at 2 p.m.

Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib), a cardiovascular disorder affecting 2.2 million people in the United States, creates a disorganized electrical signal that causes a disturbance in the upper and lower chambers of the heart, preventing them from working together. A-Fib can damage the heart’s electrical system, leading to increased risk of stroke, heart attack or heart failure. Join health coaches from the Center for Healthy Living at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus to learn about this often undetected cardiovascular disease, its signs, symptoms and risk factors during this program. This program is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. For more information or to register, please call the Barnabas Health LINK at 1.888.724.7123.

Wholehearted Health: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, February 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and atrial fibrillation don’t have to take the flavor out of your life! This seminar will discuss the current perspectives on diagnosis, treatment options and other ingredients for Wholehearted Health. It will emphasize awareness of risk factors and what can be done to combine medical care with lifestyle changes to optimize heart health. This program is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. For more information or to register, please call the Barnabas Health LINK at 1.888.724.7123.

Wholehearted Health: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, February 24 at 5 p.m.

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and atrial fibrillation don’t have to take the flavor out of your life! This seminar will discuss the current perspectives on diagnosis, treatment options and other ingredients for Wholehearted Health. It will emphasize awareness of risk factors and what can be done to combine medical care with lifestyle changes to optimize heart health. This program is held at Bartley Healthcare located at 175 Bartley Road in Jackson. For more information or to register, please call Bartley Healthcare at 732.415.6049.

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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