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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey Community Programs, Classes and Support Groups for April 2016

03/30/2016

Opportunities to learn about good nutrition and health attending no cost classes and activities at the new Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, The Diabetes Center, The Center for Geriatric Health Care, The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and the Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Center.

Childbirth Education
Understand prenatal tests, when to come to the hospital, early labor at home, pain management, skin to skin, breastfeeding and more! Expectant mothers and significant others are invited 3rd Saturday of each month, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
201 Lyons Ave., Newark, NJ.
Registration required. 973-926-7343
srecalde@barnabashealth.org

Diabetes Basics Series
Mondays, April 11 & 25 at 9:30 a.m.
Diabetes Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave., Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-3218

Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group:
For patients and their caregivers
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
Najam Wasty Conference Room, Cardiac Cath Lab
201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-3178
dispinseri@barnabashealth.org

Lung Transplant Support Group
For patients waiting for a lung transplant, lung transplant recipients and caregivers
Monday, April 4, 2016 2:00 pm -4:00 pm
Najam Wasty Conference Room, Cardiac Cath Lab
201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-3178
dispinseri@barnabashealth.org

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Support Group
For patients and their caregivers
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Conference Room, L4 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-3178, 973- 926-7205
ldispinseri@barnabashealth.org

Breast Cancer Support Group
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (3rd Wednesday) 10:00 am
Thursday, April 21, 2016 (3rd Thursday) 5:30 pm
For details call Amanda Lipschik 973-926-7976

Classes held at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, 208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371 mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Winning at Weight Loss
Learn to lose the extra weight and keep it off!
Friday, April 8, 2016 1:00 - 2:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Cooking with Cancer Fighting Foods
Learn to cook with nutritious foods!
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 3:00 - 4:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Geriatric Nutrition Club
Meet with members of the Center for Geriatric Health Care for nutrition topics to help keep you feeling young and energized!
Friday, April 15, 2016 1:00 - 2:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Healthy Cooking on a Budget
Learn to make a healthy meal for a family of 4 for $10 or less!
Saturday, April 16, 2016 10:00 - 11:00 am
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Cooking for Diabetes
Manage your blood sugar with recipes designed just for you!
Friday, April 22, 2016 1:00 - 2:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Healthy Hearts Cooking Class
Learn how to keep your heart healthy with fresh, tasty foods that are low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium!
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 3:00 - 4:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Deep Breathing & Meditation
Learn how to relax your mind to a more peaceful state.
Tuesdays 12:15 - 12:45 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Diabetes Prevention Program
Learn tips from diabetes experts to help avoid this disease
Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Senior Fitness & Just Getting Started?
This motivational class will give you the tools to become fit inside and out. Join Lisa Charles to learn simple exercises for both the body and the mind!
Thursdays 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Registration required. 973-926-7371
mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Life Is Better Healthy Challenge
Thursdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
208 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ

Register for our 10 week health lifestyle class with registered dietitians, pharmacists, nurses and exercise physiologists. Learn how to make healthy food choices, read food labels, healthy cooking & exercise, shop on a budget, and manage your medications. Registration required: 973-926-3312
kbasedow@barnabashealth.org

Classes offered by the Center for Geriatric Health Care at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center:

Reduce Your Risk - Diabetes Prevention
Offered through a grant from the Office of Minority and Multicultural Health to educate seniors 50 and older on how to reduce their risk of diabetes. 16 sessions facilitated by trained coaches, a nutritionist a massage therapist and a professional chef. Also, receive incentives to help you meet your goals.
Friday, April 1 2 - 3:30pmRefreshments served
Grace West Manor, 301 Irvine Turner Blvd, Newark
To Register: 973-926-6771 dclark@barnabashealth.org

Social Security–Understanding The Benefits
Social Security helps not only older Americans, but also workers who become disabled and families in which a spouse or parent dies. Learn about the new benefits SSA has to offer.
Wednesday, April 6, 11a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Newark Beth Israel Center for Geriatric Health Care
156 Lyons Avenue, Newark
To Register: 973-926-6771
dclark@barnabashealth.org

Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention
With more seniors living independently, suffering a fall has become a huge concern.. Join us for a falls assessment.
Monday, April 11, 10:30a.m - noon
Bethany Baptist Church
275 West Market Street, Newark
To Register: 973-926-6771
dclark@barnabashealth.org

The Eyes Have It
Glaucoma and Cataract Screening
If your vision seems cloudy or distorted and eyeglasses do not seem to help, then it’s time to see ophthalmologist Gayle Shulman, MD, for a FREE Glaucoma and Cataract Screening.
Wednesday, April 20, 2 – 4p.m.
166 Lyons Avenue, Newark
To Register: 973-926-6771
dclark@barnabashealth.org

Are You Prepared – End Of Life Arrangements
Planning your funeral ahead of time is the best thing you can do for yourself and your family, it makes things go smooth and easy for the loved one who will be in charge of buying your funeral someday.
Friday, April 29, 10:30a.m - noon
Nellie Grier
98 – 104 Maple Avenue, Newark
To Register: 973-926-6771
dclark@barnabashealth.org

Caring For You, Caring For Me Caregivers Support Group
Are you caring for an adult or child, relative or friend?
If YES, come learn how to care for yourself too.
Wednesday, April 27 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (lunch provided)
Center for Geriatric Health Care - Lower Level
156 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ
Learn about available resources and reducing frustrations and barriers faced in care-giving. Recognize that you are not alone—others share similar feelings and concerns.

Fifty + Fitness + Free = Feeling Good
If you are 50 or older you can improve your endurance, strength, and flexibility. Join us for low-impact exercises to improve your health and build up your energy level.
Instructor: Denise Clark and Celestia Conway
Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28, 11a.m. - noon
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, A-4 Family Room
Please call 973-926-6771 to register

It’s A Matter of Balance
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has received a grant from the Department of Human Services to provide an eight-week A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls program to older adults and people with disabilities.
For more information please call 973-926-6771.

To learn more or register, please visit: www.barnabashealth.org/Newark-Beth-Israel-Medical-Center/Events

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center & Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
(NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities and beyond with over 1,000 physicians, 3,200 employees, 150 volunteers, over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. It’s home to the nation’s 3rd largest heart transplant center, Barnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; NJ’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs more cardiac valve procedures, including TAVR, than any other center in the State. The robotic surgery program is the broadest and most experienced in northern New Jersey. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and new Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care and treatment options. Children's Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center cares for children from newborn to adolescent years, with over thirty specialized pediatric services as well as preventive programs that promote wellness in the community. The Children’s Heart Center has a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. For more information, visit us at www.BarnabasHealth.org/NewarkBeth

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