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  • Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE)

  • Jeff & Kim Price
    It is never easy to care for an ailing parent, however, Jeff and Kim Price of Monmouth Beach found that with the help of Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) and Drs. Singh and Mohan that weight was lifted a bit.
    Read Jeff & Kim's story.
  • Cancer

  • Tina
    By looking at 49-year-old Tina Pilot, she seemed to be the picture of good health. The star softball player in high school was in the best shape of her life and rarely ever got sick.
    Read Tina's story.
  • Emergency Department

  • Bernadette
    Better Health Member, Bernadette DeFalco, 78, could not say more about the outstanding service she received in the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) Emergency Department.
    Read Bernadette's story.
  • Bernadette
    Just before his 86th birthday, Joe Grysko suffered a stroke. He didn’t know what was happening. He collapsed and grabbed the kitchen counter. Luckily, he was cooking dinner for a friend and she called 911 right away
    Read Joe's story.
  • Geriatrics

  • Bob

    Unexpected trips to the hospital can be unsettling. But, when Lakewood resident Bob Hertzendorf brought his beloved wife Phyllis in for emergency treatment, he was immediately impressed by the level of care and compassion.
    Read Bob's story.

  • Jeri

    For the past few years, Jeri Hadley has taken advantage of educational opportunities offered through the Better Health Senior Membership Program including lunch-and-learn sessions with hospital physicians and nutritionists and one-on-one consultations with a geriatrician.
    Read Jeri's story.

  • Surgery

  • Sean
    Sean is a man "on the go.” And there’s no slowing down on weekends as the active 49-year-old plays pickup basketball every Sunday morning. During a recent game, he suddenly felt a stabbing pain in the back of his leg. At first he thought someone had kicked him, but then he heard what he calls “the proverbial snap.”
    Read Sean's story.
  • Wound Care

  • Austin
    In some ways, Austin Reid is your typical 15-year-old. The Southern Regional High School sophomore is on the cross country and track teams and enjoys watching The Walking Dead.
    Read Austin's story.