Parent Health / Well-being

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Parent Health/Well-Being Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Stroke 101/Healthy Heart
Learn what happens within the body when a heart attack or stroke occurs. This presentation covers the symptoms of both conditions and appropriate response measures.
Friday, May 10; 11:30am to 12:30pm
Bauer Community Health, 100 Main Street, Millburn, New Jersey
For more information, or to register, please call 908-522-2842.
 
Don't Fry Day: National Sun Safety Awareness Event
See the effects of sun exposure on your skin with a Dermaview scan and learn how to protect yourself this summer.
Tuesday, May 21; 10:00am to 11:30am
Livingston Town Hall, 357 S Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ
For more information or to register, please call 908-522-2842.
 
Caregiver Cafe
Caregivers gather to unwind and connect with each other in a cozy environment.
Tuesday, June 11; 6:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, Third Floor, Rockaway, NJ
Sponsor: United Way Caregivers Coalition
For more information and to register, please call 973-993-1160, ext. 534.
 
Healing Arts for the Caregiver
Music and art workshops offer communal peer support and a creative outlet to help reduce stress.
Tuesdays, 2:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center, 5th floor Lobby
 
Bone Density Screenings for Women
Find out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis with a noninvasive ultrasound that provides immediate results. Counseling and educational materials also are provided. Registration is required.
Fee: $10
Mondays, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ
 
Smoking Cessation
Receive the support and guidance needed to quit smoking in six weeks. This group is free and open to all adults in the community, but registration and a smoking assessment are required to participate.
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Radiation Conference Room
For class dates and to register, please call 973-971-7971 or 973-971-6358.
 
Overeaters Anonymous
This group meets weekly to offer physical, emotional and spiritual recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating.
Mondays, 7:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-960-1564.
 
Better Breathers Club
Learn techniques to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other breathing-related issues better.
First Thursday of every month, Noon to 1:30pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Third Floor Conference Room
For more information and to register, please call 1-866-961-8006.

 
WomenHeart of Morristown Medical Center
This national organization is dedicated to advancing women’s heart health. Join our monthly meetings for education, peer-to-peer patient support and access to local resources. Light refreshments are served.
Second Thursday of every month at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute:

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