Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Region November 2019 Events

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November 4, 2019
BRICK — Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Total Joint Replacement lecture given by Bertrand Parcells, M.D., Monday, November 4, 2 -3 p.m., in3-Southwest Conference Room, 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick NJ. Attendees will learn the latest in diagnosis and treatment options for hip and knee replacement. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 5, 2019
MANAHAWKIN—Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Are You Getting a Good Night’s Sleep? lecture Tuesday, November 5, 11 a.m. – Noon, at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Attendees will learn how to change their sleep habits for a better night’s rest. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 5, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower, is hosting a free Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) lecture given by Arthur DeMarsico, D.O., Tuesday, November 5, 6 – 7 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn signs, symptoms and treatment options for PAD. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 5, 2019
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, November 5, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

November 5, 2019
NEPTUNE- Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the New Jersey State Police are providing a free Car Seat Fitting Station Tuesday, November 5, 3–7 p.m., in the Jersey Shore Regional Level II Trauma Center, Davis Avenue entrance, 1945 Route 33, Neptune NJ. Child passenger safety technicians will ensure car seats are appropriate for children and assist attendees with proper installation. Registration is not required. For more information, call Christine Frugard, R.N., at 732-776-4715.

November 6, 2019
MANAHAWKIN—Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Understanding Memory Loss and Memory Screenings lecture Wednesday, November 6, 1 – 3 p.m. at the Stafford Public Library, 129 N Main St, Manahawkin. Attendees will learn about memory loss as you age and ways to keep your mind sharp. Memory screenings provided, registration is required for both the seminar and screenings. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 6, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Managing Stress and Depression lecture given by Hugo Franco, M.D., Wednesday, November 6, 6:30–7:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn how to reduce stress and depression around the holidays. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 6, 2019
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, November 6, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

November 7, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a Safe Sitter® babysitting training course Thursday, November 7, 9 a.m. –3:30 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Participants will learn how to keep children and themselves safe, how to call for emergency help if needed, how to prevent injury and basic first aid. Participants must be between the ages of 11 and 14. Fee: $40. Space is limited. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 7, 2019
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Bladder, Kidney & Prostate Health lecture given by Mark Perlmutter, M.D., Thursday, November 7, 11 a.m. – Noon, at 425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Community Room. Attendees will learn prevention, risk factors, treatment options and ways to keep your bladder, kidney and prostate healthy. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 7, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall, is hosting a free Diabetes Awareness Day Thursday, November 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will join Michael Rose, M.D., and learn risk factors, how to manage diabetes to reduce complications, latest information, technologies and more. Free health screenings and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 7, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) lecture given by Matthew Samra, D.O., Thursday, November 7, 4 – 5 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn signs, symptoms and treatment options available for AAA. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

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November 8, 2019
BRICK – Tilton Fitness, Brick is hosting a Safe Sitter® babysitting training course Friday, November 8, 9 a.m. –3:30 p.m. at Tilton Fitness, Brick 1686 Route 88, Brick. Participants will learn how to keep children and themselves safe, how to call for emergency help if needed, how to prevent injury and basic first aid. Participants must be between the ages of 11 and 14. Fee: $40. Space is limited. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 8, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an open house Friday, November 8, 2 to 4 p.m., first floor of the Amdur building on the medical center campus, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Guests will have an opportunity to meet staff, explore the center and learn about services. For more information and to register, call Megan Puschel at 732-897-3620. Refreshments will be served.

November 12, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a monthly free Multiple Myeloma information session sponsored by the International Myeloma Foundation for patients, caregivers, family members and friends Tuesday, November 12, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., in Conference Room 1, 1140 Route 72W, Manahawkin, NJ. Meet and interact with other survivors and caregivers to learn the latest advances in the treatment and management of myeloma. For more information, contact Lizzie Martinez at 609-978-3070 or email OceanCounty@imfsupport.org.

November 12, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Osteoporosis and Exercise lecture Tuesday, November 12, 11 a.m. – Noon, at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Participants will learn how they can keep moving while living with osteoporosis. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 12, 2019
MANAHAWKIN—Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Alzheimer’s Disease lecture given by Tommasina Papa-Rugino, M.D., Tuesday, November 12, 5 -7 p.m., in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 1140 Route 72 West, Manahawkin. Attendees will learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects memory, behaviors, and the ability to think. Know the signs, symptoms and early diagnosis can make a difference in the quality of life for you or a loved one. Light dinner will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 12, 2019
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, November 12, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

November 12, 14, 19, & 21st, 2019 (4 Sessions)
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is providing a free four-session Fresh Start Smoking Cessation Program. Success in the program requires attendance at all four sessions, November 12, 14, 19 & 21, 6 – 7:30 p.m., 425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, NJ 08724, in the East Wing Conference Center. Learn the American Cancer Society’s smoking cessation techniques. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 12, 19 & 26 and December 3, 10 & 17, 2019 (6 sessions)
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Take Control of Your Health for Diabetes, 6-week, Stanford University, evidence-based program, Tuesday, November 12, 19 & 26 and December 3, 10 & 17, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Attendees will learn ways to manage diabetes and live their best life, getting the support and tools needed to help with this disease as well as preventing complications. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 13, 2019
BRICK — Tilton Fitness, Brick NJ is hosting a free Osteoporosis and Exercise lecture on Wednesday, November 13, 3 -4 p.m. at Tilton Fitness Brick, 1686 Route 88, Brick. Attendees will learn how to strengthen their bones and prevent osteoporosis through regular exercise. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 13, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Latest Sleep Apnea Treatment lecture, given by Adrian Pristas, M.D., Wednesday, November 13, 6 – 7 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn about Inspire Therapy®, a new alternative to CPAP therapy, as well as other ways to help you get a good night’s sleep. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 13, 2019
MANAHAWKIN—Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin is hosting a Weight Loss with Hypnosis lecture on Wednesday, November 13, 7 -8 p.m., at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Participants will learn how hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and developing positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Group Session. Fee: $30. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

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November 13, 2019
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, November 13, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

November 14, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an ‘MS Connections: Living with MS’ support group meeting Thursday, November 14, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Lea Shave, National MS Society, NJ Metro Chapter, is the guest speaker. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

November 14, 2019
JACKSON — Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson is hosting a free Cholesterol: Know Your Numbers (Blood pressure and cholesterol) lecture Thursday, November 14, 3 – 4 p.m., at 27 S. Cooks Bridge Rd, Jackson. Attendees will learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol, determine risk factors, what these numbers mean and how to better manage their cholesterol. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 14, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Solutions to Balance Problems lecture Thursday, November 14, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn some of the causes of balance issues and what you can do to help prevent falls. Balance screenings will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 15, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is hosting a free Diabetes Awareness Day Thursday, November 7, 8:30 a.m. – Noon, at 1945 Route 33, Neptune, Lance Auditorium, given by Soemiwati Holland, M.D. and Krishna Chalasani, M.D. Attendees will join our panel of experts and learn risk factors, how to manage diabetes to reduce complications, latest information, technologies and more. Free health screenings and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 16, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson is hosting a Safe Sitter® babysitting training course on Saturday, November 16, 9 a.m. –3:30 p.m. at 27 S. Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson. Participants will learn how to keep children and themselves safe, how to call for emergency help if needed, how to prevent injury and basic first aid. Participants must be between the ages of 11 and 14. Fee: $40. Space is limited. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 17, 2019
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is hosting a monthly Parkinson’s Support Group Thursday, November 17, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., in the Community Room at Ocean Medical Center, 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, NJ. This free group is open to patients, family, friends and caretakers. Registration is preferred. To register, call 732-206-8263 or email laura.jelley@hackensackmeridican.org

November 18, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Lung Cancer Awareness lecture given by Thomas Bauer, M.D., and Prashant Desai, M.D., Monday, November 18, 6 – 7 p.m., at 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will join this panel to learn how to keep their lungs healthy, lung cancer prevention, risk assessment and treatment options. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 19, 2019
BRICK — Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Healthy Holiday Treats cooking seminar/demonstration Tuesday, November 19, 11 a.m.-Noon in East Wing Conference Room A, 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick. Holidays are approaching! Attendees will join our chef and registered dietitians as they cook and enjoy holiday treats with a healthy twist. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 19, 2019
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, November 19, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

November 19, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a MS caregiver support group meeting Tuesday, November 19, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

November 20, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free monthly healing space created by two breast cancer survivors for women ages 20-49 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 p.m., in Outpatient PT at Tilton Fitness, 700 S. Main Street, West Creek, NJ. Survivors will feel safe talking about the challenges they face juggling, careers, families, and children in a non-judgmental zone created for inspiration, support, and empowerment.

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November 20, 2019
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, November 20, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

November 20, 2019
JACKSON — Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson is hosting a free Medication Management: Brown Bag your Medications lecture Wednesday, November 20, 2 -3 p.m., at 27 S. Cooks Bridge Rd, Jackson. Attendees can bring their medications for a one-on-one visit with a registered Pharmacist and learn how to take medications correctly, as well as how food, vitamins and supplements can interact with medications, and more. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 20, 2019
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Liver and Pancreas lecture given by Ronald Matteotti, M.D., Wednesday, November 20, 6 – 7 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn how to improve the health of your liver and pancreas. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 20, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free The Power of Yoga class, hosted by a fitness instructor from Tilton Fitness in Jackson, on Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Participants will have a full one-hour yoga class, demonstrating different yoga exercises. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 21, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a ‘Men Talk’ support group meeting Thursday, November 21, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Meetings are open to men of all ages diagnosed with MS and a variety of topics will be covered including exercise, nutrition, relationships and intimacy. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

November 21, 2019
BRICK — Tilton Fitness, Brick is hosting a free Heart Failure lecture Thursday, November 21, 11 a.m. – Noon, at Tilton Fitness, Brick 1686 Route 88, Brick. Attendees will learn how to maximize their quality of life while living with heart failure. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 21, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Thursday, November 21, 1 – 7:30 p.m., at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Participants will learn their risk for heart attack and stroke, receive an instant color report and private consultation with a registered nurse. Fee is $49.95. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 22, 2019
BRICK — Tilton Fitness, Brick is hosting a free Exercise and Strength Training lecture Friday, November 22, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., at Tilton Fitness, Brick 1686 Route 88, Brick. Attendees will learn how strength training affects metabolism and how to manage chronic health issues. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 25, 2019
BRICK – Tilton Fitness, Brick is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Monday, November 25, 1 – 7:30 p.m., at 1686 Route 88, Brick 08724. Participants will learn their risk for heart attack and stroke, receive an instant color report and private consultation with a registered nurse. Fee is $49.95. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 26, 2019
JACKSON —Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson is hosting a free Exercise and Strength Training lecture Tuesday, November 26, 11 a.m. – Noon, at 27 S. Cooks Bridge Rd, Jackson. Attendees will learn how strength training affects metabolism and how to manage chronic health issues. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

November 26, 2019
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, November 26, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference center, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, NJ. Meetings are open to all moms and their infants and include group discussions on all topics pertaining to life with an infant, and enable moms to meet and share experiences. Perinatal Health Educator Linda Carroll, R.N., leads discussions. First time attendees should call Linda at 732-776-4281 prior to attending.

November 27, 2019
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, November 27, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Colts Neck Library, ground floor meeting room, 1 Winthrop Lane, Colts Neck, NJ. The meeting is open to all breastfeeding moms and their babies and includes group discussions, education and support. Meetings are led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Linda Carroll, R.N. Registration required, email Casi Leahy at Cassandra.leahy@hackensackmeridian.org to register or for more information.

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