Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Region September 2019 Events

September 3, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, September 3, 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.

September 3, 2019
NEPTUNE… Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the New Jersey State Police are providing a free Car Seat Fitting Station Tuesday, September 3, 3–7 p.m., in the Jersey Shore Regional 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.

September 5, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Total Joint replacement lecture given by Robert Borzio, M.D., Thursday, September 5, 6–7 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). 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.

September 6, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Bunions lecture given by Eric Baskin, DPM, Friday, September 6, 2-3 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Attendees will learn causes and treatment options for bunions. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.


September 10, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Stroke Awareness lecture given by Robert Terranova, D.O., Tuesday, September 10, 11 a.m. –Noon at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn signs and symptoms and what to do if someone is having a stroke. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 10, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Managing Your Medications for Hypertension and Cholesterol lecture Tuesday, September 10, 2–3 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Participants will learn simple strategies to help manage hypertension and cholesterol medications and may bring their medications and supplements and meet with a pharmacist to review medication interaction. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 10, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, September 10, 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.

September 12, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an ‘MS Connections: Living with MS’ support group meeting Thursday, September 12, 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.

September 12, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Thursday, September 12, 1–7:30 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Brick, 1686 Route 88. 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.

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September 12, 2019
MAHAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Metabolic Syndrome lecture given by Rachna Joshi, M.D., Thursday, September 12, 2-3 p.m. at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn about this cluster of conditions that increase risk of heart disease, stroke and Type 2 Diabetes. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 12, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Foot and Wound Care lecture given by James Sullivan, DPM, Thursday, September 12, 6–7 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn common causes of skin and foot wounds, prevention and treatment options. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 12, 2019
BRICK- Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Colon Cancer talk given by Brian Wolfman, M.D., Thursday, September 12, 6-7 p.m., in the Community Room, 425 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ. Attendees will learn what Colon Cancer is, risk, prevention and related treatments. Free colorectal take-home kits will be available. Light Refreshments will be served. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 14, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a Safe Sitter® babysitting training course Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Participants will learn how to keep children and themselves safe, call for emergency help, 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.

September 16, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a Stop Smoking with Hypnosis program Monday, September 16, 7–8 p.m. at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Participants will learn how hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and develop positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Fee: $30. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 17, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Tuesday, September 17, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., at 1140 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, Beach Plum Conference Room. 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.

September 17, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Cholesterol: Know your Numbers lecture Tuesday, September 17, 11 a.m.-Noon at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Attendees will learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol, what their numbers mean and how they can better manage their cholesterol. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 17, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, September 17, 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.

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September 17, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a MS caregiver support group meeting Tuesday, September 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.

September 18, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Total Joint Replacement lecture given by Joel Fechisin, M.D., Wednesday, September 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Tilton Fitness, Brick, 1686 Route 88. 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.

September 18, 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 Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, 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.

September 19, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Living Positive with Parkinson’s lecture Thursday, September 19, 2 – 3 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Attendees will learn how Parkinson’s disease affects speech and how to manage life after diagnosis. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 19, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Women and Heart Disease lecture Thursday, September 19, 4-5 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Brick, 1686 Route 88. Attendees will learn how heart disease affects a woman’s health as well as signs, symptoms, treatment options and prevention. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 19, 2019
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a ‘Men Talk’ support group meeting Thursday, September 19, 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.

September 24, 2019
BRICK – Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Fall Harvest Cooking Program, Tuesday, September 24, 11 a.m.-Noon, 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, East Wing Conference Center. Join our registered dietitians and chefs as they teach participants about healthy, local produce options and how they can be incorporated into fall meals. Cooking demos and samples will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 24, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Eyes are Everything lecture presented by Carl Senft, M.D., Tuesday, September 24, 2:30–3:30 p.m., at the Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Participants will learn about cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and the latest options for treatment. Visual Acuity screenings will follow the lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 24, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Alzheimer’s Disease lecture Tuesday, September 24, 4–5 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Attendees will learn about the disease as well as coping skills. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

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September 24, 2019
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, September 24, 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.

September 25, 2019
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Cholesterol: Know Your Numbers lecture Wednesday, September 25, 2–3 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, outside of Macys). Attendees will learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol, what the numbers mean and how to manage them. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 25, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Pre-Diabetes lecture presented by Niyati Chiniwala, M.D., Wednesday, September 25, 6–7 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 10th Floor, Conference Rooms C&D. Attendees will learn warning signs, as well as ways to control and prevent diabetes. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 26, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Thursday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 10th Floor, Conference Rooms C&D. 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.

September 26, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Exercise and Strength Training lecture Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11 a.m.-Noon at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Attendees will learn how cardio and strength training affects metabolism and how to leverage both when living with chronic medical conditions. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 26, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Getting a Leg Up on Varicose Veins lecture given by Jeffrey Hager, D.O., Thursday, September 26, 2-3 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Learn the causes and latest treatment options for varicose veins. Screenings will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 26, 2019
NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Stroke Awareness lecture Thursday, September 26, 2:30–3:30 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn signs and symptoms and what to do if someone is having a stroke. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

September 30, 2019
MANAHAWKIN – Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) lecture given by Arthur DeMarsico, D.O., Monday, September 30, 4-5 p.m., at Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin, 700 Route 9 South, West Creek. Attendees will learn the signs, symptoms and treatment options for abdominal aortic aneurysms. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.