Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Region Calendar Announcements for January 2020

January 7, 2020
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, January 7, 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.

January 7, 2020
NEPTUNE- Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the New Jersey State Police are providing a free Car Seat Fitting Station Tuesday, January 7, 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.

January 7, 2020
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is hosting free Wellness Screenings, Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m., in the Tilton Fitness Center, Brick at 1686 Route 88, Brick. Screenings provided are Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment. Walk-Ins welcome.

January 7, 2020
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is hosting New Year, New You, a free exercise program lecture and free wellness screenings, Tuesday January 7, 2020, 10 a.m. – Noon, in the Tilton Fitness Center-Brick, at 1686 Route 88, Brick 08724. Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment Screenings are included. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.


January 8, 2020
JACKSON – Jackson Health Village is hosting New Year, New You, a free exercise program lecture and free wellness screenings, January 8, 2020, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Hackensack Meridian Health Village, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment Screenings are included. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 8, 2020
BRICK – Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Balance Lecture and Screenings, Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 3 – 4 p.m., in the Tilton Fitness Center- Brick, at 1686 Route 88, Brick 08724. Attendees will learn causes of balance problems and how to prevent falls. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 8, 2020
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a Stop Smoking with Hypnosis lecture Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7 – 8 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin, at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and developing positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Fee is $30. Group Session. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 8, 2020
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, January 8, 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.

January 9, 2020
NEPTUNE – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an ‘MS Connections: Living with MS’ support group meeting Thursday, January 9, 5:45-6:45 p.m., first floor, Amdur center, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Josi Shimkus, CCC-SLP, from Hackensack Rehabilitation at Neptune is the guest speaker. For more information or to register, call 732-897-3620.

January 9, 2020
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Abdominal Aortic Aneurisms (AAA) lecture Thursday, January 9, 2020, 2 – 3 p.m., in the Tilton Fitness Center-Manahawkin, at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Attendees will learn the signs and symptoms of AAA and treatment options from Jeffrey Hager, D.O. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 9, 2020
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free New Year, New You program as well as free health screenings, hosted by a fitness instructor from Tilton Fitness in Jackson, Thursday, January 9, 2020, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall, 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.

January 10, 2020
JACKSON – Jackson Health Village is hosting a free Heart Disease lecture Friday, January 10, 2020, 3 – 4 p.m., at Hackensack Meridian Health Village, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Attendees will learn how heart disease affects women differently than men, including signs, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 13, 2020
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting a free Heart Disease lecture Monday, January 13, 2020, 11 a.m. – Noon in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Attendees will learn how heart disease affects women differently than men, including signs, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 13, 2020
JACKSON – Jackson Health Village is hosting a free LSVT Big and Loud Program Monday, January 13, 2020, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., at Hackensack Meridian Health Village, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Attendees will learn how these programs improve function, voice & speech, and slow motor deterioration in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 14, 2020
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting New Year, New You, a free exercise program lecture and free wellness screenings Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment Screenings are included. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 14, 2020
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, January 14, 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.

January 15, 2020
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, January 15, 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.

January 15, 2020
JACKSON – Jackson Health Village is hosting an Osteoarthritis and Exercise lecture Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., at Hackensack Meridian Health Village, 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson, Lower Level Conference Center. Join William Gallagher, M.D., as he explains how exercise can reduce pain and increase mobility when you have arthritis. Registration is required. Visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 15, 2020
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, Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 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.

January 16, 2020
JACKSON – Jackson Health Village is hosting is providing free Wellness Screenings Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8 a.m. -9:30 a.m., at Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Lower Level Conference Center, 27 S. Cooksbridge Road, Jackson. Screenings provided are Blood Pressure, Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI and Stroke Risk Assessment. Walk-Ins welcome.

January 20, 2020
BRICK – Tilton Fitness, Brick is hosting a Safe Sitter® babysitting training course Monday, January 20, 2020, 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 is $40. Space is limited. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 20, 2020
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Creating a Community of LifeSavers CPR class Monday, January 20, 2020, 2 – 3:30 p.m., at 3710 Route 9, Freehold, 1st Floor Macys Wing (inside the Mall, right outside of Macys). Participants will learn how to evaluate safety in any situation, how and when to call 911, how to determine if someone is choking and what to do, and more. Attendees will receive a participation card – this is not a certification course. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 21, 2020
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, January 21, 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.

January 22, 2020
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, January 22, 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.

January 22, 2020
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Cervical Cancer Awareness program hosted by Karim ElSahwi, M.D., Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn about prevention, diagnosis and the latest treatment options for cervical cancer. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 23, 2020
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening Thursday, January 23, 2020, 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.

January 23, 2020
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Living with Headaches? program hosted by Stephen Martino, M.D., Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn about different types of headaches and how to treat them. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 28, 2020
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free All About Glaucoma lecture, hosted by Carl Senft, M.D., Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 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 signs, symptoms and treatment options for glaucoma. Visual acuity screenings and light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 28, 2020
NEPTUNE – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, HOPE Tower is hosting a free Exercise and Strength Training program Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m., at HOPE Tower, 19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1&2. Attendees will learn how cardio and strength training affect your metabolism, and how to leverage both while living with chronic medical conditions. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 28, 2020
JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, January 28, 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.

January 29, 2020
COLTS NECK – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group meeting Wednesday, January 29, 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.

January 29, 2020
FREEHOLD – Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall is hosting a free Hemorrhoids lecture, hosted by Jarrod Kaufman, M.D., Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 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 the signs, symptoms and the latest treatment options for hemorrhoids. Registration is required, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Events or call 1-800-560-9990.

January 30, 2020
JACKSON – Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening, Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the Lower Level Conference Center. 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.

January 31, 2020
MANAHAWKIN – Southern Ocean Medical Center is hosting an Angioscreen® Vascular Screening, Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Tilton Fitness Center, Manahawkin at 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092. 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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