Caregiver Series: Caring for Loved Ones with Chronic Conditions FREE
· December 4: Age in Place with Home Care
· December 18: Seven Stages of Dementia
Caring for a chronically ill senior can take a physical and emotional toll on family members.
Adult Children Caring for Parents FREE
· December 4: First Steps for Caregivers
· December 11: Caregiving and Sibling Relationships
An Oaks Integrated Care caregiver specialist will conduct these interactive workshops on crucial topics as well as facilitate a supportive group experience.
Are You Stressed? FREE
Tuesday, December 5; 1:00pm-4:00pm
Take a simple test to find out your stress level. Information and coping strategies will be individualized for you. Shirley Roberts, MA, LPC. Appointment necessary.
Shoo the Flu before It Leads to Pneumonia! FREE
Tuesday, December 5; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Conference Room A
Have you been vaccinated this season? Influenza and pneumonia have vaccines to protect you from becoming ill. Learn the difference in signs and symptoms as well as preventive vaccines and treatment. Donna Reger, MD, board certified, internal medicine.
What Is the McKenzie Method? FREE
Wednesday, December 6; 10:00am-12:00pm
Come learn a non-surgical physical therapy treatment protocol using the McKenzie method to diagnose and treat neck and low back pain and related pathology, including disc problems and sciatica.
Maureen Stevens, DPT, Cert. MDT & David Alexander, MPT, Cert. MDT
Take Home Colorectal Kit & Blood Pressure Screening FREE
Thursday, December 7; 10:00am
Healthy Hearts: Cardiac Support Group FREE
Support, cooking tips, and a healthy snack.
Thursday, December 7; 1:30pm-3:00pm Holi-dazed? Joyful vs. Stressful
Osteoporosis Screening FREE
Friday, December 8; 10:00am
Ultrasound of heel
Ask the Dietitian
Tuesday, December 12, 9:00am-11:00am
Do you have questions about diet and nutrition? Write them down and join Michelle Summerson, RD, for a one-on-one Q&A. Receive a body fat analysis screening. Registration required.
Update: Shoulder Pain FREE
Wednesday, December 13; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Learn the state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatment alternatives for shoulder conditions. Presented by Evan Conte, MD, fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. Dinner included.
Dealing with Chronic Pain Through Physical Therapy FREE
Thursday, December 14; 10:00am
Chronic pain is a common and unpleasant phenomenon that many of us experience. Learn why we have ongoing pain, how pain works, methods and treatments to alleviate chronic pain to get back to doing the things we love. Presented by Meghan Wieser, DPT; Raj Padalia, DPT.
Registration required. Call HealthConnection: 609.584.5900 or register online. Programs will be held at RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center.