Men's Health

The NY Jets are back for another season against the NFL’s best and you can be a part of it. Sign up for the Green and White 5K on October 22 and you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center and may be eligible for discounted tickets to an upcoming home game. The race takes place in and around the team’s state-of-the-art practice facility with a spectacular finish at the 50-yard line. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center. Register now >





Men's Health 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. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Gentle Yoga
Learn the breathing and stretching techniques of Yoga and discover how it can improve flexibility and balance and promote relaxation. Exercises can be modified for chair or mat. Mats and blocks are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Fees: $50 for 10 weeks; $6 drop-in
(Discounted rates for Morris Mews residents: $30 for 10 weeks; $4 drop-in)
Wednesdays, October 4 to December 6; 10:30 to 11:30am
Morris Mews, 99 Ketch Road, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Living with Low Vision
Learn tips to compensate for age-related vision changes that will make daily tasks easier and your home safer. Light refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, October 11; 1:00 to 2:30pm
435 South Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Line Dancing
Dance your way to increased stamina, flexibility, balance and fitness.
Fee: $30 for five classes
Fridays, October 13, 20 and 27, and November 3 and 10; 3:00 to 4:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion, 333 Mount Hope Avenue, Rockaway, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

4th Annual Atlantic Health System Empower Awards
Join Atlantic Health System staff, physicians and community partners in recognizing the ways in which we helped build a healthier community this past year.
Wednesday, October 18; 5:30 to 7:30pm
College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ

10th Annual Healthy Aging Seminar
Learn tips for aging well and making the most of your golden years.
Thursday, October 19; 12:30 to 3:00pm
Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Haggerty Education Center
353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, NJ
Sponsor: Atlantic Health System’s New Vitality program

Tea and Talk
Enjoy tea and coffee, while learning about programs and screenings that can improve your health.
Second Thursday of every month; 10:30am to Noon
Randolph YMCA, 14 Dover Road, Randolph NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-7149.

Paint Your Pain
Adults with chronic pain can learn how to use art therapy as a way to cope with their symptoms and achieve relaxation.
Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 3rd Floor, 95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-660-3533.

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 973-971-5781.

Creative Open Studio
Adults and children 16 years of age and older can relax and create art under the supervision of an art therapist. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary.
         • Tuesdays, 3:00 through 6:00pm
         • Wednesdays, Noon through 4:00pm
         • Thursdays, 2:00 through 5:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information, call 973-660-3533.

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.
Third 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.

Personalized Exercise Guidance
Atlantic Health Weight & Wellness Center offers free, 15-minute introductory consultations with an exercise physiologist, who can prescribe a fitness program that may help you safely control your weight and improve your health.
435 South Street, Suite 330, Morristown NJ
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-7166.


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