Men's Health

When executives miss time on the job due to health reasons it can seriously impact a business’ productivity and profit margins. Atlantic Health System’s Executive Health Program provides a solution to this problem with a one-day “smart physical” designed to address current health concerns and identify underlying issues that could be a problem down the road. It includes preventative screenings, cardiovascular fitness tests, lifestyle assessments and a review of current immunizations and medications. See how our concierge medicine service can help your organization >




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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Walk & Talk: Stress through the Life Span     
Walk with behavioral health professionals while having a conversation about how stress affects us throughout the different stages of life.
Friday, April 5; 8:30am
Rockaway Townsquare Mall, Food Court
301 Mount Hope Avenue, Rockaway, NJ
Presenters: Rainnier Centeno, PhD, LPC and Brooke Donald, PsyD
For more information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: Tea & Talk – My Aching Back
Enjoy tea or coffee while learning how to strengthen your back and reduce pain.
Thursday, April 11; 10:15 to 11:15am
Randolph YMCA, 14 Dover Chester Road, Randolph, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: The Art of Origami
Discover how the ancient art of paper folding can be therapeutic. Now previous experience is needed.
Friday, April 12; 1:30 to 3:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, 3rd Floor Community Room, Rockaway, NJ
For more information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: The Power to End Stroke
Learn about strokes and how to reduce your risk of having one.
Tuesday, April 23; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, 100 Fanny Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Your Kidneys and You
A nephrologist will discuss how you can improve the health of your kidneys.
Tuesday, April 23; Noon to 1:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, 3rd Floor Community Room, Rockaway, NJ
Presenter: Shivangi K. Patel, MD
For more information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: The Path to Better Health
This four-part series, designed for older adults struggling with chronic illness, provides support and education on different aspects of disease and life management. Participants must attend all sessions.
Mondays, April 29 to May 20; 2:00 to 3:30pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
11th Annual Great Conversations
Meet prominent individuals in all areas of industry – business, health care, arts, etc. –  and discuss the topics that interest you most over dinner.
Wednesday, May 1; 5:15 to 9:30pm
Birchwood Manor, 11 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ
Presenter: Eric D. Whitman, MD
Sponsor: Morris Arts
For more information, please call 973-285-5115 or visit morrisarts.org.
 
New Vitality: Good Bones
Celebrate Osteoporosis Awareness Month this May by learning how you can improve your bone health.
Tuesday, May 14; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, 3rd Floor Community Room, Rockaway, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Caregiver Cafe
Caregivers gather to unwind and connect with each other in a cozy environment.
Tuesday, June 11; 6:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, Third Floor, Rockaway, NJ
Sponsor: United Way Caregivers Coalition
For more information and to register, please call 973-993-1160, ext. 534.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program
Adults with drug and alcohol addictions can participate in psychosocial-educational group therapy sessions. Topics include high-risk situations, triggers, urges and relapse. Therapeutic activities include art therapy, drumming circle, journaling and yoga.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am to 2:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4697; to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Relapse Prevention/Aftercare Group
Adults with substance abuse addictions can receive weekly therapy covering a variety of issues, including relapse prevention, healthy and unhealthy relationships, self-defeating behaviors, cravings and self-care. Actual length of treatment is determined on an individual basis.
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4697; to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.
Last Wednesday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3
For more information, please call 908-276-3394.
 
HIV Testing, Counseling and Referral
Appointments are available Monday through Friday for rapid HIV testing and risk reduction education. Services are free, anonymous and confidential.
200 South Street, Third Floor, Room 350, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-889-6810.
 
HIV Support Group for Gay Men
In a private and confidential environment, this group will address issues regarding HIV and the gay male community.
Morristown Medical Center
For more information about dates and times, please call 973-971-8936.
 
HIV Support Group: Beyond the Diagnosis
Confidential groups meetings with individuals infected and affected with HIV to discuss process and challenges associated with living with HIV.
Second and Fourth Thursdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm, appointments recommended
200 South Street, 3rd Floor Suite 342, Morristown, NJ 07960
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-889-6810.
 
Caregiver Support Group for Men
This support group is designed specifically for male caregivers to discuss the challenges they face. Guest speakers will be invited throughout the year.
First Thursday of the month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
111 Madison Avenue, 4th Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Association
For more information and to register, please call 973-214-1572.

 
Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 973-971-6301.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses
Atlantic Training Center offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid training courses. Learn more and register >


Men's Health Articles 

More U.S. Men Holding Off on Prostate Cancer Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- Many more American men are now saying no to surgery for low-risk prostate cancer, and choosing to monitor the disease instead, a new study finds.

Over just five years, researchers found, the number of men who opted for monitoring tripled -- from 14 percent of patients in 2010, to 42 percent in 2015.

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