Women's Health

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Women'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.”

Annual Hospital Public Meeting
Atlantic Health System leadership will discuss the newest initiatives at our hospitals.
Thursday, July 18; 5:00 to 6:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Malcolm Forbes Amphitheatre
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: Living with Arthritis
Arthritis affects one in four adults in the United States. An Atlantic Rehabilitation therapist will demonstrate tips for managing your joint issues and improving mobility. Light refreshments are included.
Monday, July 22; 10:30 to 11:30am
Morris Medical Plaza, 6 Saddle Road, Community Room, Cedar Knolls, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Good Bones
Learn how exercise and a diet rich in calcium can improve your bone health.
Tuesday, July 30; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion
333 Mount Hope Avenue, Third Floor Community Room, Rockaway, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Carfit for Adults
Technicians will assess your car and recommend adjustments for improved comfort and safety behind the wheel. Please register in advance for a 20-minute appointment.
Friday, August 2; 9:00am to Noon
Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion, Parking Lot
333 Mount Hope Avenue, Rockaway, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Thrive: ICU Survivors Peer Support Group
Survivors of critical illness can connect with others who are experiencing similar challenges during their recovery. This group is led by a clinical social worker; adult caregivers and family members are welcome to attend.
Wednesdays, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-5699.
 
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 973-971-6358.
 
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
(No meeting in July)
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, 6 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, 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, 6 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4697; to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.


WomenHeart of Morristown Medical Center
This national organization is dedicated to advancing women’s heart health. Join our monthly meetings for education, peer-to-peer patient support and access to local resources. Light refreshments are served.

Second Thursday of every month at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute: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.
 
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses
Atlantic Training Center offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid training courses. Learn more and register >
 
Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >


 

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