SAINt barnabas wellness institute at the jcc Welcome to the Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, MA, CSW is available onsite Monday through Friday. Consider her a liaison between you and the extensive roster of physicians, clinicians, and medical services available at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Please stop by to visit, call 973-322-5620, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all programs by calling 973-322-5620 (Option 1) or emailing: email@example.com. Unless noted, all programs are free of charge. Please call ahead in case of inclement weather. You will be notified if there is any program change.
Women’s Health Education Department Saint Barnabas Medical Center For more information or to register please call Women’s Health at 973-322-5360
NewBornMom Breastfeeding Solutions* with Dawn Cedrone, RN, MSN, IBCLC *Daily by appointment Through private one-to-one consultation, an IBCLC-certified lactation consultant can help prevent problems and provide new moms with the breastfeeding experience they envision. To learn more or schedule an appointment, call 973-740-0040 or visit www.newbornmomsolutions.com (fee).
Up-to-date program information and monthly calendars can be found on the JCC website: http://www.jccmetrowest.org/wellnessinstitute
screenings and ongoing programs Blood Pressure Screenings at the JCC Knowing your numbers is an important part of maintaining your heart health. These free Blood Pressure Screenings are provided by Registered Nurses from Barnabas Health Homecare and The Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.
Infant CPR for Friends and Family This entry-level course offers instruction by the CPR Training Center in child and infant CPR as well as foreign body airway obstruction (choking) training.
*Registration is required by calling The CPR Training Center: 973-926-7407 (fee) First & third Saturday of the month from 10:00am–3:00pm. Registration required (fee). First Sunday of the month from 12:30–5:30pm. Registration required (fee).
MEET THE DOULA
A labor and support doula is a knowledgeable and experienced guide for childbirth. Join experienced doulas to learn more about the services and support they provide.
Deanna Schweighardt, RD, Saint Barnabas Outpatient Nutritionist
First Monday of the month from 6:00–8:00pm.
Eat well and feel well. Schedule a 15-minute appointment with the Outpatient Nutritionist.
NEW MOMS’ CIRCLE AND BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT
Nutrition Mini Consult*
Ask the Nutritionist from Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be answered by the Registered Dietitian.
INTEGRATIVE HEALING THERAPIES FOR STRESS REDUCTION Holistic Nurse Coordinators from The Heart Center at Saint Barnabas will provide monthly sessions introducing the integrative healing therapies beneficial to enhancing quality of life. Each class will include hands-on experiential learning. Fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00am–12:00pm January February March April May
Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Benefits of Journaling Gentle Cardiac Yoga Reiki Acupressure
Monday mornings This free weekly support group is led by a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in post partum adjustment. New moms along with their babies are welcome to attend. A Breastfeeding Support Group follows.
MOMMIES MOODS Friday Mornings This professionally led support group for new moms focuses on mother-care rather than child-care. Discussions address issues of anxiety, sadness, irritability, and feeling scared and overwhelmed by the transition to motherhood.
*For further information and registration please call Lauren Meisels, PhD at 973-762-4147.
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SAINt barnabas wellness institute at the jcc COMMUNITY MEDICAL EDUCATION LECTURES The Research and Advancements in Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders Fiona Gupta, MD, Movement Disorder Neurologist at North Jersey Brain and Spine Center
Lung Cancer: Early Detection Roland Romano, LPC, CTTS, RRT, Community Outreach Coordinator, Saint Barnabas Lung Cancer Institute The Saint Barnabas Lung Cancer Institute is offering a free low-dose CT screening program for individuals who are at high-risk for developing lung cancer to identify abnormalities earlier—when it is most curable. If you are a current or former smoker, learn if you are eligible for this life-saving test.
Dr. Gupta will speak about the latest advancements in the research of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders such as spasticity and dystonia.
What you eat affects your risk for having a heart attack or stroke. Deanna Schweighardt, RD, an Outpatient Nutritionist at Saint Barnabas, will share ideas and recipes to help you eat heart healthy.
Mindful Eating: Be Your Own Nutrition Guide Stacey Pinke, MS, RD, Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine Reducing processed sugar in the diet is an excellent first step in improving one’s health. This yoga and nutrition interactive workshop will explore the hidden sugars in our diet, the harm these sugars can cause in the body and how to reduce or eliminate these sugars from the foods we eat. A healthful, homemade snack will be served at the end of the workshop. Jan 14
Gary Goldberg, PhD, Licensed Psychologist The National Institute of Health has determined that CBT is the only effective cure for Insomnia. The FDA has had warnings about taking sleeping pills. The CBT treatment for Insomnia gets people back to sleep without medication in a relatively short period of time. Jan 15
Adam Lipson, MD, FAANS, Union County Neurosurgical Associates Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy is an FDA-approved treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Learn about the risks and benefits of DBS therapy. Jan 30
Roland Romano, LPC, CTTS, RRT, Community Outreach Coordinator, Saint Barnabas Lung Cancer Institute One of the hardest addictions to shake is smoking—but quitting is the best decision you will ever make. Whether you’ve tried to quit smoking before or are thinking about it, get advice on what really works. Tu
Parent Support GrouP Facilitated by Kristen Zeleny, LCSW, Pediatric Social Worker, Pediatric Developmental Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center This group is for caregivers of children who struggle with medical, developmental, educational, social, and emotional issues. Tu
What is All The Fuss About? The Use of Cannabis for the Treatment of Pain Brett Gerstman, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the New Jersey Spine Center This educational session will review the history of cannabis use, current national legalization movements, the basic scientific rationale for its use, and its risks and benefits in the treatment of pain. W
Asthma and You A Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics specialist from Saint Barnabas Medical Center will enlighten us with an understanding of what triggers asthma, the current treatments and daily management techniques. Mar 4
What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?
Evidenced-Based Tools to Quit Smoking
Stimulating Thoughts! Applications of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurolgical Disorders
Heart Healthy Eating
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) for Insomnia
Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics Services, Saint Barnabas Medical Center A Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics specialist from Saint Barnabas Medical Center will discuss the triggers of COPD and how it can be treated. Mar 11
Treatment Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders Jeffrey Segal, MD, FACOG, Director of the Center for Urogynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Dr. Segal will present the current treatment options for common female pelvic floor disorders, including overactive bladder, painful bladder syndrome, stress urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Mar 26
Up-to-date program information and monthly calendars can be found on the JCC website: http://www.jccmetrowest.org/wellnessinstitute www.jccmetrowest.org | 973.530.3400
SAINt barnabas wellness institute at the jcc Ask the Expert: Elliot Grossman, MD, Pediatric Neurology A pediatric neurologist specializes in treating children who have problems of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Please join us with your questions for Dr. Grossman. Apr 2
Understanding Advanced Directives and Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Speakers: Maggie Lundberg, The Heart Center at Saint Barnabas and Chris Shubeck, Patient Representative, Saint Barnabas Learn what you need to know about the difference between Advanced Directives and POLST. Plus, get advice on how prepare either document. Apr 9 Apr 10
Prevention and Treatment of Low Back Pain in the “Weekend Warrior” Brett Gerstman, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the New Jersey Spine Center This educational session will review methods to avoid low back pain and the rationale behind conservative treatments for such a condition in the “weekend warrior.” May 7
Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics Services, Saint Barnabas Medical Center This program will provide an overview of COPD, including what triggers the disease and the newest treatments. May 8
Keep Cool and Healthy with Kale For Bone Health Stacey Pinke, MS, RD, Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine Join us for a cooking demonstration and talk about the benefits of organic vegetables, kale, pine nuts, raisins, and organic home cooked meals for bone health. May 14
Living with Asthma Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics Services, Saint Barnabas Medical Center This program will provide an overview of Asthma, including what triggers the disease, treatment, and daily management. May 21
Do You Have Trouble Going to Sleep and or Staying Asleep?
Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatments
Jacqueline Morgado, RPSGT, The Center for Sleep Disorders at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
This program will provide an overview of common sleep disorders, including how they are diagnosed and treated.
Learn how your sleep schedule, bedtime habits, and choices make a difference in the quality of your nightly sleep.
Linda Zucchino from the Sleep Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS Please call 973-322-5620 (Choose Option 1) or email email@example.com
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