Men's Health

Help Newton Medical Center Foundation brighten the season for our patients and you can win a holiday fantasy of your own. At the 28th annual C. Edward McCracken Festival of Lights, we’ll raffle off two tickets to the Radio City Musical Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City. The prize, which is valued at $1,000, includes transportation and dinner for two. Proceeds from the Festival of Lights will support medical equipment, new technology and enhancements to Newton Medical Center. It takes place on Saturday, November 16 at 4:30pm. See more event details and sponsorship opportunities >



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.”


New Vitality: AARP Safe Driver Course
Completion of this state-recognized driving class for adults 50 and older may qualify you for cheaper insurance rates and a two-point reduction on your driver’s license.
Fee: $15 for AARP members; $20 for all others, payable at the door
Monday, November 11; 8:30am to 3:30pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Yoga for Every Body
Work through yoga poses adapted to your individual skill level.
Fee: $90 for eight weeks; $15 per class for drop-ins
Mondays, November 11 to December 16; 6:30 to 7:50pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.
 
New Vitality: Eat to Be Well
A registered dietitian will discuss the latest science on how much protein, fat and carbohydrates we need to eat, as well as important micronutrients that can help you attain a healthier lifestyle.
Wednesday, November 13; 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Bone Up on Your Health
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent falls and reduce your risk of fractures and osteoporosis. We’ll also discuss how much calcium is needed to achieve healthy bones.
Monday, November 18; 2:00 to 3:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Are You at Risk for Diabetes?
Hear an overview of diabetes and why we should all pay attention to our blood sugar levels.
Tuesday, November 19; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Hopatcong Community Resource & Wellness Center
47 Hopatchung Road, Hopatcong, NJ
For more information, and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesdays, November 20 and December 12; 3:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.
 
Savvy Caregiver
This program educates caregivers of individuals experiencing memory loss.
Wednesdays, November 20 through December 11; 10:30am to Noon
Milford Health and Wellness
111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484, ext 4.
 
Surviving and Thriving in the Holiday Season
Learn how to manage holiday stress with relaxation, self-care and mindfulness strategies. A light dinner is included.
Thursday, December 5; 5:30 to 7:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Healthy Aging: WISE Program
Age healthfully by learning about risk factors and behaviors to avoid. In particular, we’ll examine how alcohol and medication affect older adults differently. Lunch will be provided.
Fridays, December 6 to January 10; Noon to 2:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information, and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Tai Chi from the Multiple Sclerosis Society
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Jersey offers free, chair Tai Chi classes for MS patients.
Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30am
Sparta Health and Wellness Center, 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-344-4867.
 
Smoking and Vaping Cessation Program
A certified tobacco treatment specialist will demonstrate techniques to help you quit smoking or vaping. Nicotine replacement products will be provided at no cost. An assessment and pre-registration are required.
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8373.
 
Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group of Sussex County
Adults with multiple sclerosis can receive education and mutual support. The National MS Society trains our peer volunteer leaders.
Wednesdays,  November 13 and December 11; 6:00 to 8:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-440-0103.
 
Alzheimer’s Dementia Support Group
Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease patients can learn more about the disease and receive emotional support.
Saturday, November 23; 10:00am to Noon
(No meeting in December)
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8600.
 
Better Breathers’ Club
Learn techniques to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other breathing-related issues better.
Fourth Tuesday of every month, 11:30am to 1:00pm
(December’s meeting will be held on the 17th)
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8373.
 
Cancer Support Group
This group is for those living with or affected by cancer.
Thursdays, November 21 and December 19; 3:00 to 4:00pm
Newton Medical Center, 175 High St, Newton, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8620.

Basic Life Support and First Aid
See a list of available classes and register online >
 
United Way Caregivers Coalition
Join a group that’s dedicated to improving the lives of all caregivers. Meetings are held once a month across five counties: Morris, North Essex, Somerset, Sussex and Warren.
Visit us online or email CaregiversCoalition@UnitedWayNNJ.org
 
Behavioral Health Psychotherapy Groups
The following groups held at Newton Medical Center provide education, support and therapy. We accept most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. For more information or to enroll in a program call 1-888-247-1400.
  • Co-Occurring/Substance Abuse Group
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy Group (only for graduates of the full DBT program)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Group
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group for Adults
  • Depression Group
  • Enhance Your Life Group
  • Perinatal Mood Disorder Group 
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Veteran’s PTSD Group
  • Wellness and Recovery Group
  • Women’s Depression & Anxiety Group
NJSave
Low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities can apply for discounts on Medicare premiums, prescription costs and other living expenses.
Call 1-800-792-9745 to learn more and apply.


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