Women's Health

Don’t miss your opportunity to have health care coverage with a Medicare Advantage plan in 2018. Now through December 7, New Jersey residents who live in Northern NJ* and subscribe to Medicare can enroll in the NNJ Aetna Medicare Prime Plan HMO. Atlantic Health System participates in this plan, as well as several other Medicare health plans. Watch a video that explains how Aetna Prime works >

*The NNJ Aetna Medicare Prime Plan is available to Medicare subscribers in the following counties: Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.


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.
 

Yoga for Every Body
Yoga may help heal common physical ailments and improve energy, concentration and emotional well-being. People of all skill levels are welcome to attend.
Fee: $90 for eight weeks; $15 per class
Mondays, November 6 through December 11; 6:30 to 7:50pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.


Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesdays, November 15 and December 20; 3:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.


Dinner and a Lecture: Nutrition for Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes and Overall Health
Learn how to prevent or control diabetes through nutrition, exercise and behavioral modifications. A registered dietician will share diabetes-friendly recipes.
Fee: $3 for dinner
Tuesday, November 7; 4:30pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.


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 1:15pm
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.
Fourth Thursday of every month; 3:00 to 4:00pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8620.


Look Good, Feel Better
Women will learn how to maintain their appearance during cancer treatments.
Monday, December 4; 2:00 to 4:00pm
Sparta Health & Wellness, 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ
Sponsor: American Cancer Society
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-227-2345.


Breast Cancer Support Group
Breast cancer patients can receive mutual education and support.
Second Tuesday of every month; 6:00 to 8:00pm
Sparta Health & Wellness, 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ
Sponsors: Newton Medical Center, American Cancer Society and Sparta Cancer Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-227-2345.


Basic Life Support and First Aid
See a list of available classes and register online >

Behavioral Health Psychotherapy Groups
The following groups held at Newton Medical Center provide education, support and therapy. For more information, meeting dates and times, please call 973-579-8581. To register, please call 1-888-247-1400.

• Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy
• Co-occurring Substance Abuse
• Coping With Anxiety
• Depression
• Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adults
• Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Teens
• Dialectical Behavior Skills Group
• Living with Chronic Illness
• Mindfulness Group
• Social Skills for Children Group
• Trauma Informed Peer Support Group
• Veterans’ Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Group
• Voices
• Wellness and Recovery Group
• Women’s Depression and Anxiety Group

Mammograms Save Lives
The Newton Medical Center Foundation funds this program to provide mammograms for eligible women who do not have insurance coverage or are not eligible for a mammogram through other screening programs. To find out if you qualify or for more information, please call 973-579-8622.

Women's Health Articles

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