Women's Health

A little luck and some skills with a driver at the Frank Redfern Memorial Golf Open can land you a new car or an island getaway. This year’s fabulous, hole-in-one prizes include a Mercedes Benz GLK, a Jeep Renegade, $15,000 cash or a trip for two to Aruba. After the tournament, guests will enjoy dinner, an awards ceremony and a 50/50 raffle with all proceeds benefitting the Newton Medical Center Foundation Annual Fund. Registration opens at 10:30am, followed by a shotgun start at Noon on Monday, July 8 at the Lake Mohawk Golf Club in Sparta, NJ. Donate or purchase tickets >




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.”


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 through August 12; 6:30 to 7:50pm   
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.

Savvy Caregiver 
This program educates caregivers of individuals experiencing memory loss. 
Wednesdays, July 10 through July 31; 10:30am to noon
Sparta Health and Wellness, 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ 
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484, option #4.

New Vitality: Living More Mindfully – A Daily Living Practice
Learn mindful techniques to achieve mental clarity, a state of calm and a healthier lifestyle.
Monday, July 15; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

Stroke: What You Know May Save A Life
A registered nurse will explain stroke risk factors and prevention, as well as how to recognize symptoms and respond appropriately. 
Tuesday, July 16; 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.

Annual Hospital Public Meeting
Atlantic Health System leadership will discuss the newest initiatives at our hospitals.
Thursday, July 18; 5:00 to 6:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.


New Vitality: Medication Safety
Learn how to properly store medication and schedule dosages.
Wednesday, July 24; 10:30 to 11:30am
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesday, July 24; 3:00 to 5:00pm 
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.

Family Caregivers: A Community in Crisis
The United Way and Atlantic Health System joined forces to better understand and address the needs and vulnerabilities of caregivers. Hear details from the report and learn about local resources for unpaid family caregivers of any age. 
Thursday, July 25; 5:30pm 
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

New Vitality: Moving Mindfully
Learn gentle movements and stretches that can help calm the mind and nervous system, as well as improve range of motion, flexibility and strength.
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks
Mondays, July 29 to September 30; 1:00 to 2:00pm
(No class August 19 and September 2)
Sunrise Studio, 6 Main Street, Branchville, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

New Vitality: Yoga
Learn gentle movements that combine breath work and posture to improve balance.
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks
Mondays, July 29 to September 23; 10:00 to 11:00am
(No class September 2)
First United Methodist Church, 111 Ryerson Avenue, Newton, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

New Vitality: Zumba Gold
This low-impact, Latin-inspired, dance fitness party focuses on improving range of motion, balance and stability, posture and coordination. 
Fee: $48 for all eight weeks 
Thursdays, August 1 to September 19; 10:00 to 11:00am 
First United Methodist Church, 111 Ryerson Avenue, Newton, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

New Vitality: Keeping Your Mind Sharp
A combination of lecture and exercise will demonstrate the key points of memory and aging.
Friday, August 9; 11:00am to Noon
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Those living with or affected by breast cancer can share personal experiences and receive encouragement from others.
Tuesday, August 13; 6:00 to 7:30pm
Sparta Health and Wellness, 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-729-7001. 

New Vitality: Healthy Food Shopping Tour
Take a tour of a grocery store and learn how to identify healthy foods and read nutrition labels.
Wednesday, August 14; 10:00 to 11:00am
ShopRite of Newton, 125 Water Street, Newton, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

Quit Smoking Program
Learn techniques that can help you quit cigarettes and stay smoke free. Nicotine replacement products will be provided at no cost.
For upcoming dates and to register, please call 973-579-8373.

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support Group
Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease patients can learn more about the disease and receive emotional support.
Fourth Saturday of every month, 10:00am to Noon
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 1:15pm
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, 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
A group of dedicated caregivers and experts who share a commitment in improving the lives of all caregivers.
Meets once a month in our 5 counties; Morris, North Essex, Somerset, Sussex and Warren.
Visit online or email CaregiversCoalition@UnitedWayNNJ.org

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.
  • Co-Occurring/Substance Abuse Group
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy Group
  • 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
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 973-579-8659.

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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