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Breast Cancer Information Session (virtual)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join Mary Kiensicki, RN CBCN a Breast Health Navigator with Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center. Kiensicki has been with Penn Medicine since 2007 and works closely with the breast surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and ancillary staff to help guide patients with disease of the breasts during their […]

Hallow’s Eve All Abilities Family Fun Run

Schafer Sports Center 5 Graphics Dr , Ewing Township, NJ

Tickets for the Hallow's Eve All Abilities Family Fun Run event are on sale now and all proceeds go toward helping families of special needs children afford recreation programs and services at little to no cost. Wear your best costume and get ready for some super spooky fun! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hallows-eve-all-abilities-family-fun-run-tickets-170004813975?fbclid=IwAR2q0Motxx2C_SaOCD33caw6Ci6u6HcZAO-mPU66zdDESbUd1cLT2m2LLEw  

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body (virtual)

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Join Nicolette Vasco, Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter, as she presents Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body. Attendees will learn the importance of taking care of themselves as they age, as well as strategies to age well in the following areas: 1) Cognitive Activity, […]

Diabetes, What’s New? (virtual)

November is American Diabetes Month. Join us for an informative session presented by diabetes clinicians and certified diabetes educators Louise Gross, RN, and Sandra Byer-Lubin, MD, RD, CDE, from the Princeton Medical Center Diabetes Management Program, to learn new information about diabetes. This progarm is part of Penn Medicine Princeton Health's Community Wellness Program. Please […]

Medicare Information Session (virtual)

Cathy Forbes of New Jersey State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) covers Medicare basics including eligibility, enrolling, Medicare Parts A, B, C, Medicare prescription drug coverage and costs. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program.

Indoor Memory Screenings

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

Penn Medicine/Princeton Health is offering memory screenings at the Hopewell Branch. Take this opportunity to get a memory screening, consisting of a series of questions and/or tasks designed to test memory, language skills, thinking ability, and other intellectual functions. The 15-minute screenings and review of the results are both confidential. Note: A memory screening is […]

Mindfulness and Holiday Stress (virtual)

Daily stressors can become cumulative and reduce our quality of life. For many people, the holidays can be a time of additional stress compounded by relationships, monetary concerns and social obligations. Practicing mindfulness -- experiencing the present moment without judgment – can help you manage stress and improve your quality of life. Join Carolyn Schindewolf, […]

Side Effects of Cancer Therapies (virtual)

Drs. Maqsood Amjad and Philip A. Pancari, from Astera Cancer Care, address the toxicities and side effects of cancer therapies, including chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, target treatments, and oral cancer drugs. Participants will learn what to look for with these therapies and how to lessen these toxicities. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program. […]

Benefits of Massage Therapy (virtual)

In addition to providing relaxation from daily stress, massage has many benefits beyond the spa. Learn how massage is applied to treat neuromuscular dysfunction; support the immune system; allay anxiety and soothe mood disorders; and other applications. This brief presentation will explain how massage therapy is appropriate for many conditions; how to prepare and what […]

Plant-based Diets Save Hearts and Homes: Small Actions, Big Changes (virtual)

The effects of eating more plant-based foods far exceed the well-known nutritional benefits on one’s health. Research shows that eating a more plant-based diet can also lower carbon footprint and global warming. The aim of this session is to discuss why and how we can eat more plant-based foods. Join Mercer County Library System on Tuesday, […]