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HealthView - Spring 2018

Jefferson Health in New Jersey's Spring 2018 Edition of HealthView

Spring 2018

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Keeping Your Men’s
Man Healthy with
Recommended Health Week:
Health Screenings June 11-17

In honor of Men’s Health Week and Father’s
Day, keep your favorite man healthy with the
recommended screenings listed below. In fact, go
with him and make it a checkup for both of you!

Recommended Checkups/Screenings When Ages

20-39 40-49 50+

Physical Exam (review overall health status) Every 3 years 3
Every 2 years 3
Every year 3

Blood Pressure (hypertension may cause permanent damage) Every year 3 3 3

B lood Tests & Urinalysis (cholesterol, diabetes, kidney, thyroid) EEEvvveeerrryyy y32eyyaeeraarrss 3 3 3

EKG (screens for heart abnormalities) Baseline Age 30
Every 2 years
Every year 3 3

Rectal Exam (screens for hemorrhoids, colon & prostate cancer) Every year 3 3 3

PSA Blood Test (PSA levels rise when there is an abnormality) Every year 3

Colorectal Health (flexible scope finds cancer at its earliest stage) Every 3-4 years 3

Chest X-ray (should be considered for smokers over age 45) Discuss with physician 3 3

Pesky Allergies or Sinus Infections?

Visit a Jefferson Doctor with the JeffConnect App

If fresh pollen or springtime encounters with neighborhood pets make
you sneezy, itchy or teary-eyed, count on JeffConnect for allergy relief.
Download the free JeffConnect mobile app at the App Store or Google
Play, then use it for a convenient video visit with a Jefferson doctor from the
comfort of your home or office for any ailment – stomachache, cold and
flu symptoms or infections. Enjoy spring comfortably and conveniently with
JeffConnect. Visit for more information or
download the app today! 

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Jefferson Health & Magee PROGRAMS
Rehabilitation Unite to
Help Patients Achieve
Independence and Quality of Life Sleep Centers
Tired all the time? Snore at night?
Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation announced in January that they Jefferson Health’s Sleep Centers in
are embarking on the next chapter of their decades-long clinical partnership by Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington
combining their organizations. The integration will enable two of Philadelphia’s Township provide diagnostic testing
nationally ranked hospitals to provide an even higher level of care to patients to determine if you have a sleep
regaining independence from spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, amputation, disorder, and then suggest your best
multiple sclerosis and/or orthopedic injuries. course of treatment. To learn more,
call 800/580-6364.
Under terms of the combination, Magee, the 13th ranked rehabilitation hospital
in the country according to U.S. News & World Report, would apply its leading Balance Centers
edge, best-practice approach to rehabilitative medicine across the Jefferson The Balance Centers at Jefferson
Health enterprise, which now includes 14 hospitals across two states. In turn, Health can help you and your
Jefferson Health, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, the 16th doctor determine the cause of your
ranked hospital in the country, will expand certain services to Magee patients, dizziness or unexplained falls, and
such as JeffConnect telemedicine. This platform enables patients in need of can suggest a treatment plan to help
frequent, sometimes lifelong, rehabilitative and specialty services to consult with you regain control. Balance Centers
their physicians from the comfort of their own homes through the convenience are located at Jefferson Health’s
of a laptop or other mobile device. Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington
Township campuses. For more
“Jefferson and Magee have a 40-year history of collaboration and cooperation. information, call 866/943-4567.
This next step was a natural progression given our similar goals to improve the
lives of the patients we serve,” said Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President Nutrition Center
and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. “By fully Turn to Jefferson Health for
integrating, patients will experience an enhanced continuum of care with access comprehensive nutrition counseling
to high quality, cost-effective programs and specialized services, such as art, services and diabetes education
horticultural and music therapies, as well as the benefits of innovative research services, offered by highly trained
endeavors for rehabilitation medicine made possible by the comprehensive Registered Dietitians at locations
menu of expertise at our organizations. Together, we are a perfect marriage of in Cherry Hill, Marlton, Somerdale,
the nation’s top-ranked hospitals, and are poised to meet the current and future Voorhees and Washington Township.
needs of our patients and communities.” Whether you have specific health
issues that need to be addressed,
In the past four years, Jefferson Health has grown from a local, three-hospital or just want to feel and look your
system in Philadelphia to a regional, 14-hospital network in two states, including best, the Jefferson Health Nutrition
three hospitals (Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township) and numerous Center in New Jersey is here to help
ambulatory facilities within miles of your home or work. you achieve your nutrition goals! Call
844/309-7708 for more information
or to schedule an appointment. 3

Photo by Art Work Photography

Weight-Loss Surgery

Making the
Impossible a

Like many people, 60-year-old Hospital in July 2017. Performed by about what he eats. He says that
Audubon, NJ, resident Frank Sisto Dr. Marc Neff, Medical Director of undergoing weight-loss surgery was
needed some help getting his weight in Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Weight- the best thing he has ever done for
check. However, what set Frank apart Loss Surgery Program, Frank credits himself – and his family.
wasn’t just that dieting and exercise the procedure with saving his life.
classes didn’t work for him: it was the “Weight-loss surgery truly changed my
simple fact that if he didn’t make some “If it wasn’t for the team at Jefferson life,” Frank said. “Because I made the
drastic changes fast, he would likely die. Health – New Jersey, I most certainly decision to have this procedure, I’m
would be dead by now,” said Frank. going to be able spend much more
At his heaviest, Frank, who stands at “I was extremely overweight, undisci- quality time with my family and watch
6 feet 3 inches tall, was just shy of plined, and had no education about my children grow up.”
500 pounds – more than 300 pounds proper nutrition. Now, I’m much more
heavier than the average American disciplined, educated and inspired to Frank said he’s especially excited
male. As a result of his excessive continue losing weight!” to now buy clothes at a regular
weight, Frank was hospitalized for department store – something he
much of the last two-plus years 3,300+ Bariatric Surgery Graduates hadn’t been able to do for years.
because of chronic obstructive Since 2007, more than 3,300 area
pulmonary disease (COPD), high residents have turned to Jefferson “It’s like I’m a new person,” he said.
cholesterol, diabetes and blood sugar Health – New Jersey for its bariatric “And it feels great!”
problems. weight-loss surgery procedures. Dr.
Neff says the reason is simple: “Our Counseling and Education
Dieting Didn’t Work highly personalized, comprehensive, Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s
“Dieting didn’t work for me,” Frank and safety-focused approach helps Weight-Loss Surgery Program
recalled. “I tried, but I wasn’t disciplined put our patients at ease. Right from the offers individualized counseling to
enough, even though I knew I was beginning, they know we’re on their help patients – like Frank – decide
nearing death.” side and want to help them. We always which procedure is best for them.
treat our patients like family.” The program also offers pre- and
After countless hospitalizations and post-surgical nutritional counseling,
seeing firsthand how his failing health Frank now says he feels fantastic: “I’ve personalized education classes, and
was hurting himself and his family, lost more than 150 pounds and it’s like twice-monthly, post-surgery support
Frank took his life into his own hands I’m 20 years younger. My diabetes is groups led by Bariatric Surgery
and lost 70 pounds by himself. Though in remission, my blood tests are great, Program Coordinator Peg Martin
it was a great step in the right direction and I haven’t had a cold or headache and other successful weight loss
– both physically and emotionally – in months!” surgery “graduates.”
he knew he needed to do more:
“I had trouble breathing, and doing Frank now weighs a much more “I would recommend getting weight-
basic family activities because I was manageable 266 pounds, but he isn’t loss surgery at Jefferson Health
so overweight.” stopping with his weight loss efforts: to anyone considering it,” Frank
“I have set a goal for myself to reach concluded. “They gave me the
Faced with a life-or-death ultimatum, 225 pounds, and I know I am going confidence and support I needed. If
Frank decided to have a sleeve to achieve it,” said Frank. anyone is living proof of making the
gastrectomy bariatric weight loss impossible a reality, it’s me. I truly
procedure at Jefferson Stratford Frank has given his diet a complete believe God, the Jefferson family and
overhaul and is much more cautious my family saved my life.”
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— Michael Baratta

To learn more about weight-loss surgery, see page 5.

Bariatric The Center for Surgical Weight Loss
Weight Loss

Attend a FREE seminar with
one of our bariatric surgeons on:
adjustable gastric banding,
laparoscopic sleeve,
laparoscopic gastric bypass
and revisional surgery.

Dr. Marc Neff, Bariatric Surgery Place: Jefferson Washington FREE Bariatric Fitness Classes
Kennedy Health Alliance - Surgery Township Hospital
When: April 18, May 16, June 13                 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road Class begins with a cardiovascular
Time:       7 p.m. 1st Floor Classroom evaluation, then fat-burning dynamic
Place:    Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital       stretching, body-weight exercises and
2211 Chapel Avenue When: 3rd Monday circuit-style training. Bring water, mat
Conference Room 3 Time: 6:30 p.m. and towel.
Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital When:  Wednesdays, April 11 - June 25
Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo, Bariatric Surgery 18 E. Laurel Road Time:       6:30 p.m. (No class June 6)
Kennedy Health Alliance - Surgery 3rd Floor Room M Place:      Jefferson Stratford Hospital
When:     April 26                           18 E. Laurel Road
Time: 7 p.m. When: 4th Thursday 3rd Floor Room L
Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital Time: 5:30 p.m. Instructor:  Beth Marks, AAAI
18 E. Laurel Road Place: 338 Hurffville-Cross Keys  Advanced Personal Trainer
Administrative Road, Sewell
Conference Room To register, call 856/346-6470.
To register, call 856/701-8668 or email
When:     May 22 [email protected].
Time: 7 p.m. Registration is required.
Place: Jefferson Washington
Township Hospital When: Mondays FREE 20-20-20 Fitness Class
435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road Time: 9 a.m.
Administrative Place: Rowan University SOM for Bariatric Patients
Conference Room 42 E. Laurel Road
Stratford Bring water, light weights, yoga mat and
When: June 20
Time: 7 p.m. towel.
Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
2211 Chapel Avenue When:  Mondays, April 9 - August 27
Conference Room 3
To register, call 856/589-0600. (No class May 28)
Dr. Adam Goldstein, Bariatric Surgery
Kennedy Health Alliance - Surgery Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
When: April 11, May 2, June 6
Time: 6 p.m. Bariatric Support Group Place: Kennedy Health &
Place: The Mansion
3000 Main Street Offers support and information for Wellness Center
Voorhees pre- and post-operative bariatric patients.
When: 2nd Tuesday 405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
To register, visit Time:    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
classes Registration is required. Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital Suite 201, Sewell
                18 E. Laurel Road
Dr. Louis Balsama, Bariatric Surgery 3rd Floor Room L Instructor: Cindy Sporer
Christine Arroliga, RN, CDE, SMC
Certified Bariatric Nurse When: 4th Tuesday To register, call 856/346-6470.
Surgical Specialists of Washington Twp. Time:    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
When: 1st Thursday Place:    Kennedy Health & Wellness Water Aerobics Class for
Time: 6:30 p.m. Center
405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Bariatric Patients
Road, Suite 201
Sewell When: Thursdays, April 12 - June 28

To register, visit Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
or call 856/346-6470. Registration is
required. Cost: $5 per class

Place Kennedy Fitness & Wellness

501 Route 168, Turnersville

Instructor: Cindy Sporer

To register, call 856/346-6470. 5

For more information, or to register, CeHHneotapelreinf&gor Free Events, Classes and Support Groups for cancer
visit patients and survivors available at the Sidney Kimmel
Cancer Center – Washington Township

Center for Hope & Healing The Hope & Healing Stitchers Art Discovery Workshops
900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell
Join fellow community knitters and/or Explore your creativity through various art
All of the classes are held in the techniques, including drawing, painting,
Hope & Healing Room, Suite 207, crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share collage, and clay in a supportive and
unless otherwise indicated. playful environment. Class is limited to
cancer survivors, including those newly
HOPE (Helping Oncology and learn new skills while working on diagnosed or actively in treatment. No
previous artistic experience required.
Patients Exercise) community projects that benefit Sidney When: Wednesdays
Time: 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Instructor: Mary Barnett, BFA
Fine Artist & Muralist
and fitness levels. Township patients and their families.

When: Mondays Please bring your own supplies and

Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. materials. NOTE: Sessions are non-

Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT, instructional.

CES, Yoga Fit When: Tuesdays Tai Chi

Time: 10 a.m. - Noon A Chinese slow-motion exercise designed

Well-Being Yoga Classes The Healing Touch of Reiki to promote good health and longevity by
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range circulating internal energy or “chi.”
Reiki, called “touch therapy,” involves
of motion and strength, may bring placing the hands on or very near to a When: Mondays
person’s body. The Reiki practitioner
additional benefits both during and attempts to transmit or deliver energy. Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
When: For an appointment,
after cancer treatments. call 856/218-5591 Instructor: Jerry Devone, CPT
Facilitator: Valerie McGuire, CYT, RYT
When: Tuesdays Reiki II Practitioner

Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT,

CES, Yoga Fit American Cancer Society (ACS)
Programs at The Center for
When: Thursdays Hope & Healing

Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Instructor: Colleen Arnold, ACE, AFAA, Reflexology

CES A popular alternative therapy, Look Good … Feel Better

Chair Yoga Reflexology promotes relaxation, Volunteer beauty professionals lead

For the person who finds it difficult to improves circulation, reduces pain, groups of 6-10 women through practical

participate in a traditional yoga class due soothes tired feet, and encourages hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail

to physical limitations or joint issues, all overall healing. It is also used for care and how to deal with hair loss. Each

poses are performed seated or standing, post-operative or palliative care. woman receives a free makeup kit to use

using a chair as support. Recommended as a complementary during and after the workshop.

When: Wednesdays therapy, Reflexology should not When: Tuesdays, May 15, July 17

Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. replace medical treatment. Time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon

Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT, When: 3rd Thursday To register, call 800/227-2345.

CES, Yoga Fit Time: For an appointment, call


Facilitator: Grace A. Morrow, CR

For information Save the Date
on our
Free Prostate Screening
Breast Cancer and during Men’s Health Month
Prostate Cancer
Support Groups, Date: Wednesday, June 13th
see page 15. Place: 900 Medical Center Drive
Suite 100, Sewell
6 HealthVIEW For more information, call 856/218-5591.

Radiation Oncology Expertise
Close to Home and Work

When you have the best in your own backyard, you don’t always have to go
across the bridge for cancer treatment. The Radiation Oncology Department at
the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township offers expertise in
radiation therapy close to home for patients in South Jersey. Last year, more than
5,000 radiation treatments were delivered to patients at the Center. Services, such
as consultation and second-opinion, supportive care and symptom management,
ensure that patients receive the most complete and collaborative patient-centered
care. Patients receive personalized cancer care tailored to their specific diagnosis
using advanced technology with a full range of radiation oncology treatment
options, including:

• Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

• Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
• Skin High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy

• Mammosite (breast) HDR Brachytherapy

• GYN HDR Brachytherapy

• Brainlab Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) with ExacTrac
• Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) with ExacTrac

Cancer Survivors Invited to a Varian’s TrueBeam technology uses a state-of-the-art linear accelerator with
a precise method of delivering IGRT and IMRT. This means patients receive the
Special Summer Celebration dose of radiation that is required to effectively treat the cancer while minimizing
exposure to normal tissue and other organs in the area.

of Life Comprehensive brachytherapy for skin, GYN and breast (SAVI) cancers
allows doctors to deliver higher doses of radiation to more specific areas of the
If you are a cancer survivor, please join body, compared with the conventional form of radiation therapy (external beam
radiation) that projects radiation from a machine outside of your body. This type of
us for a free and festive evening of fun, radiation treatment may cause fewer side effects than external beam radiation, and
the overall treatment time is usually shorter.
food and games to celebrate YOU in

honor of National Cancer Survivors Day!

Date: Sunday, June 3

Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. A highly precise form of high-dose radiation therapy, Brainlab Stereotactic
Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy with ExacTrac offer the
Place: Sidney Kimmel Cancer advantages of surgery without being invasive. This technology can deliver high
doses of focused radiation to effectively treat tumors in the brain, and throughout
Center – Washington the body, while protecting surrounding normal tissue.


900 Medical Center Drive


To register, please call 856/218-5323. Radiation Tamara LaCouture, MD, Medical Director of Jefferson Health
Oncologists – New Jersey’s Radiation Oncology Program, performs
Brainlab procedures at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center –
Washington Township.

Free Smoking Cessation Support “I’m thrilled to provide this highly specialized service to our
patients,” said Dr. LaCouture. “The level of precision and the
Groups & Counseling Available fact that it requires very little recovery time make Brainlab an
ideal treatment option for many cancer patients.”
(Open to All)

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Time: 3:30 - 4:40 p.m.

Facilitator: Certified Tobacco Tamara LaCouture, Our Cancer Center provides personalized treatment options
MD to achieve the best possible outcomes. Our collaborative
Treatment Specialist and integrated team of experts includes physicians, nurses,
physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nutritionists
Location:    Suite 211 and social workers dedicated to offering excellence and a
seamless patient experience. For more information about the
Registration is required. For more Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, call
856/218-5324 or visit
information on counseling or to

register for the support group, please

call 856/218-5324, select option #1.

Ross Green, MD 7

Registration is necessary. FREE To register, visit
COMMUNITY or call 800/547-9007, select option #3.


Social Security Planning: Prediabetes 101
What Baby Boomers Need to
Know to Maximize Retirement Did you know 1 in 3 Americans now have prediabetes? Prediabetes is a condition where
Income blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.
Without appropriate intervention, many go on to develop diabetes within 5 years. This
Advantages and disadvantages of class has been designed for anyone who has been diagnosed by their physician with
applying early or delaying your benefits. prediabetes or impaired fasting glucose. This two-hour class is taught by a Certified
Strategies for coordinating benefits with Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) trained in what
your spouse. Rules for divorced spouse to eat to lower your blood sugar.
benefits and survivor benefits.
When:     Wednesday, April 25 Participants will:
Time:       6:30 - 8 p.m. • Learn about the diagnosis of prediabetes and understanding blood sugar numbers
Place:      Jefferson Health • Learn about the risk factors for developing prediabetes and diabetes
                1099 White Horse Road • Learn healthy eating habits to support normal blood sugar and overall health
                1st Floor Conference Room • Have meal planning guidance including recipes and interpreting a food label
Speaker:  Paul D. Levin, CFP, ChFC, RICP
                Retirement Income Certified Please note: Your insurance may be billed, provided you have coverage for nutrition
Professional services. Please check with your insurance provider for coverage details before signing
up. To register, call Elise Wood at 844/309-7733.
Stop Diabetes in its Tracks
When: Thursdays, May 17, June 21, July 19
Getting diagnosed with prediabetes Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
is a serious wake-up call, but there Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
is still time to turn things around. Join 2211 Chapel Avenue • Conference Room 2
us for a discussion on how to initiate Speaker: Stephanie Biggs, RD, LDN, CDE
lifestyle changes or treatments, and Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nutrition Center
stop the progression to diabetes. Light
refreshments will be served.
When: Wednesday, May 2
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Glassboro Branch
Gloucester County Library
2 Center Street
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Cannon
Kennedy Health Alliance -

Healthy Ways to Talk to Your Kids Should I Still See the GYN Physical Therapy vs. Opioids:
about their ‘New Normal’
After Menopause? When to Choose Physical Therapy
Children respond to trauma in many
different ways. Some may have reactions Join us for an evening of fun, refresh- for Pain Management
very soon after the event; others may do
fine for weeks or months, and then begin ments, and advice on living a healthier Opioid prescriptions have been
to show troubling behavior. Learn
common signs and how to recognize life after menopause. This FREE event will increasing at an alarming rate. Learn
problems and respond appropriately.
Light refreshments will be served. feature OB/GYN, Dr. Jennifer Hummel, an how choosing Physical Therapy for
When: Wednesday, May 9
Time: 6:30 p.m. expert on women’s health issues. She will pain management can help you achieve
Place: Jefferson Health –
New Jersey discuss why women need gynecological long-term benefits without the use of
1099 White Horse Road
Voorhees care at every stage of life. Registration is opioids and their associated risks.
Speaker: Diana Trasatti
Elementary School Counselor requested, as seating is limited. When: Thursday, June 21

8 HealthVIEW When: Thursday, May 17 Time: 6:30 p.m.

Time: 7 p.m. Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

Place: Mullica Hill Branch 2211 Chapel Avenue

Gloucester County Conference Room 3

Library System Speaker: Brian Duffy, PT, DPT

389 Wolfert Station Road Director of Rehabilitation

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Hummel Jefferson Health -

Kennedy Health Alliance – New Jersey

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mind Body, & Spirit Series

Meditation for Stress Reduction A Springtime Plan to Create the holistic techniques, such as meditation,
Best You!
Learn and practice meditation to aromatherapy and positive psychology.
reduce stress and improve sleep. Guided Thursday, May 3
meditation can be an effective practice Do you have a plan? Do you have Leave the night with a personal goal-
for balancing your energy and reducing thoughts about how differently you
anxiety. These workshops are great for would like to experience life? Spring is setting strategy and being ready to step
individuals new to meditation or anyone the time for a fresh start. A time to clear
experiencing stress and fatigue. out not only physical, but mental, clutter. into spring relaxed, excited and motivated!
Everything around us is growing, blooming
and coming to life…and you should too! When: Thursdays, April 26 & May 3
Building off your goals from the Vision
Boards, we will take the time to create Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
a step-by-step plan on how to achieve
success, while incorporating various Fee: $25 for 2-week series or $15

per class

When: Wednesdays, April 25 - Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

June 13 2201 Chapel Avenue

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Conference Room 3

Fee: $90 for 8 weeks Speaker: Jen Cooley Fleisher

Place: Sidney Kimmel Cancer Mind/Body/Spirit Consultant

Center - Washington Twp.

900 Medical Center Drive,


Suite 207

Speaker: Sherri Horner

Pause & Breathe

Spring Forward With Your Mind!
Springtime Vision Boards

Thursday, April 26
Spring is the time of year for renewal.
Vision Boards help us set our intentions,
create goals and manifest desires! Join
us to build your own Vision Board that
will help make your thoughts and dreams
a reality. A Vision Board is a collage of
photos, poems and quotes that repre-
sent what you want to bring to your life.
You will return home with a completed
Vision Board and ready be to begin your
journey. Poster Boards, scissors, glue,
magazines will be available. Please feel
free to bring photos, quotes, additional
magazines or any other materials you
would like to place on your board.

CPR & Life Support Education

You can become a lifesaver with Jefferson Health’s Our courses include:
Life Support Education Services. Each year, more
than 5,000 South Jersey residents attend our • CPR Courses • PALS
classes, which are open to anyone age 9 and older.
• First Aid • ENPC
We offer education and training for the community,
as well as public safety personnel, including police, • ACLS • TNCC
fire, EMS and communications.
To register, visit For questions
regarding CPR and First Aid, call 856/488-6889, and for questions
regarding ACLS/PALS/ENPC/TNCC, call 856/346-7669. 9


New Primary Care Office Opens Learn about Personalized
in Woodbury — Weight Loss Solutions
New Patients Accepted
Interested in medical weight loss solutions but don’t know
We’re pleased to welcome Jose Camacho, where to start? Jefferson Health can put you on the right track
MD; Richard Shaw, DO; Michele Lanza, APN; toward better health.
and the entire Evergreen office to KHA’s Take the first step by calling our Wellness Program Coordinator,
Primary Care team! at 844/309-7708, who will help you choose the right weight
loss journey for your individual needs:
Their office is located at 190 N. Evergreen
Ave. in Woodbury. Nutrition Intervention gives you the opportunity to meet with

To book an appointment, call 844/542-2273. a Registered Dietitian (RD) who specializes in weight management.
The RD will partner with you to create a meal plan, exercise regimen,
KHA Welcomes Ashok Patel, MD, and vitamin supplementation plan.
to a New Office in Runnemede –
New Patients Accepted Medical Weight Management uses medication options to

Primary Care physician Dr. Ashok Patel has help manage your weight. You will meet with one of our physicians
joined the KHA family! to learn about available medications and healthy lifestyle changes
that promote weight loss. Our comprehensive program includes a
The office is located at 300 S. Black Horse complete medical evaluation to check for any underlying medical
Pike in Runnemede. conditions that contribute to obesity.

To book an appointment, call 856/939-6400. Surgical Intervention provides patients a consultation with

Three Cardiothoracic Surgeons one of our Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeons. Our surgeons offer
Join KHA in Sewell and Voorhees three surgical techniques to manage weight and health conditions –
Adjustable Gastric Band, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux en Y
Three Cardiothoracic Surgeons have joined Gastric Bypass.
KHA — Christopher Bariana, DO; Duane
Monteith, MD; and Jay Steinberg, DO. Meet Our Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeons:

The surgeons will see patients at:
• Kennedy Health Alliance Kings Way

Primary Care
100 Kings Way East
Suite D2

• Kennedy Health Alliance Primary and
Specialty Care
333 Laurel Oak Road

To book an appointment, call 856/716-6598.

Need to find a doctor?

Visit our online directory at
to access more than 1,000 physicians, including
primary and specialty care.

10 HealthVIEW Dr. Marc Neff Dr. Adam Goldstein Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo

SIOsupWrtgieoeinrgyhfoat-nrLYoosus? QA–Adam S. Goldstein, DO, FACS, FASMBSWhat are the health benefits of for patients Ask the
undergoing weight-loss surgery? who have Doctor
The health benefits have been undergone

extensively documented. Numerous

General & Bariatric Surgeon medical problems directly related to the
obesity may be greatly improved or procedure.
What criteria makes someone even eliminated, such as high blood This allows people considering
a candidate for weight-loss pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea, surgery to hear about the experience
surgery? osteoarthritis and heart disease. directly from those who have had the
operation, an invaluable experience.
QThe patient must have a BMI (a How much weight will I lose – After the operation, patients are
Acalculation based on the patient’s and how quickly does the weight encouraged to attend support groups
height and weight) of 35 or higher come off? offered by Jefferson Health, where
and be an adult age 18 or older. If The amount of weight lost by a they can discuss their experience with
QAusing health insurance benefits to others who have undergone surgery
help pay for the cost of bariatric particular patient is dependent but may be at different points in their
journey. The value of seeing patients
surgery, they must also meet the on their willingness to follow the ahead of them in the process, and the
success they have achieved, motivates
requirements of their insurance plan. recommendations of the bariatric and encourages patients to stick to the
QWhat options for surgeries exist? surgeon and the dietitian regarding
Are some better than others? diet, exercise, and follow-up. A
A Jefferson Health offers: laparoscopic motivated patient, willing to follow Patients will continue to follow up
sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic the rules of success following bariatric with their dietitian after the operation

surgery, can lose as much as 75% and receive ongoing education about
of their excess body weight or more.

gastric bypass (also known as The speed of weight loss depends

Roux-en-Y), and laparoscopic on the operation the patient chooses, eating properly and making good

gastric banding. All of these offer Qtheir age, overall medical condition, choices.
effective surgical weight loss if
the patient follows the rules and ability to exercise, and how closely What is distinctive about
recommendations for the procedure they follow the surgeon’s and Jefferson Health Bariatric
they choose. Each option has different dietitian’s recommendations. In my
experience, motivated patients can Program in New Jersey?

levels of invasiveness and risk, so I lose the bulk of the weight they are AWe are proud to offer our patients
hesitate to say one is “better” than the going to lose within 18 months of the opportunity to have their surgery
other. After attending one of our free the operation. at a Center of Excellence in Bariatric
seminars, where an actual surgeon
describes the operations, the patient QHow long a hospital stay does the Surgery, certified by the American
will be able to determine which surgery require? College of Surgeons. Our surgeons
operation is best for them. AThe length of stay depends on which have performed more than 3,000
operation the patient chooses, and bariatric surgeries, care for patients
QWill I still have to diet after my with a dedicated team of surgical
surgery? Or can I now eat what- their overall medical condition. For professionals, and have been named
“Top Docs” by numerous publications
the most part, gastric band patients go
ever I want? over the years. Highly trained in their
home the day of the operation, while
AThe dietitians make recommendations, specialty, most finished Bariatric
which every patient undergoing most sleeve gastrectomy and gastric Surgery Fellowships after completing
bypass patients stay one and two
General Surgery training. The bariatric
bariatric surgery at Jefferson nights in the hospital, respectively.

Health will learn about during the Is there support and ongoing program at Jefferson Health is fully
consultation. Patients are not education offered to patients prepared to care for even the most
placed on a specific “diet” after complex bariatric surgery patient and
the operation. No specific food after their procedure? offer them the potential to change
their lives for the better!
Qrestrictions are placed on the patient
Aafter bariatric surgery, however, the Support offered to bariatric patients
— both before and after surgery — is
dietitians will explain to patients which
extensive. We offer potential patients
foods are not helping them achieve
the option of attending support groups
their weight loss goals. 11

Looking to stay in shape? &FiDtnaenscse To register, please visit
Jefferson Health – New Jersey offers a or
wide variety of fitness and dance classes.
call 800/547-9007.

Kennedy Health & Jefferson Cherry Hill CLASSES Westville Square Center for Hope & Healing
Wellness Center Hospital
405 Hurffville- Jefferson Stratford Dances by Diane 900 Medical Center Drive
Cross Keys Road 2211 Chapel Avenue Hospital
Conference Rooms 2 & 3 201 Broadway Suite 207
Suite 201 18 E. Laurel Road
Sewell 3rd Floor Room L Westville Sewell

Fitness Basic Yoga 20/20/20 – Washington Twp.

20/20/20 – Cherry Hill A mixed level yoga experience with Three workouts in one – 20 minutes of

Three workouts in one! 20 minutes of the basics for new students, yet still cardio, 20 minutes of sculpting, and 20

cardio, 20 minutes of sculpting, and 20 providing a challenge for advanced minutes of stretching! Bring a mat and

minutes of stretching. Bring a mat and students. Bring a yoga mat. weights (3 to 5 lbs.).

weights (3 to 5 lbs.). Class size is limited. When: Thursday, April 26 When: Thursday, April 26

When: Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Time: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.

June 7, 14, 28 Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks Fee: $90 per person for 10 weeks

Time: 6 - 7 p.m. Place: Hope & Healing Place: Health & Wellness Center

Fee: $55 per person for 6 weeks Instructor: Sherri Horner Instructor: Susan Leblang

Place: Cherry Hill Power Yoga Pure Strength

Instructor: Elise Penkala Practice basic yoga poses in a flow Build strength; add definition, increase

Resistance Training series. Promote muscle strength, bone density and decrease body fat by

Improve core balance, lose inches increase balance and flexibility. This INCREASING lean muscle. Work muscle

and tone your entire body with this class is progressive, and provides groups for greater definition in a slow

complete workout. Bring a mat and a comfortable challenge for the moving weight training class. Bring your

weights (3 to 5 lbs.). experienced yoga student. desired weights, mat, water and hand towel.

When: Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, When: Thursday, April 26 When: Tuesday, May 8

June 7, 14, 28 Time: 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. (No class 5/22)

Time: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Fee: $55 per person for 6 weeks Place: Hope & Healing Fee: $55 per person for 6 weeks

Place: Cherry Hill Instructor: Sherri Horner Place: Health & Wellness Center

Instructor: Elise Penkala Instructor: Kelly Valente

Zumba® – For All Ages

Pilates & Yoga Fusion This Latin-inspired, interval aerobic, Dance

This workout combines the core-firming dance-fitness class incorporates All classes held in Westville. Partners are

benefits of Pilates with the strength and international music with fast and slow NOT necessary, but certainly more fun!

flexibility of yoga with dynamic, flowing rhythms that are easy to follow. Dress comfortably with dress shoes.

sequences that can “scorch” calories and When: Thursday, April 26 No sneakers, please.

burn fat, leaving you looking long and Time: 7 - 8 p.m.

lean. Fee: $50 per person for 8 weeks It Takes 2 to Tango

When: Monday, April 23 Place: Westville

Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. (45 min. class) Instructor: Carla Maggio Learn the classic American-style Tango

Fee: $60 per person for 8 weeks Work It Out drama and fun with a little Argentina style

Place: Health & Wellness Center A complete workout. This sculpting and fancy moves added.

Instructor: Kelly Valente class is designed for all levels. Work at When: Tuesday, April 24

Gentle Yoga your own pace. Bring a mat and weights Time: 7 - 8 p.m.

Gentle yoga posture and breathing (1 to 5 lbs.). Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks

techniques to relieve mental stress and When: Thursday, April 26 Line Dances for Beginners

muscle tension. Time: 6 - 7 p.m. Learn the “Electric Slide,” “Cupid Shuffle,”

When: Wednesday, April 25 Fee: $90 per person for 10 weeks “The Bee Gee’s” and more popular line

Time: 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. Place: Health & Wellness Center dances.

Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks Instructor: Susan Leblang When: Wednesday, April 25

Place: Hope & Healing Time: 7 - 8 p.m.

Instructor: Sherri Horner Fee: $75 per person (adult)

for 8 weeks

12 HealthVIEW $60 per teen (13 to 17 years)

Save the ComFmREuEnity Join Red Cross
Date! the fun! Blood Drives
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 31

Jefferson Stratford Hospital
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, June 8

Jefferson Washington
Township Hospital
10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, June 22

Call Lori Santoro at 856/566-2099
to schedule an appointment.

Visit Jefferson Health at the Following Jefferson Health – New
Upcoming Community Events Jersey Recognized as One
of the ‘Healthiest Companies
Saturday, April 21 Saturday, May 5 in America’

YMCA of Gloucester County Harrison Township Day Interactive Health, a
Healthy Kids Day 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. national provider known
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ella Harris Park, Mullica Hill for its preventive health
YMCA of Gloucester County, Woodbury programs, recognized
Saturday, May 12 Jefferson Health –
Saturday, April 21 New Jersey for this
Camden County Women’s award. We are one of
Haddonfield Tatem Fair Health Conference 184 companies across
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Camden
J. Fithian Tatem Elementary School, County College the country recognized for
Glover Ave, Haddonfield empowering employees to make significant
Mini-Teddy Bear Clinic (bring your favorite WHC2018 and sometimes life-saving changes to
bear or doll for a wellness checkup) improve their health.
Jeff STAT Trauma Helicopter/Ambulance Saturday, May 12
for onsite tours Subscribe to Our
Sewell Super Saturday FREE e-Newsletter!
Sunday, April 22 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Washington
Lake Park, Sewell Each month, Jefferson Health’s
‘Be a Doctor or Nurse’ Rain date – May 19 HealthView e-News keeps you
Teddy Bear Clinic up-to-date with community
It’s time for “Teddy” to get a checkup! Saturday, June 2 news, fitness tips, healthy
Bring your Teddy Bear or doll to our recipes and hospital events
Teddy Bear Clinic, where children Gloucester Township & programs. To sign up, visit
experience what it’s like to be a doctor Super Saturday
or nurse. This interactive, family-friendly Noon. – 9 p.m. at
program – part of Philadelphia Science Veterans Memorial Park 13
Week – is designed to help children Chews Landing Road
feel more comfortable about medical Rain Date: June 3
emergencies, doctors, and hospitals.
1 – 3 p.m. at the Jefferson Health Saturday, June 2
Surgery Center, Sewell
Moorestown Day
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Main Street

For more information, and to register for PROGRAMS
Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Women’s
WomFOeRn &
and Children’s classes, visit: Children
Unless otherwise indicated, all classes and support groups
or call 856/582-3098. are held in the Kennedy Health & Wellness Center,
405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, in Sewell.

The Big Day!

Maternity Tours For Teens and Tweens

Complimentary tours of the Maternity Babysitting Certification Course
Center at the Jefferson Washington
Township Hospital. For young people ages 11 and older.
When: Sundays, May 6, June 3,
July 1, August 5, September 2 Attendance at both sessions is

Mondays, April 16, May 21, mandatory (fee).*
June 18, July 16, August 20
Time: Sunday tours 6 p.m.; When: Saturdays
Monday tours 7 p.m.
April 7, May 5, June 2,

July 7, August 4,

Share.Support.Learn September 1

Offers encouragement and reassurance to Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
moms, as well as a time to focus on post-
partum wellness. Complimentary group is * We can accommodate groups of
professionally facilitated. Babies welcome! 15 or more at your site.
When: Mondays (except holidays)
(No Fee)
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Childbirth and
Breastfeeding Classes are
Breastfeeding Education
FREE for expectant & Support
parents delivering at
Jefferson Health – New Jersey. Breastfeeding Classes

Parent Prep Learn about breastfeeding, proper
positioning, how to tell your baby is
Childbirth Courses getting enough breast milk, and avoiding
common challenges. Support person is
Designed for expectant parents, around encouraged to attend (fee).
their sixth month of pregnancy. Please When: Saturdays, April 21,
bring bottled water, two pillows, a blanket May 19, June 16, August 18,
and your labor coach to class (fee). September 15
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Weeknight Childbirth Education
Breastfeeding Support Group
When: Wednesdays
April 4, May 2, June 6, For breastfeeding moms: Weigh your
July 11, August 1, baby before and after feeding on our
September 5 electronic baby scale to measure exactly
Time: 7 - 9 p.m. how much your baby has eaten! Receive
Participants attend class the same day breastfeeding support and advice from
each week for four consecutive weeks. an International Board Certified Lactation
Consultant (no fee).
14 HealthVIEW When: Mondays (except holidays)
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Support Fighting Men/Fighting Cancer - Join PrimeTime for
Groups Prostate Cancer Support Group
‘A Slice of
For information about all other For men coping with prostate cancer, this Brooklyn Pizza’
Jefferson Health support groups, confidential education and support group
please call 800/547-9007 or visit provides helpful information to patients Tour! and their caregivers.
When:       1st Tuesday
Breast Cancer Awareness Time:        7 p.m.
and Support Place: 900 Medical Center Drive
Suite 211, Sewell
Support group meetings include Facilitator: Joseph A. Musumeci
educational presentations followed by
open discussions.   Parent Bereavement PrimeTime members are traveling to
When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Support Group Brooklyn, NY, on Tuesday, June 26, to
through June 6th explore the food, history, landmarks and
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. A professionally facilitated support group famous movie locations of the hippest
Place: 900 Medical Center Drive for parents who have lost a child to share borough in the city! Your motorcoach
Suite 211, Sewell their feelings, receive mutual support and tour will include DUMBO (Down Under
Facilitator: Cancer Center Team learn about some ways to help manage the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Red
their heartache. Hook, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Bath
Chronic Pain Support Group When: 1st Tuesday Beach, Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach
Time:     6 - 9 p.m. and a walk along the famous Coney
Connect with others and learn new skills Place:    Jefferson Cherry Hill Island Boardwalk! A pizza lunch will
and strategies to cope with pain in a safe, Hospital be served at Grimaldi’s under the
intimate and supportive environment. 2201 Chapel Avenue Brooklyn Bridge and L&B Spumoni
When:  2nd Friday Conference Room 2 Gardens – known for its Sicilian-style
Time:     10:30 - 11:30 a.m. pizza. Motorcoach departs from
Place:    Voorhees Senior Living When:  2nd Tuesday Hotel ML on Route 73 in Mt. Laurel
               501 Laurel Oak Road Time:     6 - 9 p.m. at 9 a.m. Return time is approximately
Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital 5:30 p.m. Cost: $125 (includes bus
Diabetes Support Group 18 E. Laurel Road driver and tour guide gratuities).
Private Dining Room Go to
Support for adults wanting to learn more
about managing diabetes. When:  3rd Tuesday Wound Care
When:  4th Monday (except holidays) Time:     6 - 9 p.m. Support Group
Time:     1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Place:    Jefferson Washington
Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital Township Hospital Meeting includes educational
               18 E. Laurel Road 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys presentations followed by open
Road, Sewell discussions.
Dialysis Support Group 3rd Floor Classroom
For more information, call Topic: Caring for Your Feet
A monthly support group with fellow Kimberly Brody-Muckenfuss, BSN, RN,
dialysis patients and family members in a at 856/488-6680 (day);
non-judgmental, supportive environment. 609/519-3113 (evening); or
When:  2nd Wednesday [email protected]
Time:     2 p.m.
Place:    Jefferson Health Smoking Cessation When: Thursday, April 24
Dialysis Center Support Group Time 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
               201 Laurel Oak Road, Suite A Speaker: Dr. Joseph Mirarchi
Voorhees Quitting smoking is hard, but Jefferson Place: 900 Medical Center Drive
When:  2nd Friday Health is here to help! Free counseling Suite 207, Sewell
Time:     10:30 a.m. and support groups are available:
Place:    Jefferson Health When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays Light refreshments will be served.
Dialysis Center Time: 3:30 - 4:40 p.m. For more information, or to register,
               300 Medical Center Drive Place: 900 Medical Center Drive call 866/547-HEAL.
Sewell Suite 211, Sewell
For more information, contact Registration is required. For more 15
Hillary Scott, LSW, at 856/780-0414 information on counseling or to
or [email protected] register for the support group, please
call 856/218-5324, select option #1.

WELLNESS PrimeTime Please see pages 18 & 19 for additional
wellness programs at Kennedy Fitness &
Wellness Centers.

PROGRAMS Heart Attack & Stroke: How to Relieve Shoulder Pain
Are You at Risk? Join Dr. Luke Austin as he discusses the
Proper Sleep Can Keep You
Awake, Alert & Alive Join us for a discussion on ways to signs, causes and treatment options of

Many untreated sleep disorders affect reduce your risk, identify early signs and shoulder pain.
more than 40 million Americans and
contribute to crashes, accidents and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and When: Wednesday, June 6
sometimes deaths and injuries. Learn
about the factors and implications of when to call 9-1-1. FREE blood pressure Time: 3 p.m.
drowsy driving.
When: Wednesday, May 2 screenings are included. Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Time: 11 a.m.
Place: Margaret E. Heggan When: Tuesday, May 22 2211 Chapel Avenue
Free Public Library
606 Delsea Drive, Sewell Time: 11 a.m. Room 3
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer R. Roszkowski
Kennedy Health Alliance – Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Speaker: Dr. Luke Austin
Sleep Medicine
2211 Chapel Avenue Rothman Institute
Varicose Veins 101: Questions
Answered and Free Screening Conference Room 3

Dr. Marlene O’Brien will go through the ActivitiesSpeaker: Kathryn M. Donley, BSN, RN
basics of varicose veins and venous
insufficiency. What are they? What causes CCRN, CNRN
them? Should you be worried? Learn
how to identify venous disease and what Program Director, Stroke and Circle of Knitting and Crocheting
treatments are available in this informal
and educational session. Life Support Education Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters
When: Thursday, May 3
Time: Noon Jefferson Health - New Jersey on an ongoing basis. Please bring your
Place: Elena Wu Restaurant
Voorhees Town Center own supplies and materials. Group is
12106 Town Center Blvd. 
Voorhees Tropical Drink Flower Arranging non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric
Speaker: Dr. Marlene T. O’Brien
Kennedy Health Alliance – Come join us to make an inspiring and fleece donations are accepted.
Vascular Surgery
“tropical drink” by using an assortment of When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays
Weight-Loss Surgery for Seniors
flowers and mixing various ingredients to Time: Noon - 4 p.m.
Seniors are opting more for weight-loss
surgery, and research suggests older adults make your own blend. Alcohol content Place: Vogelson Library, Voorhees
can benefit as much or more from bariatric
surgery options than younger people. Join zero, fun 100%. Must register by May 15. 203 Laurel Road, 3rd Floor
us for a lunch and learn about the proce-
dures, as well as how surgery may improve When: Thursday, May 31
medical conditions, such as diabetes.
When: Tuesday, May 15 Time: 11 a.m. Short Story Discussion Club
Time: Noon
Place: Elena Wu Restaurant Fee: $10 Share the enriching experience of
Voorhees Town Center
12106 Town Center Blvd.  Place: Kennedy Health & reading short stories. New members
Speaker: Dr. Adam Goldstein
Kennedy Health Alliance – Wellness Center always welcome. Pick up copies of the
General Surgery, Bariatric
Surgery 405 Hurffville-Cross Keys short stories prior to the meeting at the

16 Road, Sewell library’s front desk.

Instructor: Rachelle Hasenberg When: 2nd Tuesdays

Inspirational Horticultural Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Therapy Place: Vogelson Library, Voorhees

203 Laurel Road, 3rd Floor

Facilitator: Jeanne Sevast

Adult Services Library

Spring Fling Dance Associate !

Whether you are a beginner, an

experienced dancer, or just want

to watch and listen, you’ll want Please sign me up for the Spring Fling

to join us on the dance floor at Dance on Wednesday, May 16:

Woodcrest Country Club, where Name: _______________________________
the Star Band will delight you

with all of your favorite songs! Address: _______________________________

Refreshments! Prizes! Line Dances

and Mixers! Tickets available at the Phone: _______________________________

door for $20 per person. Email: ________________________________


or call 800/522-1965 for more information. # of tickets at $15: _______________________

When: Wednesday, May 16 Total:_________________________________
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Fee: $15 Make checks payable to:
Place: Woodcrest Country Club Jefferson Health – New Jersey
300 E. Evesham Road 1099 White Horse Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Cherry Hill

FITNESS Please register and pay at or call 800/522-1965.

PROGRAMS Jefferson Health PrimeTime Office | 1099 White Horse Road Voorhees, NJ 08043
Kennedy Fitness & Wellness Kennedy Fitness & Wellness Westville Square
405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road Route 70 • Cherry Hill 201 Broadway • Westville

Suite 201 Kennedy Fitness & Wellness Kennedy Fitness & Wellness
Sewell Route 73 • West Berlin 167 Bridgeton Pike • Mullica Hill

Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle and mat.

West Berlin

When: Mondays & Wednesdays Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Just Move for Seniors –
Session I: April 16 – May 31 (11 classes) Sewell
Light aerobics, toning and stretching
Session II: May 22 – June 27 (10 classes) When: Wednesdays using a chair. Bring weights (1 to 3 lbs.)
to class.
Session III: July 11 – August 29 Session I: April 11 – June 13 When:         Tuesdays
Session I:    April 17 – June 5
(Wednesdays Only) (9 classes) No class 5/30 Session II:   June 19 – August 14
Time:           10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
(8 classes) No class 7/4 Session II: June 20 – August 15 Fee:              $40 per session (8 classes)
Time: 1 - 2 p.m. (8 classes) No class 7/4 When:         Fridays
Session I:    April 20 – June 8
Fee: Session I - $44 Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Session II:   June 22 – August 10
Time:           10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Session I - $40 Fee: Session I - $36 Fee:              $40 per session (8 classes)

Session III - $32 Session II - $32

Gentle Chair Flow for Seniors – Gentle Yoga for Seniors –

Sewell Cherry Hill (CH) &

Chair sequences based on the principles Mullica Hill (MH) NEW

of yoga. When: Tuesdays & Thursdays

When: Mondays Session I: April 17 – May 24 (12 classes)

Session I: April 9 – June 11 Session II: June 5 – July 19 (12 classes)

(9 classes) No class 5/28 (No class 7/3, 7/5) Tai Chi – Westville

Session II: June 18 – August 16 Session III: July 24 – August 30 A Chinese slow-motion exercise designed

(8 classes) No class 7/2 (12 classes) to promote good health and longevity by

Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Time-CH: 1 - 2 p.m. circulating internal energy or “chi.”

Fee:             Session I - $36 Time-MH: 2:30-3:30 p.m. When: Tuesdays

Session II - $32 Fee: $48 per session April 24 – June 12

Time: 3 p.m.

Fee: $48 (8 classes)

PrimeTime Dinner Club Walk With Kennedy
Walk This Way Walking Program
Breakfast and Dinner Clubs Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
for just $6 per person! Includes entrée, When: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Membership Card Required. No sharing vegetable, small soup, small salad, dessert, April 3 – August 30
or substitutions. and a fountain beverage (no bottles). Time: 10 - 11 a.m.
Place: RowanSOM Wellness Center
Breakfast Club Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Cafeteria
2201 Chapel Avenue Medical Center Drive
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. Breakfast: 2nd Monday Stratford
for only $4 per person. Enjoy the Dinner: 3rd Wednesday
“traditional” with eggs, breakfast ‘Get Out and Get Fit’
meat, and potatoes, or the “power” Jefferson Stratford Hospital Cafeteria Along the Trail
with oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both 18 E. Laurel Road
include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) Breakfast: 3rd Tuesday Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a
and coffee. Dinner: 4th Thursday water bottle. Feel free to bring a brown
bag lunch to picnic after the walk.
Jefferson Washington Township When: Friday, May 4
Hospital Cafeteria Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road Place: Gloucester Twp. Health &
Sewell Fitness Trail, Red Caboose
Breakfast: 3rd Thursday Located at Church Street and
Dinner: 3rd Monday Railroad Avenue 17

Upcoming To register, visit Experience the
PROGRAMS 7 locations in South Jersey
& EVENTS classes or call 800/522-1965.

Help! Is this a Hernia? West Berlin / Voorhees
545 Route 73
Join us for an informative presentation about hernias, their causes, symptoms 856/753-1800

and a variety of treatment options for this very common condition, including Turnersville
501 Route 168
repair via minimally-invasive robotic surgery. 856/401-1885

When: Tuesday, April 24 Mullica Hill
167 Bridgeton Pike
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Sewell location
Speaker: Dr. Linda Szczurek 405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd.

Kennedy Health Alliance – General Surgery 856/582-2180

Appetite Control: Understanding Your Hunger Hormones Mount Laurel
3 Hovtech Blvd
This lively discussion will focus on “hunger hormones” and what we can do to 856/778-5900

help control our appetites. Cherry Hill
1432 Route 70
When: Thursday, May 24 856/857-0333

Time: 3:30 p.m. Medford
180 Route 70
Place: Mount Laurel location 609/714-8808

Speaker: Stephanie Biggs, RD, LDN, CDE FREE

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Call to
schedule your
Bone Up on Bone Loss FREE SMALL GROUP
Learn about osteoporosis and how to identify your risk, what lifestyle changes
at Kennedy
can prevent it, how much calcium you need and how to identify changes for Fitness and Wellness

fall prevention. 800/875-2720

When: Wednesday, June 13

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: Medford location

Speaker: Brian Duffy, PT, DPT

Director of Rehabilitation

Jefferson Health - New Jersey

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1 p.m., featuring:
Fat, Body Composition with

• Free Chair Massages
• Refreshments

18 HealthVIEW

Kennedy Fitness & Wellness Difference

Use the
F.I.T.T. Principle
to Improve
Your Workouts

When you put effort into increasing
physical activity, you want results!
Whether you are a beginner or have a
lot of experience, understanding the
F.I.T.T. principle will help you build your
physical activity program and improve
your health. F.I.T.T. stands for frequency,
intensity, time and type of exercise.

Frequency: how often you plan to

exercise. This can depend on a variety
of factors, such as type of workout,
how hard you’re working, fitness level
and your goals.

Intensity: how hard you work during

exercise. This can determine how fast
or far you should run, how many reps
you should do, and/or how heavy your
resistance should be.

Time: how long you exercise during

each session. This will typically
depend on your fitness level and
what type of workout you are doing.

Type: what kind of exercise you

do. If you want to improve your
cardiovascular fitness, then exercises
like walking, jogging and aerobics
are very effective. To improve your
muscular strength, try free weights,
machine weights and/or body weight
exercises, like push-ups, dips and

The personal trainers at Kennedy
Fitness & Wellness will help you
create your very own F.I.T.T. exercise
program, allowing you to achieve
maximum results. Visit one of our
seven Kennedy Fitness & Wellness
locations, or visit
to get started today! 19

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If you have any concerns about
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Dana Earley and
Tanya McKeown 2018

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Hospitals are the primary teaching affiliate of RowanSOM.

Jefferson Health Nutrition Center

DIABETES Comprehensive Classes Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

2201 Chapel Avenue

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.

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experienced and highly trained health care staff. 866/224-0264Je.fferson Stratford Hospital

The Centers are staffed by Certified Diabetes Educators, including 18 E. Laurel Road
Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians, committed to educating Mondays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
patients on a wide variety of issues related to diabetes, including: May 7, 14, 21
June 11, 18, 25
• Checking and monitoring blood sugar levels,

• Designing an individualized menu, Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
• Understanding how exercise can often help people with diabetes May 4, 11, 18

manage their condition, Jefferson Washington
• Administering insulin shots, when necessary, and Township Hospital
• Making lifestyle adjustments and helping resolve family issues. 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
We also offer: April 10, 17, 24
May 8, 15, 22
• Individual Counseling

• Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

• Gestational Diabetes Counseling

For more information or to register, call 844/309-7708.

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