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Health View Fall 2018


Fall 2018

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Our Name Has Changed, But Not Our Service

Primary &
Specialty Care

30+ Locations in Camden, Gloucester,
Burlington & Atlantic Counties

Jefferson’s primary and specialty care offices
– formerly Kennedy Health Alliance – offer
patients high-quality, highly coordinated
efficient medical care close to home. As your
“gateway” to Jefferson Health services, we
connect you and your family members with
top-notch health professionals, from primary
to advanced specialty care.
Your Jefferson Health Primary Care Provider
(PCP) is your link to other important services,
if needed, including: medical specialists,
hospitals, home health care, laboratory
testing, and various outpatient programs.

You will benefit from:
• Easy access to conveniently located
physician practices throughout southern
New Jersey
• A full array of medical services, including,
education for chronic disease management
(i.e., diabetes, COPD, and more) and in-office
laboratory testing
• Access to a web-based My Patient Portal,
with information about your office visits,
test results and the ability to ask your doctor
questions ... all from the convenience of your
home or smartphone!

Jefferson Health Opens New Primary Care Office in Cherry Hill

We’re pleased to welcome Anna Chen, MD, and her entire office to Jefferson
Health’s Primary Care team!
Dr. Chen’s office is located at 511 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
To schedule an appointment, call 856-667-1654.

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Need to find a doctor?

A healthy lifestyle is just one aspect of your overall well-being. Use the online physician directory
at to access more than 1,000 primary and specialty care physicians.

Cardiothoracic Surgery at Jefferson Health

Christopher M. Bariana, DO Duane R. Monteith, MD Jay M. Steinberg, DO Our Cardiothoracic
physicians see
This newly established Jefferson lung and esophageal cancer programs, patients at:
Health practice offers an array of lung nodule programs, and lung cancer
highly specialized medical and screening. Jefferson Health Voorhees
surgical services, including minimally Primary & Specialty Care
invasive robotic surgery. Their Our physicians (pictured above) are 333 Laurel Oak Road
philosophy is simple: treat all patients also a part of the multidisciplinary team Voorhees, NJ
like family and do everything possible at the Lung Nodule Center, located at
to facilitate and coordinate their care. the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health
Washington Township, that provides Cardiothoracic Surgery
Our three Fellowship-trained physicians on-going care for high-risk patients 400 Medical Center Drive,
have extensive experience in the diagnosed with a lung nodule. Suite F
development and operation of various Sewell, NJ

To schedule an
appointment, call:

To schedule a Lung
Nodule Center visit, call:

For more information
about our services and
providers, visit us at

Did You Know Jefferson Health Jefferson Health
Offers House Calls? Stratford Care Now

Our specially trained staff in New Jersey understands the challenges The Jefferson Health Stratford Primary
home-bound patients face. We’re here to assist with the support and Care location now sees walk-ins only,
resources needed for their ongoing healthcare needs. 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
The providers located in Stratford are:
Services Provided: • Amy Carlin, PA-C
• Primary Care • Rosemary DeCicco, PA-C
• Hospital/Sub-acute Rehab • Andrew Johnstone, APN
Transition of Care For more information, visit
• Medication Management
• In-home Labs and Imaging
• Care Coordination Assistance 3
• Health Coach Support
• 24/7 On-call Service

Call 856-812-6822 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Get to Know Dr. Robin Wilson-Smith

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township welcomes Robin
Wilson-Smith, DO, FACOG, FACOOG, as its Medical Director of Gynecologic
Oncology Services. Dual-board-certified through the American Osteopathic Board
of Gynecology in OB/GYN and Gynecologic Oncology, Dr. Wilson-Smith has
performed nearly 700 da Vinci™ robotic surgical procedures.

QAHere are some commonly asked questions of Dr. Wilson-Smith:
What is a Gynecologic Oncologist?
A gynecologic oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the female
reproductive system, including cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers.

QWhat are the recommended screening QWhy should potential patients choose
guidelines for cervical cancer? the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center –
Washington Township for Gynecologic
A The following screening recommendations apply to Oncology Services?
women with normal immune systems:

Initial Screening: These should begin at age 21, regardless A The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington
of the age a patient becomes sexually active. Township offers truly personalized care, while allowing
women to remain in New Jersey over the course of their
Ages 21-29: Women in this category should get a Pap treatment. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and provide
smear test every 3 years; however, women over 25 can access to clinical trials with highly experienced providers
get a primary Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) test every in Gynecologic Oncology and Radiation Oncology. At
3 years, instead of just a Pap smear. the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township,

Ages 30-65+: In this age group, a cervical cancer patients have access to advanced treatments using
screening should be completed every 5 years, with surgery, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and radiation
a Pap smear or HPV test every 3 years. therapy. If appropriate, patients also have access to
minimally invasive procedures. Perhaps most importantly,

If a woman has had a benign hysterectomy and has patients will interact and form lasting relationships with
no history of abnormal Pap tests or cervical cancer caring and compassionate staff members who will guide
in the last 20 years, a Pap may not be needed. It is them from diagnosis through survivorship!
recommended that screenings be stopped at age 65
for women with prior negative screenings. QWhat is the most rewarding part of
your job?
QWhat are some recent advances in A I feel privileged to help patients diagnosed with
Gynecologic Oncology that patients a gynecologic cancer. Providing treatment
should know about? options to help improve their quality of life. and
seeing them return to health is deeply moving
A Cervical cancer screenings for HPV are now only to me. The gratitude patients express and their
recommended for certain patients. Additionally, for new outlook on life is, without question, the
women with endometrial cancer, new technology is most rewarding part of my job.
being used to avoid possible complications from a
complete lymph node dissection – a surgical procedure

where lymph nodes are removed from a cancerous

area of the body – without compromising care. Dr. Wilson-Smith’s office

In terms of treatment for gynecologic cancers, may be reached at
immunotherapy – a treatment that uses your body’s 856-557-5400.
immune system to help fight cancer – is being used to

target specific genetic alterations in a tumor, which helps

a patient’s immune system eliminate a cancerous tumor.

– Michael Baratta

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

Childbirth and The Big Day! Breastfeeding Education
Breastfeeding Classes are & Support
Maternity Tours
FREE for expectant Breastfeeding Classes
parents delivering at Complimentary tours of the Maternity
Jefferson Health in New Jersey. Center at the Jefferson Washington Learn about breastfeeding, proper
Township Hospital. You must register by positioning, how to tell if your baby is
Parent Prep calling 856-582-3098. getting enough breast milk, and avoiding
When: Sundays, September 2, common challenges. Support person is
Childbirth Courses October 7, November 4, encouraged to attend (fee).
December 2 When: Saturday
Designed for expectant parents, around September 15 or
Mondays, September 17, November 17
their sixth month of pregnancy. Please October 15, November 19 Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Times: Sunday tours 6 p.m.
bring bottled water, two pillows, a blanket Monday tours 7 p.m. Breastfeeding Support Group

and your labor coach to class (fee). For breastfeeding moms: Weigh
your baby before and after feeding on
Weeknight Childbirth Education Share.Support.Learn our electronic baby scale to measure
Courses exactly how much your baby has eaten!
Offers encouragement and reassurance to Receive breastfeeding support and
When: Classes held four consecutive moms, as well as time to focus on post- advice from an International Board
Wednesdays, beginning partum wellness. Complimentary group is Certified Lactation Consultant
September 5, November 7, professionally facilitated. Babies welcome! (no fee).
December 5 (three consecutive When: Mondays (except holidays; When: Mondays (except holidays)
no fee) Time: 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays in Dec.) Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Weekend Childbirth Education


When: Two consecutive Saturdays,

beginning September 22,

October 20

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

For Teens and Tweens-

Babysitting Certification Course

For young people ages 11 and older.
Attendance at two consecutive sessions
is mandatory to obtain certification (fee).
When: Saturdays
September 1 & 8
October 6 & 13
November 3 & 10
December 1 & 8
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5

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

Managing Health Care When: Wednesday, October 17 Current Management &
Expenses in Retirement: Time: 7 p.m.
What ‘Baby Boomers’ Need Place: Jefferson Health Treatment of Colorectal Cancers
to Know About Medicare 400 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees Seeking information on colorectal
For “Baby Boomers” age 60-65. Learn Conference Center
when you need to sign up for Medicare Speaker: Dr. Anthony Cannon cancers? Join us to learn about current
to avoid penalties, as well as what it Jefferson Health
covers and does not cover. How much concepts on evaluation and treatment,
does Medicare cost? What about
Medigap, prescription drug coverage as well as other resources that may help
and Medicare Advantage options?
When: Tuesday, October 2 you or a loved one during their journey!
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Place: Jefferson Health When: Tuesday, December 4

1099 White Horse Road Fad Diets and Why They’re Time: 7 p.m.
1st Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Paul D. Levin, CFP®, ChFC®, Just That … a FAD! Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Retirement Income 2201 Chapel Avenue
Certified Professional®
In our fast-paced and technology-based Conference Room 2
Hypothyroidism – What You
Need to Know world, people are always searching for that Speaker: Dr. Edwin A. Empaynado

Hypothyroidism is a condition that quick and easy fix … Fad Diets. These are Advocare Colon & Rectal
develops when the thyroid gland does
not make enough thyroid hormone to trendy weight loss programs that promise Surgical Specialists
help control body temperature, heart
rate, growth, and weight. Dr. Cannon quick results through what is typically an
will discuss the causes, signs & symptoms,
the diagnosis and treatment at this unhealthy and unbalanced diet. These diets Horticultural Therapy –
informative lecture.
are not a healthful choice and do not result Make Your Own Fresh
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in long-term weight loss. Fad diets can even Evergreen Arrangement

be dangerous to your health. Join us to Discover how best to combine fresh

learn about some different types of fad di- evergreens and flowers to create live

ets, i.e., Ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, winter arrangements you can duplicate

whole 30, juice or broth-based diets, the at home to enjoy all winter. Explore

Atkins diet, the cabbage soup diet, and the plant materials you may be able to

“blood type” diet. Attendees will also learn find in your own backyard to include

recommendations for a general healthful in arrangements. Must register by

diet and tips to promote healthy long-term November 20.

weight loss. When: Thursday, December 6

When: Thursday, November 8 Time: 7 p.m.

Time: 6:30 p.m. Fee: $10 for supplies

Place: Margaret E. Heggan Place: Kennedy Health &

Free Public Library Wellness Center

606 Delsea Drive, Sewell, NJ 405 Hurffville-Cross Keys

Speaker: Lauren Falcone, RD Road, Sewell

Jefferson Health

Mind, Body & Spirit Series

Join us for our upcoming series Building Your Road to Resiliency CPR & Life
on incorporating mindfulness and and a Successful Life! Support
meditation into your life. Learn Education
strategies for calming the body and In this two-part series, we will look at
mind, as well as simple, but effective, how you can bounce back from adversity, You can become a “lifesaver”
stress-relieving techniques. manage stress and optimize your with Jefferson Health’s Life
well-being. Learn how holistic methods, Support Education Services.
Meditation for Stress Reduction such as meditation, energy work and Each year, more than 5,000
mindfulness will help fortify and enable South Jersey residents attend
Learn and practice meditation to you to take on any challenges with a our classes, which are open to
reduce stress and improve sleep. Guided new and positive outlook! anyone age 9 and older.
meditation can be an effective practice
for balancing your energy and reducing These classes are part of a series and We offer education and training
anxiety. These workshops are great for intended to be taken together, but for the community, as well
people new to meditation or anyone participants can sign up for one only. Each as public safety personnel,
experiencing stress and fatigue. session will consist of learning specific ways including police, fire, EMS and
to incorporate more joy and confidence communications.
When: Wednesdays, September 26 into your life, building you up to become
more resilient at every twist and turn. Our courses include:
– November 14 • CPR Courses
• First Aid
Time: 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. October 4 • ACLS
Constructing the Road to a Resilient Life, • PALS
Fee: $90 for 8 weeks Step by Step! • ENPC
Place: Sidney Kimmel Cancer
To register, visit kennedyhealth.
Center - Washington Twp. For questions
regarding CPR and First Aid,
900 Medical Center Drive October 11 call 856-488-6889, and
The Ultimate Resiliency Now … or How for questions regarding
Sewell to Master any Potholes In Your Way! ACLS/PALS/ENPC/TNCC,
call 856-532-6279.
Suite 207

Speaker: Sherri Horner

Pause & Breathe When: Thursdays, October 4 and 11
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $25 for 2-week series,
or $15 per class
Place: Jefferson Health
1099 White Horse Road
First Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Jen Cooley Fleisher
Mind/Body/Spirit Consultant

Pesky Allergies?

Visit a Jefferson Doctor with the JeffConnect App

As the leaves begin to fall, summertime is saying its goodbyes. Autumn comes with its own set of allergy triggers. No need to
worry. 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. Enjoy the crisp fall
weather comfortably and conveniently with JeffConnect®. Visit for more information or
download the app today. 7

Looking to stay in shape? &FiDtnaenscse To register, please visit
Jefferson Health in 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- Dances by Diane 900 Medical Center Drive
Cross Keys Road 2211 Chapel Avenue
Conference Rooms 2 & 3 201 Broadway Suite 207
Suite 201
Sewell Westville Sewell

Fitness Zumba® – For All Ages Strong Bones

Gentle Yoga This Latin-inspired, interval aerobic, Build strength; add definition, increase

Gentle yoga posture and breathing dance-fitness class incorporates bone density and decrease body fat by

techniques to relieve mental stress international music with fast and INCREASING lean muscle. Work muscle

and muscle tension. slow rhythms that are easy to follow. groups for greater definition in a slow-

When: Wednesday, September 26 When: Thursday, September 27 moving weight-training class. Bring your

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Time: 7 - 8 p.m. desired weights, mat, water and hand towel.

Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks Fee: $50 per person for 8 weeks When: Tuesday, October 2

Place: Hope & Healing Place: Westville (No class 10/9, 10/23, 11/20)

Instructor: Sherri Horner Instructor: Carla Maggio Time: 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks

Basic Yoga Resistance Training Place: Health & Wellness Center

A mixed level yoga experience with the Improve core balance, lose inches Instructor: Kelly Valente

basics for new students, yet still providing and tone your entire body with this

a challenge for advanced students. Bring a complete workout. Bring a mat and

yoga mat. weights (3 to 5 lbs.). Dance

When: Thursday, September 27 When: Thursday, September 27 All classes held in Westville. Partners are
NOT necessary, but certainly more fun!
Times: Session I 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Time: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Dress comfortably with dress shoes.
No sneakers, please.
Session II 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks

Fee: $75 per person for an Place: Cherry Hill

8-week session Instructor: Elise Penkala

Place: Hope & Healing 20/20/20 – Washington Twp. Just Waltz

Instructor: Sherri Horner Three workouts in one – 20 minutes of An introduction to the classic slow Waltz

20/20/20 – Cherry Hill cardio, 20 minutes of sculpting, and 20 and the international fast Vienna Waltz.

Three workouts in one! 20 minutes of minutes of stretching! Bring a mat and Beginners welcome.

cardio, 20 minutes of sculpting, and 20 weights (3 to 5 lbs.). When: Tuesday, September 25

minutes of stretching. Bring a mat and When: Thursday, September 27 Time: 7 - 8 p.m.

weights (3 to 5 lbs.). Class size is limited. Time: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks

When: Thursday, September 27 Fee: $90 per person for 10 weeks Line Dances for Beginners

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

Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks Instructor: Susan Leblang Learn the “Electric Slide,” “Cupid Shuffle,”

Place: Cherry Hill “The Bee Gee’s” and more popular line

Instructor: Elise Penkala Pilates & Yoga Fusion dances.

This workout combines the core-firming When: Wednesday, September 26

Work It Out benefits of Pilates with the strength and Time: 7 - 8 p.m.

A complete workout. This sculpting class flexibility of yoga with dynamic, flowing Fee: $75 per person (adult)

is designed for all levels. Work at your own sequences that can “scorch” calories and for 8 weeks

pace. Bring a mat and weights (1 to 5 lbs.). burn fat, leaving you looking long and $60 per teen (13 to 17 years)

When: Thursday, September 27 lean.

Time: 6 - 7 p.m. When: Tuesday, October 2

Fee: $90 per person for 10 weeks (No class 10/9, 10/23, 11/20)

Place: Health & Wellness Center Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Susan Leblang Fee: $75 per person for 8 weeks

Place: Health & Wellness Center

Instructor: Kelly Valente

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South Jersey Veteran Feels Like a New Man
with Hip Replacement

Voorhees resident Al Bancroft had
always been an active, on-the-go
kind of guy. A 35-plus year veteran of
the U.S. Marine Corps, this retired Lt.
Colonel had also been a star athlete
in his youth – even coming in first in
the high jump by jumping over his
height (5’7”), a feat that helped earn his
induction into the Collingswood High
School Athletic Hall of Fame.

His years of playing sports and being
on his feet, however, started taking
their toll as he entered his 70s. Bancroft
had his left hip replaced in 2015, so
when his right hip started aching a
couple of years later, it didn’t take him
long to realize there was a problem
that needed fixing.

An active, industrious senior, Bancroft
knew that limping and using a cane
was not a place he wanted to be for
very long.

Finding the Right Orthopedic The hip is a simple “ball and socket” Following an overnight hospital stay
Surgeon joint. Normally, the parts of the hip at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital,
joint work together and the joint Bancroft underwent extensive
Col. Bancroft returned to the same moves easily without pain. But disease, outpatient physical therapy. His
South Jersey-based Rothman Institute arthritis, or injury can negatively biggest challenge, in fact, has been
orthopaedic surgeon who’d replaced impact normal function, resulting in pacing his recovery: “I have to keep
his left hip in 2015 (and who also did hip or groin pain, muscle weakness, reminding myself that I’m 78 years-
his knee replacement a few years ago): and limited movement. That’s the old and had a serious operation.
Dr. Michael Harrer. point where many people, like Col. I have to ease back into things.”
Bancroft, consider surgery: “It’s no fun
“He’s a great doctor and I totally walking with a cane or having to take Aside from some minor restrictions
trust him,” Bancroft recalled. pain medicine all the time.” that wouldn’t impact Bancroft at his
age – such as running long distances
Dr. Harrer, for his part, describes Col. Once he decided to have his second or jumping from heights – people
Bancroft as a “completely diligent, hip replaced, Bancroft was eager to who undergo hip replacement surgery
wonderfully responsive patient” who get the surgery behind him: “I’m a are often amazed at how revitalized
did everything possible to address his Marine; I want it done yesterday. And they feel afterward, Dr. Harrer said.
most recent orthopedic issue and work this time, I knew what to expect.”
toward hastening his own recovery. “It’s the whole reason I do what I do;
Surgery and Physical it’s the most rewarding thing there
“When Col. Bancroft came to me in Therapy Kick-Start His is in life: helping them get their life
2015 with hip problems, it was evident Recovery back, along with the ability to do
that both hips were in bad shape. what they want and live pain-free,”
But the right side was worse than the His post-surgery goals were simple: said Dr. Harrer, who specializes in
left, so that’s the hip we initially operated to be able to move and sleep without hip and knee replacement.
on,” Harrer recalled. As in many hip pain; and to enjoy simple activities
replacement cases, the remaining hip with his grandchildren and great- As for Col. Bancroft: “I feel like my
“got a break for a while” before it, too, granddaughter. old self again!”
needed surgical intervention. – Nicole Pensiero

To learn more about orthopedic surgery, visit

KennedyIsJJeeffffeerrssoonn..oorrgg 9

For more information, or to register, CeHHneotapelreinf&gor Events, Classes and Support Groups for cancer
call 856-218-5591. patients and survivors available at the Sidney Kimmel
Cancer Center - Washington Township

Center for Hope & Healing, 900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell American Cancer
All of the classes are held in the Hope & Healing Room, Suite 207, Society (ACS)
Programs at
unless otherwise indicated. The Center for
Hope & Healing
HOPE (Helping Oncology Well-Being Yoga Classes

Patients Exercise) Yoga, which increases flexibility, range

Open to adult cancer patients of all fitness of motion and strength, may bring

levels. Research suggests exercise can additional benefits both during and

help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, after cancer treatments.

anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to When: Tuesdays Look Good …
Feel Better
perform daily activities and enhance mood. Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

When: Mondays Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT,

Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. CES, Yoga Fit Volunteer beauty professionals

Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT, When: Thursdays lead groups of 6-10 women

CES, Yoga Fit Time: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. through practical hands-on use

Chair Yoga Instructor: Colleen Arnold, ACE, of makeup, skin and nail care

For the person who finds it difficult to AFAA, CES and how to deal with hair loss.

participate in a traditional yoga class due Each woman receives a free

to physical limitations or joint issues, all makeup kit to use during and

poses are performed seated or standing, after the workshop.
When: Tuesdays,
using a chair as support. Benefits include,

increased muscle tone and flexibility, September 18

reduced stress and pain, and improved & November 13

mood and overall sense of well-being. Time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon

When: Wednesdays To register, call 800-227-2345.

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

Instructor: Cindy Sporer, ACSM CPT,

CES, Yoga Fit

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The Hope & Healing Stitchers 9th Annual Tree of Lights
Remembrance Celebration
Join fellow community knitters and/or
Remember Those Who Have Passed ...
crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share Honor Those Who Have Survived

and learn new skills while working on

community projects that benefit Sidney

Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington

Township patients and their families.

Please bring your own supplies and Honor, remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones
by symbolically illuminating a light on the Sidney Kimmel
materials. NOTE: Sessions are non- Cancer Center – Washington Township Tree of Lights.
Celebration includes music, light refreshments, tree
lighting and ceremony – names recited by Cancer
When: Tuesdays Center staff. Donations of $5 for each name submitted
benefit the Center for Hope and Healing Patient
Time: 10 a.m. - Noon
Assistance Fund. To register and make donations
The Healing Touch of Reiki online, go to of lights
starting October 8.

Reiki, called “touch therapy,” involves

placing the hands on or very near a

person’s body. Reiki practitioners attempt When: Thursday, November 15

to transmit or deliver energy. Time: 5 - 6 p.m.

When: For an appointment, Place: Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center -

call 856-218-5591 . Washington Twp.
900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell
Facilitator: Valerie McGuire, CYT, RYT

Reiki II Practitioner


A popular alternative therapy, Reflexology SUPPORT GROUPS

promotes relaxation, improves circulation,

reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and

encourages overall healing. It is also Breast Cancer Awareness

used for post-operative or palliative care. and Support

Recommended as a complementary Support group meetings include

therapy, Reflexology should not replace educational presentations followed

medical treatment. by open discussions.

When: 3rd Thursday When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Time: For an appointment, call Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

856-218-5591 Place: Suite 211

Facilitator: Grace A. Morrow, CR Facilitator: Cancer Center Team

Art Discovery Workshops Fighting Men/Fighting Cancer -

The act of creating art in a nourishing, Prostate Cancer Support Group

peaceful environment often helps the For men coping with prostate cancer, Living with Cancer

mind and body to relax, to experience this confidential education and support A support group for patients and their fami-

stillness, and enter a zone of acceptance group provides helpful information to lies to discuss the survivorship journey.

that carries on to daily activities. Explore patients and their caregivers. When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

your creativity through various art Dates: 1st Tuesday beginning Sept. 12

techniques, including drawing, painting, Time: 7 p.m. Time: 10 - 11 a.m.

collage, and clay in a supportive and Place: Suite 211 Place: Suite 211

playful environment. Class is limited to Facilitator: Joseph A. Musumeci Facilitator: Cancer Center Team

cancer survivors, including those newly

diagnosed or actively in treatment. No Free Smoking Cessation

previous artistic experience required.

When: Wednesdays Support Groups &

Time: 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. Counseling (Open to All)

Instructor: Mary Barnett, BFA

Fine Artist & Muralist When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Tai Chi Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A Chinese slow-motion exercise designed Location: Suite 211

to promote good health and longevity by Facilitator: Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

circulating internal energy or “chi.” Registration is required. For more information on

When: Mondays counseling, or to register for the support group,

Time: Noon - 1 p.m. please call 856-218-5324, select option #1.

Instructor: Jerry Devone, CPT 11

Bariatric The Center for Surgical Weight Loss
Weight Loss

Attend a FREE seminar with Dr. Louis Balsama, Bariatric Surgery Bariatric Support Group
one of our bariatric surgeons on: Christine Arroliga, RN, SMC, CBN
adjustable gastric banding, Certified Bariatric Nurse Offers support and information for
laparoscopic sleeve, Surgical Specialists of Washington Twp. pre- and post-operative bariatric patients.
laparoscopic gastric bypass When: 1st Thursday When: 2nd Tuesday
and revisional surgery. Time: 6:30 p.m. Time:    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Jefferson Washington Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital
Dr. Marc Neff, Jefferson Health Township Hospital                 18 E. Laurel Road
General & Bariatric Surgery                 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road 3rd Floor Room L
When: September 26, October 17, 1st Floor Classroom
November 14, December 19 When: 4th Tuesday (No Class 12/25)
Time:       7 p.m. When: 3rd Monday Time:    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place:    Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital       Time: 6:30 p.m. Place:    Kennedy Health & Wellness
2211 Chapel Avenue Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital Center
Conference Room 3 18 E. Laurel Road 405 Hurffville-Cross Keys
3rd Floor Room M Road, Suite 201
Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo, Jefferson Health Sewell
General & Bariatric Surgery When: 4th Thursday
When:     October 23        Time: 5:30 p.m. FREE 20-20-20 Fitness Class
Time: 7 p.m. Place: 338 Hurffville-Cross Keys
Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital Road, Sewell for Bariatric Patients
18 E. Laurel Road
Administrative Bring water, light weights, yoga mat and
Conference Room
To register for one of the above towel.
When:     November 20 seminars, call 856-701-8668 or email
Time: 7 p.m. [email protected]. When:  Wednesdays, September 12 -
Place: Jefferson Washington Registration is required.
Township Hospital December 26 (except holidays)
435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
Administrative Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Conference Room
When: Mondays Place: Jefferson Health
When: September 19, December 12 Time: 9 a.m.
Time: 7 p.m. Place: Rowan University SOM 1099 White Horse Road
Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital 42 E. Laurel Road
2211 Chapel Avenue Stratford Voorhees
Conference Room 3
Instructor: Cindy Sporer

To register, call 856-589-0600. Water Aerobics Class for

Bariatric Patients

When: Mondays & Thursdays

beginning September 17

(except holidays)

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 per class

Place: Kennedy Fitness

Dr. Adam Goldstein, Jefferson Health 501 Route 168, Turnersville
General & Bariatric Surgery
When: September 12, October 10, For more information, or to
November 7, December 5 register, call the Jefferson Health
Time: 6 p.m. Bariatric Office at 856-346-6470.
Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
2211 Chapel Avenue
Conference Rooms 2 & 3

To register, visit
Registration is required.

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Groups Prostate Cancer Support Group FREE e-Newsletter!

For information about all other For men coping with prostate cancer, this Each month, HealthView e-News
Jefferson Health support groups, confidential education and support group keeps you up-to-date with
please call 800-547-9007 or visit provides helpful information to patients and their caregivers. community news, fitness tips,
When:       1st Tuesday healthy recipes, and hospital events
Time:        7 p.m. and programs at Jefferson Health
Place: 900 Medical Center Drive
Suite 211, Sewell in New Jersey. To sign up, visit
Facilitator: Joseph A. Musumeci

Breast Cancer Awareness Wound Care
and Support Support Group

Support group meetings include Meeting includes educational
educational presentations followed by presentations followed by open
open discussions.   discussions.
When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Parent Bereavement Topic: Nutrition & Wound
Place: 900 Medical Center Drive Support Group
Suite 211, Sewell Healing
Facilitator: Cancer Center Team A professionally facilitated support group
for parents who have lost a child to share When: Tuesday, September 18
Chronic Pain Support Group their feelings, receive mutual support and
learn about some ways to help manage Time 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Connect with others and learn new skills their heartache.
and strategies to cope with pain in a safe, When: 1st Tuesday Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
intimate and supportive environment. Time:     6 - 9 p.m.
When:  2nd Friday Place:    Jefferson Cherry Hill 2211 Chapel Avenue
Time:     10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Hospital
Place:    Voorhees Senior Living 2201 Chapel Avenue Suite 404
               501 Laurel Oak Road 5th Floor Board Room
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Derr
Diabetes Support Group
Medical Director
Support for adults wanting to learn more
about managing diabetes. Light refreshments will be served.
When:  4th Monday (except holidays)
Time:     1:30 - 2:30 p.m. For more information, or to register,
Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital
               18 E. Laurel Road call 866-547-HEAL.

Dialysis Support Group When:  2nd Tuesday Red Cross
Time:     6 - 9 p.m. Blood Drives
A monthly support group with fellow Place:    Jefferson Stratford Hospital
dialysis patients and family members in a 18 E. Laurel Road Jefferson Washington
non-judgmental, supportive environment. Private Dining Room Township Hospital
When:  2nd Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Time:     2 p.m. When:  3rd Tuesday Friday, September 7
Place:    Jefferson Health Time:     6 - 9 p.m.
Dialysis Center Place:    Jefferson Washington Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
               201 Laurel Oak Road, Suite A Township Hospital 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Voorhees 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Thursday, September 13
When:  2nd Friday Road
Time:     10:30 a.m. 3rd Floor Classroom Jefferson Stratford Hospital
Place:    Jefferson Health For more information, call 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dialysis Center Kimberly Brody-Muckenfuss, BSN, RN, Friday, September 21
               300 Medical Center Drive at 856-488-6680 (day);
Sewell 609-519-3113 (evening); or Call Lori Santoro at 856-566-2099
To register for Voorhees, call kimberly.brody-muckenfuss@ to schedule an appointment.
856-566-5467 or for Washington
Twp., call 856-218-4918.
Smoking Cessation 13
Support Group

See p. 11 for details.

Jefferson Health Nutrition Center Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
DIABETES Comprehensive Classes 2201 Chapel Avenue
Mondays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Our Nutrition Center provides We also offer: November 5, 12, 19
outpatient education in diabetes • Individual Counseling December 3, 10, 17
care and self-management, using • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
the expertise of experienced and Jefferson Stratford Hospital
highly trained healthcare staff. (CGM) 18 E. Laurel Road
• Gestational Diabetes Counseling. Mondays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
The Centers are staffed by Certified October 8, 15, 22
Diabetes Educators, including For more information or to register,
Registered Nurses and Registered call 844-309-7708. Tuesdays, 5:30-8 p.m.
Dietitians, committed to educating December 4, 11, 18
patients on a wide variety of issues
related to diabetes, including: Fridays, 9:30-12 p.m.
October 12, 19, 26
• Checking and monitoring blood
sugar levels, Jefferson Washington
Township Hospital
• Designing an individualized menu, 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
• Understanding how exercise can October 9, 16, 23
often help people with diabetes November 6, 13, 20
manage their condition,

• Administering insulin shots, when
necessary, and

• Making lifestyle adjustments and
helping resolve family issues.


Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Yield: 4
Category: Dessert
Method: Oven

Ingredients Directions:
* 1 16-ounce box organic pumpkin puree Preheat oven to 350°F.
* 1 cup unsweetened applesauce Combine pumpkin puree, applesauce, eggs, pumpkin pie spice,
* 2 eggs vanilla extract, coconut milk, and maple syrup into the bowl of a food
* 1 teaspoon organic pumpkin pie spice processor. Pulse several times until combined, stopping to scrape
* ½ teaspoon vanilla extract down the sides of the bowl with a spatula if necessary.*
* 1/2 cup organic coconut milk Pour the mixture into an 8”-square baking dish and bake for 45 min-
* 1/3 cup organic maple syrup utes, or until the top turns a golden brown.
* coconut whipped cream (optional, for topping) Serve warm, with a dollop of coconut whipped cream, if desired.

Notes: If you don’t have a food processor, then you can use a whisk to combine the ingredients.

14 HealthVIEW

Suicide Prevention: Sleep Centers PROGRAMS
How You Can Help Save Lives Tired all the time?
Snore at night? HBeeFaOttRlethr
By Ngozia Gibson, BA, CADC Jefferson Health’s Sleep
Adult Substance Abuse Counselor, Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Centers in Cherry Hill,

Stratford and Washington Township provide

diagnostic testing to determine if you have

a sleep disorder, and then suggest your best

Know the Warning Signs course of treatment. To learn more, call

Some warning signs may help you 800-580-6364.
determine if someone you care about
is at risk for suicide, especially if the Balance Centers
behavior is new, has increased, or The Balance Centers at Jefferson Health
seems related to a painful event, loss, can help you and your doctor determine
or change. Seek help by calling a Crisis the cause of your dizziness or unexplained
Center if you or someone you know falls, and can suggest a treatment plan to
exhibits any of these signs: help you regain control. Balance Centers
• Talking about wanting/wishing to are located at Jefferson Health’s Cherry
die or to kill themselves Hill, Stratford and Washington Township
• Looking for a way to kill themselves, campuses. For more information, call
like searching online or buying a gun 866-943-4567.
• Talking about feeling hopeless or
Celebrity suicides have rocked our having no reason to live The Jefferson Health Nutrition Center
world lately. Anthony Bourdain. Kate • Talking about feeling trapped or in Turn to Jefferson Health for comprehensive
Spade. Robin Williams. But it’s not just unbearable pain nutrition counseling and diabetes education
the “rich and famous” who are vulner- • Talking about being a burden services, offered by highly trained Registered
able to suicide. In fact, suicide is one to others Dietitians at locations in Cherry Hill, Marlton,
of the leading causes of death among • Increased use of alcohol or drugs Somerdale, Voorhees and Washington
young adults ages 18 to 25. But what • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving Township. Whether you have specific health
can we do to prevent suicide? Under- recklessly issues that need addressing, or just want to
standing the issue and recognizing the • Sleeping too little or too much feel and look your best, the Jefferson Health
signs, can help in suicide prevention, as • Withdrawing or isolating themselves Nutrition Center is here to help you achieve
well as assist others in crisis. We all can • Showing rage or talking about your nutrition goals! Call 844-309-7708
make a difference. seeking revenge for more information or to schedule an
• Extreme mood swings. appointment.
Instill Hope and Take Action
Support and Promote The Center for Advanced Wound Care
For people suffering from depression Local Crisis Centers & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
and a sense of hopelessness, suicide is For a wound to heal, it must be cared for
not inevitable. By beginning a dialogue, By offering immediate counseling, local correctly. The Center for Advanced Wound
providing support, and directing help to crisis centers provide invaluable support Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy uses
those who need it, we can help prevent at critical times and connect people in a variety of diagnostic methods to help
suicides and save lives. Reducing access need to local services. assess the type and stage of your wound.
to means of self-harm and following A treatment program will be developed
up with loved ones in crisis are simple Jefferson Health has a Crisis Center in based on your individual needs. Our staff
actions we can all take to help others. our Cherry Hill hospital. Community will carefully monitor the healing process
members can call the hotline – to ensure a quick and healthy recovery. The
856-428-HELP [4357] – which is Wound Centers are located at our Cherry
staffed 24/7 with certified screeners Hill and Washington Township campuses.
to answer your questions. If the person To learn more, or schedule an appointment,
is not in immediate danger, and wants call 866-547-4325.
to schedule an appointment for a
group therapy evaluation, call our
Access Center at 856-488-6789,
prompt #2.

Source: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (2018.) We All Can Prevent Suicide

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

WELLNESS Please register for all programs by visiting our website,, or call 800-522-1965.

Living with Spinal Stenosis The Aging Mind: A Look at ACTIVITIES

The doctor will cover types of spinal Memory Loss & Alzheimer’s Circle of Knitting and Crocheting

stenosis, common symptoms, and surgical Disease Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on

and non-surgical treatments. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part an ongoing basis. Please bring your own

When: Tuesday, October 2 of aging. If you or someone you know supplies and materials. Group is non-in-

Time: 3:30 p.m. is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or structional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece

Place: Health & Wellness Center dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. Join donations are accepted.

405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road us for a discussion on detection, causes When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Sewell, Suite 201 and risk factors, stages of the disease, Time: 12 - 4 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Barrett Woods treatment, and much more. Place: Vogelson Library, Voorhees

Rothman Institute When: Thursday, November 1 203 Laurel Road, 3rd Floor

Time: 2 p.m.

Horticultural Therapy – Make Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Short Story Discussion Club

Your Own Autumn Fresh Flower 2201 Chapel Avenue Share the enriching experience of

Arrangement Conference Room 3 reading short stories. New members always

Have you ever thought about designing Speaker: Dr. Jay Klazmer welcome. Pick up copies of the short stories

an autumn fresh flower arrangement in a Jefferson Health prior to the meeting at the library’s front

real pumpkin? Learn the step-by-step desk.

basics of fresh flower design and delight Veterans Medal Ceremony When: 2nd Tuesday

in how easy it is! Enjoy the fruits of your Each year, Camden County veterans, Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

labor when you take your arrangement whether currently serving or honorably Place: Vogelson Library, Voorhees

home to brighten any surface. No discharged, are honored with a special 203 Laurel Road, 3rd Floor

experience necessary. Must register by medal ceremony. Call 856-374-5801 for Facilitator: Jeanne Sevast

September 24. an application, which must be returned Adult Services Library Associate

When: Thursday, October 4 by October 14. Medals presented by

Time: 2 p.m. Camden County Freeholders, Veterans’

Fee: $10 for supplies Affairs and Jewish War Veterans Post 126

Place: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital When: Tuesday, November 13

5th Floor, Gartzman Auditorium Time: 11 a.m.

Place: Jefferson Health

Smartphones for Seniors 1099 White Horse Road

Today’s smartphones are powerful Voorhees

tools that go far beyond simply placing

phone calls. It’s like carrying an entire Memory Challenge

PC and entertainment system in your Exercise for your brain is just as important

pocket. But, to take advantage of the as exercise for your body. Join us for a

features and capabilities, you have to discussion on memory and participate in PrimeTime

know they exist, how to navigate them, challenging brain exercises. Breakfast and Dinner Clubs

and how to make them work. Join us When: Thursday, November 29 Membership Card Required. No sharing or
for a demonstration on common tasks, Time: 2 p.m.
Breakfast Club
like sending a text message, watching Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for
a video clip on YouTube, or surfing 18 E. Laurel Road only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the
“traditional” with eggs, breakfast
the web. This workshop also covers Instructor: Tanya McKeown meat, and potatoes, or the “power”
with oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include
fundamentals, like configuring security Jefferson Health toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

options. Class size limited.

When: Thursday, October 18

Time: 2 p.m.

Place: Jefferson Stratford Hospital Jefferson Health
PrimeTime Office
Instructor: Joshua Duvall
1099 White Horse Road
Jefferson Health
Voorhees, NJ 08043


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 Kennedy Fitness Kennedy Fitness
405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road • Sewell 1432 Route 70 • Cherry Hill 3 Hovtech Blvd • Mount Laurel

Westville Square - Dances by Diane Kennedy Fitness Kennedy Fitness
201 Broadway • Westville 545 Route 73 • West Berlin 167 Bridgeton Pike • Mullica Hill

Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle and mat.

Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Session II: November 13 – December 18

West Berlin Cherry Hill (6 classes)

When: Mondays & Wednesdays When: Tuesdays & Thursdays Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Session I: September 10 - October 15 Session I: September 11 - October 11 Fee: Session I $40; Session II $30

(10 classes) (No class 9/19) (10 classes)

Session II: October 17 - November 19 Session II: October 16 – November 15 When: Fridays

(10 classes) (10 classes) Session I: September 21 – November 2

Session III: November 21 - December 19 Session III: November 27 – December 20 (7 classes)

(9 classes) (8 classes) Session II: November 16 – December 21

Time: 1 - 2 p.m. Time: 1 - 2 p.m. (6 classes)

Fee: Session I or II - $40 Fee: Session I or II $40; Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Session III - $36 Session III $32 Fee: Session I $35; Session II $30

Gentle (Chair Flow) for Seniors – Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Tai Chi – Westville

Sewell Mount Laurel A Chinese slow-motion exercise designed

Chair sequences based on the principles When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, to promote good health and longevity by

of yoga. October 16 – November 6 circulating internal energy or “chi.”

When: Mondays (7 classes) When: Tuesdays, September 25 –

Session I: September 10 – October 29 Time: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. November 13

(8 classes) Fee: $28 Time: 3 - 4 p.m.

Session II: November 12 – December 17 Fee: $48 (8 classes)

(6 classes) Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Tai Chi – Stratford

Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Mullica Hill

Fee:             Session I - $32 When: Tuesdays & Thursdays When: Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 16, 30,

Session II - $24 Session I: September 25 - October 18 Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 18

(8 classes) Time: 3 - 4 p.m.

Gentle Yoga for Seniors – Session II: October 23 – November 15 Place: RowanSOM Wellness Center

Sewell (8 classes) – Academic Center

When: Wednesdays Session III: November 27 – December 20 1 Medical Center Drive, Stratford

Session I: September 12 - October 31 (8 classes) Fee: $21

(8 classes) Time: 3 - 4 p.m. Call 856-566-6746 to register.

Session II: November 7 – December 19 Fee: $32 per session ‘Walk This Way’ Walking Program

(6 classes) (No class 11/21) Just Move for Seniors – Sewell When: Tuesdays & Thursdays,
September 11 - December 20
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Light aerobics, toning and stretching using Time: 10 - 11 a.m.
a chair. Bring weights (1 to 3 lbs.) to class. Place: RowanSOM Wellness Center
Fee: Session I - $32 Held in Suite 201. – Academic Center, Suite 299
When: Tuesdays
Session II - $24 Session I: September 11 – October 30 1 Medical Center Drive, Stratford
(8 classes)
‘Get Out and Get Fit’ Along the Trail
Dinner Club Jefferson Stratford Hospital Cafeteria
18 E. Laurel Road Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a water
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Breakfast: 3rd Tuesday bottle.
for just $6 per person! Includes entrée, Dinner: 4th Thursday When: Friday, October 5
vegetable, small soup, small salad, dessert, Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
and a fountain beverage (no bottles). Jefferson Washington Township Place: Gloucester Twp. Health
Hospital Cafeteria & Fitness
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Cafeteria 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road Trail, Red Caboose Located
2201 Chapel Avenue Breakfast: 3rd Thursday at Church Street and Railroad
Breakfast: 2nd Monday Dinner: 3rd Monday Avenue
Dinner: 3rd Wednesday 17

Upcoming To register, visit Experience the
PROGRAMS Please Join Us for a
& EVENTS classes or call 800-547-9007. GRAND OPENING
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Understand the Science
Behind Fitness and Health Fair
at the following locations:
Take the next step in bettering Exercise machines help you burn fat
your health by understanding the and calories, as well as build muscle, Wednesday, September 26
science behind fitness. At Kennedy thereby boosting your metabolism!
Fitness, an on-site nurse offers A good metabolism has a positive 11 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting
monthly monitoring of your heart impact on your heart, bones and 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Health Fair
rate, circulatory system, and other overall well-being. Kennedy Fitness Kennedy Fitness West Berlin
health-related check-ups. There’s offers a variety of equipment,
also a nutritionist and a personal including 12 different lines of the 545 Route 73
trainer to help you create a fitness latest technology in cardiovascular
plan. A health program tailored and toning equipment. Our cutting- Thursday, November 8
for you will have a long and edge equipment is designed to
lasting effect. develop new muscle fibers, improve 4:30 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting
coordination, and raise basal metab- 3 - 7 p.m. – Health Fair
Our nutritionists work with you olism. Did you know salt water is better
to develop a nutritional plan based for your hair and skin than chlorine? Kennedy Fitness Mount Laurel
on your individual needs. Regular Each Kennedy Fitness Center has a 3 Hovtech Blvd
exercise can help you reduce saltwater swimming pool for
the chance of chronic diseases, aquatic classes and swimming. Wednesday, December 5
improve your heart health, and
assist in weight loss. For example, If you want to learn more about 2:30 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting
If you are having back pain from a Kennedy Fitness, call us to schedule Noon - 4 p.m. – Health Fair
chronic illness, daily low intensity a FREE small group training class
aerobic exercises will improve the at 800-983-8809 or visit Kennedy Fitness Medford
endurance of your back muscles. 180 Route 70

Health Fairs will feature:
Health Information & Giveaways
Free Screenings: Blood Pressure, Body Fat &
Body Composition with InBody

Free Chair Massages

All Programs and Events Open to Everyone

– Anya Mourovannyi

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Kennedy Fitness Difference

Minding Your Medications Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 7 locations in South Jersey
It’s important to be informed about Join us for a discussion about the
your medications. This presentation causes of carpal tunnel syndrome. West Berlin / Voorhees
explores whether lower-cost generic Learn about early prevention measures, 545 Route 73
drugs are equal to their brand-name diagnosis and non-surgical treatments, 856-753-1800
counterparts, the role insurance as well as when surgery may be
companies play in asking doctors to appropriate. Turnersville
switch from prescribing one drug to When: Thursday, November 8 501 Route 168
another due to cost, how to keep Time: 3:30 p.m. 856-401-1885
your medications safe and more! Place: Kennedy Fitness
When: Wednesday, September 26 Mount Laurel Mullica Hill
Time: 10 a.m. 3 Hovtech Blvd. 167 Bridgeton Pike
Place: Kennedy Fitness West Berlin Speaker: Dr. Michael Rivlin
545 Route 73 Rothman Institute 856-478-0060
Speaker: Richard Kaufman, Pharm.D
Jefferson Health This Holiday Season, Sewell
405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd.
Managing Diabetes in the Eat Mindfully, Not Mindlessly
Real World 856-582-2180
It’s the holidays, and for most that
Diabetes can be a difficult disease to Mount Laurel
manage, even with the best intentions. means eating – lots of eating – 3 Hovtech Blvd
This discussion covers the biggest 856-778-5900
challenges people with diabetes face followed by weight gain and a New
and how to effectively manage them. Cherry Hill
When: Tuesday, October 30 Year’s resolution to lose weight. But 1432 Route 70
Time: 3 p.m. 856-857-0333
Place: Kennedy Fitness Cherry Hill why not take a healthier approach? You
1432 Route 70 Medford
Speaker: Dr. Gregory Barone can still enjoy your favorite occasional 180 Route 70
Jefferson Health 609-714-8808
indulgences, but in moderation. It’s all
Ask your
about being mindful of what you eat. Jefferson Provider

Join us and learn how! about a FREE
30-Day Trial at
When: Wednesday, December 5 Kennedy Fitness –
Time: 3 p.m. 19
Place: Kennedy Fitness Medford

180 Route 70

Speaker: Melissa Wadolowski, RD,


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Save the Date! EVENTS

Visit Jefferson Health at the Following Upcoming Community Events

Look for the Jefferson Health table at these upcoming free health fairs and conferences. Stop by and learn about our varied services
and ask questions from our clinicians and health educators about how you can live a healthier life and how Jefferson Health can
help you get there!

Saturday, September 8 Saturday, September 29 ‘Farm to Fork’ Fall Festival
Somerdale Day Gloucester County
Women’s Health Summit Jefferson Health and Duffield’s will partner for
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. this FREE family event! Come and join the fun:
Kennedy Blvd, Somerdale 8 a.m. - Noon • Health Information & Screenings
GCIT • Children’s Games
Saturdays, 1360 Tanyard Road, Sewell • Prize Wheel
September 8 - October 13 • Complete your “Passport to Health” for a prize
Haddonfield Farmer’s Market Saturday, October 6 When: Saturday, October 6
Pennsauken Harvest Festival Time 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Place: Duffield’s Farm Market
Kings Ct., Haddonfield 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 280 Chapel Heights Road, Sewell
Pennsauken Recreation Complex Rain-or-Shine Event
Saturday, September 29 Westfield Avenue
Williamstown Chamber Sunday, October 21
of Commerce ‘Just for Sunday, October 7 Cherry Hill Harvest Fest
the Health of It’ Expo Blackwood Pumpkin Festival
Noon - 4 p.m.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Croft Farm, Cherry Hill
Estate at Monroe Blackwood Town Center
1351 N. Black Horse Pike

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