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Make sure to bring snacks like almonds or edamame to keep you energetic on Black Friday!
Wishing everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Jill Burkhard, School Social Worker, Rahway Public Schools; RWJ Rahway employees Gail Veltre and Bridget Baldwin, help transport 12 boxes filled with groceries to make hearty Thanksgiving dinners for local families. Thanks to our employees for their contribution.Wishing everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving.
If you or someone you know is living with diabetes, call 732.499.6193 to learn more about our Diabetes Support Group.
GETTING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A LOSS
A special program, Thursday, Dec 3
11am to 12:30 pm, featuring Nurse Jane Dowling
Strategies for the season after the death of a loved one.
RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center
2120 Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains.
Program is free, light lunch served. Reserve by calling
This Thanksgiving, fill your plate with the right choices. Focus on white meat and veggies first!
Our Program on Sleep and Weight, scheduled for November 24, with Dr. Anubha Sinha, has been rescheduled to January 12 at 6 pm at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
Wonderful food, music and dancing featuring members of the Sowparnika Dance Academy under the direction of Malini Nair.Wonderful food, music and dancing featuring members of the Sowparnika Dance Academy under the direction of Malini Nair.
RWJ Rahway offers a treatment to help with nerve damage, known as neuropathy. This non-invasive vascular treatment helps deliver electrical stimulation to targeted areas. To learn more, call 732.499.6012. http://rwjuhr.com/rehabTherapy.htm
Just in time for Thanksgiving is Yes! Healthy Holiday Desserts, a fun cooking demonstration by
Chef Diane Weeks, RD at RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center on Tuesday, November 17 at 7 p.m. Free samples and recipes will be provided! To reserve your spot, call 732.499.6109.
If you’re looking to bring or serve food that is appropriate for people with diabetes, join us on Tuesday night, November 17th at 6 p.m. at RWJ Rahway, located at 865 Stone Street in conference room 1, for a diabetes taste testing. Try festive foods, talk with diabetes educators, get a foot screening and learn more about how you can manage living with diabetes. To register for this free event, call 732.499.6193.
Learn about the latest in heart health at Atrial Fibrillation: What’s New in Treatment hosted by Cardiologist Paul Schackman on Tuesday, November 17 at 6 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains. Dr. Schackman will be going over new medications and treatments for various heart ailments. To register for this event, call 732.499.6193.
If you're not accomplishing the recommended 30 minutes of activity a day, take a walk after dinner and enjoy a crisp, autumn night while burning calories!
With minimal wait times and award-winning patient safety, RWJ Rahway's Emergency Department is the best emergency department you'll ever need. http://rwjuhr.com/emergencyDepartment.htm
These little spinach cakes will be the perfect addition to dinner.
Are you or a loved one suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and unsure of treatments available to help? For a better understanding, come to Rheumatoid Arthritis & You, hosted by Mark Skrzpczak, MD, on Tuesday, November 10 at 6 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center and have your questions answered by an expert. Call 732.499.6193 to reserve your seat.
Thanksgiving offers so many delicious food options, but avoiding overdoing it with mashed potatoes may be difficult. One of the easiest ways to enjoy your meal without wanting a second helping is by taking sips of water in between bites.
Healthy Cooking is easy when Diane Weeks shows you how. Healthy Holiday Desserts, November 17 at 7 pm at the RWJ Rahway Fitness Center, Scotch Plains. Program is free. Call to register: 732.499.6193.
We asked our regular attendees about our classes and here's what they said: "Since attending, I have added different spices and herbs, decreased meat, experimented with different grains. I've lost weight, blood pressure is down and I drink more water."
Another wrote: "I try to eat more vegetables. I cook some of the recipes at home."
And our favorite: "Healthy eating is a habit now."
Congratulations to Social Services Manager Paul Mennona, LCSW, who received a Star award for his dogged efforts in finding housing for a patient after a hospital admission. Congratulations and thank you.
Thanksgiving doesn't have to revolve around the turkey or include one at all! Come to the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center tomorrow, November 3, at 7 p.m. for a Veggie Thanksgiving cooking demonstration by Chef Diane Weeks, RD and learn how to prepare a deliciously meat-free Thanksgiving feast. To reserve your seat, call 732.449.6193.
Living with diabetes can be difficult, but RWJ Rahway is here to help you every step of the way. Join us on November 4 at 6 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret, located at 60 Cooke Ave, where our diabetes counselors will be testing blood sugars, answering questions and more. To register, call 732.449.6193.
It's time to fall back with the end of daylight saving time. Tomorrow, try to get up at your normal time and don't look at it as gaining an hour.
Congratulations to Star winner Respiratory Therapist Paula Erickson, who works in Pulmonary Rehab. Ms. Erickson's patients praised her for her dedication, expertise and support. In her work, she helps people with breathing problems grow stronger and more confident and for that, they are very grateful. Congratulations!
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