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RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center, Scotch Plains
2120 Lamberts Mill Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 

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August 
 
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Date:  August 1, 2012
Event:  Care for the Caregiver Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  3:30pm to 5pm 
 
If you care for someone, you need this group. Professionally facilitated group offers support, community resources, information, help.

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 1, 2012 
Event:  Care for the Caregiver Support Group 
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center  
Time:  6pm to 7:30pm  
 
If you care for someone, you need this group. Professionally facilitated group offers support, community resources, information, help.

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 2, 2012
Event:  Fibromyalgia Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 

Newly diagnosed welcome. Professionally facilitated group.

Meets the first Thursday of each month.
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 3, 2012
Event:  Bariatric Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  10:30am 
 
Meets first Saturday of each month at 10:30am (Holiday weekends second Saturday). Open to all pre- and post-operation. Not affiliated with any physician or medical group.
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 4, 2012
Event:  Overeaters Anonymous
Meets:  Sunday
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  12:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 8, 2012
Event:  Small Changes You Can Make to Improve Your Health
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm

Kamran Tasharofi, MD, Internist, explores how changes in diet, activity, lifestyle can make a big difference.
Featured speaker: Kamran Tasharofi, MD, Internal Medicine

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 11, 2012
Event:  Overeaters Anonymous
Meets:  Sunday
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  12:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 14, 2012
Event:  All About Atrial Fibrillation
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Danny Wang, MD, Cardiology

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 14, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Sizzling Stir Fries
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 15, 2012
Event:  Back Pain? Could It be From Your Feet?
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm

Podiatrist Lawrence Plotkin explores the connection between back pain and problems with the feet.
Featured speaker: Lawrence Plotkin, DPM,Podiatrist

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 18, 2012
Event:  Overeaters Anonymous
Meets:  Sunday
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  12:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 25, 2012
Event:  Overeaters Anonymous
Meets:  Sunday
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  12:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  August 28, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Celebrating New Jersey's Bounty
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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September 
 
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Date:  September 4, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Veggie Main Dishes
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 6, 2012
Event:  Breast Cancer Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  5:30pm to 7:00pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 6, 2012
Event:  Resources for Caregivers: A Special Program for Caregivers 
Panel discussion featuring experts in supportive services, respite, assisted living, adult daycare, Medicaid, plus community resources and Q & A. Event is open to any caregiver. 
Reqistration is required: 732-499-6193
 
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 7, 2012
Event:  Fibromyalgia Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm to 8:30pm 
  
Meets the first Thursday of each month.
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 10, 2012
Event:  Prostate Cancer: What to Do?
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:30pm 
  
Featured speaker: Brett Opell, MD, Urology

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 12, 2012
Event:  The Annual Community Meeting for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
Meets:  Wednesday
Place:  Main Conference Room at the Hospital
865 Stone Street, Rahway

Time:  6:00pm 
 
For questions or to register:
Please call Donna Mancuso, Public Affairs (732) 499-6118 
 
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Date:  September 13, 2012
Event:  All About Blood Thinners
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Michael Chen, MD, Cardiology

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 15, 2012
Event:  Reiki Level I
Fee. 732-499-6109 
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  10:00am 
  
Featured speaker: Holistic Nurse and Reiki Master, Paula Rovinsky

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 18, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Eating for Women's Health - Nutrient-rich Food Women Need to Stay Healthy
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  September 19, 2012
Event:  Stress and Weight: What's the Connection?
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Elizabeth Miller, MPH

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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October 
 
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Date:  October 2, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Dinner in 30 Fast meals for busy people
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 3, 2012
Event:  Care for the Caregiver Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  3:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 3, 2012
Event:  Breast Cancer Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  5:30pm to 7:00pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 3, 2012
Event:  Care for the Caregiver Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm to 8:30pm 
 
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 4, 2012
Event:  Fibromyalgia Support Group
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm to 8:30pm 
  
Meets the first Thursday of each month.
To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 10, 2012
Event:  Physician Lecture Series: Controlling Diabetes
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Usha Panicker, MD, Endocrinology

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 16, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Tofu and Tempeh. You'd Be Surprised.
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 24, 2012
Event:  Women and Metabolism
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Elizabeth Miller, MPH

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  October 30, 2012
Event:  Physician Lecture Series: Why does your back hurt?
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Kumar Sinha, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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November 
 
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Date:  November 6, 2012
Event:  Physician Lecture Series: Medication Emergencies: Overdoses, Rx Interractions, Bad Reactions
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Michael Bernstein, MD, Emergency Medicine

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 8, 2012
Event:  Yoga vs Stress: The dangers of stress and how yoga can help
Plus yoga demo by RWJ Rahway Fitness yoga instructor

Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Bernard Toro-Echague, MD, Internal Medicine

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 14, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Gluten-free Holiday Cooking
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speakers: Dietitians Lauren Purdy of Shoprite and Diane Weeks of RWJ show you how

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 17, 2012
Event:  Reiki Level I
Fee
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  10:00am 
  
Featured speakers: Holistic Nurse & Reiki Master Paula Rovinsky, RN

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 21, 2012
Event:  Ultherapy: The Nonsurgical Facial Tightening and Lifting
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speakers: Carlos Burnett, MD, Plastic Surgery

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 27, 2012
Event:  In the Kitchen: Healthy Holiday Desserts
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  7:00pm 
  
Featured speaker: Diane Weeks, Chef and Dietitian

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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Date:  November 28, 2012
Event:  What You Can do to Reduce Cancer Risks
Place:  RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center
Time:  6:00pm 
  
Featured speakers: Elizabeth Miller, MPH

To register call: (732) 499-6193 
 
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