Wear red on Friday, February 1, 2013 for the 10th Annual National Wear Red Day to show support for the awareness of heart disease.
Monday, February 4 ~ 10:30 am ~ Healthy Alternatives ~ Nancy Rosa-Mejias, Program Coordinator, Family
and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative
Health: Have an healthy body and mind by choosing the right foods and exploring different alternatives and practices. Ancient cultures did and the results were outstanding. After the nutrition portion of this program, watch a Reiki demonstration and then try some Reiki exercises.
Wednesday, February 6 ~ 10:00 am ~ Celebrate Black History Month by learning The Story of Harriet
Tubman ~ Lorenthia Howard ~ Harriet was known as the Moses of her people. Her story will encompass the “Underground Railroad,” the “Society of Friends,” and the importance of “Safe Houses” during the struggle against slavery.
Thursday, February 7 and 14 ~ 9:00 -11:30 am ~ Watercolor Paint Class ~ Last two classes of the four-
Monday, February 11 ~ 10:30 am ~ Osteoporosis Update 2013 ~ Dr. Amy Toscano-Zukor,
Endocrinologist, Summit Medical Group ~ Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and can easily break. It has no symptoms in its early stages and is a public health threat to more than 44 million Americans. Learn how to identify your risk factors for osteoporosis as well as prevent and treat this disease. Rescheduled from November 5, 2012.
Tuesday, February 12 ~ 10:00 am ~ BINGO and Shrove “Pancake” Tuesday ~ After BINGO, at
approximately 11:15 am, Lorraine Donlin will explain what Shrove Tuesday is and the significance of having pancakes on this day. Stay for lunch and enjoy a special fresh pancake dessert.
Wednesday, February 13 ~ 10:30 am ~ Blood Pressure Check ~ Susan Anastario, RN, Community Visiting
Nurse Association will be at the center to conduct a monthly blood pressure check.
Wednesday, February 20 ~ 10:00 – 11:30 am ~ FREE Vision Screening ~ Provided by St Peter’s University
Monday, February 25 ~ 10:30 am ~ Creative Notions, Art of the Master Program – Featured Artist,
Elizabeth Catlett ~
Come and enjoy a printmaking opportunity.
Thursday, February 28 ~ 11:00 am ~ Keeping Up the Beat: Heart Healthy ~ Cynthia Kusorgbor, MPH,
CHES, Somerset County Department of Health ~ Our heart and cardiovascular system, among all the systems in our body, is the most critical to maintain our overall health. Cynthia will provide an overview of heart disease, risk factors and offer practical tips to prevent or reduce heart disease and lead to a healthier lifestyle. She will emphasize the need to be proactive and accept the responsibility for our own healthcare.