Health & Wellness

June 2, 2020

CONSENSUS HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP WELCOMES CHANGEBRIDGE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES MONTVILLE, NJ - Consensus Health Medical Group welcomes a new member to their healthcare network, Changebridge Medical Associates from Montville, NJ, (formerly Vanguard Medical Group, Montville, NJ). Changebridge Medical ...

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Murphy, Vainieri Huttle, Benson & Verrelli Sponsor Legislation to Identify and Address Areas for Improvement in the State's Care of Elderly Residents (TRENTON) - With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting New Jersey's seniors more significantly than any other age group, four Assembly Democrats ...

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Oral care is an important part of your health. Don’t put off seeing the dentist! At Westfield Family Dentistry, we’re taking steps to keep patients and staff safe while gradually reopening during the COVID-19 crisis with new infection control procedures. When you come to see Dr. Paul Arfanis, ...

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Hourly and Live-In Aides are available today to help Clients Stay Safe at Home As partners, our common goal is the safety and well-being of our communities. At BAYADA we work with a sense of purpose and responsibility to ensure the safety of clients within their homes through the delivery of ...

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During the height of the pandemic, one small NJ hospital accepted critical  COVID-19 patients from hospitals in 4 states; reports High COVID-19 recovery success   LAKEWOOD, NJ: When coronavirus hit NJ the hardest, the Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey hit back ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is partnering with behavioral healthcare nonprofit The Bridge to provide support to children and families during the coronavirus pandemic. Established in 1971, The Bridge offers mental health and substance use treatment services to ...

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Middlesex Borough resident Alexis Buccellato recently delivered 80 personal care packages to frontline healthcare workers at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center in Edison to thank them for their dedication in healing patients during the COVID crisis. Buccellato staged a drive, ...

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New Jersey children are finding some “silver linings” to the social distancing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Share Your Silver Linings campaign invited kindergarten through 8th grade students to share a story about a new healthy and ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here2Help Mental Health Coalition will offer its sixth mental health forum on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live. The outbreak of Covid-19 has impacted individuals both physically and emotionally. As people deal with the ...

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NEWTON, NJ - Fairview Lake YMCA Camps collected 28 pints of blood during a blood drive on May 11 in partnership with Vitalant. That amount of blood could save as many as 84 lives. The Y has joined a slew of Ys across the country that are helping to address an urgent, ongoing need for blood ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ - The Sussex County YMCA collected 28 pints of blood during a blood drive on May 6 in partnership with Vitalant. That amount of blood could save as many as 84 lives. The Y has joined a slew of Ys across the country that are helping to address an urgent, ongoing need for blood ...

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At Montville Physical Therapy we are open at all FOUR locations (The New Jersey Center of Physical Therapy, Montville Physical Therapy, Paramus Orthopedic Physical Therapy, and Wayne Orthopedic Physical Therapy,). Physical Therapy is an ESSENTIAL part of your orthopedic recovery!  We have ...

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The Upper Allegheny Health System Board of Directors recently elected four new board members.   Shabir Bhayani, M.D., David Ferguson, David Price and Gilbert Witte, M.D., will each serve full three-year terms. UAHS is the parent organization of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Senior Living located in Basking Ridge is a nonprofit Life Plan Community (also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community) serving seniors on our campus, Fellowship Village, as well as through our home and community based services. The current health crisis ...

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Today, on “EMS Recognition Day” of National EMS Week, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is continuing its celebration of EMS practitioners and the important work they do for our nation's communities. On this day of recognition, the BHVRS would like to highlight some of those who ...

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Today, on “Save a Life CPR and Stop the Bleed” of National EMS Week, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is continuing its celebration of EMS practitioners and the important work they do for our nation's communities. On this important day, the BHVRS would like to provide the ...

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Neptune, NJ – May 14, 2020 – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian – Meridian Health Foundation has moved its annual Women’s Heart Fund reception to a virtual fundraising event to be held on May 29 at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of the planned reception, the foundation will host a program that donors ...

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Today, on “EMS for Children Day” of National EMS Week, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is continuing its celebration of EMS practitioners and the important work they do for our nation’s communities. But, today, it is even more important to highlight the impact volunteering has ...

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Today, on “Safety Tuesday” of National EMS Week, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is continuing its celebration of EMS practitioners and the important work they do for our nation's communities. We would like to highlight the safety measures that we have implemented to remain ...

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The Hawthorne Green Team is bringing Virtual Green Lecture ZOOM programs to support our community, create awareness, and learn about protecting yourself from lyme disease and tick-born illness. On Thursday, May 28th,2020 at 7:30 pm Hawthorne resident, Alexandra Soteriou, Licensed Massage ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - May 17-23, 2020, is the 46th Annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized the first-ever National EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the vital work they do for our nation's communities. This year’s theme is Ready Today. Preparing for Tomorrow.

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My name is Mark Kalladeen and I work in Summit at The Connection as a Personal Fitness Trainer.  I very much enjoy working in Healthcare and since The Connection has closed temporarily, I have decided to work as a Nurse’s Aide on the Front Line at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. I have ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will hold two free, virtual events in May to inspire more adults and kids to keep their minds and bodies active.  On Sunday, May 24, the Y will participate in the annual Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and ...

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Campaign launch prompts the community to donate plasma and blood MONTVALE, NJ – The oldest and largest national independent nonprofit transfusion medicine organization, Vitalant, has launched a campaign to help COVID-19 and other patients through life-saving convalescent plasma and other blood ...

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This column was written by Dr. John Hanna, medical director at Atlantic Health System’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ SUMMIT, NJ - As a vascular neurologist, I’m concerned that people’s fear of catching COVID-19 is stopping them from seeking health care, even ...

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Whether actively participating in on-site exercise classes or on JESPY’s Special Olympics teams, JESPY clients have long enjoyed being members of the non-profit’s Athletics & Fitness program. In spite of the closure of on-site programming during the pandemic, clients have been able to enjoy ...

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Mountainside, NJ -- Sadly, many children, teens and adults have experienced losses because of the coronavirus.  In addition, there are the ongoing losses that have occurred prior and during this pandemic: divorce, moving, friendships ending, sports injuries or the death of a friend or family ...

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American Red Cross and medical professionals across the state are desperate to resolve the current critical blood supply shortage in light of the coronavirus. To assist, the Berkeley Heights YMCA, in partner with the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 AM ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents awaiting life-saving transplants, celebrates the 10th anniversary of its 5K Celebration of Life events that have been held in multiple ...

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Clifton, NJ - (May 11, 2020) - As businesses start thinking about how and when to reopen, they should also think about the water that’s been sitting in the building’s internal water system for weeks or even months. To help protect their employees and visitors, it’s important to flush the building’s ...

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