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Free Caregiver Appreciation and Senior Resource Event

April 25, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Polytech students will be part of a free special event for caregivers that will be held Saturday, April 28.

The event is open to all caregivers and those seeking senior resources in the area.

Among the complimentary services offered are a luncheon, manicures, chair massage and an activity area for adult supervision.

Local service providers will be on-site to ...

Chabad of Hunterdon Offering Deeper Thinking, Deeper Living Course

CLINTON, NJ -  Beginning on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 P.M. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon will be offering a program called "What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe."

Kornefeld calls the new six-session course "fascinating."

The course will draw on the wisdom of Chasidic teaching and "will probe the most basic building blocks of ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

PHILADELPHIA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) – a ...

Learn About Arsenic in Hunterdon's Well Water

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Many Hunterdon residents rely on private wells for water, yet nearly one in five of them contain arsenic levels higher than the state drinking water standard. In many parts of Hunterdon, the portion of private wells with arsenic is much higher.

That’s according to a press release from Hunterdon Healthcare System, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical ...

Heron Glen is Site of Hunterdon Drug Awareness Golf Outing

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program’s 23rd annual Golf Classic, “Drive to be Drug Free!” takes place on Monday, May 14 at the Heron Glen Golf Course, 110 Route 202-31.

Golfers will have a full day of golf and entertainment at Heron Glen, the county-owned course, while supporting people working to recover from alcoholism and substance addiction. Early ...

Hunterdon Podiatric Medicine Now Part of Hunterdon Healthcare

Hunterdon Podiatric Medicine, formerly known as Dr. Steven M. Dribbon, DPM, became part of the Hunterdon Medical Group, a specialty practice owned and operated by Hunterdon Healthcare, as of April 1.

Dr. Dribbon, a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon, will continue to offer superior medical and surgical care of the feet, foot trauma, emergencies and sports medicine for both children and ...

Morristown’s Atlantic Health System Launches Region’s Only HPV Center Dedicated to Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral HPV-Associated Cancers

MORRISTOWN, NJ – More than 10,000 Americans are estimated to be diagnosed with HPV-associated oral cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a concerning trend that has seen the rate of such cancers triple over the last two decades. Responsible for approximately 70 percent of new cases of oral cancer, HPV-associated oral cancer is now the leading ...

YMCA Invites Kids to 'Swing for the Fences' at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Healthy Kids Day will be held at TD Bank Ballpark as the Hunterdon YMCA encourages kids to “swing for the fences.”

Healthy Kids Day is a national YMCA initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. The event here will be held April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Y’s cause is to strengthen community through nurturing children and ...

Lyft Service Arrives at Hunterdon Medical Center

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Transportation issues are a problem for many patients.

Although there are taxis and Hunterdon’s LINK transportation system, some still have trouble getting to doctor appointments.

Hunterdon Healthcare - the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center – recognizes the problem  and has helped with a solution: Lyft.

Lyft is an app-based ...

Educational Classes at Hunterdon Wellness Centers

READINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers are dedicated to providing health enhancement and disease prevention programs for the community. They offer a wide variety of educational classes each month at the Clinton and Whitehouse Station locations.

As part of their April Education Series, the following programs are currently open for registration:

“Reverse Heart ...

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