Health & Wellness

May 7, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Arden Courts of Whippany showers Morristown Memorial Medical Center Emergency Room staff with some early summer lovin' on Monday by sponsoring a Kona Ice Cream truck for the healthcare workers. As the healthcare workers lined up outside the Emergency Room, they enjoyed the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Emotional abuse hits deep; it instills a lifelong feeling of fear and you can never trust anyone again. An abusive caregiver can gaslight you crazy to the point where your perception of reality is distorted and you think everyone around you is lying to you…Ashna Gupta Banana ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Craig Karczmer, Executive Director at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, released a message on Friday advising their community of families of positive coronavirus test results within their campus. In addition, sadly, two residents ...

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NEW JERSEY - You think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have symptoms, you can use the self-assessment tool provided by the State of New Jersey COVID-19 website  https://self.covid19.nj.gov. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice.  For COVID-19 questions and inquiries please visit ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The owners of Pearly Whites & Childsmiles-Familysmiles respond to shortage of medical supplies in a big way by supplying local hospitals and police departments with medical supplies. Dr. Michael & Dr. Brooke Skolnick, owners of the family dentistry and orthodontic ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A 48-year-old Berkeley Heights resident is among the five new presumed cases of coronavirus, announced Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver in a press conference on Monday.  The outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus was first detected in China; the virus ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  Shock Room Fitness recently opened New Jersey's "first of its' kind" Electro Muscle Stimulation (EMS) group fitness studio located inside of Providence Health and Fitness at 18 South Street in New Providence. For a limited time they are offering any new client a complimentary ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As 2018 was getting ready to become 2019, a discussion about New Year's resolutions was being had between a few friends over drinks. Not the usual "I'm going to go to the gym more often" or "eat less dessert type of resolution," not when one of the participants is Mickey ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - This year's Rose Parade on January 1, 2020 marks the 17th year the Donate Life float will make an appearance in the parade. NJ Sharing Network along with its partners [Bridge to Life, Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes and Team Liberty] are sponsoring three New Jersey donor ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- It’s been almost a year since Imagine Founder and Executive Director Mary Robinson  learned she was among thousands of people who had been nominated for consideration as a CNN Hero. In March, she learned she was chosen as one of the top 20 candidates for the prestigious ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The consortium consisting of the Superintendents and Student Assistance Counselors (SAC) from the Summit, Chatham, Millburn, Berkeley Heights, and New Providence School District will once again -- for the fifth consecutive year -- offer programs to families that focus on student needs ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto “Spotlight on Business” features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Union County Mosquito Control is planning to treat all of Berkeley Heights via aerial spray in response to address the recent EEE activity found in Berkeley Heights. The spraying, still subject to approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is tentatively set for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - AIR® Aerial Fitness celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony last weekend at 1280 Springfield Avenue in New Providence. AIR® is the nation's leading aerial fitness training method, headquartered in Chicago, IL and is designed for all levels.   AIR® ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Arden Courts, a memory care community, invited The Very Reverend Tracey Lind to speak of her journey living with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Wayne. Since Lind's FTD diagnosis, she set out on a pilgrimage with her wife Emily Ingalls to travel the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – “Hi, I’m Lia. I have Hodgkin’s lymphoma,” Lia Sartorio wrote in her blog, “but Hodgkin’s lymphoma does not have me.” Sartorio, 20, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin Lymphoma (NSCHL) on May 6, 2019. Today, she’s cancer free. Sartorio’s blog, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Now in his eighth month on the job, Lantern Hill's new executive director Craig Karczmer said he has settled into his role. The New York native said he feels right at home in New Providence and is focused on continuing the culture and care that makes Lantern Hill an outstanding ...

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Lantern Hill in New Providence will host a Job Fair on August 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lantern Hill, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, will hire more than 40 employees in the next few months for its new residential building, ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Gabrielle Klausner, a rising senior at Scotch-Plains Fanwood High School, organized a book drive and collected over 200 new books to donate to Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside to start a new library in the long term care unit. Klausner visits the long term care ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  A press conference for the one-year countdown to the 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games of America was held last week at the NJ Sharing Network in New Providence. The 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games will be held in New Jersey July 17-22, 2020 with opening ceremonies to be ...

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Click here to view additional event photos. BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It was a picture perfect evening for the hundreds of relayers and guests to walk the track at Gov. Livingston High School for the annual Relay for Life on Saturday, June 15. While participation was down, the spirit of the event ...

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