Health & Wellness

May 24, 2020

FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Red Cross is spearheading a regional effort to help hospitals give lifesaving plasma treatment for COVID-19.  New Providence resident and rising senior at University of Notre Dame, Rebecca Pappas recently donated plasma at the Red Cross donation facility in Fairfield, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Chris Tribuna and his annual “Christmas Spectacular” yard display on Shadow Lane in Berkeley Heights has helped mold the way that local Atlantic Health is conducting drive-through COVID-19 testing.  Back in March, in the “early days” of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Valerie ...

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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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Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Coordinating Virtual Outreach to Foster Connection with Community at a Challenging Time NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Join an effort to brighten spirits at a local skilled nursing facility by sending an e-card to residents – it will lift your spirits, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mayor Al Morgan released the following message of the COVID-19 related deaths in New Providence: It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart to have to report the loss of two of our residents. We were awaiting confirmation if these deaths were COVID-19 related. This is so ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Berkeley Heights sadly has experienced COVID-19 related death of four residents at one of the Township’s long-term care facilities. The residents, all in their 80s, lost their battle with the virus in the last 24 hours. “It is with a very heavy heart that I report the loss ...

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BERKEEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A virtual community of volunteer mask cutters, sewers and delivery drivers, inspired by Berkeley Heights resident Amy Rudgard and Berkeley Heights business owner JoAnn Pravata of The Tailor’s Wife has grown to over 170 members.   “The Community Mask Factory Volunteer Group” ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence currently has 10 total cases, two recovered, one hospitalized (not in ICU) and zero deaths, according to Borough administration as of March 28, 2020 at 10 a.m. There have been no new cases reported overnight. The Mayor, Council, Administration, and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Jersey Sharing Network announced the New Providence 10th Annual Sharing Network 5K Celebation of Life has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 13, 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please note: All registrations for the original date of June 7 will automatically be ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Health Department received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in New Providence. "Our New Providence Public Health Nurse is following all related protocols issued by the State Department of Health for case investigation and contact tracing," the ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought New Providence and our surrounding communities into uncharted territory as our lives and routines have been temporarily disrupted.  In our “new normal” of social distancing, please rest assured that although the New Providence Municipal Center and the DeCorso ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - All Summit Area YMCA facilities are closing effective Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29.  This includes all programs and services provided at Berkeley Heights YMCA, Summit YMCA and The Learning Circle YMCA. "To our knowledge, while no member or staff at our ...

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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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Residents Stay Young and Healthy by Staying Engaged “Activity” is always the word of the day at Lantern Hill, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, NJ. Whether it’s a swim in the pool, a robust debate at the Current Events Club, a mind-challenging ...

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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 - The new 40,000 square foot YMCA facility on Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights is set to open to the public on Thursday, February 6.  Be ready to be wowed by the expansive fitness and wellness center with state-of-the-art equipment, three fitness rooms, full-size basketball ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Melissa Sullivan brings her expertise in senior fitness to her role at Lantern Hill, the senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, developed and managed by Erickson Living. As the community’s fitness coordinator, she has developed Lantern Hill’s on-site fitness ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The continuing care neighborhood of Lantern Hill, a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living, has been awarded a Best Nursing Home designation by U.S. News & World Report. The Lantern Hill continuing care neighborhood earned the Best Nursing Home ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lantern Hill, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, celebrated the opening of Bistro 1720 and The Crown Bar on October 18. The residential amenities are located in the community's new independent living building, Bell ...

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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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Bell Pavilion adds 168 new independent living homes to campus Lantern Hill opened its brand-new residential building, Bell Pavilion, in October 2019. Bell Pavilion adds 168 independent living apartments to the developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township of Berkeley Heights posted the following updated messages on their website regarding spraying for Adult Mosquitos: Please be advised, Union County Mosquito Control will be spraying for Adult Mosquitoes tonight, September 18, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 ...

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