Health & Wellness

September 27, 2019

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - September is National Suicide Prevention Month and Atlantic Health System's Chilton Medical Center recently hosted a "Paint a Rock for Suicide Awareness" table where visitors, patients and employees were encouraged to paint a rock in honor of suicide awareness. Dr. Peter ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Since indoor shopping malls came into existence, mall walking has been a popular form of exercise, especially for seniors. “I come here every day to walk,” said Patricia Data who’s been walking at the Willowbrook Mall for “Years. Years and Years,” said Data with a smile.   Every ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Arden Courts, a memory care community, invited the 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 ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Township of Wayne’s Department of Senior and Social Services promoted healthy eating habits with an emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables by arranging for a mobile market on Fairfield Road in Wayne. The RWJ Barnabas Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van was parked next to the mobile ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Every Saturday through October 19th, vendors set up their wares at the Wayne Farmer’s Market and provide a place for the community to come together.  "It’s the Wayne YMCA that sponsors the event and is put on through a grant from Atlantic Health,” said Jill Goordman, who is a yoga ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne Township Public Library hosted a Red Cross blood drive on Friday which was a “great success,” according to Doreen Shaba, the assistant director of the Wayne Public Library. “We host several blood drives throughout the year and the Wayne community always respond to our call to ...

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WAYNE- On Wednesday, September 11, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, RWJBarnabas Health Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van is coming to Finn’s Mobile Home Park at 122 Fairfield Road, in Wayne. The WOW van is a greenhouse and cooking school on wheels. It will bring free demonstrations and nutrition education right ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A gathering of families and friends touched tragically by overdose held a candlelight vigil in front of Wayne Town Hall on Saturday to raise awareness of and provide support to those who have lost loved ones to drug overdose. The Wayne Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse ...

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