Women's Health

Divya and Srinath S. were prepared for twins, but not necessarily a fast-track delivery schedule. Due to high blood pressure, Divya was admitted to Overlook Medical Center at the 32nd week of pregnancy and placed on bed rest. Two weeks later, Avni and Anay were born, averaging just four pounds each. Within the NICU, they received round-the-clock, expert care, so they could grow and thrive. Divya, meanwhile, picked up some child care pointers from our helpful staff that boosted her confidence as a first-time mom. Read more of her story >



Women's Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Cervical Cancer Awareness   
In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, learn the importance of cervical cancer screenings and human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention. Body mass index and glucose screenings will be provided.

 
  • Wednesday, January 8; 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Shoprite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

     
  • Wednesday, January 9; Moon to 2:00pm
    Vita Gallo, 12 Chestnut Street, Summit, NJ

     
  • Thursday, January 10; 10:00am to Noon
    Scotch Plains YMCA, 1340 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, January 15; 10:00am to Noon
    Gateway Union YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

     
  • Wednesday, January 16; 9:30 to 11:30am
    Livingston Community Center, 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ

     
  • Thursday, January 17; 10:00am to Noon
    Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ

     
  • Monday, January 21; 10:00am to Noon
    City Hall of Summit, 512 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, January 22; 1:00 to 4:00pm
    6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ

     
  • Thursday, January 24; 10:00am to Noon
    Maplewood City Hall, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, January 29; Noon to 2:00pm
    Shoprite of Union, 2401D US Highway 22 West, Union, NJ

     
  • Thursday, January 31; 10:00am to Noon
    New Providence Senior Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence, NJ

     
Winter Skin Care and Beauty
Turn the heat up on winter beauty with this fun presentation on skin care and radiance.
Thursday, January 24; 10:00 to 11:00am
ShopRite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ
For more information, or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
A Heart-Healthy Diet
Hear from a registered dietitian about delicious foods and diets that promote heart health.
Wednesday, February 13; 1:30 to 2:30pm
The Gateway Family YMCA, Wellness Center Branch, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.

 
Bone Density Screenings for Women
Find out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis with a noninvasive ultrasound that provides immediate results. Counseling and educational materials also are provided. Registration is required.
Fee: $10
Mondays; 10:00am to 1:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ
 
Connecting Caregivers
Caregivers can receive mutual support and encouragement.
Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center at Overlook Medical Center.
For more information and meeting dates, call 908-522-6347.
 
Lifestyle Change Program
We all know that a healthy lifestyle will help you feel and look your best. In this 12-week program, you’ll learn how to reach and maintain all of your fitness, weight and wellness goals using supervised exercises, stress management and the nutrition plan of renowned physician Joel Fuhrman, MD.
Fee: $775 ($400 deposit required)
Mondays and Wednesdays; 10:00am to Noon, 11:00am to 1:00pm, 5:00 to 7:00pm or 6:00 to 8:00pm
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-4890.

 
Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 908-598-7997.
 
Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.
Last Wednesday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3
For more information, please call 908-276-3394.
 
Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program
Three evening programs are available for those trying to remain abstinent from all substances.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 to 9:30pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Substance Abuse Family Support Group
Participants will learn ways to cope with substance-abusing family members. No registration is required.
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:00pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information, please call 908-522-4800.
 
HIV Support Group
In a private and confidential environment, this group provides support and information about HIV. Participants can meet other HIV patients who face the same fears and questions, and find solutions.
Second and fourth Thursdays, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Overlook Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-714-3988.
 
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses
Atlantic Training Center offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid training courses. Learn more and register >

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