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Clara Maass Medical Center Presents Calendar of Events for the month of December
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Clara Maass Medical Center

Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health is now presenting its Calendar of Events for the month of December. All events are free and open to the public.

Surgical Options for Weight Loss Seminar
Monday, December 4, 2017, 6:00 PM
The Learning Center at Clara Maass Medical Center
One Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ
The NJ Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Clara Maass Medical Center will host an informational seminar led by acclaimed surgeon Naveen Ballem, MD, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Clara Maass Medical Center and the Bariatric Surgery team. Learn more about eligibility for surgery and expectations before, during and after Bariatric surgery. This program is also offered in Spanish.

Bariatric Support Group
Monday, December 4, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Learning Center at Clara Maass Medical Center
One Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ
Immediately following each “Surgical Options for Weight Loss” seminar, there will be a Bariatric Support Group for Bariatric patients. Each support group focuses on a different topic to help you maintain your weight loss and receive support from others. Bring a friend or family member. For more information or to register, call 973.450.2393.

Stay Firm on Our Feet
Friday, December 8, 12:00 Noon
Lyndhurst Health Department
281 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ
Unexpected falls can be the result of dizziness or a consequence of a general problem with balance. Find out more about common causes of falls to improve balance and strength and reduce chances of injury. Join Carl Gargiulo, Physical Therapist and Michael Yasso, Physical Therapist for tips on home safety and learn exercises that are helpful to prevent falls. To register, contact the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500.

Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease Support Group and Workshop
Wednesday, December 13 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Clara Maass Medical Center
Cancer Center Conference Room
1 Clara Maas Drive, Belleville, NJ
Living with Parkinson’s Disease can be challenging, however participation in social and recreational activities can help improve overall wellness. Our support group is helpful to learning how to cope with stresses, building lasting relationships, and gaining a sense of empowerment and control. Essential information regarding symptoms, treatments, and medication management will be discussed. For information or to register, please Contact: Dhyana Velez, RN or Fabiana Alvarez, RN at 973.450.2631.

Parent Education Programs at Clara Maass Medical Center
Maternity Meet-and-Greet: Getting to know the Maternity Center
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maas Drive, Belleville, NJ
Saturday, December 2, 3:30 p.m.
Prepare for the birth of a newborn at Clara Maass Medical Center by meeting staff, touring the Maternity Center and learning about various parent education classes. Get to know our
Labor-and-Delivery unit and ask about admitting procedures and childbirth options. Tours are also available by request. For more information and to register, call 1.888.724.7123.

Welcome Baby! Sibling Program
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maas Drive, Belleville, NJ
Sunday, December 10, 10 a.m. to Noon
Children will receive a tour of the Maternity Unit along with personalized age-appropriate information about the childbirth process. For more information or to register, call 1.888.724.7123.

Baby Shower Infant Care Class
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maas Drive, Belleville, NJ
Wednesday, December 27, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Designed for families planning to deliver at Clara Mass Medical Center, this two-hour program covers basic infant care, safety and post-partum concerns. Participants receive a free gift. A Physician's approval is required for this free program. For more information or to register, call 1.888.724.7123.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Clara Maass Medical Center
December, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Department
Clara Maass Medical Center,
1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Clara Maass Medical Center helps individuals who have moderate to severe breathing problems overcome physical limitations resulting from their disease. Candidates for the program include patients recovering from an acute pulmonary episode, people with lung disorders and anyone whose activities are limited by chronic lung disease and shortness of breath. For information or to register for an appointment, please call 973.450.2263. Parking garage tickets will be validated.

Pulmonary Function Test at Clara Maass Medical Center
December 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 27 and 29 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Pulmonary Function Lab
Clara Maass Medical Center,
1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ
Chest x-rays and CT scans shows if there are any abnormalities affecting the lungs. Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) will indicate how the lungs are functioning; specifically, are whether the lungs able to bring enough oxygen into the air sacs and allow the oxygen to get into the blood for use by other vital organs. ?For an appointment, call 973-450-2263.

Nutrition Support Group
Topic: Healthy Recipe Substitutions and Healthy Recipe Swap
Thursday, December 7
Clara Maass Medical Center
The Cancer Center Resource Room
1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville
To practice healthy habits through the holiday season, attendees will learn how to creatively substitute holiday recipes with healthier options, swap healthy holiday recipes and learn expert advice on food and nutrition. For more information, please call 973.450.2328.

Interested in Genetic Counseling?
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, New Jersey
Genetic counseling is available at The Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center to help individuals determine their risk of developing specific types of cancer. A physician prescription or referral request for genetic counseling is required. To register for an appointment, please call 973.844.4150.



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