Men's Health

Roasting chestnuts and watching a yule log may be seasonal favorites, but fireplaces pose significant hazards. If your family intends to enjoy the comforts of a fire, safety experts at Atlantic Health System recommend that you have working smoke detectors installed on every level of the house and near each sleeping area. You should also practice regular fire drills with your children and ensure that they know how to escape the house in two minutes or less. Read more >





Men'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.

Coffee with a Cop
Join us for coffee and conversation.No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.
Monday, December 8; 9:00 to 11:00am
Hackettstown Medical Center, West Wing Lobby
Registration is not required.

Technology for Seniors
Students from Hackettstown High School will provide one-on-one instruction in how to use cell phones, tablets and computers.
Wednesday, December 13; 10:00 to 11:00am
Hackettstown High School, 599 Warren Street, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-850-6935.

Smoking Cessation Program
Learn how to quit smoking over the course of six weeks with the help of a certified tobacco treatment specialist. Those interested must complete a smoking assessment in order to participate. Space is limited; please call for dates.
5:00 to 6:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, 1st Floor, Conference Dining Room
For more information and to register, please call 908-979-8797.

Shake It Up
Older adults can learn low impact, low intensity exercises that focus on improving stamina, flexibility, balance and strength.
Fee: $4 per person per session; first session is free
Mondays and Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:15pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-850-6925.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Adults with multiple sclerosis can receive education and mutual support. Registration is not required.
Second Monday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Gene C. Milton Conference Room

The Arc of New Jersey
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can receive education and mutual support.
Third Thursday of every month, 6:00 to 7:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Gene C. Milton Conference Room

Overeaters Anonymous
Learn about compulsive overeating and how to overcome it.
Sundays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Conference Dining Room

Get Fit Exercise Program
Learn workouts that may improve your physical fitness and overall health.
Hackettstown Medical Center, Therapy Department, Suite 1700
For a schedule and to register, please call 908-441-1348.

Family Education Series on Addiction
Those struggling with substance abuse and their families can learn about addiction and receive counseling to improve their quality of life.
Mondays, 6:00 to 7:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Center’s Counseling and Addiction Center
112 East Avenue, Unit 9, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 908-850-6810.

 

Fall Risk Screening
Receive a balance screening and learn ways to improve your stability and prevent falls. Appointments are required.
Second Wednesday of every month, Noon to 1:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, Therapy Department, Suite 1700
For more information and to make an appointment, please call 908-850-6925.

Basic Life Support and First Aid
See a list of available classes and register online >

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