Shore Medical Center is pleased to present Wellness to Well-being, a free monthly event that features a speaker or demonstration by clinical experts from Shore Medical Center, local business leaders, and community partners to help enhance mind, body and spirit. The free event is scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.
Each month the event features a speaker or demonstration along with playing games for Wawa gift cards, free coffee, tea and snacks. Parking tickets will be validated at the front desk.
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March 18: Medication Overload: Do you Really Need all those Pills? Our March Wellness to Well-Being event is postponed until a later date - please check back in the future for a rescheduled date/time. If you would like to be notified of our upcoming events, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org asking to be added to the monthly event emails. An estimated 40 percent of older adults are taking five or more pills a day, but what if all of those medications aren't necessary? With proper medication management by a pharmacist like Shore Physicians Group's new Ambulatory Pharmacist David Totton, PharmD, you may be able to streamline your medications, save money, and eliminate undesirable side effects. Totton will lead a discussion on the importance of medication management and be available to answer medication questions. David Totton, PharmD, is a graduate of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and is now working with Shore Physicians Group's primary care physicians, conducting annual well visits for Medicare and Medicare Advantage patients 65 and older. He provides medication support and guidance to Shore physicians and ultimately helps Shore patients live their healthiest life.
- April 15: Improved Well-being through Tai Chi
The ancient Chinese practice of Tai Chi can help improve your balance, mood, conginitive skills, stress, and much more. Learn from Sifu David Shaman of Smiling Dragon Kung Fu, who will explain the benefits of Tai Chi and guide us through movements.
Sifu David Shaman has engaged in a lifelong dedication to the study of body, mind, and spirit disciplines spanning 36 years. He is a certified Sifu, Master Instructor, in Wing Chun Kung Fu; and is a recognized 3rd generation lineage holder under the Great Grandmaster Ip Man. Sifu David began his studies at the age of 18 with Guruma Garani Angeli learning sacred yogic practices and exploring the healing powers of breath and relaxation. Sifu David attended the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics where he studied a multitude of powerful holistic practices, as well as Advanced Somatic Therapy. Additionally, Sifu David has developed a very effective Chi Gung set designed to help others more profoundly experience their own chi in order to embody true well-being and joyfulness.
- May 20: Creating a Dementia-Friendly NJ
Mary Beth Lewis of the Alzheimer's Association will talk about a new initiative to help create more dementia-friendly communities in New Jersey that better support people with dementia and their caregivers.
- June 17: Screening Tools that Save Lives
A Radiologist from Advanced Shore Imaging in Northfield will explain the diagnostic imaging screenings that are recommended for early detection, with an emphasis on breast and lung screenings.
3- 4 p.m.