Hospital Announces March Community Events

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PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center has released its calendar of community events in March.

March 2, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering an American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR class Wednesday, March 2, 7 to 11:30 p.m. at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Participants will receive certification in adult CPR, learn about ventilation devices, automated external defibrillators and how to clear an obstructed airway in responsive and unresponsive patients.  Cost is $80 per person. Registration required, call 732.324.5393.

March 2, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR for Family and Friends class Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave.  The class will include a basic introduction to adult, infant and child “chain of survival,” CPR, safety, legal and ethical considerations.  No formal credit is given for this course, which is not for certification, but those who complete it will receive a participation card from the AHA. Cost is $35 per person.  Registration required, call 732.324.5393.

March 5, 2011

PERTH AMBOY . . . Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a one day Childbirth Education / Lamaze Class Saturday, March 5, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The class is designed to help expectant parents better understand the childbearing process. A registered nurse with special training in labor, delivery and childcare techniques will facilitate the class.  It will be held in Centennial Hall, 530 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy.  The fee for the course is $125 per couple.  Registration required, call 732.324.5300.

March 7, 2011

OLD BRIDGE… Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregivers Support Group meeting Monday, March 7, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at its Old Bridge location.  Caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are invited to attend. The meeting will be held in Auxiliary Hall C located on the lower level of the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital on Ferry Rd. between Routes 9 & 18.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 732.324.4930 to register or for more information.

March 7, 2011

OLD BRIDGE…Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Old Bridge Auxiliary is sponsoring a sox sale Monday, March 7, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital’s Old Bridge location, located on Ferry Rd. between routes 9 and 18.  The sale will be held in Auxiliary Hall C located on the lower level of the Old Bridge Medical Art Building, adjacent to the medical center.  A portion of the proceeds benefit the hospital’s patient care services. For more information call 732.324.5006.

March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring an HIV support group meeting every Monday, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone infected with HIV is welcome to attend.  Meetings are held at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave.  For location and to register, call 732.442.3700 ext. 5942.  Free and confidential rapid HIV testing is also provided by the medical center, with results known in 30 minutes. Call 732.324.5346 for more information.

March 8, 2011

WOODBRIDGE…Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a Breast Cancer Stage III and Beyond Support Group meeting Tuesday, March 8, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Medical Pavilion at Woodbridge, 740 Route 1 North, Iselin.  A variety of education topics, special activities and relaxation techniques will provide coping skills and encouragement for those diagnosed with stage III or IV breast cancer.  The group is lead by a licensed social worker.  For more information or to register for groups, call 732.362.3860.

March 8, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregivers Support Group meeting Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are invited to attend. The meeting will be held in Raritan room D, 530 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 732.324.4930 to register or for more information.

March 9, 2011

PERTH AMBOY… Raritan Bay Medical Center’s monthly tour of its Dr. Sam. Gordon Berkow Maternity Pavilion and family health information open house will be held Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m.  Newly expectant parents are invited to take the tour and learn about the maternity unit’s modern comforts designed to provide a calm and relaxing birthing experience. As part of the event, information is provided in an open house format about child car seat safety, guided imagery and body mechanics training for use during labor, nutritional information for mother and child, how to pick a pediatrician and an infant CPR demonstration.  Participants are asked to meet in the main lobby of the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave.  Registration suggested, call 732.324.5300.

March 9, 2011

PERTH AMBOY… Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Hansen Chapter Auxiliary is sponsoring a socks sale Wednesday, March 9, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. The sale will be held in Centennial Hall B. A portion of the proceeds benefit patient care services.  For more information call 732.324.5006.

March 12, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Division of Integrative Medicine is holding a First Degree Reiki class Saturday, March 12, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 365 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy. Reiki is a simple, safe, and effective healing practice that complements medical treatment.  First Degree Reiki training includes history and principles of Reiki, how to practice self-treatment and share with family, friends and pets and a discussion on how Reiki can support wellness. The class will be taught by Reiki Master Sharon Yeskel. The fee for the course is $175.  Attendees must RSVP by Saturday, March 5.  To register or more information, call 732.442.3700 ext. 5861 or email integrativemedicine@rbmc.org.  To register by mail, make check payable to RBMC and mail to the Division of Integrative Medicine, RBMC, 530 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861.

March 21, 2011

PERTH AMBOY…Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Cardiac Club will meet Monday, March 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave.  Cardiac Club meetings are held in the hospital’s Centennial Hall and explore heart conditions and healthy living.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information, call 732.324.5178.

March 22, 2011

WOODBRIDGE…Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a Breast Cancer Support Survivor Network meeting Tuesday, March 22, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Medical Pavilion at Woodbridge, 740 Route 1 North, Iselin.  The support group is for men and women currently in treatment or who have completed breast cancer treatment, to share experiences and learn tips to deal with everyday issues. Program group leader Beth Rothman, MSPT, M.Ed., CLT, has over 25 years experience as a physical therapist, is a certified lymphedema therapist that specializes in breast cancer rehabilitation and has undergone treatment for breast cancer.  For more information or to register for groups, call 732.362.3860.

March 23, 2011

OLD BRIDGE. . . Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group meeting Wednesday, March 23, 6 to 7 p.m. at its Old Bridge location. For those who have had weight loss surgery, are contemplating weight loss surgery or just trying to maintain a healthy weight. Family and friends are welcome.  The meeting will be held in Auxiliary Hall B & C located on the lower level of the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital on Ferry Rd. between Routes 9 & 18. For more information, call 732.324.5300.

March 23, 2011

OLD BRIDGE… Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a “Surgical Weight Loss: Right for You” seminar Wednesday, March 23, 7 to 8 p.m. at its Old Bridge location. An informative seminar on weight loss surgery including discussion on Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Lap Band, and Gastric Sleeve, Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri will lead discussions on the concerns surrounding weight loss surgery as well as its successes. Family and friends are welcome.  The meeting will be held in Auxiliary Hall B & C located on the lower level of the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital on Ferry Rd. between Routes 9 & 18. For more information, call 732.324.5300.


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