MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center will hold a Seniors Health Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Sayreville Senior Citizens Center, 423 Main Street. Free screenings will be offered, including; blood pressure / stroke risk, body mass index (BMI), balance screening / fall prevention and basic physical condition, sleep and respiratory assessments, including the use of pulse oximetry. There will also be free health information and an instructor will demonstrate stability exercises utilizing Tai Chi.
There will be a Pet First Aid class on Monday, Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Raritan Valley YMCA, 144 Tices Lane, East Brunswick. Learn how to handle minor emergencies with cats and dogs, when to call poison control and when to take the dog or cat to the emergency vet. Cost is $35. Please do not bring your pet. For more information and to register, call 1-800-362-8677.
The Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “We Keep You Moving” Total Joint Replacement Education session Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location, 3 Hospital Plaza, and on Friday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the medical center’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.
Free blood pressure screenings will be offered Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., at Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Lower Level, Perth Amboy.
Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “Falls” Adults and Children informational event on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Woodbridge Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive.
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