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Posted on: October 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Upcoming Health Webinars- Mark Your Calendar!

Educational Programs Take care of yourself and those you love

Here is a list of upcoming health webinars-

November 2, 12noon, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute
Essentials for Caregivers: A Lesson on Palliative Care
 Hear about palliative care and how it helps people live better. You’ll learn what high quality palliative care looks like, how to access it, and how it can support you as a caregiver.

November 2, 6pm, Capital Health
Lifestyle Strategies to Manage Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes
 A discussion of risk factors, normal glucose metabolism, and changes in the body that can lead to pre-diabetes and diabetes, the relationship between food choices and blood glucose, and strategies for reducing your risk.

November 3, 2pm, Rutgers Family & Community Health Sciences
Wellness Wednesdays- Living Well with Diabetes
 An overview of the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (ADCES) “7 key areas of effective diabetes self-care” as well as tips and resources to help you to live well with diabetes.

November 4, 1pm, Hunterdon and Mercer County Reginal Chronic Disease Coalition
Lifestyle, Family History & Genetics
 This program will highlight lifestyle choices that can make a difference in cancer risk, what the guidelines are for when to get screened, how hereditary factors may contribute to cancer risk and how that risk can be reduced and/or managed. It will provide an overview of what's involved in the genetic risk assessment evaluation and how the outcome can benefit both patients and their families.

November 8, 6pm, Capital Health
Surviving a Heart Attack: A Guide to Recovery
 A discussion of the recovery process following a heart attack, including activity and nutrition recommendations.

November 8, 6:30pm, Mercer County Library
Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
 Learn the importance of taking care of yourself as you age, as well as strategies to age well in the following areas: 1) Cognitive Activity; 2) Physical Health and Science; 3) Diet and Nutrition; and 4) Social Engagement.

November 10, 2pm, Rutgers Family & Community Health Sciences
Wellness Wednesdays- What’s the Scoop: Sugar Substitutes and Sweeteners
 A discussion on the different types of sugar substitutes, how they affect the body, and more food for thought as you plan your way to making healthy eating decisions.

November 10, 6pm, Capital Health
Lung Cancer Screening Update
 An overview of lung cancer screening and its impact on the health of our community.

November 15, 2pm, NAMI of NJ
De la Oscuridad a la Esperanza: Concientizacion de Prevencion de Suicidio en Comunidades Hispanas y Latinx
 Únase a nosotros este mes para hablar de la concientización y prevención del suicidio en las comunidades Hispanas y Latinx.

November 16, 3pm, Mercer County Library
Diabetes — What's New?
 An informative session presented by diabetes clinicians and certified diabetes educators from the Princeton Medical Center Diabetes Management Program to learn new information about diabetes.

November 16, 6pm, Capital Health
Understanding and Treating Epilepsy
 Learn what causes epilepsy, how it is diagnosed, and why not all seizures are symptoms of epilepsy.

November 17, 10:30am, Mercer County Library
Medicare Information Session
 Medicare basics including eligibility, enrolling, Medicare Parts A, B, C, Medicare prescription drug coverage and costs.

November 17, 6pm, Capital Health
Hip Hip, Hooray: Treatment Options for Hip Pain
 Are you experiencing hip pain and are wondering what to do next? Learn how your hip works and discuss current treatment options for hip pain, from arthroscopy to joint replacement.

November 18, 1pm, Hunterdon and Mercer County Reginal Chronic Disease Coalition
Let’s Talk Patient & Caregiver Advocacy
 Learn why care planning, caregiver support and needs navigation services are essential to improving patient quality of life and preserving our financial stability. Learn “How to Advocate for What Matters to You.”

November 19, 10am, Capital Health
Getting Started with Diabetes Management
 Are you newly diagnosed with diabetes? Learning how to use your glucose meter for the first time? Just starting insulin? Learn the basics of your diabetes care.

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