Ocean Medical Center Presents New Year New You Event On January 17

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis

Ocean Medical Center Presents New Year New You Event On January 17

Start the New Year off right with free health screenings including, blood pressure, cholesterol, body composition and bone density, nutrition lectures, fitness information and more

It's easy to get off track of a normally healthy lifestyle during the holiday season but with a little help from Ocean Medical Center you can get right back on track! Join us in the East Wing Conference Center located at 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, on Saturday January 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for New Year New You, an informative and fun health fair complete with free screenings, speakers, and fitness and nutrition tips.

A nutrition lecture will be held at 11:00 a.m. and will include the top 10 Health Strategies for a New Year and a New You. Conducted by a Registered Dietitian, this informative discussion will address meal planning, healthy shopping and cooking, tips on eating out, dietary supplements, and more in order to make 2009 a healthier year for you and your family. Then, join us at 12:00 p.m. for a workshop on how to better handle stress during these tough economic times. Additionally, important information on keeping bones and joints healthy and safe in the winter months as well as fitness strategies will be provided.

Please call 1-800-DOCTORS to register for this free event.

Ocean Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a 281-bed non-profit community hospital located in Brick New Jersey, providing health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines, including maternity; oncology; orthopedics and rehabilitation; general, neurological, thoracic, and vascular surgery; cardiology; dialysis; and emergency and critical care services.

The Medical Center features Magnet award winning nurses and is a proud affiliate of University of Pennsylvania Cancer Network. Ocean Medical Center also operates the state's first Satellite Emergency Department in Point Pleasant, the Ocean Care Center. For more information, please call Meridian Health Line at 1-800-560-9990 or log on to our web site at www.meridianhealth.com.