Meridian Women's Heart Connection to hold Joyful Heart Afternoon Tea Presentations

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis

Meridian Women's Heart Connection to hold Joyful Heart Afternoon Tea Presentations

Discussion to provide information on how a joyful heart and sipping tea can be beneficial to one's health

The health benefits of drinking tea have been studied for many years, with many believing that drinking tea can directly relate to a person's heart health.

Join Sara Grimley, M.D., board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and medical director of Meridian Women's Heart Connection, along with Lisa Calabrese, R.N., as they discuss the health benefits of drinking tea and the keys to living a "happy", healthy life. Three separate events will be held throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties and include:

June 4
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Middletown Library
55 New Monmouth Road

June 15
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Seabrook Village, Town Square Building
3000 Essex Road
Tinton Falls

June 22
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
400 Locust Street

Parking and admission for these events are free. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Please call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit to register or for more information.

Meridian Women's Heart Connection is a program aimed at building awareness of women's heart disease and to keeping women informed and healthy. For more information or to become a member, please call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, Southern Ocean County Hospital, K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a distinction earned by less than 3% of hospitals nationwide.