On June 7th 2015, The Kennedy Cancer Center and the Nutrition Wellness Center at Kennedy will host our 1st ever 5K run, the Hope and Healing 5K Run. Have you dreamed of becoming a runner but don’t know how to get started? Now’s your chance to jump start a new healthy lifestyle with a New Year’s resolution to complete a 5K!
The New Jersey Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, presented Kennedy University Hospital – Washington Township with an “Above and Beyond Award” in recognition of extraordinary support of its associates who serve in the New Jersey Guard and Reserve. Also, Kennedy – Washington Township Emergency Department Manager Colleen Casper, MSN, MBA, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of her extraordinary support of Kennedy ED Tech Elisabeth Nickless, who serves in the military reserve.
You'll be more likely to stick to your New Year's resolutions if you establish realistic and achievable goals, an expert suggests. Too many people try to do too much too fast and set unattainable goals, which simply sets them up for failure, according to Luis Manzo, executive director of student wellness and assessment at St. John's University in New York.
Kennedy Home Health Care is one of only nine home healthcare agencies in New Jersey to be included in the prestigious listing. Now in its ninth year, HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
Thomas Newmark, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry at Rowan SOM presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. Dr. Newmark, President of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, spoke on the "Psychiatric Aspects of Infamous Sports Scandals" in New York City on March 4, 2014.
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.
Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.
Pilates to Reduce Stress - 01/26/2015 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS SERIES WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 2. Use of Pilates’ principles to gain more core, back, hip and spine strength. Adding in stress-reducing stretching to help gain flexibility in a calm meditative manner.
Acu-Yoga - 01/26/2015 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS SERIES WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 2. This ancient technique combines step-by-step yoga instruction with acupressure points to discharge harmful stress and toxins. Acu-Yoga can relieve lower back pain, chronic fatigue, and recharge your body's vital energy.