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ElderMed Classes

ElderMed is a free membership program designed for people 60 and older.  The program helps older adults lead healthier lives by offering a variety of free and low-cost educational programs, as well as special membership benefits.  Program offerings vary monthly and are offered at convenient locations in Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties.  Popular programs/classes include;

  • Memory challenge
  • Line Dancing
  • Short Story Discussion Club
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Breakfast and Dinner Clubs
Eldermed - a free program designed for people 60 or over.

ElderMed Member benefits include:

  • The ElderMed Today newsletter continuing information about programs, classes and special events sent directly to your home three times a year.
  • On-going health education and wellness programs, physician lectures and selected health screenings.
  • Information and referral regarding Kennedy physicians and services as well as community resources.
  • Special discounts in our hospital cafeterias as well as our popular Breakfast and Dinner Clubs.

More than 40,000 ElderMed members take advantage of free health screenings, lectures, support groups, and other activities to promote healthy living.

Questions?  Call our ElderMed Office:  800-522-1965.

Class Consent Forms

All participants in non ElderMed fitness, dance or exercise class must complete a consent form.

Exercise Class Consent Form


ElderMed fitness class participants must complete a physician consent form.

ElderMed Consent Form

Upcoming ElderMed Classes

Walk This Way Walking Program - 04/03/2014
Enjoy complimentary walking on an indoor track at the RowanSOM Wellness Center.

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Dinner Club-Washington Township - 04/21/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Easy Fit Aerobics for Seniors - 04/22/2014
Light aerobics, toning and stretching using a chair. Optional: bring 1-2lb. weights to class.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 04/23/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Maintain Your Brain Series-Safety and Disaster Planning for Alzheimer's - 04/24/2014
Attendees will learn how to identify and address safety concerns with wandering, driving, guns, and the home. Safety risk factors and the clue and cues intervention model will be discussed, along with disaster preparedness, tools and resources specific to the dementia population.

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Dinner Club-Stratford - 04/24/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Line Dancing for Seniors - 04/29/2014
No partners needed. Beginners welcome.

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New Guidelines for Tylenol© - What Do I Need to Know? - 04/30/2014
Many turn to Tylenol© for their aches and pains, both over the counter and prescription. The guidelines for taking this medication recently changed. Learn about these changes and how they may affect you.

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An Important Conversation to Have While You're Healthy - 05/01/2014
Advance care planning is making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. Join us and learn about documenting your wishes for end-of-life care. Light refreshments will be served.

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Gentle Yoga-Washington Township - 05/05/2014
Learn the basic techniques for this meditation practice-breathing, stretching, and relaxing. Remember to wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please bring a yoga/sticky mat for floor work, and your water bottle.

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Lunch Hour Learning Series-Sleep Better as You Age - 05/06/2014
Learn about a variety of sleep disorders, as well as information on sleep studies.

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An Overview of Nutritional Supplements for Seniors - 05/08/2014
Many vitamins and supplements are beneficial to older adults. This lecture will cover the supplements needed for nutrition, the benefits, along with the potential risks and side effects.

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Breakfast Club-Cherry Hill - 05/12/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Short Story Discussion Club - 05/13/2014
Share the enriching experience of reading short stories. New members are always welcome. Pick up copies of the short stories prior to the meeting at the library's front desk.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 05/14/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Breakfast Club-Washington Township - 05/15/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Lunch Hour Learning Series-Feeling Out of Balance? - 05/15/2014
The inner ear helps to maintain balance. Learn about a variety of vestibular balance disorders and the treatment available.

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Maintain Your Brain Series-Memory Challenge - 05/15/2014
Exercise for your brain is just as important as exercise for your body. Join us and participate in challenging brain exercises.

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Dinner Club-Washington Township - 05/19/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Stratford - 05/20/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Gentle Yoga-Cherry Hill, Session II - 05/20/2014
Learn the basic techniques for this meditation practice-breathing, stretching, and relaxing. Remember to wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please bring a yoga/sticky mat for floor work, and your water bottle.

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'Get Out and Get Fit' Along the Trail - 05/23/2014
Spring is a great time to get fit outdoors! Trails offer a great way to get active and explore nature. Join us along the Blackwood Railroad Trail, part of the Circuit Trail System, for fitness walking, light aerobics and stretching. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 05/28/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Yoga for Back Care Workshop - 05/29/2014
Attend this free workshop and experience this gentle yoga practice that promotes a strong, healthy back. This class will review some gentle yoga stretches that help release tension as well as promote strength and flexibility in the spine. Parts of the yoga class will require you to get down on the floor. Please bring a yoga mat to the class.

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Can Thyroid Problems Add Up with Age? - 06/03/2014
The incidence of thyroid disease increases with age. Join us for a discussion of the symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Local Author to Discuss Book, "The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom" - 06/04/2014
Patti Sheehy will speak about her book "The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom." This compelling take tells the story of Frank Mederos, who grew up under Fidel Castro's regime in Cuba, defected and escaped.

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Breakfast Club-Cherry Hill - 06/09/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Boost Your Bone Health - 06/10/2014
Debunk the myths and get the facts on Osteoporosis. Learn about the risk factors and how to make the lifestyle changes needed to protect your bones.

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Short Story Discussion Club - 06/10/2014
Share the enriching experience of reading short stories. New members are always welcome. Pick up copies of the short stories prior to the meeting at the library's front desk.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 06/11/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Dinner Club-Washington Township - 06/16/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Stratford - 06/17/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Dinner Club-Cherry Hill - 06/18/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Washington Township - 06/19/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Eating to Prevent or Control Diabetes - 06/23/2014
Whether you're trying to prevent of control diabetes, there is some good news! You can make a big difference with healthy lifestyle changes. Learn about eating right and how to still enjoy your favorite foods without feeling hungry or deprived.

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Line Dancing for Seniors - 06/24/2014
No partners needed. Beginners welcome.

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Learn How to Line Dance - 06/24/2014
Class is for beginners. No partners needed.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 06/25/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Dinner Club-Stratford - 06/26/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Short Story Discussion Club - 07/08/2014
Share the enriching experience of reading short stories. New members are always welcome. Pick up copies of the short stories prior to the meeting at the library's front desk.

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Short Story Discussion Club - 07/08/2014
Share the enriching experience of reading short stories. New members are always welcome. Pick up copies of the short stories prior to the meeting at the library's front desk.

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Breakfast Club-Cherry Hill - 07/14/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Breakfast Club-Stratford - 07/15/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Easy Fit Aerobics for Seniors - 07/15/2014
Light aerobics, toning and stretching using a chair. Optional: bring 1-2lb. weights to class.

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Dinner Club-Cherry Hill - 07/16/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Washington Township - 07/17/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Maintain Your Brain Series-Memory Challenge - 07/17/2014
Exercise for your brain is just as important as exercise for your body. Join us and participate in challenging brain exercises.

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Dinner Club-Washington Township - 07/21/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 07/23/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Dinner Club-Stratford - 07/24/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Cherry Hill - 08/11/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 08/13/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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Dinner Club-Washington Township - 08/18/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Stratford - 08/19/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Dinner Club-Cherry Hill - 08/20/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Breakfast Club-Washington Township - 08/21/2014
Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. for only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.

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Circle of Knitting and Crocheting - 08/27/2014
Join fellow knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Please bring your own supplies and materials. Groups are non-instructional. Yarn, cotton fabric and fleece donations are accepted at Voorhees meetings.

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