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Wellness Classes
Our Wellness programs are designed to give you and your family easy access to the health and lifestyle information you need to stay healthy. Our dynamic schedule of classes and free seminars are attended by thousands of residents each year.

Questions?  Call our Wellness Office:  800-KHS-9007.
Upcoming Wellness Classes

Ask the Physician - 09/01/2015
Online Bariatric Chat with Dr. Balsama, Surgical Specialists of NJ

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Bariatric Fitness Classes (for bariatric patients post-surgery) - 09/02/2015
Class begins with a cardiovascular evalutation, then fat-burning, dynamic stretching, body-weight exercises and circuit-style training.

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Walk with a Doc Walking Program - September - 09/05/2015
The Kennedy Health Alliance offers a free monthly "JustWalk™" Walk With a Doc walking program – this program, to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, is open to community members of all ages. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with a Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA) physician and other members of the KHA care team.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 09/08/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Live Online Chat: Runners' Q & A - 09/10/2015
Thinking about adding running to your exercise routine but don't know how to start? Or maybe you are an experienced runner and would like a few tips on gear or technique? Ask questions about running as exercise,running 5K's and more.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Marc Neff - 09/14/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Live Online Chat: Avoiding Concussions this Sports Season - 09/17/2015
Ask questions about how to keep your child safe from a concussion and healthy on and off the field.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo - 09/22/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 09/22/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Ask the Physician - 09/24/2015
Online Bariatric Chat with Dr. Neff, Advocare Associates in General Surgery, P.A.

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'Farm to Fork' Fall Wellness Day - 09/26/2015
Kennedy and Duffield's will partner for this free family fun event! Come and join the fun!

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Beating Knee Pain - 09/29/2015
Learn how you can beat knee pain and live your life on your terms with this advance procedure.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 09/29/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Learn About Alzheimer's Disease - Free Workshops - 10/01/2015
In this three-part educational course offering, caretakers and family members will learn about some of the risk factors for Alzheimer's and dementia as well as stages of the disease and treatment options for their loved ones.

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Protect Your Child from Concussions this Sports Season - 10/01/2015
Will your child be involved in contact sports this school year? Learn how to keep your child safe from a concussion and healthy on and off the field.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 10/01/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Walk with a Doc Walking Program - October - 10/03/2015
The Kennedy Health Alliance offers a free monthly "JustWalk™" Walk With a Doc walking program – this program, to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, is open to community members of all ages. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with a Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA) physician and other members of the KHA care team.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Marc Neff - 10/05/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Ask the Physician - 10/06/2015
Online Bariatric Chat with Dr. Balsama, Surgical Specialists of NJ

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 10/06/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Is it Snoring or Sleep Apnea? - 10/13/2015
How can you tell if you have sleep apnea? Learn about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Ask the Physician - 10/15/2015
Online Bariatric Chat with Dr. Goldstein, Advocare Associates in General Surgery, P.A.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo - 10/20/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Live Online Chat: Slash the Sugar from Your Diet - 10/21/2015
Ask questions about how to successfully eliminate added sugar from your diet.

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Can Allergies be the Root of Ear, Nose and Throat Infections in your Child? - 10/21/2015
Many ENT physicians see pediatric patients and treat disorders associated with chronic upper respiratory tract inflammation, such as rhinosinusitis, ear infections, and sore throats. The doctor will discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and complications of allergic rhinitis and rhinosinusitis in children, and how it differs in adults.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 10/22/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Ask the Physician - 10/26/2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join in on the Live Chat with Dr. Careaga to get your questions answered.

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Ask the Physician - 10/27/2015
Online Bariatric Chat with Dr. Fakulujo, Advocare Associates in General Surgery, P.A.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 10/27/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Mindfulness Series - Meditation and You - Fall 2015 - 10/28/2015
Fall is a time of transformation, with the leaves changing and bursting with color. It is the perfect time to make inspiring changes in your life. This 3-week series for the beginner or for people who have meditated previously. We will explore the basic tenets of meditation, experience various types of meditation and learn to create a practice that can take you forward to a more peaceful life. Each week's class will build on the previous week's work. It is preferred, but not necessary, to sign up for the whole series. Feel free to bring a journal to record your thoughts.

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The Art of Meditation - 10/28/2015
We will begin by discussing the basics of meditation; the traditions, breathing, and the health benefits. At this point, we will delve into various Breath work practices, Mindfulness techniques and other ways to start to incorporate meditation into your daily life. The majority of the class will be experiential and you will walk away refreshed and relaxed.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Marc Neff - 11/02/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Managing Diabetes in the Real World - 11/03/2015
Diabetes can be a difficult disease to manage, even with the best intentions. This discussion covers the biggest challenges diabetics face and how to effectively manage them.

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Visualization and Guided Imagery - 11/04/2015
Amazing things can happen when you create and follow Visualizations or Guided Meditations! We will explore the different types of Guided Imagery, how to create your own Visualizations and how freeing and easy it is to incorporate this into your new practice. We will be using different modalities to experience this practice.

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Ask the Physician - 11/05/2015
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Join in on the Live Chat with Dr. Vasoya to get your questions answered.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 11/05/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Walk with a Doc Walking Program - November - 11/07/2015
The Kennedy Health Alliance offers a free monthly "JustWalk™" Walk With a Doc walking program – this program, to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, is open to community members of all ages. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with a Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA) physician and other members of the KHA care team.

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Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Medicare - 11/09/2015
For Baby Boomers Age 60-65. Come to this free program to learn when you need to sign up for Medicare to avoid penalties, what it covers and does not cover. How much does Medicare cost? What about Medigap, prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage options?

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The Zen of You! - 11/11/2015
Experiencing different meditations and seeing what type works best for you is the exciting part of starting a meditation practice. Continuing on to explore even more techniques this week, we will have some fun with Mantra, Metta (loving kindness), Affirmation, and Chakra Meditations. Bringing it all together, we will create a Meditation Practice for you to follow at home which can help in creating a more peaceful life going forward.

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Chronic Back Pain - Beyond the Script Pad - 11/12/2015
Pain, especially chronic back pain, used to be something many patients simply had to learn to "live" with. In recent years, however, researchers have learned a great deal about pain, leading to pain management treatments that can provide complete or partial pain relief. Join Dr. Medvedovsky as he discusses ways to treat chronic back pain.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo - 11/17/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Stroke Awareness Saves Lives - 11/23/2015
Being ready for a stroke can save a life - possibly yours. Learn about the risk factors, warning signs and how to prevent and treat strokes.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with: Dr. Louis Balsama - 11/24/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a FREE seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Mediterranean Eating for Better Health - 12/03/2015
Research suggests that the benefits of following a Mediterranean-style eating pattern may be many: improved weight loss, better blood glucose levels and reduced risk of depression, to name a few. Learn about the benefits of eating like a Mediterranean as well as how it reduces risk factors for heart attack, stroke and Alzheimer's disease.

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Walk with a Doc Walking Program - December - 12/05/2015
The Kennedy Health Alliance offers a free monthly "JustWalk™" Walk With a Doc walking program – this program, to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, is open to community members of all ages. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with a Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA) physician and other members of the KHA care team.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Marc Neff - 12/07/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars with Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo - 12/10/2015
Kennedy University Hospital provides informational seminars on bariatric (weight loss) surgery. With a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options, prospective bariatric patients will feel more at ease and confident to begin a new and healthier chapter in their lives. Attend a free seminar on adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve, laparoscopic gastric bypass and revisional surgery.

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