Cape Assist with Funding from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, present Wellness Program for Older Adults in Cape May County. According to Temerity Berry, “The lessons are interactive and will help the older adults navigate the healthcare system and take control of their health.” It is a 6-week program and will teach the participants how to make healthy lifestyle choices, factors and behaviors they should avoid to stay healthy, safe practices regarding alcohol, prescription and over-the-counter medications and simple tools to take charge of their own healthcare. Below is the next workshop:
Middle Township DeVico Senior Center
23 Romney Place, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Every Wednesday from Noon – 1:30pm
July 5 – August 9 (7/5, 12, 19, 26, 8/2 & 9)
Center Contact: Marilyn Miller (609) 465-8865
The 6-week program teaches the participants how to make healthy lifestyle choices, factors and behaviors they should avoid to stay healthy, safe practices regarding alcohol, prescription and over-the-counter medications and simple tools to take charge of their own healthcare. The lessons are interactive and help older adults navigate the healthcare system and take control of their health.
Lunch is provided and any participant who completes the program will receive a $50 gift card. Rosie Essig, President of the Dennisville Senior Center, said, “The seniors love the camaraderie, the instructors, the lunch and the gift card. They have a lot of fun, while learning or refreshing their memories on how to take care of their meds, safety in the home, and keeping in touch with each other to make sure they are ok. Each class is different.” Previous programs have been held in Wildwood, Whitesboro, Woodbine, Dennisville, Sea Isle and Ocean City.
Pre-registration is required. To register or if you’d like to schedule a class in your city or be added to the waiting list, call Melisha at 609-522-5960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey
The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey promotes health, well being and quality of life across our state by supporting charitable organizations. For more information about the Foundation visit HorizonBlue.com/foundation.
About Cape Assist
The Cape Assist Organization was incorporated in 1982 as The Cape May County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Inc. (better known as Cape Assist). It is a non-profit substance abuse prevention and counseling agency dedicated to preventing and treating substance abuse and related issues in Cape May County through education, advocacy, counseling and community collaboration. Located at 3819 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260, Cape Assist offers prevention programs and services to schools, businesses, organizations, families and individuals. It also now offers counseling services to support individuals and families of those affected by addiction. 609-522-5960. www.capeassist.org .