EATONTOWN, NJ - All of these programs/events take place at:

The Wellness Community - Eatontown, Monmouth County Location

613 Hope Road (Victoria Commons)

Eatontown, NJ 07724

(732) 578-9200


All programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer, must call 732-578-9200 to register.


Special Programs:

Art & Soul Art Therapy

Tuesday, March 8th & 22nd 10:30am - 12:00 pm

New Format!
Join Mary Gambarony, MA, ATR-BC, in exploring the benefits of art therapy. Each session there will be a new project, no need to register for a series. This group is open to all and no art talent or previous experience is needed.


Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer

Wednesday, March 9th 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Our guest speaker, Howard Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Riverview Medical Center and a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at UMDNJ.  Dr. Ross will present on colorectal cancer and lead a discussion focused on your questions and concerns related to colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment.
A light meal will be provided.

Change Your Thinking Change Your Life

Thursday, March 10, 2011 2:30 - 4:00pm

This interactive workshop led by Diane Todd will help you recognize self limiting thoughts and self defeating behaviors while helping you learn how to turn them around.  Discover new tools that can make a difference
in your life.

Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer

Tuesday, March 15th 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ

Cancers of the colon and rectum are the third most common cancers in the United States. Treatment advances over the past five years have led to increased wellness. Learn about current guidelines for screening and early detection, the latest information on treatment, strategies for managing symptoms and side-effects, and discuss the emotional challenges of colorectal cancer. Our expert guest speakers are Rada Shakov, MD and Sherry Laniado, LCSW. Lunch will be provided.


Managing Your Medical Bills

Tuesday, March 15th 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Do you need help or have questions about your medical bills, insurance claims, or processing claim appeals? Denise Sikora, Patient Advocate and President of DL Health Claim Solutions, LLC, will offer her expertise to help reduce the stress of dealing with financial issues during free monthly drop in sessions. Organizational tools will be provided.


March Dates:

March 7

Exercise for Strength 10 am

Yoga 11:15 am

Relaxation & Guided Imagery 2:30 pm

Bereavement Group 6 pm


March 8

Art & Soul Art Therapy 10:30 am

Zumba Light 11:30 am

Yoga 7 pm

March 9

Art of Scrapping 10 am

Knitting & Crocheting 2 pm

Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer 6:30 pm


March 10

Yoga 11 am

Qi Gong 1 pm

Change Your Thinking: Change Your Life 2:30 pm

Weekly Group 4 pm


March 11

Newcomers Orientation 11 am