EATONTOWN, NJ -  The Wellness Community, a cancer support group, has announced the following activities for the week of August 2 to August 6, 2010:



The mission of The Wellness Community located at 613 Hope Road, Eatontown, NJ  07724  is to help people affected by cancer enhance their health and well-being through participation in professional programs of emotional support, education, and hope.


Our mission is to serve Monmouth and Ocean county residents affected by cancer, including people with cancer,  their family members, caregivers, and friends.


All programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer and are held at The Wellness Community (unless stated) – Must call to register for all programs or more information – 732-578-9200.


Special Programs:


Programs for the week of:

Monday, August 2 to Friday, August 6, 2010


Food as Medicine

Wednesday, August  4th 1:00-2:00 pm

Food can actually effect your mood and enhance your energy level.  Join Dr. Carol Penn in a discussion about how to choose foods that can energize your mind, body and spirit.  Further, she will discuss how to prepare foods to help optimize their nutritional value.

August Dates:


August 2

Exercise for Strength 10:00 am

Yoga 11:15 am

Guided Imagery 12:30-2:00 pm

Look Good Feel Better 1-800-227-2345 to register 6:00-8:00 pm

Living Beyond Cancer Group 6:30-8:00 pm


August 3

Newcomers Orientation 5:30 pm

Creative Expressions 6:00-7:30 pm

Yoga 7:00 pm

August 4

Beading Buddies11:00 am-12:30 pm

Food as Medicine with Dr. Carol Penn 1:00 pm


August 5

Yoga 11:00 am

Qi Gong for Good Health 1:00 pm

Weekly Participant Group 4:00-5:30 pm

August 6

FRIDAY SUMMER HOURS 9:00 am - 2:00 pm



Newcomers Orientation

Welcome to Wellness:

These informal meetings provide an opportunity for individuals with cancer, family members and friends to learn more about The Wellness Community and the free programs we offer.


Support Groups
Networking Groups
Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Breast and Gynecologic Cancers, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Cancers (Co-sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society), Living Beyond Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Prostate Cancer.  A monthly Family & Friends Networking Group is also available.


Participant Group

On-going, committed weekly group where adults with cancer can offer support to one another and explore new ways of coping with the challenges of cancer and enhance the quality of their lives.
A brief interview is necessary before joining this group.

All groups are facilitated by licensed professionals.



Lori Schneider

Office Administrator

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The Wellness Community

Northern Jersey Shore

An Affiliate of the Cancer Support Community

613 Hope Road

Eatontown, NJ 07724

(732) 578-9200