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


Programs for the week of:

Monday, August 9 to Friday, August 13, 2010


Nature as our Teacher

Monday, August  9th 4:00-5:30 pm

Native Americans have held all of nature as manifestations of the Divine. This includes the stones, plants, animals, people and the four elements: earth, fire, air and water. Eileen D. Ellis, full blooded Mohawk Indian Medicine Woman, teaches how we can tap into these energies for healing in our bodies, communities and the earth. Nature can be a rich source of information and inspiration if we are open to learning its language and lessons.

Legal Implications for Aging and Illness

Wednesday, August 11th 2:00-3:30 pm

Eli Laniado, JD, an attorney practicing in elder law in Monmouth and Ocean County, will discuss important topics including estate planning, power of attorney and health care directives.

Beachside Journaling

Wednesday, August 11th 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Learn to use the power of nature to gain inner peace through the benefits of the ancient art of journaling.  Sessions are facilitated by Laura Zimmerman, RN, MA, Holistic Health Practitioner.  This group will meet at the Embury Street Pier in Ocean Grove. Please bring something to sit on and your journal or notebook.  Rain or shine!

August Dates:


August 9

Exercise for Strength 10:00 am

Yoga 11:15 am

Guided Imagery 12:30-2:00 pm

Nature as Our Teacher 4:00-5:30 pm


August 10

Lung Cancer Group 11:00-12:30 pm

Newcomers Orientation 1:00 pm

Chair Yoga 6:00 pm

Yoga 7:00 pm


August 11

Healthy Cooking with Alison Hyak 12:00-1:30 pm

Legal Implications for Aging and Illness 2:00-3:30 pm

Beachside Journaling Meet at Embury Street Pier, Ocean Grove 6:00 pm


August 12

Zumba Light 9:45 am

Yoga 11:00 am

Qi Gong for Good Health 1:00 pm

Weekly Participant Group 4:00-5:30 pm


August 13

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, and Prostate Cancer.  A bi-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.