Thrive
 
 
MAY 2018
Inside this Issue:


 
Nurses: Improving Your Care
While you may be used to getting treatment from a health care provider with a medical degree, many studies show qualified, certified, and licensed nurses provide a continuum of care in many settings. It’s helpful to know the many positions nurses hold and how they can help with your care.
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Sun, Skin, and Cancer: What You Need to Know
Many people already know that sunscreen helps prevent UV radiation from damaging your skin and reduces your risk for skin cancer.
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How to Help a Family Member in Crisis
People suffer from a wide range of mental health problems during and long after an emergency or crisis. If a loved one is experiencing any type of crisis, you want to do anything you can to help.
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Most Strokes Can Be Prevented
Stroke is one of the top causes of disability around the world. But 90 percent of strokes worldwide could be prevented, says a new study published in The Lancet.
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New Women’s Multispecialty Health Center

We are excited to introduce our brand-new Women’s Multispecialty Health Center located at 375 Mount Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, NJ! The center provides advanced health care and treatment options for a variety of female health care needs. Services include cardiology, endocrinology, family medicine, and gastroenterology.

The center is a welcome addition to the already existing eight-provider SMG OB-GYN practice located in the same building in Suite 202. Visit here for more information.

 
Fifth Annual Gala & Auction – Hosted by SMGF

On May 12, Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) will be hosting their 5th Annual Gala & Auction in honor of Drs. Michael Wax and Kenneth Adler. It’s destined to be an amazing night filled with food, cocktails, live and silent auction offerings, and special appearances by NBC’s Late Night host, Seth Meyers and celebrity Auctioneer, Paul Zekos.

If you are unable to attend, no worries! You can still show your support for SMGF and their efforts to improve access to health care for underserved individuals in our community by making a fully tax-deductible donation. You may also register to bid on amazing auction items, such as exotic trips, sports tickets, luxury designer items, and more. Visit here to learn more, purchase tickets, donate, or register to bid.

 
Urgent Care Center Summer Holidays Schedule

Our Urgent Care Centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Memorial Day and 4th of July. Visit here for SMG UCC information.

 
Don’t Fight Fair—Story Slam!

Do you have a personal story of survival, triumph, and healing that you would like to share with the community?

Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center has partnered with Montclair Film to host a night of storytelling in honor of National Cancer Survivors Day. On Saturday, June 9, we will be showcasing a select group of storytellers who will share their personal fight and survival stories. Submit your story or join us for an inspiring night of storytelling.

Visit Montclair Film's website for more information.

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CLASSES & EVENTS

Visit our events page or call 908-277-8889 to learn more about our upcoming classes and events. Here are a few highlights of what’s to come!

Lifestyle Class
Mondays, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
24 consecutive weeks. Rolling registration.
Florham Park
(Registration Required.)

Considering Weight-Loss Surgery?
During the month of May, we are offering a variety of lecture dates and locations on this topic. Please visit our events page to find one that works best for you!
 
Diabetes Management Support Group
Monday, May 14, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Berkeley Heights

Melanoma: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment
Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Florham Park
 
How to Live Longer and Stay Healthy
Tuesday, May 22, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Montclair Public Library

Understanding Hearing Loss
Thursday, May 24, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Livingston Public Library
 
Mindfulness Approach to Stress
Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Livingston Public Library
 
 
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