For Immediate Release: November 17, 2016

AtlantiCare announces December community events,
educational opportunities

AtlantiCare will hold and/or host the following community events/educational opportunities in December. Where registration fees apply they are noted. Registration is required for most events. To register for an event, visit www.atlanticare.org and click on “Events & Classes.” For more information, or to find an AtlantiCare provider, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, visit www.atlanticare.org/ or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare. Event details are subject to change.

12/1/16
Volunteer Opportunities
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland and City Campuses
Pomona, Atlantic City
Times vary.
Greet and guide hospital visitors, and visit patients to provide companionship.
Contact Volunteer Services at 609-407-2030 or e-mail Maureen.Hope@atlanticare.org 

12/1/16
Perinatal Loss Support Group
The Living Room, Gilda’s Club South Jersey
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

12/6/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex
Atlantic City
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


12/6/16
Look Good, Feel Better® Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
6:30 p.m.
To register, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.

12/7/16
Stroke & Aneurysm Support Group
6th Floor Atrium Conference Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus
4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

12/7/16
Brain Tumor Support Group
6th Floor Atrium Conference Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus
5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

12/7/16
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth Tour for Expectant Parents
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

12/7/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 800
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/7/16
AtlantiCare Breastfeeding Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $20

12/8/16
Adults Healthy Eating Power-Hour Cooking Class
Kitchen 19
19 South 2nd Street
Hammonton
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration fee: $5
A chef will demonstrate how to make a healthy and delicious meal. A registered dietician will be on site to answer dietary questions. Enjoy a healthy lunch and take home the recipe.

12/8/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Surgery Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Cape May Court House
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/9/16
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Baby Basics Class
Babies “R” Us
130 Consumer Square
Mays Landing
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $10

12/10/16
One Day Childbirth Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration fee: $100

12/13/16
Breast Cancer Support Group
The Living Room, Gilda’s Club South Jersey
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

12/13/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Physician Group
712 East Bay Avenue
Manahawkin
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/13/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
New Café
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/14/16
Ostomy Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

12/14/16
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group – Holiday Party
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 200
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

12/15/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 800
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/20/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 800
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

12/21/16
Preparing for Radiation Therapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

12/21/16
Preparing for Chemotherapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

12/21/16
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth Tour for Expectant Parents
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

12/21/16
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Baby Basics Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $10

12/22/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org 
Heather Costabile, (O) 609-653-0400 x112, heather.costabile@atlanticare.org 

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AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,400 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.