For Immediate Release: August 18, 2016

AtlantiCare announces September community events,
educational opportunities

AtlantiCare will hold and/or host the following community events/educational opportunities in September. 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.

9/1/16
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.

9/1/16
Stroke and Aneurysm Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9/1/16
Brain Tumor Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

9/1/16
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.

9/3/16
Breast Cancer Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m.

9/6/16
Tobacco Cessation Class
6th Floor Atrium Conference Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus
Atlantic City
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

9/6/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex
Atlantic City
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9/6/16
Tobacco Cessation Class
4th Floor Treehouse Meeting Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

9/7/16
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.

9/7/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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

9/8/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Surgery Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Cape May Court House
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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

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

9/12-10/17/16
Six Week Childbirth Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $100

9/13/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Physician Group
712 East Bay Avenue
Manahawkin
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

9/13/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
New Café
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

9/14/16
Ostomy Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9/17/16
Inaugural AtlantiCare 5K Run/Walk/Stomp on Pancreatic Cancer
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
Registration takes place from 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
5K begins at 8:30 a.m.
Walk/Cardio begins at 9 a.m.
Registration Fee: $25 advanced; $30 day of; or $20 sleep-in donation

9/17/16
No One Dies Alone (NODA) Volunteer Training
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
NODA is a national volunteer program which trains volunteers to provide companionship and support for patients for 2-3 hour intervals who are dying in the hospital and have no family or friends available to provide company or support.
Contact Volunteer Services at 609-407-2030 or Maureen.Hope@atlanticare.org to register or for more information.

9/19/16
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

9/20/16
AtlantiCare Hospice Coping with Loss Grief Support Group (Six weeks)
Ranere House
AtlantiCare Health Park
Hammonton
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Call (609) 407-2020 to register

9/20/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

9/21/16
AtlantiCare Young Professionals Event: What's Trending in 2016 – Career Tips & Experiences
Ventnor Coffee
108 North Dorset Ave
Ventnor
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Presented by Suasion Communications Group President Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt. Includes coffee, lattes, tea & continental breakfast.
Cost: $25 per person for non-members. Membership packages are available. To register, call 609-407-2328 or visit http://www.atlanticare.org/yp/

9/21/16
Preparing for Radiation Therapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

9/21/16
Preparing for Chemotherapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
4:30 p.m.

9/21/16
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.

9/21/16
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

9/22/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

9/27/16
Senior University: Allergies and Sinus troubles
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park

Egg Harbor Township

11 a.m. – noon
Call 609-272-6287 to register.

9/28/16
AtlantiCare Hospice Coping with Loss Grief Support Group (Six weeks)
Treehouse Meeting Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Call (609) 407-2020 to register

9/28/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Suite 104
219 North White Horse Pike
AtlantiCare Health Park
Hammonton
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

9/30/16
Latinas Breast Health Awareness Event

CANCELLED

Atlantic City Free Public Library
1 North Tennessee Avenue
Atlantic City
10 a.m.
Learn about breast health and how to schedule a no cost or low-cost mammogram if you have no insurance. Program presented in Spanish & English. Free for women age 40 and older.

Media Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org
Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-748-7539, (C) 609-385-6361, betsy.woerner@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.