For Immediate Release: September 11, 2015
AtlantiCare will host a Senior Health & Wellness Day at the Hammonton Canoe Club, Hammonton Lake Park, Park Avenue and Egg Harbor Road (County Route 561), Thursday, September 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will include health assessments and information; speakers; refreshments; and entertainment by the Ms. New Jersey Senior America Cameo Club, is free but open only to members of the Hammonton Canoe Club.
Speakers will be:
Jorge L. Eller, MD, FAANS, a cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgeon, the AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute, a member, Jefferson Neurosciences Network, will discuss “Advanced Treatment for Ischemic Strokes” at 10:30 a.m.
James Dralle, MD, chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC), will discuss “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)” – a surgical option for severe aortic stenosis for those who are not candidates for open-heart surgery at 11:30 a.m.
A Meet Your Healthcare Providers session from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. will feature Kimberly Mudd-Jones, DO, of AtlantiCare Primary Care Plus, Hammonton.
Additionally, representatives of
Canoe Club members who wish to attend should call the Hammonton Canoe Club at 856-322-7082. For more information about Senior Services at AtlantiCare visit www.well4life.org, www.atlanticare.org, or call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000.
AtlantiCare 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 5,221 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.