Our free lectures, seminars, screenings, support groups & special events are geared to educate and bring the community together with great partnerships to better serve your needs. Membership is not required to attend.
Tea & Talk, hosted by Morristown Medical Center, is held on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 10:15 am at the Program House. Topics will vary. Free to members & non-members.
2018 TEA & TALK Topics & Screenings
|November 8||"Coronary Artery Disease Requires TLC" by Dicey McGrath, Nurse Practitioner, Morris Heart Associates|
|December 13||Blood Pressure & Glucose Screening|
|January 2019||NO LECTURE OR SCREENING|
|February 14||Speaker TBD|
|March||NO LECTURE OR SCREENING|
|April 11||Speaker TBD|
|June, July & August||NO LECTURES OR SCREENINGS|
|September 12||Speaker TBD|
|November 14||Speaker TBD|
Nutrition Lectures by Regina Rider, Nutritionist
Held on the 3rd Monday of every month beginning October 15 from 12:15-1:15 pm.
|November 19||DIABETES PREVENTION, AWARENESS & CARE November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communitues across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Take the pre-diabetes screening test to assess your risk. Understand how nutrition impacts glucose tolerance, the effect of diabetes on health, and how lifestyle changes impact control of this disease. Diabetes-friendly meal planning can include delicious foods that everyone can enjoy!|
|December 17||HEALTHY HOLIDAYS. Don't let the holiday season de-rail your efforts to stay healthy. Create healthier holiday meals and learn techniques for navigating holiday parties and events. Recipes for yummy, yet healthy treats and appetizers. This seminar also covers how to better manage your time and tips for reducing stress.|
|January 21||NEW YEAR'S DIETARY RESOLUTION. Things you can do to fill this year with sound nutrition for your body and your health and tips for keeping your self-promises. Start the new year off right with some great motivational tips, healthy eating plan and fun, comfort food recipes.|
|February 18||GAME ON! Test your Knowledge & Learn. What's your Nutrition IQ? This seminar will allow you to assess your nutrition know-how and will provide you with east ways to improve your diet. This interactive seminar is a fun way to "get in the know" about the latest nutrition news, trending food products & more! Prizes will be awarded to a top winner. Come and join the fun!|
|March 18||UNDERSTANDING CARBOHYDRATES What is a carbohydrate and why do we need them? With all the hype about low card diets, get the facts on this important macronutrient. Learn how to determine your carbohydrate needs and get some healthy caarbohydrate recipes.|
|April 15||FAT FACTS: How much fat do we require in our diets? How do we know if we are consuming too much? What fats are healthier and which should be avoided? Join nutritionist Regina Rider, DTR for a seminar that provides some fun fat facts.|
Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Support Group (Held on the 3rd Friday of every month)
Held at the Program House, located on the hill at the Randolph YMCA.
|October 19||1:00-2:00 pm|
|November 16||1:00-2:00 pm|
|December 21||1:00-2:00 pm|
Parkinson's Support Groups
Our Parkinson's Support Group offers a forum where members can talk, share, and learn from each other. All members of the Parkinson's Community, their loved ones, caregivers & Rock Steady Boxers are welcome! These complimentary support groups are facilitated by Heidi Rinsky-Schnapp, MA, CSW, CWP, a Randolph YMCA volunteer, and co-founder of LMR Elder Care, LLC. All meetings are at the Program House.
For Caregivers (Last Tuesday of every month) 10:00-11:00 am
|October 30||For Caregivers|
|November 27||For Caregivers|
|December Dates TBD||For Caregivers|
Rock Steady Boxing Boxing Form Clinic (Held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month) at 9:30-10:00 am
Rock Steady Boxing Self-Help Group/Social Time (Held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month) at 10:00-11:00 am
St. Clare's Hospital Parkinson's Educational Seminar (Second Tuesday of every month) 10:00 am
|November 13||Topic TBD|
|December 11||Topic TBD|