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 10:30 am at the Program House. Topics will vary. Free to members & non-members.

2018 TEA & TALK Topics & Screenings

March 8 Blood Pressure Screening
April 12 Lecture TBD
May 10 Blood Pressure & Glucose Screening
June 14 Lecture TBD
September 13 Lecture TBD
October 11 Blood Pressure & Glucose Screening
November 11 Lecture TBD
December 13 Blood Pressure Screening

Nutrition Lectures by Regina Rider, Nutritionist

Join us on the 2nd Monday of every month from 11:00-11:45 am at the Program House for our series of nutrition lectures!

March 12 SPRING INTO ACTION! Spring is a time of renewal and a great opportunity to prepare ourselves for upcoming warmer weather. This lecture will cover the nutrition basics of portion control and tips for derailing snack attacks.
April 9 SUGAR SHOCK. How much sugar should we have daily? Get the skinny on how to monitor sugar in our diets and how to spot hidden sugars in the common foods we eat.
May 14 THE SCOOP ON SODIUM. Understanding why excess sodium in our diets is detrimental, how much sodium we need and how much is too much, along with tips for lowering sodium intake. 
June 11 BETTER BBQ FOR A HEALTHY SUMMER. June starts the season of grilling and summer picnics. This seminar includes great recipes to plan a healthful and tasty outdoor party! Learn how to keep foods safe and make smarter choices for summer meals. Test your BBQ IQ with a fun trivia game.
July 9 DIABETES PREVENTION, AWARENESS & CARE. 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. Diabetec-friendly meal planning can include delicious foods that everyone can enjoy!
August 13 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?
September 10 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 easy 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 top winner. Come & join the fun!
October 8 PINK RIBBON SEMINAR. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We will cover the important role lifestyle plays in breast health. Dietary strategies will cover antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, and phyto-estrogens. 
November 12 TASTE OF THANKSGIVING. This month's nutritional lunch series will feature a cooking demonstration. Regina will prepare a healthy Thanksgiving recipe and shares her favorite tips and techniques for cooking healthy meals. The demonstration includes samples of featured dish and recipes to take home. Learn cooking techniques for giving Thanksgiving dishes a healthy makeover!
December 10 HEALTHY HOLIDAYS. Don't let the holidays season de-rail your efforts to stay healthy. Create healthier holiday meals and learn techniques for navigating holiday parties and events. This seminar also covers how to better manage your time and tips for reducing stress.
January 14, 2019 NEW YEAR'S DIETARY RESOLUTION. Things you can do to fill this year with sound nutrition for your body or your health and tips for keeping your self-promises. 

Parkinson's Support Group

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 am

February 27 Support Group For Caregivers of People with Parkinson's
March 27 Support Group For Caregivers of People with Parkinson's
April 24 Support Group For Caregivers of People with Parkinson's
May 29 Support Group For Caregivers of People with Parkinson's

For People with Parkinson's (Last Thursday of every month) 10:30 am

February 22 SPECIAL GUEST: APDA NJ- Cheylena Williams, MPH, APDA Information & Referral Center
March 29 SPECIAL GUEST: Nancy Rogacki, PhD, Senior Medical Science Liaison, Ludbeck LLC- Topic: Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension
April 26 SPECIAL GUEST: Alice Lazzarini, Ph.D. Author
May 31 Regular Support Group

St. Clare's Hospital Parkinson's Educational Seminar (Second Tuesday of every month) 10:30 am

  • March 13: "Swallowing": Susanne Lamb
  • April 10: "Bowel & Bladder" Dr. Estrada
  • May 8: "Healthy Sleep" Jorge Costa
  • June 12: "Heart Health" Dr. Leibowitz
  • July 10: TBD