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HealthEASE Educational Programs Offered
Release Date: December 01, 2011

Seven free informative programs are available to senior clubs, senior housing sites, health organizations and community organizations that are interested in encouraging health promotion and disease prevention.


HealthEASE Educational Programs Offered

(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services is pleased to offer seven free HealthEASE Educational Programs to local organizations and groups. These health promotion programs are, approximately, one-hour in length and include the topics of "Exercise and Getting FIT," "Serving Up Good Nutrition," "Keeping Up the Beat (Heart Health)," "Bone Up on Your Health," "Be Wise about Your Medications," "Keeping Your Mind Sharp" and "Standing Tall Against Falls."

HealthEASE was developed through a three-year grant from the New Jersey Health Initiatives arm of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The goal of HealthEASE was to develop and pilot a model to coordinate and expand health promotion and disease prevention services for older adults at the local level. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services developed and implemented the model for local Area Agencies on Aging throughout New Jersey, including Sussex County.

These informative programs are available to senior clubs, senior housing sites, health organizations and community organizations that are interested in encouraging health promotion and disease prevention. To schedule one or more of the presentations for your group or organization, contact the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555, ext 1222 or seniorservices@sussex.nj.us.

 

A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Lorraine Hentz, Division Director, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860 Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Phone 973-579-0555 Fax 973-579-0550 seniorservices@sussex.nj.us

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