For Immediate Release: September 12, 2016

AtlantiCare announces October community events,
educational opportunities

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

10/1/16
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.

10/1/16
AtlantiCare Adult Hospice Volunteer Training
AtlantiCare Hospice and Palliative Care Office
6550 Delilah Road
Suite 210
Egg Harbor Township
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Volunteer Services at 609-407-2030 or e-mail Maureen.Hope@atlanticare.org.

10/4/16
Tobacco Cessation Class
6th Floor Atrium Conference Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus
Atlantic City
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

10/4/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex
Atlantic City
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

10/4/16
Empowering Patients with Cancer S.T.E.P. Program: Tips and Tools for Managing Symptoms
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Free, four week S.T.E.P. program (Support, Training Emotional support and Physical activity) offers support and management tools for people with cancer; people in remission; and current survivors.
To register by October 1, call 609-677-7732 or email Michele.Gaguski@atlanticare.org

10/4/16
Tobacco Cessation Class
4th Floor Treehouse Meeting Room
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

10/4/16
Look Good, Feel Better® Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6:30 p.m.
To register, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.

10/5/16
AtlantiCare Breastfeeding Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $20

10/5/16
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.

10/5/16
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.

10/6/16
Stroke and Aneurysm Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

10/6/16
Brain Tumor Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

10/6/16
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.

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

10/8/16
One Day Childbirth Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration fee: $100

10/11/16
Empowering Patients with Cancer S.T.E.P. Program: Stopping the Stress - Addressing Emotional Side Effects
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Free, four week S.T.E.P. program (Support, Training Emotional support and Physical activity) offers support and management tools for people with cancer; people in remission; and current survivors.
To register by October 1, call 609-677-7732 or email Michele.Gaguski@atlanticare.org

10/11/16
Breast Cancer 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
5 p.m.

10/11/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Physician Group
712 East Bay Avenue
Manahawkin
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

10/11/16
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
New Café
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

10/12/16
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.

10/12/16
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

10/13/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Surgery Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Cape May Court House
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

10/18/16
Empowering Patients with Cancer S.T.E.P. Program: Shake It Up – A Tasty and Creative Plant-based Diet
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Free, four week S.T.E.P. program (Support, Training Emotional support and Physical activity) offers support and management tools for people with cancer; people in remission; and current survivors.
To register by October 1, call 609-677-7732 or email Michele.Gaguski@atlanticare.org

10/18/16
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.

10/19/16
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.

10/19/16
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.

10/19/16
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.

10/19/16
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

10/22/16
Young Professionals Event: Night of Comedy & Cocktails
Eagle Theatre & Annata Wine Bar
Vine Street
Hammonton
7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 per person for non-members. Membership packages are available. To register, call 609-407-2393.

10/25/16
Senior University: Peace Out – simple Tai Chi for all ages
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

10/25/16
Empowering Patients with Cancer S.T.E.P. Program: Fitness Training for Patients During or After Chemotherapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Free, four week S.T.E.P. program (Support, Training Emotional support and Physical activity) offers support and management tools for people with cancer; people in remission; and current survivors.
To register by October 1, call 609-677-7732 or email Michele.Gaguski@atlanticare.org

10/25/16
School/Pediatric Nurse Dinner Lecture Series
Mental Health Myth Busters: Misconceptions of Adolescent Depression & Suicide
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
To register, visit http://www.atlanticare.org/hshc/events/ $25 fee includes dinner and 2 CNE credits.

10/26/16
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

10/26/16
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Suite 104
219 North White Horse Pike
AtlantiCare Health Park
Hammonton
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

10/27/16
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.

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.