Wellness Events and Classes

Matters of the Heart

Experts from AtlantiCare will discuss heart-healthy topics on the second Wednesday of every month. Registration is encouraged. For more information call 1-888-569-1000 (Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) or register online

Senior University

ENROLL NOW in SENIOR U. There is no charge to register for Senior U, but you must RSVP by calling 1-888-569-1000 or view dates and register online so we can hold a seat for you. Attend all of the classes or just those that interest you most. All classes are held at the AtlantiCare LifeCenter.

Surgical Weight Loss Seminar

The Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness offers free seminars about weight loss surgery for the morbidly obese. Each seminar is presented by one of our weight loss surgeons or certified nurses, and covers laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic BPD and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. You can attend a seminar in person to learn more. View available dates and register online

We also offer more information in an online webinar

Breast Cancer Support Group

The Breast Health Program at AtlantiCare hosts regular support group meetings for breast cancer survivors. The group is open to anyone who has or has had breast cancer.

The program focuses on assisting anyone who has questions about breast health, any woman or man who has a personal or family history of breast cancer, and patients recently diagnosed with breast cancer or other breast diseases. It includes a buddy system for breast cancer patients. It’s also a resource for family and friends of patients undergoing treatment of breast disease. The program also fosters awareness among women and men about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

Refreshments are sponsored by the Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Assistance Fund.

To register please call 1-888-569-1000 (Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.), or register online

Look Good, Feel Better

The American Cancer Society offers a program that helps newly diagnosed female cancer patients improve their appearance and self-image with hands-on beauty techniques. Learn about hair loss concealment options such as wigs, turbans and scarves. Each participant receives a free cosmetics kit.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, call the American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345, or visit AmericanCancerSociety.org.

Diabetes Support Group

Are you interested in learning about diabetes? Would you like to share your diabetes experiences with others? If so, please join our Diabetes Support Group. This professionally run support group is held every month. In the first half of the session, a moderator gives a presentation, and the second half features an open discussion. View available dates and register online

Stroke Support Group

This professionally facilitated support group created for stroke patients, family members and friends includes informative meetings and social events. The purpose is to educate interested people about advances in medicine, exercise and treatment for stroke. We also share tips for coping with the condition.

Usually meets the first Wednesday of each month. Register online

Bariatric Support Group

The Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center is proud to provide a support group for surgical weight loss patients. It is open to those preparing to have bariatric surgery or who have undergone surgery within the last two years, regardless of where their procedure was performed. Our support group meets on the first and third Monday of every month. Register online

Perinatal Loss Group

The AtlantiCare Perinatal Loss Group is dedicated to providing support to parents who have experienced the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or death shortly after birth. Topics cover immediate and long-term bereavement issues. View available dates and register online