Do You Know These Important Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

By Karen Buda, Coordinator, The Community Well Men and women share most of the same risk factors for heart disease. Almost all of them are considered controllable. Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control Smoking – If you smoke, work to quit. Better yet, don’t start. And for women, if you smoke and take birth control pills, your risk is …

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Financial Wellness Info Session: Preparing for and Living in Retirement – April 22nd

All are invited to join us for the next in our monthly series of free financial wellness seminars. The seminar will be held from 8:30 am to 9:45 am on Sunday, April 22, in the Lounge at the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, 2688 Main Street in Lawrenceville. Retirement is top of mind for most everyone today. In our April 22nd …

Heart Disease and Women – Know The Warning Signs

By Karen Buda, Coordinator, The Community Well The American Heart Association reports that heart disease claims the lives of close to half a million women in the US each year. In fact, it’s the Number 1 cause of death for American women. That’s why it’s critical that women attend to their heart health and know the most common warning signs …

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Faith Yoga Tuesdays: start your day out right

Faith Yoga is back! Start your day out right with Faith Yoga, 7:15-8:15 AM Tuesdays, March 13 through April 17. Register for the whole series or individual classes. All yoga is, one might say, “faith yoga,” since it itself originated as a spiritual practice. This six-week Yoga experience integrates a specifically Christian spirituality. Taught by Courtney Leopold, a certified yoga …

Wellness Classes for All Ages-April!

Chair/Gentle Yoga Are you interested in yoga, but need a gentle beginner-level class? If so, our Thursday 10:00am Chair/Gentle Yoga class is a great fit Thursday 4/5 and 4/12 Drop-ins are welcome! http://communitywellnj.org/chair-gentle-yoga-begins-march-8/   Faith Yoga Are you deeply connected to the spiritual roots of yoga? If so, our Tuesday 7:15am Faith Yoga class is a great fit. Tuesday 4/10 …

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Energy Up! Energy Down! 4-WEEK Workshop-Starts 4/28

What is time? What is energy? How can you get more time? How to do you manage your energy? Join Romy Toussaint, the “Energy Queen” for a 4 week fun interactive workshop where you will explore how you manage your time and energy; learn self awareness and self care tools that will change how you approach your day, keep you …

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A Community Well Partner: Alzheimer’s Association of Greater NJ

By Robyn Kohn, MA, Manager, Programs Alzheimer’s Association of Greater NJ The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. …

Classes Now Forming

Please let us know if you are interested in any of the classes that are now in formation – by emailing us, or commenting below. A Beginner Yoga 2 class is being formulated, to meet either on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.  Contact Jen Baldassari at jbaldassari@communitywellnj.org or call (609) 791-9710 if interested.   A Biking for Wellness group is being …

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Chair/Gentle Yoga – Continues in April

This 6-week class series is designed for those who wish to improve their strength and flexibility with a gentle yoga class suitable for all ages and physical abilities. Many of the yoga postures will be done either seated or by using a chair or other props to assist students in stretching safely and mindfully. This class will give you a …

Can You Save for College AND Retirement?

By Mike Leahy Few of us have unlimited financial resources – which means that almost all of us need to prioritize our financial goals. Consequently, you’ll have some decisions to make if you’d like to help pay for your children’s college educations someday while, at the same time, saving for your own retirement. Your first step in addressing these objectives …