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Be Well Learning Series - Diabetes - PVMC
• Diabetes and the Feet
Please join us for our presentation on Diabetes and the Feet.
• Diabetes and the Heart
Join us for our presentation, Diabetes and the Heart.
• Diabetes Control and Complications
Join us for our presentation, Diabetes Control and Complications.
• Diabetes Diagnosis - Now What and What Can I Eat?
Please join us for our presentation on Diabetes Diagnosis - Now What and What Can I Eat?
• Diabetes, Hypertension and the Kidneys
Please join us for our presentation, Diabetes, Hypertension, and the Kidneys.
Be Well Learning Series - Neurology - PVMC
• Alzheimer's 101
This program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia. Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed. Planning for the future, coping with behavioral and other changes, and accessing community resources are also reviewed.

Instructor: Shelley Steiner, LSW, MSW, MPH


To Register over the phone please Call: 888-280-6055.

To register online copy the link below and place it on your web browser.

Event Date: 1/16/2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Pascack Valley Medical Center,
Basement Conference Room:
250 Old Hook Road,
Westwood, NJ 07675
• Residential Care Options: Finding the Right Fit for Your Family
Determining when it is time to transition from home to a residential care setting can be very difficult. This program is designed to guide caregivers through the process of selecting the most appropriate care setting while emphasizing the legal and financial considerations associated with moving an individual to a residential care setting. Techniques for making the adjustment easier for the person with Alzheimer's disease as well as for other family members are also discussed.

To Register over the phone please Call: 888-280-6055.

To register online copy the link below and place it on your web browser.

Shelley Steiner, LSW, MSW, MPH

February 12, 2019

12 PM - 1 PM

Pascack Valley Medical Center - Basement Conference Room 1
250 Old Hook Road
Westwood, NJ 07675

Be Well Learning Series - Nutrition - PVMC
• Healthy Cooking Demos
Join our Registered Dietitian and Chef for a live cooking demonstration and tasting of healthy, delicious recipes. This live cooking demo is designed to make healthy eating both delicious and informative. It offers practical solutions for everyday living, including easy-to follow recipes, meal ideas, and shopping lists. Simple changes in your food choices can be the first step toward a healthier you. And, since there's no plan that fits everyone, it's important to develop a blue print for healthy eating that's packed with a variety of tasty, nutrient-rich foods and keeps your unique lifestyle in mind.
Be Well Learning Series - Weight - PVMC
• Bariatric Seminars
New! Join us from the comfort of your own home through our online webinar or in person. You've tried it all, so you know that dieting and exercise often provide only temporary solutions for losing weight. Learn about options for safe, reliable weight control from our supportive team of bariatric healthcare professionals who understand your struggle and will be there beside you long term.

It's YOUR health that matters. Losing weight can help control the effects of diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and other chronic conditions. Attend our free seminar and let this day be the one that changes your life and health for the better.
Maternity Services - PVMC
• Breastfeeding 101
Breastfeeding is the best source of infant nutrition and it provides remarkable health benefits to mothers as well as baby. Join us in this 2 hour class taught by our Lactation Consultant as we focus on practical information and tips to promote a successful breastfeeding experience. Mothers will also learn what to expect during the first days after birth, how milk is made, latch-on techniques, pumping and storage, proper positioning and community resources. If you are undecided about the method of feeding your infant, this class will help you make an informed decision. Dad/support person are encouraged to attend.


7 PM

To register please call 201-781-1400.
• Childbirth Preparation Class
This is a two part class by a Certified Lamaze Instructor covering the birthing process, comfort techniques for labor, the role of the labor support person and so much more. You have been waiting nine long months; let us help you prepare for your for your labor of love. We will discuss your journey: From the moment you arrive until you leave with your precious bundle.

To register place call 201-781-1400
• Maternity Tours
The Maternity Center at Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley is a beautifully designed, state-of-the art facility that caters to new parents offering superior medical care, comfort and privacy. Please join us to view and learn about the facility.


6 PM

To register please call 201-781-1400
• New Mommy Support Group
Please join us and bring your baby to this special group to share and learn in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Discussions are facilitated by lactation consultants. Through this group we offer breastfeeding women a place to enjoy the company of other breastfeeding and mothering. Other topics will be covered including postpartum adjustment, feeding, burping, sleeping, gas and colic, normal newborn behavior, and soothing fussy babies.


1 PM

To register please call 201-781-1400
• Newborn Care
A hands on class for soon to be parents or caregivers covering the basics of newborn care/appearance through the first month after birth. Includes:comfort techniques, swaddling, diapering, bathing and so much more! Dad/support person is encouraged to attend.


7 PM

To register please call 201-781-1400
• Pre-Admission Class
Here at Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical Center, we are dedicated to making the birth of your baby a very special experience for you and your family. In order to provide you with the best care possible, we offer you the opportunity to come in and meet with one of our Obstetrics' Pre-Admission Nurses prior to your delivery. Pre-Admission appointments generally run 45-60 minutes in duration. During this free, personal consultation, the OB Pre-Admission Nurse will:
- Address questions and/or/concerns about labor, delivery, and newborn care.
- Collect insurance and demographic information for admission
- Discuss birth preferences/birth plan to customize and coordinate your care upon admission.
- Give a tour of the maternity unit
- Review medical/obstetrical history to begin your hospital chart.
- Review and begin paperwork for hospital stay - including OB Consent form and Birth Certificate worksheet.

The ideal time for your appointment is when you are 32-36 weeks pregnant. However, we do encourage you to schedule in advance as appointments are first come, first serve. You must call 201-781-1400 to make an appointment for this date.

If you had any additional questions or concerns, feel free to call the OB Pre-Admission line at 201-781-1515.


9 AM - 5 PM