Cranford Calendar

Nov
22
Fri
2019
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility

The Westfield Area YMCA will be hosting Dr. Arash Fazl and Dr. Paul Gigante from Saint Barnabas in Livingston, NJ for a free lunchtime lecture 12:30-2:00PM on Wednesday, 11/22 at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street, Westfield.  Learn about the latest therapies for Parkinson’s Disease. Topics include medication management, diet/exercise, and surgical options. Dr. Fazl is a Movement Disorder Specialist and Dr. Gigante is a Neurosurgeon. Light lunch provided.  This free event is open to members and the community, registration is required by 11/20.

Jean White, Westfield Area YMCA Health & Wellness Director, will also be available to discuss the “Delay the Disease: Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s Symptoms” class offered at the Y. Research has shown that physical exercise has measurable benefits for those living with Parkinson’s. This unique program, led by Y trainers with specialized certification, incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, and cardiovascular exercises to help soothe tremors, improve posture, smooth steps and increase overall well-being.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.  Learn more about Westfield Area YMCA programs at www.westfieldynj.org.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240 @ Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240 @ Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall

BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored by Church of the Assumption & Knights of Columbus #3240

WHERE:          Church of the Assumption, Lower Chiego Hall

                        113 Chiego Pl.  Roselle Park

WHEN:            Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm

Appointments are preferred (201-251-3703) or at vitalant.org  but

walk-ins are welcome

All donors will receive a $10 Target Gift Card