Events & Programs

Simple steps against the spread of infection in school

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Drinking fountains, door handles, cafeteria tables and chairs, and restrooms are ideal environments for germs to live and grow in a school. Nearly 22 million school days are lost annually due to the common cold and 38 million are lost because of influenza. The top five bacteria hotspots children are exposed to at school include: Read More

Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, December 12 – 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Commons Parking Lot, 700 Mountain Ave., Wyckoff

Community Blood Services’ blood mobile will be in the Commons parking lot. All potential donors will receive glucose and cholesterol screenings. To avoid long wait times, schedule an appointment by calling Barbara Lucia, RN, BSN, CHCC Employee Health Nurse, at (201) 848-5872.

Caregivers Support Group

First Tuesdays at noon, Building 1 Conference Room

Open to the public; registration required. Meetings provide support to those caring for a loved one. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions or share their feelings and knowledge with others facing similar issues. Meetings are facilitated by a licensed social worker. Information about area social services will also be available. For more information or detailed directions, call (201) 848-5830.

Caregivers Support Group: Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Note: This group is specifically for caregivers of individuals with dementia. Second Wednesdays at 1 p.m., Christian Health Care Adult Day Services of Wayne 2000 Siena Village (off Valley Road, Wayne)

This group is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter. Meetings provide support to people caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions or share their feelings and knowledge with others facing similar issues. Meetings are facilitated by social worker Aimee Restifo, LCSW. Information about area social services will also be available. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by calling (973) 305-9155.

Caregivers Support Group

Second Fridays at 10 a.m., Commons Conference Room

Open to the public; registration required. Meetings provide support to those caring for a loved one. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions or share their feelings and knowledge with others facing similar issues. Meetings are facilitated by a licensed social worker. Information about area social services will also be available. For more information or detailed directions, call (201) 848-5867.

Caregivers Support Group

Second Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., Commons Conference Room

Open to the public; registration required. Meetings provide support to those caring for a loved one. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions or share their feelings and knowledge with others facing similar issues. Meetings are facilitated by a licensed social worker. Information about area social services will also be available. For more information or detailed directions, call (201) 848-5867.

Faith & Grief Luncheons

Third Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., Auditorium, 700 Mountain Ave., Wyckoff

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) in Wyckoff and Valley Hospice are hosting a Faith & Grief Luncheons. Open to all faiths, these luncheons will be offered the third Wednesday of every month and provide opportunities for those mourning the loss of a loved one to gather together and be strengthened through sharing, scripture, prayer, and reflection. A complimentary lunch will be provided, but donations are accepted.

Register at www.faithandgrief.org. For more information, contact the Christian Health Care Pastoral Care Department at (201) 848-5839 or email dcioffi@chccnj.org.

 

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