Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Receives Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to Extend Services to Senior Population

Lakewood, NJ - Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus received a $5,000 Community Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation for the Better Health program.

MMCSC receives Life is Better grant
Pictured (left to right) are Kelly Anne DeLeon, MS, Health Coach, Jean McKinney, Regional Director, Community Health Education, Jose Orozco, Vice President, Business Development Officer for Provident Bank, Denice Gaffney, Vice President of the MMCSC Foundation, and Clair Verruni, RN, CHPN, Health Coach.

The Life is Better Health grant from The Provident Bank Foundation will support MMCSC’s free membership program for adults 55 and older, designed with exclusive benefits for seniors including social events, educational seminars, preventative screenings. This program provides unique access to socialization, nutrition, health education and physical activity that is aimed to keeping seniors healthy.

The Provident Bank Foundation was established in 2003 by Provident Bank to enhance the quality of life in the region through support of not-for-profit groups, institutions, schools and other 501(c)(3) organizations that provide services in communities served by the Bank. Since inception, the Foundation has granted more than $24 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities.

About Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (MMCSC) is a fully accredited acute-care hospital located in Lakewood. An affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, Monmouth South is a sister hospital to Monmouth Medical Center, a teaching hospital located in Long Branch. MMCSC introduced the first of its kind James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute to the region, which provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for elders. MMCSC also offers convenient access to an array of outpatient services as well as the services of the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center. RWJBarnabas Health and MMCSC, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials.

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