Dec 30, 2020 Make a Healthy New Year’s Resolution and Keep It! Community Medical Center Can Help

Make a Healthy New Year’s Resolution and Keep It! Community Medical Center Can Help

TOMS RIVER, NJ, December 30, 2020 – It’s that time again – as everyone looks forward to a new year, many people use this time to focus on setting goals to improve their health. This year has proven just how important maintaining or starting healthy habits can be. If you’ve struggled with your New Year’s resolutions in the past, we’ve got some great news: Community Medical Center in Toms River, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, can help you set those goals and achieve them.

Whether you are visiting Community Medical Center, one of our outpatient locations, or any RWJBarnabas Health facility, providing a safe environment for everyone who comes to us for care is our priority. The safety of our patients and team members is at the heart of what we do, and we are taking the appropriate precautions and using best practices to continue to ensure the highest quality care, protection, support and comfort for all of our patients.

In 2021, I want to:

Take steps towards taking steps without pain.

Joint pain can have impact your daily activities and quality of life. The licensed physical therapists at Community Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services Department can help evaluate and treat a full spectrum of physical injuries and limitations and help patients get back to doing what they love.

Learn more about the Rehabilitation Services Department at Community Medical Center at our website at 732-557-8046.

Get a better night’s sleep.

Going to bed earlier, cutting back on caffeine, and minimizing late-night time on your phone, computer and tablet are great ways to help you sleep better. If you’ve taken steps to improve sleep quality but aren’t seeing results, our experts in the Center for Sleep Disorders can help.

To learn more about the Center for Sleep Disorders, including at-home sleep testing, visit their webpage or call 732-557-2798.

Achieve my weight loss goals.

We know that weight loss can be difficult and frustrating, and your journey is unique. The Center for Bariatrics team understands that healthy weight loss is a journey, and they are there for you, every step of the way.

To learn more about our weight loss program, visit their webpage or call 732-557-8966.

Keep myself healthy.

Wellness checkups are an important part of maintaining good health. Find physicians and schedule an appointment or call 888-724-7123.

And you can see a doctor for urgent care, 24/7, right from your computer or mobile device.

Make healthier decisions about what I eat.

It can be difficult to make healthy eating choices, but small actions, like choosing water instead of a sugary drink or starting your day with a healthy breakfast, can make it easier for you. If your physician has prescribed a special diet, our Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Team can help.

Visit their webpage or call 732-557-8000, ext. 11484.

Learn more about my genetic risks for cancer.

Some people have genetic factors that make them more likely to get certain forms of cancer. Our genetic counseling program pairs patients and families with a board-certified genetic counselor to learn more about possible risks.

For more information, visit their webpage, or call 732-557-2154.

Have better control of my diabetes.

Managing diabetes means healthy food choices, exercise, and routinely testing your blood sugar. Controlling diabetes can be complicated, but you’re not alone. The Center for Diabetes Education offers one on one sessions, self-management classes, and support groups to help you manage your diabetes and enjoy life.

Learn more online or call 732-349-5757.

Have a positive impact on my community.

Community Medical Center is dedicated to the health and wellness of Ocean County. Now more than ever, your support can make an incredible impact on the health of our community.

Help us care for others— donate to the Community Medical Center Foundation online or call 732-557-8131.