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Newton Medical Center: The Patient Experience
Newton Medical Center offers many community programs, described below. For information on dates, times and registration, please see the Community Health Events calendar.
Dinner & Lecture Series
This monthly lecture series features specialists speaking on a variety of health-related topics.
Look Good Feel Better
This free American Cancer Society Program teaches women how to maintain their appearance during cancer treatments. Registration is required. Call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.
Mammograms Saves Lives
The Newton Medical Center Foundation funds this program to provide mammograms for eligible women who do not have insurance coverage and are not eligible for a mammogram through other screening programs. To find out if you qualify, call 973-579-8622.
Safe Sitter® Babysitting Classes
Safe Sitter is a medically accurate, hands-on class that teaches boys and girls, ages 11 to 14 years, how to handle emergencies when dealing with children. The program was created by a nationally recognized pediatrician and includes topics such as Babysitting as a Business, Success on the Job, Child Care Essentials, Safety for the Sitter, Injury Management, Preventing Problem Behavior, Care of the Choking Infant and Care of the Choking Child. It also introduces Preventing Injuries and Behavioral Management.
Smoking Cessation thru Hypnosis
Overcome your psychological cravings and desire to smoke using group hypnosis and behavior modifications.
Learn techniques from an ancient tradition that will help you enjoy a compassionate and calm state of being. Benefits can include reduction of anxiety, stress, and overeating; greater mental clarity; decreased pain and increased self-acceptance.
Weight Loss thru Hypnosis
Through hypnotic suggestions and behavior modification techniques, you will make subtle changes to permanently reduce your weight. No diets, restrictions or feelings of denial.
This class can be adapted for all levels of ability.