Old Bridge, NJ – August 22, 2017 – The Old Bridge Public Library will continue its regular offerings of health and wellness programs with the following sessions in September:

Learn to Control Your Diabetes:  This six-week session will run on Thursdays from 1-3:30pm from Sept. 7th though Oct. 19th. This workshop is geared for Medicare recipients afflicted with diabetes and is sponsored by the Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex and Union Counties. Registration is necessary, either online at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033.

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease: Tuesday, Sept. 11th at 1pm. Cheylena Williams, from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, who also serves as a program coordinator with the American Parkinson Disease Assoc., will present information and strategies to help manage the disease.

Meditation Workshop: Thursday, Sept. 13th at 7:00 pm. This session allows participants to learn exactly what meditation is and how it can help people live a more focused and relaxed life. Leah Chevalier, Yoga Teacher and Guided Meditation Coach, returns to the Library to instruct and guide in methods easily incorporated into daily routines.  Attendees should wear comfortable clothing.

 Knee & Hip Replacement: Tuesday, Sept. 19th at 10:30am.  This session will examine what to expect during knee and hip replacement surgery and recovery. It will be presented by Renata Pac (PT, DPT), Clinical Director at JAG Physical Therapy.

Tai Chi: Thursday, Sept. 21st at 7pm.  Certified Tai Chi instructor Katherine Kollias will speak about tai chi and the various health benefits that can result in the daily practice of this valuable exercise.  Attendees are asked to wear comfortable clothing.

The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about these and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.

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