Support Groups and Community Education

Bacharach hosts many support groups  and community groups which are an important part of the rehabilitation continuum.  We also are out and about in southern New Jersey giving talks and educating the community about our services.

AA Meeting

Thursdays 7 p.m. (including holidays)

Board Room

Contact:  Kate M.

work) 609- 344-5400 x 152   home) 609-652-2015   mobile) 609-402-2520

 

Amputee Support Group

Meets monthly

Contact: Mike Braxton

More information coming soon.

 

A. W. A. K. E. at the Shore (Alert, Well and keeping Energetic)

Public support group for people with sleep disorders.

Quarterly meetings

CPAP/BiPAP in The World of Medicare

Pomona Room 2nd Floor Hollander Center

Contact: Mary C. Adekunle, Clinical Director, Sleep & Neurodiagnostics Center

609-748-5405

madekunle@bacharach.org

 

Brain Injury Alliance of NJ  Cape Atlantic Chapter

Second Thursday of each month  7 p.m.

Pomona Room 2nd Floor Hollander Center

Contact: Nutan Ravani, Ph. D.

856-589-5797

 

Cardiac Support Group

Third Thursday of each month  3 p.m.

Contact: John DeFeo, Senior Exercise Specialist

609-652-7000 x2091

jdefeo@bacharach.org

 

Overeaters Anonymous 12 Step Group

Tuesday 6:45 to 8 p.m.

Pomona Room 2nd Floor Hollander Center

Contact:  Mary Ann C.

mobile) 609-703-0733    home)609-652-4133

 

Pain Management Support Group

Second and Fourth  Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

Board Room

Contact:  Bob Gordon

609-266-1198

 

Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Class

Every  Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – Noon

Tuckerton Outpatient Center

345 East Main Street, Tuckerton

Contact: Kim Cullen

609-294-2010

Cost is $10 per class

Parkinson'sClass

 

 

Pelvic Health Support Group

Third Thursday of the month  5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Pomona Room 2nd Floor Hollander Center

Contact:  Mora Pluchino, PT, DPT

mpluchino@bacharach.org

 

 

Spinal Cord Support Group

Third Thursday of the month  4:30 p.m.

Location varies

Contact:  Becky McGill

609-748-5411

rmcgill@bacharach.org

 

Stroke Support Group

Group is open to anyone affected by stroke: survivors, caregivers, family and friends. Provides  forum for learning, listening and socializing with others.

First Thursday of the month  5 p.m.

AtlantiCare Life Center at English Creek, Life Center Meeting Room

Contact:  Rob Szapor

609-677-5433

 

Tinnitus Educational Seminars
The seminars will address the nature of tinnitus, the underlying causes and what steps to take for evaluation and treatment.
3rd Wednesday of the month 4:00 p.m.
Hearing and Balance Center on Chris Gaupp Drive.
Contact: Lauren Reale, Au D.
609-748-5370
lreale@bacharach.org

 


Community Education

 

Free Hearing Screen Clinics 2017

The Village at Little Mill
October 5, 2017
Noon- 2 p.m.

 

New Jersey Manufacturer’s
June 7, 2017
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Spring Village
March 15, 2017
10 a.m.- Noon

 

Brigantine Community Center
January 25, 2017
10 a.m.- Noon

 

Physician Lectures

You are invited to watch all of our physician lectures on Bacharach’s YouTube page.

 

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, Ph.D

Professor of physical therapy at Stockton University

Research scholar at University of Pennsylvania

Oncology Rehabilitation Talk

Tuesday, September 12th | Inpatient Gym

 

Dr. Abraham Alfaro

Physiatrist at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Spasticity and Dystonia

Tuesday, August 15  | Inpatient Gym

 

Dr. Mariann Sturr

Director of the Brain Injury Unit at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

Tuesday, March 21st | Inpatient Gym

 

Dr. Dennis Nutini
Sports Specialist, Rothman Institute
Ultrasound Guided Shoulder Injections and the Pathology they Treat.
Thursday, January 19th | Inpatient Gym

 

Oncology Lecture Series for Physical Therapists

 

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, Ph.D

Professor of Physical Therapy at Stockton University

Research Scholar at University of Pennsylvania

Challenges in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-related Peripheral Neuropathy

Tuesday, December 5th | Inpatient Gym

 

Jennifer Brooks, DPT

Doctorate of Physical Therapy for Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Thursday, November 16th | Inpatient Gym

 

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, Ph.D

Professor of Physical Therapy at Stockton University

Research Scholar at University of Pennsylvania

Complexities of Cancer Related Fatique

Thursday, November 2nd | Inpatient Gym

 

Jennifer Brooks, DPT

Doctorate of Physical Therapy for Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Breast Cancer: pre-op, post-op and healthy survivorship

Thursday, October 26th | Inpatient Gym

 

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, Ph.D

Professor of Physical Therapy at Stockton University

Research Scholar at University of Pennsylvania

Exercise and Nutrition in Cancer Rehabilitation

Tuesday, October 17th | Inpatient Gym

 

Jennifer Brooks, DPT

Doctorate of Physical Therapy for Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Cancer 101: Diagnosis, Stages, Treatments & Side Effects

Thursday, October 5th | Inpatient Gym

 

Community Engagement

 

9th Annual Cape May County Disabilities Awareness Day

Saturday, November 4 |  10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Avalon Community Center

 

JCC Senior Health Expo

Thursday, September 28 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. |  JCC Margate

 

 AC Weekly Health Fair

Saturday, September 16 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  | Ocean City Boardwalk

 

 3rd Annual Ability Fair

Wednesday, July 26 | 10 a.m.- 2 a.m. |  Stockton University
Features 70+ vendors who offers services and products for children and adults with disabilities.

 

Table Talks with Laura Lee Smith, OTR/L, CHT

July 5, 11, 12, 13  | 9 am – 11: 30 a.m. |  | Tilton Fitness Galloway
If you experience hand, wrist or arm pain when you perform daily tasks stop by and talk to Laura Lee.

 

Galloway Senior Health Fair

Tuesday, June 20 | Senior Center Galloway

 

MS Research Update

Saturday, June 3 | 10:15 a.m.
Dr. Donald Barone, Neurologist
Discuss latest news in MS research.

 

Sleep Awareness Week

April 24 – April 28 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Bacharach Sleep Center Open House
Free screenings and evaluations.

 

Stockton Wellness Day

Wednesday, March 22 | 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Stockton University

 

Sports and Athletic Clinic

Saturday March 11  | Tilton Fitness EHT
Saturday March 25 | Tilton Fitness Galloway
Hosted by Dan Gorrin, DPT

 

St. Francis Community Health Fair

Friday, April 28 | St. Francis Community Church Long Beach Island