Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jan 18, 2012
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Affairs  
732-751-3451
rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com

Make a Resolution for a Healthy Heart

Meridian CardioVascular Network Presents Wellness Expo and Health Screenings at Jumping Brook Country Club  

Neptune, NJ - February may be Heart Month, but Meridian CardioVascular Network wants to remind the community that taking care of your heart is something worth practicing throughout the year, as heart disease is the number one killer in America.

Meridian CardioVascular Network presents Make a Resolution for a Healthy Heart on Tuesday, January 31, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune.  The program will feature board certified cardiologists Scott Eisenberg, D.O., Dawn Calderon, D.O., and Shaddy Younan, M.D., who will speak about heart disease, risk factors, treatment options and much more. The program will include FREE health screenings to monitor blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, and body fat along with great health information, and fitness and nutrition demonstrations.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn about and experience Meridian’s new vascular screening program that can help detect your risk for stroke and heart disease.  (Screenings are available for a discounted fee and registration is required)

Jumping Brook Country Club is located at 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, 07753.  The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, call 1-800-DOCTORS.

Meridian CardioVascular Network’s heart healthy living campaign, 365 Days of Heart Health, spotlights wellness through a series of special events, heart healthy tips, and educational programs.  Visit 365DaysofHeart.com today for helpful information, resources, real time updates, and expert videos about important heart health matters. 

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For”, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.  For more information, visit us at www.meridianhealth.com.