Area Community Events Calendar

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Cancers in Women + Focusing on Self-Care
Thursday, September 28, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.

Learning about cancers of the female reproductive system may reduce your risk and help you identify ways to prevent them, so it’s important to be proactive about your health. Dr. Joyce Varughese, a board certified, fellowship trained gynecologic oncologist, will lead a discussion of the programs available at Capital Health for women undergoing treatment for gynecologic cancers and related health challenges. Nancy McCormack, an internationally certified and registered yoga therapist from the Capital Health Wellness Center, will close the program with a demonstration of gentle yoga stretches.


Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery Fundraiser
Thursday, September 28, 2023 | 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Location: The Bristal Assisted Living at Somerset, 1870 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873

The Bristal at Somerset is joining forces with Always Best Care Senior Services to host a twenties-themed murder mystery night! The goal is to help raise funds to support individuals and families in New Jersey who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Please join in making a difference.

“This is a cause is close to our hearts at the Bristal and ABC Senior Care, as we pride ourselves on caring for residents with Alzheimer’s and varying forms of dementia. Together, with your support, we can reach our fundraising goal of $2,500! For this event we kindly request a minimum donation of $40 — this gives you the opportunity to help support Alzheimer’s New Jersey® while enjoying a night full of mystery, drinks and networking!”

All proceeds from this fundraiser will be immediately directed to Alzheimer’s New Jersey® Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s.

Questions: Contact Kaylee Shvetz, business development for Bristal at Somerset, at or Lisa Bayer, director of marketing and education for Always Best Care Senior Services, at


What’s New with Medicare?
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 | 2:00 p.m.
Location: Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell
NJ PURE Conference Center, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534

Medicare Open Enrollment is here! Join us to learn what you need to know about your Medicare benefits for 2024 and how to compare health and drug plans to find the best coverage and save money. Mary McGeary, the director of the NJ State Health Insurance Assistance Program (a Medicare information program sponsored by the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services) and Michele Lee, Medicare and Program Specialist, will be the presenters.

Register by calling 609.394.4153 or register online at Class size is limited. Please register early.


Introduction to Tai Chi
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell
NJ PURE Conference Center, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534

Tai chi is a form of exercise that helps you to relax your body to reduce stress, release tension, and improve breathing, balance, and coordination. With these benefits, you are able to sleep better and heighten your body awareness, which gives you more energy and allows your body to stay connected. Robert Langley, a tai chi instructor from the Capital Health Wellness Center, will lead this program and help you experience tai chi for the first time! Please wear comfortable clothing.

Register by calling 609.394.4153 or register online at Class size is limited. Please register early.


Safety Awareness In and Around Your Home
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 10:00 a.m.
Location: Capital Health – Hamilton
1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619

Join Stephanie Kulak, injury prevention coordinator from the Bristol Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, to learn about the potential dangers in your home that could possibly cause injury. This program for older adults increases awareness of home safety and fall prevention and highlights the newer technology available to help people in the event of a fall.

Register by calling 609.394.4153 or register online at Class size is limited. Please register early.


Pasta and Wine? Yes! Please!
Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 4:30 p.m.
Location: Town Square Adult Day Enrichment Center at Princeton
2 Hospital Drive, Suite B, Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Town Square is hosting a Wine & Pasta Event with co-sponsors: Carnegie Post Acute Care, Artis Senior Living, and Senior Helpers for the local community and professional partners.
PLEASE RSVP by 10/5 to Shannon at or call 609.375.0751. (LIMITED SEATING)


Breast Cancer – What You Need to Know
Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Meeting

An early diagnosis of breast cancer can open the door to more treatment options and lead to better outcomes. Join DR. SARAH SORDO, a board certified internal medicine physician at Capital Health Primary Care – Hopewell, to learn about breast cancer risk factors and the importance of early detection, mammograms, and recommended screening guidelines. She will discuss prevention strategies and the role genetics plays in breast cancer. This lecture will be in Spanish.

This event will be taking place virtually using Zoom. Register online at and be sure to include your email address. Zoom meeting details will be provided via email 2 – 3 days before the program date. Registration ends 24 hours before the program date.

Cáncer de Mama: Lo Que Necesita Saber
Jueves, 12 de octubre de 2023 | 6:00 p.m.
Lugar: reunión de Zoom

Un diagnóstico temprano de cáncer de mama puede abrir la puerta a más opciones de tratamiento y conducir a mejores resultados. Únase a la DRA. SARAH SORDO, médico en medicina interna certificada por la junta, en Capital Health Primary Care – Hopewell, para conocer los factores de riesgo del cáncer de mama y la importancia de la detección temprana, las mamografías y las pautas de detección recomendadas. Ella hablará sobre estrategias de prevención y el papel que juega la genética en el cáncer de mama. La conferencia se presentará en español.

La conferencia se llevará a cabo virtualmente usando Zoom. Regístrese en línea en y asegúrese de incluir su dirección de correo electrónico. Los detalles de la reunión de Zoom se proporcionarán por correo electrónico 2 o 3 días antes de la fecha del programa. La inscripción finaliza 24 horas antes de la fecha del programa.


Yoga for Deep Relaxation and Better Sleep
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell
NJ PURE Conference Center, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534

Practicing yoga before bedtime is a terrific way to relieve mental and physical stress and help you get a peaceful night of deep sleep. Nancy McCormack, an internationally certified and registered yoga therapist, will teach you how to incorporate a relaxing yoga practice into your nighttime routine to help you improve the quality and duration of your sleep. This is especially beneficial for people who sleep lightly, have insomnia, or have limited time to sleep.

Register by calling 609.394.4153 or register online at Class size is limited. Please register early.


Focus on the Facts: Healthcare of People with Dementia
November 8 -— With Guest Speaker, Dr. Keller

Rothkoff Law Group to host virtual small gatherings to keep you updated and answer your questions.
Do you have questions about long-term care options, public benefits, legal matters, or caregiver stress? Then this virtual learning series is for you!


AARP Foundation
Tax-Aide program seeks volunteer preparers

The Mercer County AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteers to prepare federal and state tax returns in 2023.

Mercer Tax-Aide volunteers prepare tax returns in Princeton, West Windsor, Hopewell Township, Pennington, Lawrence, Hamilton, Robbinsville, as well as in Plainsboro.

New volunteers attend training classes in November, December, and January. IRS certification is part of the training program. Tax preparation begins in February.

All levels and types of experience are welcome. AARP membership is not required. New volunteers will work with a small group of well-trained veteran volunteers.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers prepare millions of tax returns across the country each year. Taxpayers of any age can take advantage this free service.

To learn more about the program and sign up, visit or call 1.888.227.7669.







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