Health & Wellness

Diabetes Management

Free Six-Week Diabetes Management Program

Free 6-Week Diabetes Management ProgramStarting June 14, 2023, get the support and tools you need to help you with diabetes and help prevent complications.

Each participant will receive a FREE reference book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.

You will learn: 

  • How Diabetes affects your body
  • Techniques to deal with anxiety and stress
  • Guidelines for healthy eating
  • How to plan menus
  • Appropriate exercise to best control your blood sugar
  • Appropriate use and management of medications
  • The importance of monitoring your blood sugar

To find out more information visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org or call 1-800-560-9990

Support Groups

Caregiver Support Group
Starting January 9, this group will meet at the Cullen Community Center, on the second Monday of each month, from 2 - 3 p.m. (No meeting in July & August) 

To participate or obtain information, please call Ellen at 732-616-0012 or email ellen.nixon@hmhn.org (Walk-ins welcome)

Parkinson's Support Group 
Starting January 9, this group will meet at the Cullen Community Center, on the second Monday of each month, from 2 - 3 p.m. (No meeting in July & August) 

To participate or obtain information, please call Ellen at 732-616-0012 or email ellen.nixon@hmhn.org (Walk-ins welcome)

Resources

Food Program

Food Staples for Income-Eligible Seniors
Do you know a senior who needs food? The Fulfill organization of Monmouth & Ocean County helps seniors 60 years of age and over who meet income requirements receive a monthly food box of items like the ones in the photograph. 

In Hazlet, seniors may submit applications to the program through our liaison at the James J. Cullen Center. 

FULFILL Senior Staples Program

Resources & Forms