Lyrics for Life Event Series

What is the soundtrack of your life? Your health? Your happiness? Every one of us wishes to live our lives at full volume—feeling healthy and fulfilled. However, sometimes life can get in the way. Today's hectic and frenetic schedules don't leave much time to gather the tools you need for optimal health, wellness, and happiness.

Fortunately, Meridian has created a playlist that will get your heart rockin', your legs dancin', and your soul singin'. Join us at one or all of our awesome events to recharge your commitment to being the best you. Our Lyrics for Life Event Series will help you tune in to your health…and have some fun along the way!

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April 26, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dean's Natural
Food Market
May 21, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Manasquan Beach
June 5, 2016
Ocean Medical Center
June 25, 2016
Community Hospital

September 18, 2016
Jersey Shore
University Medical Center
August 27, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Count Basie Theatre
September 24, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
iPlay America
October 15, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Convention Hall
November 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Macy's Wing at the
Freehold Raceway Mall

Past Events


Farm to Table Talk

Farm to Table Talk was held April 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Dean's Natural Food Market in Shrewsbury, where guests learned how to shop and prepare delicious farm to table food.
A chef from Dean's provided an in-store demonstration on farm to table basics and showed guests how easy it is to find and prepare delicious, locally grown food, while Brett Sealove, M.D. from Meridian CardioVascular Network discussed how this approach can improve heart health.
Check out photos from the event here.
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Pink Laughter Yoga

Pink Laughter Yoga took place on May 21 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Manasquan Beach at First and Ocean avenues. Instructors led guests through a combination of deep breathing exercises from traditional yoga, and laughter exercises that oxygenated their bodies and souls. Everyone enjoyed an afternoon of belly laughs while celebrating 10-years of Meridian Health’s Paint the Town Pink, which raises awareness of the importance of annual mammography.
Learn from Meridian Cancer Care's Catherine Campo, D.O. how an integrative approach to health can help combat breast cancer.
Check out photos from the event here.

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Find Your Happy, Find Your Healthy

Find Your Happy, Find Your Healthy was held on August 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. During the event, Mimi Guarneri, M.D. revealed through groundbreaking new research that healing the heart can have more to do with healing the mind and soul than we ever knew.
Check out photos from the event here.
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Heart & Sole Cup

Meridian Health’s Heart & Sole Cup at Ocean Medical Center, Bayshore Community Hospital, and Jersey Shore University Medical Center took place on June 5, June 25, and September 18. Every year, the Heart & Sole Cup brings the community together to hit the pavement and learn about Meridian’s hospitals and services.
To see the winners and check out photos, visit
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On September 24, Dance4Life took place from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at iPlay America. This family friendly event cranked up the volume and got the community together for a dance-a-thon that included fun, health, and happiness to benefit K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital. Guests shook their bon-bon throughout the day towards a healthy heart and a great cause. They even walked away with a mixed tape of the evening's hits.
Check out highlights from the event here.
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Women ROCK

You already rock the world of those around you, now it’s time to rock your life, and rock your health.
Wish you could have it all and still look graceful doing it? Let us help you learn how to play the moments, pause the memories, stop the unhealthy habits, rewind the happiness, and fast forward to wellness. This event will feature a host of experiences that are designed to promote wellness and happiness by focusing on the mind, body, and soul. Learn More
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The Power of an Hour

November 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Macy's Wing at the Freehold Raceway Mall
3710 U.S. 9, Freehold, NJ 07728
The most beneficial thing you can do for yourself is often the first thing we forego… sleep!
From nutrition tips and relaxation techniques, to designing a healthy sleep environment, you will learn how taking one hour out of each day to care for yourself can help you wake up to a brighter tomorrow. Learn about the health benefits of a restful sleep lifestyle by hearing expert advice from Meridian's sleep experts and by exploring the latest holistic remedies and medical advancements in the field of Sleep Medicine.
This event is free, but space is limited. To register, call 1-800-DOCTORS.®
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