We welcome the community to our programs that are designed to educate and inform. Programs are subject to change.



Seminars, unless otherwise noted, will be held at the CORE Building, 1164 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth, NJ (Enter parking lot from South Broad St., next to Fire House) Register online or call (908) 994-8939.  



AARP Driver Safety Classroom Course 

Earn a 5%-10% discount on auto insurance or two points deducted from your driving record. Two classes must be taken consecutively in order to gain credit for the class.

$15 for AARP members (must bring card for validation)

$20 for Non AARP members

Must bring a valid driver’s license. 

Space is limited and registration is required.

Call 908-994-8939 to register.  

Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/AARP  



Real Men Wear Gowns: 

Understanding the Need to Screen 

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men. One in seven men are diagnosed every five minutes. Symptoms often go unnoticed during the early stages so many don’t know they have it until it’s too late. Join us to learn more about why screening is vitally important and what you can do to manage your risk!

Stephen Sampson Senior Center

800 Anna St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/Cancer



Pain Management:  

How To Manage Chronic Back Pain 

Do you suffer from constant back pain? If you want to explore alternatives to back surgery, attend our free seminar to learn about non-invasive back pain treatment options. Manage your back pain and get on with living a satisfying and fulfilling life!

Dr. Todd S.Koppel, Chief, Division of Pain Management

Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/Pain


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 • 11:45 am 

Break the Silence: Building Healthy

Relationships and Bringing 

Awareness to Domestic Violence  

Many women often blame themselves when they go through an abusive relationship. Join us as we uncover signs of abusive relationships, resources to contact for support, and coping strategies for surviving. If you or a loved one has been through an abusive relationship, we welcome you to this potentially life-changing conversation. 

Lillian Ribeiro, Community Education & Drama Therapist, YWCA Union County; Linda Reynolds, Director of Ambulatory Adult Psych Services

Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/BreaktheSilence


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 • 6:00 pm

Share a Pink Evening! Join our Expert

Physicians to Discuss Breast Health! 

Think Pink while you shop, eat and drink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Trinitas has assembled an esteemed panel of healthcare experts who will conduct a panel discussion on the topic. Come out and learn more about early detection of breast cancer, recent research developments, new therapies, treatment modalities and more. Light food and refreshments will be provided.

Dr. Adriana Suarez-Ligon, Breast Surgeon; Dr. Clarissa Henson, Radiologist; Dr. Dipti Pandya, Radiologist; Dr. Heidi Fish, Pathologist; Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, Oncologist

Bloomingdales Store, Short Hills Mall


VIERNES, 13 DE OCTUBRE • 6:00 pm 

Tu Futuro En Tus Manos: El cáncer

de mama no avisa, pero podemos


Juntos con Proceed Inc. y Susan G. Komen-North Jersey, Trinitas Regional Medical Center te invita a un evento dedicado a la salud de las mujeres. En octubre, el mes de la concientización sobre el cáncer de mama, es importante desmentir algunos mitos que existen sobre esta enfermedad. Venga a celebrar con nosotros mientras aprendemos información sobre esta enfermedad, detección y los recursos en nuestra comunidad. Rifas y comida estará disponible para todos que atienden. 

Dr. Adriana Suarez-Ligon, Cirujana de mama;

Veronica Vasquez, Navegadora certificada para pacientes con cáncer de mama

Proceed Inc., 1122 E Grand St, Elizabeth, NJ Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/TuFuturo



Keeping You a Step Ahead: 

A Conversation on Diabetes 

Prevention and Risk 

Trinitas invites you to gain essential insight into the com-plications, prevention, and practical treatments pertaining to diabetes. For many people diabetes symptoms go un-noticed because they “feel fine.” Individuals often find themselves diagnosed when it could have been pre-vented. For those who have diabetes, there is so much to learn about maintaining daily balance in diet and exer-cise, as well as treatment efforts. Join us for this for this potentially lifesaving conversation!

Dr. Ari Eckman, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, 

Diabetes & Metabolism

Register at www.TrinitasRMC.org/Diabetes



Conference Room A or Conference Room B

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center 

225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth New Jersey 07207

All events take place from 1pm to 3pm. 

Call (908) 994-8535 for 2017 schedule. 


Living with Cancer 

Viviendo con Cáncer, Grupo De Apoyo 

Living with Breast Cancer

Viviendo con Cáncer de Mama

Caregiving Support Group

Viviendo con Cáncer, Grupo De Apoyo 

Viviendo con Cáncer, Apoyo Familiar

For more information on any TCCC support programs and to RSVP, please contact Roxanne Ruiz-Adams, LSW, (908) 994-8535. Por favor llame al (908) 994-8535 para confirmar su asistencia.




Annual Golf Classic & Spa Day 

Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield, NJ

For more information about the Foundation or to learn more about its fundraising events, (908) 994-8249 or nbrechner@trinitas.org.

Proceeds from these and other events benefit the patients of Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Making reservations for Foundation events is fast and easy on your American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover card!



Health Services with Women In Mind

Trinitas helps provide women access to vital health services with a focus on preventive measures. These include educational programs and cancer screenings. Programs offered in English and Spanish.      

To learn more about these services, contact Amparo Aguirre, (908) 994-8244 or at amaguirre@trinitas.org  


Ask the Pharmacist: 

Medication Management 

Free of charge, by appointment only.

Monthly on the 4th Tuesday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm  

Call (908) 994-5237  



899 Mountain Avenue, Suite 1A, Springfield, NJ

(973) 218-6394


Winter Programs: 

October 9 – January 22 

All programs are offered one time per week, for 45 minutes at Trinitas Children’s Therapy Services, 

899 Mountain Avenue, Suite 1A, Springfield, NJ  07081

Our programs and/or group therapy sessions are a great alternative to individual therapy. They give children the opportunity to address key developmental areas in structured but busier environments that are more reflective of typical real-life home and school situations.  

Scribbles to Script 

An opportunity for children from preschool (prewriting) through elementary (cursive) school to work with an occupational therapist and participate in multi-sensory fine motor, visual-motor, and visual-perceptual activities to learn pre-writing skills, proper letter formation, and writing within the given lines using the Handwriting Without Tearsprogram. Help to reinforce learning and make writing fun!Preschool, Tuesdays 9:00 – 9:45, 4:00 – 4:45 Kindergarten, Tuesdays 9:00 – 9:45, 4:00 – 4:45

1st- 2nd Grade, Mondays 4:00 – 4:45

Cursive, Thursdays 4:00 – 4:45  

Sports Readiness

An opportunity for children to work with a physical therapist and have an introduction into several fall/winter sports in a non-competitive small group setting. 

Mondays 4:00 – 4:45

Social Butterflies 

An opportunity for children to work with a speech & language therapist and engage in activities to address turn taking, topic maintenance, appropriate question asking, following non-verbal cues, and using manners. Wednesdays 4:00 – 4:45  

Typing Whizkids 

An opportunity for children to work with an occupational therapist to learn efficient keyboarding/typing skills, including key location and finger placement, and speed and accuracy.  

Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45  

To register for any programs or for more information, please contact Kevin Nelson at knelson@trinitas.org,(973) 218-6394, ext. 13, or fax (973) 218-6351. 

To learn more, visit www.childtherapynj.com 



Diabetes Management Support Group

Monthly, First Monday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Kathleen McCarthy, RN, CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)  

Open to both diabetics and non-diabetics who want to learn more about diabetes prevention.

65 Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor, Elizabeth, New Jersey Call (908) 994-5502 for further information or registration 


Sleep Disorders 

If you or someone you know experiences problems sleeping, consider contacting the Trinitas Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center in Elizabeth. Another location can be found in Cranford at Homewood Suites by Hilton with easy access on and off the Garden State Parkway. Both centers are headed by a medical director who is board certified in sleep medicine, internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and intensive care medicine, and is staffed by seven certified sleep technologists. 

For further information, call (908) 994-8694 to learn more about the Trinitas Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center or visit www.njsleepdisorderscenter.org


Narcotics Anonymous

Monday 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Sunday 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm; Sunday 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Jean Grady, Community Liaison, (908) 994-7438 Grassmann Hall, 655 East Jersey St., Elizabeth


Alcoholics Anonymous

Friday 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Jean Grady, Community Liaison, (908) 994-7438 Grassmann Hall, 655 East Jersey St., Elizabeth


HIV Education and Support Program 

for HIV Positive Patients

Monthly. Call for scheduled dates/times.

Judy Lacinak, (908) 994-7605

Early Intervention Program Clinic, 655 Livingston St. Monastery Building, 2nd Floor, Elizabeth


Mental Illness Support Group (NAMI)

for Spanish Speaking Participants

4th Friday of each month except August, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mike Guglielmino, (908) 994-7275

Martha Silva, NAMI 1-888-803-3413

6 South Conference Room, Williamson Street Campus 225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth