Introduction to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Sponsored by Preferred Home Health Care and Arbor Terrace, January 18

Posted on December 13, 2017 By

All caregivers, care receivers, and health care professionals are invited to a free dinner and introductory talk about Jon Kabat-Zinn’s “Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)” program, Thursday, January 18, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury, 864 Shrewsbury Avenue, Tinton Falls, N.J., sponsored by Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Eatontown, and Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury, an assisted living and memory care facility.

Dr. Ken A. Verni, a licensed psychologist and an approved Center for Mindfulness instructor with more than 20 years of experience in MBSR, is the featured speaker. Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn developed MBSR at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in the 1970s. The stress reduction program incorporates mindfulness to assist people with pain and a range of conditions and life issues.

To R.S.V.P. or for more information about Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, contact Lisa Gallicchio, director of community relations for Preferred, at or call 732-547-9886 or visit

About Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services: Since 1993, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), 45 Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., has provided a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. PHHC is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), an accrediting organization for the home health care industry.

Preferred works collaboratively with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and facilities to ensure a smooth transition to one’s home. In-house services include skilled nursing care for infants, children, adults, and seniors; personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, etc.; private duty nursing services; and at-home physical therapy, among others. All of the care can be provided in-house and is coordinated by registered nurses, with clinical supervision available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

New Jersey locations include corporate headquarters, Main Street, Eatontown; South Orange; Robbinsville; Toms River; Galloway; Elmwood Park; North Brunswick; Wyckoff Road, Eatontown; and Mt. Laurel. Pennsylvania locations include Bala Cynwyd, Allentown, and Bensalem. Visit Preferred at for more information.