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Kick off Summer with a Family-Friendly Day of Exercise, Education and Entertainment    

WAYNE, N.J. (June 14, 2024) — The first official day of summer certainly calls for fun! Join two area skilled nursing facilities – Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center and Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center – for Samba Fitness and Wellness Day on Thursday, June 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public, the family-friendly event will be held at the Wayne YMCA, located at 1 Pike Drive in Wayne. 

Festivities include interactive activities for all ages, educational opportunities, live entertainment, and booths featuring area businesses, gyms and vendors, as well as healthy smoothies and refreshments. Don’t miss one of the 30-minute Samba Fitness sessions, which will be held at various times throughout the event. A dance-inspired program, Samba Fitness promotes exercise and movement for older adults – and it’s fun!  

“This event was such a hit with the local community last year, the teams at Oakland and Arbor Ridge made it an annual summer kick-off happening,” said Kani Burgos, regional director of market development at Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the two skilled nursing communities.   

Confirmed participants include:  

  • AMADA Senior Care 
  • Generations Counseling and Care Management 
  • Wayne PD 
  • Parks & Recreation of Wayne 
  • The Bristal Wayne 
  • Unicity Home Care 
  • IAM Worldwide 
  • Home at Last 
  • Gratitude Homecare 
  • Towne Home Care 
  • Arden Courts: Memory Care Wayne 
  • Ennoble Care 
  • Visiting Angels 
  • Brightview Wayne 
  • Vitas Health 
  • Affirmed Home Care 
  • Applause Home Care 
  • Advantage Diagnostic Laboratory 
  • Eastbridge Home Care 
  • Alvita Home Care 
  • Wayne Health Department (Senior Social Services & Wayne for all Ages) 
  • Life Home Care 
  • Integrus Financial 

No reservations are required.   

Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center and Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center provide post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. An extensive range of life enrichment programming at each center, including an exclusive Samba Fitness Program, aims to help residents live life to the fullest potential. 

Brick, N.J.-based Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities along the Eastern Seaboard. The organization’s operational guidance enables its clients to exceed their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare and lifestyle.    

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About Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center       
20 Breakneck Road, Oakland, NJ 07436    
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About Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center   
261 Terhune Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470      
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Media Contact:      
Caryl Communications       
Sandy Crisafulli / David Wilderotter      
201-796-7788       
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