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

OAKLAND/WAYNE, N.J. (June 16, 2023) — Join Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center and Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center for a community Samba Fitness and Wellness Day on Wednesday, June 21. The program, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to noon and will feature a variety of interactive activities and educational opportunities on Oakland’s campus grounds, 20 Breakneck Road in Oakland.  

The event will start with a 30-minute Samba Fitness session. All are invited to join the dance-inspired program, which promotes exercise and movement for older adults. There will also be live entertainment and booths featuring local wellness businesses, organizations and others including:   

Attendees can learn about various life enrichment programs that Oakland and Arbor Ridge offer for residents, including Rendever virtual reality, Eldergrow therapeutic gardening and more. The event will conclude with a finale Samba class, and participants will be given Sambucha Smoothies to enjoy on their trips home.  

“The teams at Oakland and Arbor Ridge are excited for Samba Fitness Wellness Day, and so are their residents,” said Kani Burgos, regional director of market development at Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the facilities. “These two communities are so fortunate to have an exclusive program like Samba Fitness available right on their campuses, and they look forward to sharing the experience with guests.” Oakland and Arbor Ridge are spearheading the Wellness Day event with the Life Enrichment team from Marquis.   

Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center and Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, located at 261 Terhune Drive in Wayne, provide post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. The skilled nursing facilities also serve as healthcare resources for their local communities, with Oakland and Arbor Ridge each offering a library of physician-curated content addressing many topics of interest.   

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 client facilities to overachieve their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare.  


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20 Breakneck Road, Oakland, NJ 07436 

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261 Terhune Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470 

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