UHIP HEALTH LITERACY SERVICES

 

 

UHIP HELPS YOU TO BETTER UNDERSTANDING THE MEDICAL CHOICES YOU MAKE

Our culturally sensitive healthcare literacy sessions are led by highly trained medical professionals and focuses on one or more of the Seven Health Pillars: Diabetes/Obesity, Hypertension/Cardiovascular Disease, COPD, Chronic Kidney Disease, Aging/Dementia/Depression/Dying, HIV/AIDS, Cancer Screening.  UHIP's health literacy programs are provided in a variety of community settings:

 

  • Community Based "Health Literacy Trainings" (taught at local churches, community centers, health fairs, senior centers, barber shops, hair salons, schools, treatment facilities, etc.) designed to promote self-advocacy for our clients to obtain a healthier lifestyle
  • Programs designed to serve adults age 18 and older, the elderly, and other at risk populations which include the uninsured, under-insured
  • Small Group “Health Talks” focusing on a specific health topic of importance to the community (that can include as needed Smoking Cessation and Stress Management Support)
  • “Ask the Doctor” meetings where you can ask our providers any health related questions and get a clear cut answer
  • Sunday morning health talks from the pulpit (at various local house of worship congregations)
  • Nutrition and Weight Management Seminars/Workshops
    • “Biggest Looser” weight loss programs promoting health, physical fitness and nutritional guidance.
    • Hands-On Healthier Cooking classes with a professional chef instructor
    • Medication management and medication interaction workshops
  • "Community Leaders Series" Health Care Education 101 for the Common-Man/Woman” - focusing on the Seven Health Pillars taught in conjunction with  local college campuses
  • Access to primary and preventive healthcare services provided by a team of highly medical trained professionals.  These services include coordination of health care treatment and management plans and the provision of appropriate patient referrals  (Medical care provided as scheduled through the Community Health Outreach Program - www.CHOPHEALTH.COM)
  • Aging In The Home  - Health Talk for Seniors and Care Givers
  • Advance Directive/Living Will Panel Workshop, and End of Life Preparations
  • Medication Management & Medication Interaction Talks
  • Mindfulness Workshop – Mind over pain
  • Man Up - Men's Group  Workshop on Colon and Prostate Cancer Awareness
  • Developing Your Diabetes Pit Crew
  • The Emergency Room is Not Your Doctor (the emergency room is not a replacement for primary care providers)

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Services are available in the greater Northern New Jersey areas (based upon availability and scheduling)

Please call (973) 676-8447 or (973) 676-0599 for further information.

 

You can also email us at info@uhipnj.org

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