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Living Well
June 2015
U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

Waterfront Morning Workout Series Sponsored by Anna Jaques

During the week of Yankee Homecoming, local fitness studios will host free morning exercise classes at the waterfront in Newburyport - brought to the community by Anna Jaques. 


Monday, July 27th - 9:15am-10:15am 

Boot Camp by Fuel Training Studio

Tuesday, July 28th - 8:00am-9:00am

Riverside Yoga


Thursday, July 30th - 8:00am-9:00am

Pilates by Latitude Sports Club


Friday, July 31st - 8:00am-9:00am

Kickboxing by Latitude Sports Club


Saturday, August 1st - 8:00am-9:00am

Crossfit Full Potential


Anna Jaques will be raffling off two Fit Bit fitness trackers at the end of Yankee Homecoming week to anyone who attends a class. 

Salisbury Beach Partnership

hosts races & relays this summer!

Anna Jaques is proud to sponsor and participate in two great events hosted by the Salisbury Beach Partnership this summer.


3rd Annual Salisbury Beach Relay

August 2nd - 9:30am-11:30am

This unique three-leg relay features a 10-mile bike ride, 6K run, and 2 miles on the stand-up paddle board. This event benefits the Salisbury Boys & Girls Club and the Salisbury Beach Partnership. Click here to register.    


Seacoast Running Festival

August 21st - August 23rd

The Seacoast Running Festival boasts a weekend full of beach-themed races and activities with something for every level of running, from a one-miler to a half marathon! Click here to register.



We've been nominated!....

Anna Jaques has been nominated as "Best Hospital" in the 2015 Seacoast Reader's Choice Awards! Help us be named the best hospital in the Seacoast area by voting and sharing with family and friends before the polls close on June 28th.  


Click here to vote AJH as #1 hospital!  

(Scroll down the page to the Best Hospital category)

Anna Jaques Hospital's 25th Annual

          Fore Your Health Golf Tournament  

The 25th Annual Fore Your Health Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, August 17th at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill, MA. Dollars raised from players and sponsors will support the new Anna Jaques Cancer Center affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


The anniversary event will celebrate Byron Matthews, former Mayor of Newburyport, Anna Jaques Board Member and longtime supporter of the hospital, who has been at the helm of the golf tournament since it began in 1990. Under his leadership, this signature event for the Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation has raised over $1.6 million to support programs, services and technologies that benefit patients and their care.


There are still a few openings in the 7:30am round ($175/player) which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, a continental breakfast and an awards luncheon. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top men's, women's and co-ed teams. For more information about the tournament, please visit www.ajh.org/golf or contact Amanda Ross in the Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation at 978-463-1176 or amross@ajh.org.

Local Support Groups

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating, binge eating and other eating disorders. OA is not just about weight loss, weight gain, maintenance, obesity or diets. It addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.  

  • OA meets on Saturdays from 7:15am-8:15am
  • St. Paul's Church, 166 High Street, Newburyport
  • Contact Rachel Y. to register for this meeting at 617-792-5375 or rachelyee21@gmail.com.  

Bereavement Support Group

If you have experienced the death of a loved one, this support group gathers people to share their losses, develop coping strategies, and move toward healing in a supportive, confidential environment.

  • July 1 & July 15, 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Cafeteria Conference Room at Anna Jaques Hospital
  • RSVP to Lucille Bonanno, Beacon Hospice Bereavement Coordinator at 978-837-3333 or lucille.bonanno@amedisys.com.

Click here for more support groups, classes and resources offered to the community.  

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