Shore Physicians Group Presents “Be Well Connected: Women’s Health” – A Free Community Breakfast Event on May 16

Shore Physicians Group will host a free community education breakfast on women’s health as part of its “Be Well Connected” series. The event will take place Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 10 am to noon at Linwood Country Club, 500 Shore Road, Linwood, NJ, and will feature presentations by three esteemed health experts. Guests will enjoy a buffet breakfast. To RSVP, email your full name and any guests to by May 8. For more information, call 609-365-5257.

First, Alexandra Buford, DO, primary care physician with Shore Physicians Group, will discuss menopause management and how related hormonal changes can impact hair and skin. She will share how your doctor can help you manage menopause and its symptoms to enhance your health and quality of life.

Next, Clinical Exercise Specialist Debbie Best from Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness will provide exercise recommendations and demonstrations. Best possesses a deep understanding of optimizing movement patterns for enhanced performance and injury prevention. She focuses on helping seniors with balance, strength, and weight training, and tailors exercises for people with breast cancer, osteoporosis and osteopenia.

Finally, Agnes Lau, MD, general surgeon with Shore Physicians Group Surgeons, a Penn Medicine Surgery Affiliate, will discuss when to seek medical treatment for lumps, bumps, and soft tissue conditions that can be treated by general surgery, and how the robotic surgery program at Shore helps provide a better experience for patients.

Guests are encouraged to arrive promptly to allow for time before the presentations to visit health education tables for information and screenings, including glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings; nutrition discussion with a Shore dietitian; Advanced Shore Imaging; Greate Bay’s Silver Sneakers Program; and Shore’s Auxiliary and Volunteering programs.

This event will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to engage with the speakers and ask questions during Q&A sessions after each presentation. Guests will also have the chance to network and interact with fellow attendees, fostering a supportive and educational environment.