Have fun, feel better and get fit with a free 45-minute fitness active aging online WebEx group exercise class, designed to help older adults 55+ increase muscular strength, flexibility, range of motion, and maintain their cardiovascular health. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Email is needed to register. Call 301-774-8881 x4 to register now! Cost […]
A support group for Amputees and their family and friends. The group meets every third Monday of each month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the TeleHealth Conference Room (First Floor) of MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.For more information, please contact the information line at 202-877-1501.
This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter. Third Monday of each month. Registration is required. 2:30 to 4 p.m. MedStar Good […]
Learn more about causes of stroke, recovery and how to prevent future problems.
Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Washington, D.C. and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, this group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the MedStar NRH TeleHealth Conference Room on the first floor. Connect with members of the DC area brain injury community and meet other families […]
This class will be held virtually during COVID-19 restrictions. This interactive class, taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, is designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and your baby for breastfeeding. You will get a wealth of information, tips, and guidance to help you and your baby get off to the […]
This Class is designed to give a complete head-to-toe look at how to care for your little one and provide you with hands-on experience. Topics include bathing, feeding, diapering, safety issues, and much more. Must sign up at least 7 days in advance in order for materials to be sent to you and online link. […]
Senior Strength and Balance Exercise Live Online Class Have fun, feel better and get fit with a free 45-minute fitness active aging online WebEx group exercise class, designed to help older adults 55+ increase muscular strength, flexibility, range of motion, and maintain their cardiovascular health. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Email is needed to […]
In-person meetings held every Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Outpatient Pavilion Health Connections, 2nd Floor. Providing parents with free resources including lactation information, answers to clinical questions, and peer support. No cost, but space is limited— pre-registration required. Please note: only the parent and baby may attend while COVID-19 restrictions remain […]
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Bel Air, MD is hosting Stroke Comeback Club for stroke survivors, family and friends. Meets on the third Thursday of every month from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the large Conference Room at the Bel Air Athletic Club (658 Boulton Street, Bel Air, MD).For more information, contact Leigh Root at 410-638-9400 x 2.
The NAMI/Mental Health Support Group is for family members and caregivers of those with mental health disorders. It takes place on the first Tuesday of every month, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the hospital library (ground floor). Call 301-429-0970 with any questions. No cost. Visit nami.org to learn more about The National Alliance on […]
MedStar St. Mary’s and the American Cancer Society offer a support group for cancer patients, their family members and friends. The group is facilitated by associates from Cancer Care & Infusion Services and Case Management.
MedStar Georgetown’s Diabetes Education Program is a resource available for patients with diabetes.
Individuals with pulmonary disease, such as COPD, learn breathing techniques, home health care and exercise in this free program offered in partnership with the American Lung Association. Meetings are held in Health Connections in the Outpatient Pavilion at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Call 240-434-7143 for more information.
For stroke survivors, family and friends. Meets on the third Thursday of every month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Mitchellville Clinic (12158 Central Ave, Mitchellville, MD).For more information, contact Breanne Reynolds at 301-390-3076.
Taught by an Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse (RN). Mothers and their partners will learn the basics of breastfeeding their newborn, how to resolve common issues and tips for returning to work. Cost: FREE Space is limited. Call 410-350-2563 to register. Please note: Please check in at the front desk at the […]
Learn and work your body through a variety of yoga poses to increase strength, balance and flexibility. The online WebEx class ends with a wonderful meditation that soothes the mind and body. Led by certified yoga instructor. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a Yoga mat and water. Email is needed to register. Call 301-774-8881 ext. 4 […]
This program will explore ways women can find comfort during labor and birth. You will learn about breathing patterns, position changes, relaxation techniques, and massage. Both you and your partner will learn strategies that will enhance the progress of labor. You will need a 75 cm exercise ball, two pillows and a floor mat. All […]
Adolescents ages 12-14 learn babysitting tips, basic first aid, and CPR in this one-day course. Registration is $65 per participant. Classes are held in the Outpatient Pavilion at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Call 301-475-6019 to learn more or sign up.
This class will be held virtually during COVID-19 restrictions. Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. If interested in taking both Infant and Child CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to […]