For stroke survivors, family and friends. Meets on the fourth Monday of every month in the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital TeleHealth Conference Room from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information, call Jessica Copperman at 202-877-1026.
Do you know your Numbers? When you have Diabetes, it's very important to know your ABC's. Knowing and controlling your Hemoglobin A1c, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol help you manage diabetes better. Keeping your A1c level below 6.5%, maintaining your blood pressure less than 130/80 and keeping your LDL less than 100 is considered having good […]
Providing support to survivors and those currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. For more information, call Christine Taylor, RN, CN-BN, at 240-434-7763.
This course is designed to offer advice and support for breastfeeding mothers. A lactation specialist will discuss topics on the health-related benefits of breast-feeding, practical techniques, and breast-feeding at work. Cost is $35. This is a one-day class, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, or to register by phone, call 301-774-8881 or scroll down […]
Join us Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon on WebEx to connect with other moms, receive support, and have questions answered by an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Having a baby while social distancing is hard! We hope you will join us! Registration is FREE. For the private WebEx link and password, please contact […]
Join us for our bi-monthly epilepsy support group, lead by board-certified neurologist Yongxing Zhou, MD, PhD. Get answers to your questions about living with epilepsy and gain support from others who also have epilepsy. The support group will be held in The Blue Heron Café. For more information please call, 240-434-7929.
Get the extra boost you need to quit for good. This course is taught by an experienced facilitator with a proven approach to smoking cessation. American Cancer Society Freshstart®, a four-week program designed to help smokers plan a successful quit attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support. This […]
The Breastfeeding Support group is postponed until further notice due to Coronavirus precautions. Please check back for updates. New moms can get answers to their questions about breastfeeding, including dealing with breastfeeding in public, night-time feedings, and pumping/storing milk. Moms can also check their baby's weight on a scale provided and discuss any concerns with […]
This event has been temporarily suspended due to Coronavirus precautions. Please check back for updates. For questions or concerns, please contact Beth Kegley at [email protected] join us weekly for fun, support, advice, and tips from newborn providers, lactation staff and other new moms. Lunch will be provided. The support group meets every Thursday from 11 a.m. […]
Enjoy lunch and be treated to interesting and informative educational programs. Call 301-475-6019 to register! No cost.
A variety of yoga poses to increase strength, balance and flexibility. The class ends with a wonderful meditation that soothes the mind and body. Led by certified fitness instructor via online live WebEx class. Wear comfortable clothes and be sure to have a mat and water. For phone registrations please call 301-774-8881, option […]
Learn the benefits of breastfeeding, positioning and latch, establishing a milk supply, pumping and storing breast milk. Join us for our monthly prenatal breastfeeding class, held one Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon in the MedStar Southern Maryland library/multipurpose room. The class is FREE but registration is required. Please contact us at […]
Hop in the car and come to our third annual flu clinic where MedStar Harbor nurses will administer FREE seasonal flu vaccinations to adults aged 18 years and older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or when supplies run out.) Don’t forget to wear short sleeves! Location: The Orthopaedic Center Parking Lot, 2900 South Hanover […]