Living Well - Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

At MedStar Health, we are dedicated to providing health education programs to improve the health of the communities we serve. Starting spring 2017, all MedStar hospitals will be offering Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health workshops.

Improve Your Health One Step at a Time.
Let MedStar Community Health Help!

Our seven-week Living Well program can help you take charge of your health and your life. The program is designed for adults living with a chronic condition, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, chronic pain, arthritis or any chronic health concern.

  • Learn how to manage symptoms, organize medications, cope with emotions, eat healthy, manage weight, and communicate with family, friends and healthcare professionals. Receive help problem solving and setting goals to improve the quality of your life.
  • Our Living Well program is led by trained facilitators who may also be living with a chronic condition.

Come join us! The cost is free and includes program materials. Registration is required and class size is limited.

Upcoming Classes

March

Class Start: March 6

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Brooklyn Park Community Library
1 East 11th Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Class Start: March 7

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Weinberg YMCA
900 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Meeting Time: 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Class Start: March 7

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Outpatient Behavioral Health

Trinity Square
216 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Class Start: March 8

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center
324 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Class Start: March 12

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Class Start: March 15

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Visionary Square Apartments
2401 Washington Place, NE
Washington, DC 20018

Meeting Time: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

April

Class Start: April 9

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

MedStar Health at Brandywine
13950 Brandywine Road
Brandywine, MD 20613

Meeting Time: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Class Start: April 9

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

St. Matthew Presbyterian Church
The Commons Building
4001 Bel Pre Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Meeting Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Class Start: April 10

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

May

Class Start: May 9

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Outpatient Behavioral Health

Trinity Square
216 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June

Class Start: June 4

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center
324 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

August

Class Start: August 2

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center
324 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Class Start: August 8

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Outpatient Behavioral Health

Trinity Square
216 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September

Class Start: September 11

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

October

Class Start: October 3

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Outpatient Behavioral Health

Trinity Square
216 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Class Start: October 4

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center
324 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Class Start: October 15

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

For additional information, call¬†877-367-5864 or email [email protected].

Starting spring 2017, the Living Well Program is offered across the health system.

Washington Region

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Baltimore Region

  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
  • MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
  • MedStar Harbor Hospital
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital