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

August 2018

Class Start: August 15

MedStar Harbor Hospital

MedStar Harbor Outpatient Center
3001 S. Hanover Street, Baltimore 21225

Meeting Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

September 2018

Class Start: September 7

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

House of Lebanon Senior Apartments
27 O Street, NW
Washington, DC, MD 20001

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

Class Start: September 11

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Class Start: September 17

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

Fort Stanton Recreation Center
1812 Erie Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020

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

Class Start: September 28

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

Northwood Enoch Pratt Library
4420 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21218

Meeting Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

October 2018

Class Start: October 2

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

Golden Rule Plaza
1050 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Meeting Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Class Start: October 3

Class Cancelled
MedStar Washington Hospital Center               

YMCA Anthony Bowen
1325 W. St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009

Meeting Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Class Start: October 4

Class Cancelled
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 4

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Family Health Center- Conference Room #398
**except Oct. 4 class which will be in Crawford Conf Center, Room F**
9101 Frankline Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Class Start: October 15

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Outpatient Pavilion
25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Meeting Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Class Start: October 24

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Shepherd’s Clinic/Joy Wellness Center
2800 Kirk Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Meeting Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Class Start: October 24

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Cherry Hill Library
6060 Cherry Hill Road
Baltimore, MD 21225

Meeting Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Class Start: October 25

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Concerted Care Group
112 E. Patapsco Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21225

Meeting Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Class Start: October 31

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Cherry Hill Library
6060 Cherry Hill Road
Baltimore, MD 21225

Meeting Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 2018

Class Start: November 1

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Concerted Care Group
112 E. Patapsco Ave
Baltimore, MD 21225

Meeting Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Class Start: November 6

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

First Baptist Church of Marshall Heights
4934 B St., SE
Washington, DC 20019

Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

January 2019

Class Start: January 9

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Community Wellness Center, 3rd Floor, Garden Entrance
9000 Franklin Square Drive
Rosedale, MD 21237

Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

March 2019

Class Start: March 19

Mace Medical Center

1124 Mace Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21237

Meeting Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

April 2019

Class Start: April 6

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Family Health Center- Conference Room #398

9101 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237

Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

May 2019

Class Start: May 7

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Community Wellness Center, Garden Entrance

9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237

Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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 National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 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