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

May

Class Start: May 2

This class has been cancelled.

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

9000 Franklin Square Drive
Crawford Conference Center, Room G
Baltimore, MD 21237

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

Class Start: May 9

This class has been cancelled.

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.

Class Start: June 7

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

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

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

Class Start: June 8

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

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

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

Class Start: June 18

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church
The Commones Building
4011 Bel Pre Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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

July

Class Start: July 12

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

102 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
New Values Conference Room, Ground Floor

Meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Class Start: July 12

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Cafeteria Conference Room
18101 Prince Phillip Dr.
Olney, MD 20832

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

August

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