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April 12, 2017
What is a Hospitalist? View Snapshot

You may have experienced a recent hospitalization and been seen by a hospitalist". Who are these doctors and how are they involved in your care? Dr. Atul Rohatgi, Suburban Hospital hospitalist, will explain who they are and how they consult with your primary care physician on the best plan of care for you while you are in the  hospital.

Chevy Chase
April 25, 2017
Diabetes Management View Snapshot

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are approximately 24 million people with diabetes and 57 million people with pre-diabetes in the US. Leni Barry, HeartWell nurse at Suburban Hospital, will discuss practical diabetes management skills and educational resources available for those living with this chronic disease.

Wheaton
April 27, 2017
End of Life: Advanced Care Planning View Snapshot

It might be time to begin exploring your future health care needs and the different options that are available. This seminar will provide the insight and guidance you need to help you navigate this sensitive topic and enable your loved ones to make informed decisions. Get the information you need to understand hospice benefits, advance directives and MOLST forms. Co-sponsored by Montgomery Hospices.

Rockville
May 10, 2017
Pressure Points: The Latest on Blood Pressure View Snapshot

Guidelines on treating high blood pressure for people older than 60 continue to change. Find out how the latest hypertension guidelines affect your numbers. Dr. Hayder Hashim, cardiologist, will explain the current research on hypertension, how recent guidelines can have an impact on blood pressure and when lifestyle modifications and medications are appropriate.

Chevy Chase
May 23, 2017
Healthy Habits for a Healthier You View Snapshot

There are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health at every age. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Brought to you by the Alzheimer's Association, this workshop covers four areas that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, nutrition and social engagement.

Wheaton
May 25, 2017
Tipping the Scale to Health View Snapshot

There are many factors that can cause unwanted weight gain in seniors. Fortunately, by adopting a few lifestyle changes, you can  maintain and improve your health while also shedding unwanted pounds. Suburban Hospital's registered dietitian, Jill Johnson, will help you get started achieving a healthy body through nutrition, exercise and behavioral skills.

Rockville
June 14, 2017
Tipping the Scale to Health View Snapshot

There are many factors that can cause unwanted weight gain in seniors. Fortunately, by adopting a few lifestyle changes, you can  maintain and improve your health while also shedding unwanted pounds. Suburban Hospital's registered dietitian, Jill Johnson, will help you get started achieving a healthy body through nutrition, exercise and behavioral skills.

Chevy Chase
June 20, 2017
The Dark Side of Summer View Snapshot

With diagnosed cases of skin cancer on the rise, it is important to know that it is never too late to protect yourself from the sun's damaging rays. Dr. Michelle Levender, dermatologist, will discuss how to protect your skin, the "ABCD Rule" of skin cancer, various problem areas and when to be checked by a dermatologist.

Wheaton
June 22, 2017
Caring for the Skin You’re In View Snapshot

Changes to your skin are common as you age and keeping your skin healthy is a lifelong process. Shane O'Neil, physician assistant from The Dermatology Center and Rockledge Med Spa, will review common skin disorders among older adults, the importance of skin screenings and how to care for your skin.

Rockville
 
 
 
 
 

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