Manage stress. Eat more vegetables. Be more active. Lose a few pounds. We have all heard these recommendations from our health care providers, but did you know that small modifications in your daily routine can have monumental benefits in your overall health? Join us for an engaging evening with two Johns Hopkins physicians who will focus on why it is so critical for women of all ages to heed this advice. Physiatrist Marlís González-Fernández will emphasize the importance of including movement into a daily routine, while Urogynecologist Danielle Patterson will examine the dynamics of bladder function that can often interfere with the ways women enjoy daily life, such as exercise, travel, social outings and romance.
Ninety percent of older adults say they want to age in place in their own homes, but most fear they will not be able to do so. How can older adults remain at home on their own terms for as long as possible? Join Suburban Hospital Board Chair Howard Gleckman, Senior Fellow at The Urban Institute and author of Caring for Our Parents, as he shares how we can take advantage of community resources to age at home while navigating an increasingly complex healthcare system.
Registration Required. Visit events.suburbanhospital.org or call 301-896-3939 to reserve your seat.
A comprehensive training course designed for 11- to 13-year-olds on the essentials of babysitting. Course includes tactics for handling emergencies, basic first aid and child care skills.Please note this class is for students for the above age group.
Quitting smoking is hard. Freedom From Smoking®, America’s gold standard smoking cessation program for over 25 years, is a step-by-step plan where you will gain the skills and techniques needed to take control of your behavior.
This evidence-based program has helped many people living with diabetes by empowering and giving them control to better manage their diabetes. Take control of your diabetes by preventing complications, managing difficult emotions and learning to problem-solve. Light dinner provided. Caregivers are welcome. Registration is required. Este programa está disponible en español, para obtener fechas llame al 301-896-2244 (Spanish line).
Learn new self-management strategies and share concerns, stories, and resources with others living with diabetes. New members are welcome. Healthy refreshments are served. Various locations and times available- find the one nearest you by visiting events.suburbanhospital.org or calling 301-896-3939. Registration mandatory due to guest speakers.