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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

August 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Amputee Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

August 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2017

A support group for individuals living with amputations and their significant others offering different topics and guest speakers each month. Participants are involved in educational programs, discussion of general concerns and opportunities to develop supportive relationships. Sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please register by calling 443-444-5500. Good Read More »

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Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health provided by MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial

September 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Living Well…Take Charge of Your Health, is a 6-week chronic disease self management program from Stanford University The program is open to adults who are experiencing chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, heart disease, stroke or cancer. Participants meet weekly to share experiences and help each other solve problems Read More »

MedStar Stroke Support Group

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 7, 2017

The MedStar Stroke Support Group is a support group for individuals who have had a stroke as well as their caregivers or significant others. Members gather for educational programs and social activities. Meetings include informative sessions on stroke-related topics, such as nutrition and stress management. Topics change with each meeting.  The group meets the first Thursday Read More »

Fresh Start Smoking Cessation Program provided by MedStar Good Samaritan

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Freshstart® evidence-based approach is geared to help participants increase their motivation to quit, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide them in making a successful quit attempt. The evidence-based components of Freshstart include; motivational intervention activities, practical counseling, problem solving skills, social support and education about medication and approaches to quitting. Cost: Free Time Read More »

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Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health provided by MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Improve Your Health One Step at a Time. Let MedStar Community Health Help! Our Living Well Program is designed as a series of workshops provided to individuals who are: 1) 18 years and older; 2) void of significant cognitive impairment, and 3) living with a chronic disease. The seven-week program can help you take charge Read More »

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Caregiver Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

September 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A new support group designed for those who care for an aging adult.   FREE.  No registration is required.  Please call 443-444-4720 for more information or questions.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

September 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

Better Health by the Book Club provided by MedStar Good Samaritan

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

This social book club, led by Karen Kansler, MA, RN, BSN, ONC, is focused on helping you live vibrantly. Come, listen and be inspired to live a more active, pain-free life! Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. Greeting and Readings, Hunt Valley Towne Centre To learn more and register, call 443-444-4100. Ask for book information upon registration. Read More »

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Caregiver Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A new support group designed for those who care for an aging adult.   FREE.  No registration is required.  Please call 443-444-4720 for more information or questions.  

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Life Balance/Weight Management Program provided by MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This 16-week program is designed to help you make real lifestyle changes, such as eating healthier, starting a daily exercise routine, losing weight, and improving problem-solving and coping skills. The information for this series comes from the National Diabetes Prevention Program and is targeted at reversing pre-diabetes. Limited to 15 people. To learn more, call Read More »

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Amputee Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2017

A support group for individuals living with amputations and their significant others offering different topics and guest speakers each month. Participants are involved in educational programs, discussion of general concerns and opportunities to develop supportive relationships. Sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please register by calling 443-444-5500. Good Read More »

Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 3 @ 6:15 pm - October 24 @ 7:30 pm

The American Cancer Society Freshstart® program is a four-week, evidence-based approach geared to help participants increase their motivation to quit, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide them in making a successful quit attempt. It is taught by Karen Kansler, MA, BSN, RN, Certified Smoking Cessation Facilitator. The program’s components include: motivational intervention activities, practical Read More »

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Tai Chi at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

More and more Americans are discovering t’ai chi, a movement art form that has been practiced in China for centuries. According to Karen Kansler, RN, and t’ai chi instructor, this type of exercise can boost physical and mental health. “T’ai chi consists of a set of specific movements performed in succession to form a sort Read More »

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Gentle Tai Chi at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

These gentle exercises can help lower your blood pressure, ease stress and improve sleep. This class is limited to 15 participants. Please call 855-546-1995 to register. Fridays Oct 13 to Nov 17 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Good Health Center Fee: $25.00 for six-week session; payable by check or money order at the first class. 

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Amputee Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2017

A support group for individuals living with amputations and their significant others offering different topics and guest speakers each month. Participants are involved in educational programs, discussion of general concerns and opportunities to develop supportive relationships. Sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please register by calling 443-444-5500. Good Read More »

Better Health by the Book Club provided by MedStar Good Samaritan

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

This social book club, led by Karen Kansler, MA, RN, BSN, ONC, is focused on helping you live vibrantly. Come, listen and be inspired to live a more active, pain-free life! Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Greeting and Readings, Hunt Valley Towne Centre To learn more and register, call 443-444-4100. Ask for book information upon registration. Read More »

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Get Going with Arthritis at MedStar Good Samaritan

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Is your arthritis pain affecting your sunny disposition or quality of life? Does the pain keep you awake at night? Has your doctor recommended hip or knee replacement for relief? We can help. Learn your full spectrum of options for advanced, effective expert treatment. Best-bet tips for managing arthritis, coping with your pain and living Read More »

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Amputee Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2017

A support group for individuals living with amputations and their significant others offering different topics and guest speakers each month. Participants are involved in educational programs, discussion of general concerns and opportunities to develop supportive relationships. Sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please register by calling 443-444-5500. Good Read More »

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

December 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Amputee Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

December 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2017

A support group for individuals living with amputations and their significant others offering different topics and guest speakers each month. Participants are involved in educational programs, discussion of general concerns and opportunities to develop supportive relationships. Sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please register by calling 443-444-5500. Good Read More »

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

January 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

February 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

March 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

April 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

May 21, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

June 18, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

July 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

August 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

September 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

October 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

November 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

December 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

January 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

February 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

March 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

April 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

May 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

June 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.  

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Diabetes Support Group at MedStar Good Samaritan

July 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

This support group gives people living with diabetes the chance to solve problems, and share feelings, insights and experiences. They are open to anyone, including loved ones. This peer group meets once a month. Members receive a free, monthly newsletter.   Third Monday of each month. Registration is required.