Education Programs

Our workshops provide participants with learning opportunities on a variety of topics related to coping with cancer and improving quality of life.  Education programs are offered at Hope Connections facilities in both Bethesda and Landover, MD, as listed below.   A reservation is required for all educational programs.  All of our Education Programs are for those age 18 and over.

Bethesda  - Beaumont House at FASEB (9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814)

To REGISTER call 301-634-7500 or contact us

The following programs will be held at our Bethesda Facility:


GI Cancer Patient Summit
Saturday, June 22, from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Content for GI Cancer Patients and Caregivers
Click Here To Register.

Focused sessions on Colorectal, Pancreatitis, Upper GI and Liver Cancers
Topical sessions on Nutrition, Moving Forward, Friends & Family, and Relaxation Techniques
Option open discussions on Pain Management and Intimacy & Cancer

AGENDA

9:00am-9:30am
Registration & Light Breakfast

9:30am-9:45am
Welcoming Remarks

9:45am-10:30am
Keynote Presentation - Dr. Lou Weiner, Director,
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

10:30am-11:30am
"Why does it take so long to get my chemo?"
- understanding the cancer treatment process 

11:30am-12:30pm
Lunch 

12:30pm-1:30pm
Topical Breakouts: 
Nutrition
Value of Exercise-The ReVital Program

1:30pm-2:10pm
Local Therapies for Metastatic GI Cancers

2:10pm
Closing remarks

Registration required.  Click Here to Register.


Aromatherapy
Wednesday, June 26, from 6:30-8:00 PM

Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Bonita Shelby will share the supportive qualities of certain oils proven as helpful for the physical body, mind, and spirit. She will also discuss historical and current use of essential oils for cancer care. 

RSVP: Click here to email, or call (301) 634-7500.

 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY - LANDOVER (MetroPlex1, 8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Landover, MD 20785)To REGISTER call 240-714-4744 or contact us.  The following programs will be held at our Landover Facility:

 

For a PDF of our program calendar, click here.  

 

All of our Educational Classes are for those age 18 and over.