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.

 

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:

OVARIAN CANCER & PARP                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, October 24, from  6:30 - 8:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                             Join Hope Connections for Cancer Support in Bethesda on Wednesday, October 24, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., as Dr. Jung-min Lee from NIH discusses the current status of the PARP inhibitors and novel strategies designed to combine PARP inhibitors with other anti-neoplastics in ovarian cancer. RSVP required at (301) 634-7500.

 
Moving Forward                                                                                                                 
Mondays November 5, 12, 19, 26, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.   
Must commit to attend all classes.  RSVP required at (301) 634-7500.    
 

A four-week course designed to provide support and guidance for those up to 24 months post treatment. Questions about safe exercise, dietary issues and unforeseen physical and emotional issues present at a time when one’s medical support team has  begun to disband. 

Get ready to “move forward”  Learn about:

· The importance of exercise*

· Medical Management of long term health risks

· The role of nutrition in revitalizing the body

· Psychosocial issues that arise post-treatment

*Not only will you be learning about exercise, but you will be actively participating in exercise activities every session!

 

Look Good Feel Better
Tuesday, November 6 from, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Joy Johnson, that includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves, and hats.  Attendees must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. LGFB is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council and the National Cosmetology Association.Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP at 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:

Look Good Feel Better
Wednesday, November 7 from, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Joy Johnson, that includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves, and hats.  Attendees must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. LGFB is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council and the National Cosmetology Association.Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP at 301-634-7500

 

 

For a PDF of our program calendar, click here