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:

 

Healthy Behaviors for Survivors

Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Studies show that perhaps 30% of cancers are behavior related, therefore, we might be able to prevent 30% of cancers by changing habits. Maureen Ross from John Hopkins, will discuss health behaviors and how to implement them.

 

 

 

Count Your Blessings

Monday, December 11, 6:30 – 8pm.

Lola Crawford will conduct an interactive workshop that enables participants to reflect on their state of mind and become aware of and grateful for everyday blessings.

 

 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY - LANDOVER (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

Tuesday, 11/14, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

A hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologistJoy Jophnson, 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.

 

 

Cancer Rehabilitation

Tuesday, December 5, 6:30 – 8pm.

Dr. Katherine Power from Medstar Rehabilitation will provide a general overview of the specific
aspects of rehab medicine that can be used to help patients who are undergoing cancer treatment and/or those patients who have completed treatment for cancer.

 

 

 

Genetic Mutations & Hereditary Cancers

Tuesday, December 12, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Up to 25% of ovarian cancers are due to inherited genetic mutations. Other cancers may be hereditary as well. Lisa Schlader and Melanie Nix from FORCE will present on the latest in hereditary cancers, genetic testing and what the options are available if a mutation is found.

 

 

For a PDF of our program calendar, click here For an interactive calendar of events, click here.