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April 2014 Events

Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Tools for Alleviating Stress Post Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 17, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Second Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Thursdays, year-round. Join others with a history of cancer to learn about and practice a relaxation technique that uses focus on breathing. The sessions are facilitated by Ashly Nunn, MA. This practice has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. No prior experience required. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
  • Free Hearing Screening (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 22, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Audiology Department
    Washington, DC, 20016-2695
    A hearing screener will administer an abbreviated hearing test to determine if you have a problem.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  • Bereavement Support Group (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Bereavement Support for Widowed Persons – Widowed Person Outreach - Helping and Healing offers support groups for people who have been widowed two years or less: an ongoing group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church (MMUMC).

  • Eat as if Your Life Depended on It (It Does!) (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medical Office Building
    Washington, DC, 20016
    The statistics on diabetes in the U.S. are sobering: one in eight people have the disease. The challenge is that most folks don’t manage the disease well enough. The key to staying vital, happy and healthy is eating foods that boost health. Nevertheless, part of the problem in changing our diet is that we often receive conflicting messages.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
  • Managing Stress and Improving Your Well-Being (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Sibley Hospital, Medical Building, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Improve your health, happiness and quality of life by learning various stress management techniques

  • Meditation & Mindfulness with Al Zara (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Hospital, Medical Building, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Improve your health, happiness and quality of life by mindful meditation

  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Tools for Alleviating Stress Post Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Second Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Thursdays, year-round. Join others with a history of cancer to learn about and practice a relaxation technique that uses focus on breathing. The sessions are facilitated by Ashly Nunn, MA. This practice has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. No prior experience required. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Friday, April 25, 2014
  • All About Arthritis: Arthritis Support (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 25, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016-2695
    All About Arthritis: Arthritis Support Group meets on the fourth Friday of every month, noon - 1 p.m., Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Setting Goals for Any Type of Activity (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 29, 2014

    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Jodie Hofacre, Registered Dietician, will give us the latest information about getting and keeping healthy through our food choices. Learn how to read labels, identify locally sourced foods, and determine which foods are best to eat. With new data coming out regularly, it is great to have someone right at Sibley who can keep us in the know!

  • Contemporary Spine Care: A Minimally Invasive Approach (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event's details

    April 29, 2014

    06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    The Sibley Division of Neurological Surgery is pleased to present an informative, free seminar on contemporary spine care.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
  • Knowledge is Power: Prostate Cancer Survivorship Series (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
    Event's details

    April 30, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
    Suburban Hospital Auditorium
    Bethesda, MD, 20814
    Ashley E. Ross, MD, PhD of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution will discuss emerging tests that use molecular features of prostate cancer to better determine which patients require immediate treatment and which may be good candidates for surveillance.

 
 
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