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September 2014 Events

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 02, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2, 1st Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Tuesday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
  • Alzheimer's Support Group (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 03, 2014

    07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 5
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Alzheimer’s Support Group – Meets 1st Wednesday of the month, except in January since that is New Year’s Day. Meets January 8, February 5 and March 5. All meetings are from 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 5. Leaders: Debbie Ackerman and Abby Levin. Registration required. Please call 202-364-7602.

  • Sibley Current Affairs Group (SCAG) (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 03, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Main Hospital, Ground Floor, Private Dining Room 3
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Want to share and expand your interest in current affairs? Engage in lively discussions about the day’s events and issues based on what’s in the press? The discussion group will be moderated by two SSA volunteers: Michael Benson and Katie Shore. Their objective is to help attendees share, learn and communicate in an equitable, congenial manner, within time restraints. Participation is voluntary.

  • Your Bone Health: Updates on Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Treatment (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 03, 2014

    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    The Sibley Institute of Bone & Joint Health is pleased to present an informative, free seminar on the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

Thursday, September 04, 2014
  • Laugh Cafe (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 04, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Sibley Main Hospital, Ground Floor, Private Dining Room 3
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Laugh Café
    According to the Mayo Clinic, laughter can reduce stress, stimulate your organs, relieve pain and increase your overall satisfaction in life.

    The Laugh Café is a participatory group where you will bring your favorite jokes, humorous stories, riddles or personal tales and provoke others (and yourself) to laughter. You don’t have to memorize your joke; if you want to, you may read it! If you feel shy, and don’t want to read it, someone else may do it for you. Moderated by Tom Reynolds

  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 04, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Floor 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Thursday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 09, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2, 1st Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Tuesday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
  • Bereavement Support Group (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event's details

    September 10, 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).

  • Endometrial Health: Knowledge Is Power (06:30 PM - 08:15 PM)
    Event's details

    September 10, 2014

    06:30 PM - 08:15 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 2 (first floor)
    Washington , DC, 20016
    Endometrial Health: Knowledge Is Power
    Join us to learn the latest advances in endometrial health. Hear updates on symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and surgical options for endometrial cancer. Members of a survivors’ panel will share their stories.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
  • Parkinsons and Movement Disorders Support Group (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 11, 2014

    03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Grand Oaks Assisted Living
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Support group for those living with Parkinson's or other movement disorders, and their caregivers and family members.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 11, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Floor 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Thursday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 16, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2, 1st Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Tuesday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

  • Transition after Treatment for Breast Cancer (05:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 16, 2014

    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4 (second floor)
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Transition after Treatment Workshop
    One evening program for women who have completed treatment for breast cancer in the last year.
    Facilitated by a licensed social worker, Margie Stohner, with information from Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema specialist, Amanda Kane.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • Sibley Current Affairs Group (SCAG) (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 17, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Main Hospital, Ground Floor, Private Dining Room 3
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Want to share and expand your interest in current affairs? Engage in lively discussions about the day’s events and issues based on what’s in the press? The discussion group will be moderated by two SSA volunteers: Michael Benson and Katie Shore. Their objective is to help attendees share, learn and communicate in an equitable, congenial manner, within time restraints. Participation is voluntary.

  • New Treatments and Innovations for Neck Pain: Cervical Spine Disc Replacements (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 17, 2014

    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 2
    Washington , DC, 20016
    The Sibley Institute of Bone & Joint Health is pleased to present an informative, free seminar on cervical spine disc replacements.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 18, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Floor 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Thursday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Monday, September 22, 2014
  • Look Good...Feel Better® - Free beauty technique program for women undergoing cancer treatment (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 22, 2014

    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2 (first floor)
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Women undergoing cancer treatment are invtied to join us for this free program, which will show you how to combat the appearance-related side effects of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. A trained volunteer cosmetologist will demonstrate how to manage skin changes by using cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 23, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2, 1st Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Tuesday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Bereavement Support Group (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
    Event's details

    September 24, 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).

Thursday, September 25, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 25, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Floor 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Thursday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Friday, September 26, 2014
  • All About Arthritis: Arthritis Support (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 26, 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, September 30, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response after a Cancer Diagnosis (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    September 30, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2, 1st Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered every Tuesday. Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

 
 
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