Living Healthy - Fall 2020

Published on November 11, 2020

Living Healthy

dad and baby

Adventist HealthCare offers classes, events and activities to support a healthy body, mind and spirit. Most in-person classes and events have been canceled due to COVID-19. Some of our classes are now being offered online.

Classes Now Being Offered Online:

Prenatal, Family and Women’s Health

Adventist HealthCare offers online pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding classes so that you can prepare for baby in the comfort and safety of your own home.

Classes include:

• Childbirth & Infant Care

• Breastfeeding

To learn more and register, visit

Support Groups

Adventist HealthCare offers several support groups for parents. To learn more or find a location near you, call 800-542-5096 or visit

BEST: Breastfeeding Education, Support and Togetherness

When: Wednesdays from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Preregistration is required.

Where: Visit for more details.

Discovering Motherhood: Adjusting to Your New Role

Meets every Monday

When: 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Where: Visit for more details.

Navigating Fatherhood

Meets one Saturday a month.

Check website for dates.

When: Noon–1:30 p.m. Preregistration is required.

Where: Visit for more details.

Perinatal Loss Support Group

This six-week support group for those who have experienced a loss related to pregnancy is run by an experienced perinatal loss specialist.

When: Tuesdays, 7–8:30 p.m.

Info: Call 800-542-5096 for more information.

Nutrition, Fitness and Weight Loss

Weight-Loss Program

CoreLife and Adventist HealthCare’s unique program combines medical expertise, nutrition, fitness and behavior modification under one roof to empower patients to live healthier lives.

Info: Schedule your first appointment by calling 800-905-3261 and learn more by visiting us at or on Facebook @CoreLife.

Weight-Loss Surgery Informational Seminars

Learn about the life-changing, weight-loss surgery options offered at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

Info: Ongoing series, open to all; call 240-826-5278 for information.

Post-Op Weight-Loss Surgery Support Group

This group provides ongoing support for those who have had weight-loss surgery. Registration is not required.

Info: Call 240-826-5278 for more information.

CPR Classes

Adventist HealthCare Life Support is an official American Heart Association Training Center offering CPR and first-aid education for our community. Some classes have returned with safety measures in place.

Info: Visit, email or call 240-826-2673 for more information.

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