Health Education

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Learn Healthy Habits

EHP’s free health education workshops and programs help members like you achieve their best health.

View our program descriptions and current class dates, times, and locations below.

Learn Healthy Habits

EHP’s free health education workshops and programs help members like you achieve their best health.

View our program descriptions and current class dates, times, and locations below.

Johns Hopkins EHP is currently offering virtual classes!

Your health is important, and we’re here to support your goals by whatever means necessary. Classes will be held through Zoom meetings. Registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-957-9760 or healtheducation@jhhc.com

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Register for one of these upcoming classes:

Adult Weight Management

Eating the Healthy Way
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Eating the Healthy Way

This 60-minute workshop is aimed to provide participants with the tools necessary to make healthy choices throughout the day, as well as on the go. Ways to incorporate physical activity into a busy day will also be discussed, along with specific ideas for all 3 main meals. Additionally, participants will learn practical ways to shop and plan ahead while staying within a budget.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
February 8

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

Let’s Get Physical
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Let’s Get Physical
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop educates participants with tools and resources for incorporating or increasing physical activity into their daily lives.
  • Benefits of physical activity and overcoming barriers to being more active will be addressed, as well as the role of nutrition to fuel planned activity.
  • Participants will also learn how to develop a well-rounded exercise plan.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
February 2

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

Blood Pressure

Blood, Are You Pressuring Me?
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Blood, Are You Pressuring Me?
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop educates participants about High Blood Pressure.
  • The participants will learn the warning signs of uncontrolled blood pressure and the effects it has on their health.
  • Participants will also learn ways to manage their blood pressure by eating healthy, lowering their sodium intake, and being physically active.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
February 16

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

Diabetes

Diabetes: A Healthier You
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Diabetes: A Healthier You
  • This 60-minute virtual diabetes workshop focuses on the importance of nutrition and physical fitness for adults to live healthier with diabetes.
  • Via a Zoom webinar, members will learn how to count carbs, basic meal planning, and how to aim for a healthy weight.
  • The impact of physical activity on diabetes, and what to do, will also be discussed.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
February 17

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online Course

Managing Diabetes
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Managing Diabetes
  • This 60-minute virtual diabetes workshop is designed to provide adults with tools and resources for better understanding and managing diabetes.
  • Via a Zoom webinar, members will gain a better understanding of blood sugar and how to manage it; how to prevent health complications; and how to manage sick days.
  • Members will also learn about the impact diabetes has on mental health, and why they should follow the recommended care plan.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
February 1

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online Course

Pre-Diabetes & Me
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Pre-Diabetes & Me
  • This 60-minute virtual workshop aims to educate pre-diabetics with the necessary steps to better their health and lower blood glucose numbers.
  • The goal of the workshop is to help members prolong or prevent a diabetes diagnosis.
  • Participants will learn how to eat healthy, count carbohydrates, incorporate exercise into their life, and effectively work with their health care provider.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
February 10

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

Heart Health

Matters of the Heart
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Matters of the Heart
  • 60-minute heart disease workshop for adults
  • Members will learn what heart disease is and how to manage their risk factors through stress reduction, exercise, healthy eating, medication management, and regular visits with their healthcare team.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
January 25

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Online Course

Wednesday
February 9

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online Course

Newborn Care

Baby Basics (Part 1 and 2)
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Baby Basics (Part 1 and 2)
  • Two-part workshop (60-minutes each) designed to educate expecting and new parents on caregiving for their newborn, from birth to 6-months old.
  • Information provided includes: feedings, bathing, diaper changes, safe sleeping, tips for when to call the doctor, and postpartum self-care. Additional support and resources on lactation and car seat safety will be available.

Upcoming classes:

January 26 to January 27

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

February 23 to February 24

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online Course

Self-Care

Wise Steps
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Wise Steps
  • Workshop designed to educate participants on the importance of fall prevention and how to identify fall hazards within the home.
  • The importance of medication management, annual exams, and proper sleep to reduce the risk of falling will also be discussed.
  • Tips for Caregivers will be offered.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
February 3

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

Sleep

Sleep Your Way to Better Health (EHP)
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Sleep Your Way to Better Health (EHP)

This workshop will help you improve your knowledge about sleep and the importance of creating good sleep habits for better overall health. You will learn how sleep affects your body, how much sleep you need, common sleep disorders and the connection between chronic disease and proper sleep. You will also learn about specific actions you can take to improve your quality of sleep. Earn 250 Healthy at Hopkins points* by attending!

*Employees with EHP coverage only. 2/15, 4/12, 6/14 classes only.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
February 15

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online Course

Stress Management

Stress Relief
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Stress Relief

This workshop is designed to increase your knowledge about stress and how it affects your health. You will learn stress reduction techniques, how to manage work-related stress and practical ways to support work-life balance. Earn 250 Healthy at Hopkins points* for attending!

*Employees with EHP coverage only. 1/12, 3/16, 5/19 classes only.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesday
February 22

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Online Course

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You can opt out of Care Management services at any time by contacting us at 800-557-6916 or caremanagement@jhhc.com.