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.

Register for one of these upcoming classes:

Sign up for emails with upcoming class dates and times:

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
June 29

12:00pm – 1:00pm

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
June 30

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Thursday
July 22

12:30pm – 1:30pm

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:

Tuesday
June 22

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Thursday
July 15

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Children's Asthma

Children’s Asthma
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Children’s Asthma
  • 2-hour interactive workshop for asthmatic children ages 7-12 and their parents
  • Members will learn the warning signs of asthma, how to avoid triggers, and how to do breathing treatments. Parents and kids will work together to create an Asthma Action Plan.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
June 16

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Wednesday
July 21

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Chronic Disease Self-Management

The Basics of COPD
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The Basics of COPD
  • 90 minute COPD workshop for adults.
  • Members will learn how to successfully manage and live well with COPD.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
June 23

12:00pm – 1:00pm

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:

Tuesday
July 13

12:00pm – 1:00pm

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:

Wednesday
July 14

12:00pm – 1:00pm

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
July 8

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Heart Health

Matters of the Heart
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Matters of the Heart
  • 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:

Thursday
July 29

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Newborn Care

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

Upcoming classes:

July 27 to July 28

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Self-Care

Sleep Your Way to Better Health
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Sleep Your Way to Better Health
  • A 60-minute workshop aimed at increasing knowledge about sleep and the importance of creating good sleep habits for better overall health.
  • Participants will learn what effects sleep has on the body, how much is needed, common sleep disorders, and the connection between chronic disease and proper sleep.

Upcoming classes:

Thursday
July 1

12:00am – 12:00am

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:

Tuesday
July 20

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Stress Management

Stress Relief
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Stress Relief
  • This 60-minute workshop is designed to increase participants’ knowledge about stress and how it affects our health.
  • While learning the basics of stress, participants will gain tools and resources for assessing their individual stressors and learn stress reduction techniques.
  • Additionally, participants will learn practical ways to manage everyday stress.

Upcoming classes:

Wednesday
July 7

12:30pm – 1:30pm

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You can opt out of Care Management services at any time by contacting us at 800-557-6919 or caremanagement@jhhc.com.