8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814
301-896-3100

Heartwell

Helping you maximize your health and wellness

HeartWell is a free health education program designed for seniors to increase awareness about preventative guidelines, symptom recognition and management, medications, blood pressure monitoring, diet and lifestyle enhancements. The program is staffed by a Suburban Hospital registered nurse at three senior centers in Montgomery County: Gaithersburg, Holiday Park and Margaret Schweinhaut.

HeartWell Nurses, from left:  Leni Barry, RN; Anna Stokes, RN; Mary Flynn, RN

The HeartWell Program:

 

  • A unique, nationally recognized holistic approach assisting seniors to maintain their health and independence.                                   
  • A free health maintenance program designed to assist individuals to optimize wellness and manage illness.                                                 
  • Conveniently located in three Montgomery County Senior Centers.
  • Assists participants in maintaining as high a level of functioning as possible.                           
  • An educational program designed for seniors to increase awareness about preventative guidelines, symptom recognition and management and lifestyle enhancements.
  • Staffed by Suburban Hospital Registered Nurses, the HeartWell program provides nursing consultations, blood pressure monitoring, wellness programs and health education.

HeartWell Clinic Locations, Dates and Times:

Visit any of our clinics for free blood pressure screenings and health counseling by a Suburban Hospital Registered Nurse.

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Wheaton, Maryland 20906

240-777-4999

Tuesdays | 9-11am

Wednesdays | 9 am - 2 pm

Thursdays | 9 am - Noon

 

Margaret Schweinhaut Center

1000 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, Maryland  20901

240-777-8085

Wednesdays | 10 am - 2 pm

 

City of Gaithersburg Senior Center

80 Bureau Drive

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

301-258-6380

Tuesdays | 9:30 am - 2 pm

 

Know Your Numbers Program:

Suburban Hospital and Montgomery County Senior Programs sponsors the "Know Your Numbers" program to teach individuals with cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or other chronic diseases how to manage their symptoms and disease by focusing on education concerning early disease symptom recognition, symptom management, medication, diet, and lifestyle changes.

During certain days and hours, you can meet with our registered nurses for counseling on the numbers that are important to managing your heart health. 

  • Tuesdays | 10 am - noon | Gaithersburg Senior Center
  • Wednesdays | 10 am - noon | Holiday Park Senior Center
  • Wednesdays | 10 am - noon | Margaret Schweinhaut Center

 

HeartWell In Action:

Our HeartWell In Action educational series features strategies for heart-healthy living.  Click here for a list of free seminars.  No pre-registration is required.

 

HeartWell at the Movies:

Once a month, join us at Westfield Montgomery Mall for a morning of safety information, door prizes and a free movie!  Details are here.