Useful Information for Better Health from the Western Maryland Health System

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Join Us for Exciting Upcoming Programs & Events

Summer fun is here! I hope you’re getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors in our beautiful mountains. Please join us for the following fun, exciting upcoming programs and events.

Food for Thought Book Club 
Have you ever wondered what people who live to be 100 years or longer eat? Beginning Tuesday July 12th and continuing on Tuesdays at noon or 4:30 p.m. through August 16th, the WMHS Food for Thought Book Club will be reading the Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People by Dan Buettner. For more information or to register, contact WMHS Outpatient Community Dietitian, Theresa Stahl, RDN, LDN at or 240-964-8416.

Food Demo at WMHS Farmers’ Market Grand Opening
Purchase fresh local produce at the WMHS Farmers’ Market every Wednesday, beginning July 6th, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the parking garage across from the Medical Arts Center entrance. The market is open to all employees, friends, family and the community!
Celebrate the grand opening from 2:30-4:00 p.m. on July 6th with live entertainment featuring Pan Jammin’ steel drum band and a cooking demo by WMHS Registered Dietitians.

Win Prizes with the Summer Fitness Fun Challenge
How would you like to win a FitBit Charge or fitness package courtesy of Life Fitness Management or other fun prizes? It’s simple. Between June 20 and August 20th, take a photo during your summer fun fitness activity and post it to one of the following social media sites (or email) along with the hashtag #makewalkingeasy.
Facebook: Make Healthy Choices Easy
Twitter or Instagram: @makehealthyeasy
Prizes will be awarded by random drawing at the end of the challenge. No registration is required. Just take a photo and post or email and you’re entered to win. For more information, contact WMHS Community Health & Wellness at 240-964-8417.

Change to Win Nutrition Program Helps You Lose Weight & Unhealthy Habits
Change to Win is a fun, 12-week non-diet nutrition and lifestyle program designed to help you stay healthy and feel well, lose weight if needed, and manage or help to decrease your risk for developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and heart disease.
The next session begins on either Tuesday, August 30th at noon or 4:30 p.m. or Wednesday, August 31st at 4:30. For more information or to register, contact instructor Theresa Stahl, RDN, LDN, WMHS Outpatient Community Dietitian at

Hope you have a healthy, fun summer! Hope to see you at any of our events and programs. Feel free to call or email Theresa, information above, with any questions.