What: Living Well with Diabetes! A Group Visit
Who should come: for Patients with Diabetes, English-speaking
This is a new kind of appointment where a group of people meet monthly with a doctor, nutritionist, pharmacist and other staff. We work together to learn ways to control diabetes through nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and medications. Members meet as a group and one-on-one with the doctor to address any personal health needs. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting! Healthy snacks are provided.
Where: Conference room A/B of Malden Family Medicine Clinic at 195 Canal St., Malden MA
Who to contact: If you would like to attend, please call 781-338-0500 to RSVP with our front desk staff..
What: Patient Advisory Council (PAC)
Who should come (and Why): All patients and family members of patients at MFMC who are interested in collaborating with other patient partners and staff to improve the experience and care provided at Malden are encouraged to contact the PAC. The group regularly provides feedback to clinic leadership and staff on proposed clinic projects as well as generates new ideas for improvement based. Some projects currently in process include creating a friendlier and cleaner waiting room, improving the MyChart experience and developing ways to better communicate to patients changes occurring at MFMC.
Where: Malden Family Medicine Center – Conference Room A/B
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6-7:30pm; Dinner is provided!
Who to contact (and How): Please contact the front desk for details. Member recruitment happens on a yearly basis.
What: Wellness group
Who should come (and Why): Any English-speaking adult patient who is interested in being well! In collaboration with a physician, nutritionist and other Malden patients, we discuss practical healthy eating and exercise strategies for weight loss and overall health. The group often cooks simple snacks and meals together, engages in low-impact exercise such as walking or yoga (tailored to individual abilities) and sets goals for healthy behaviors. Gain knowledge, techniques and motivation for healthy living.
Where: MFMC – conference room TBD
When: 1-2 evenings per month
Who to contact (and How): please let the front desk know if you are interested in joining the group. Enrollment will likely occur for an 8-12 week block.
Join Dr Randi Wertheimer and Dr Lisa Yeung on a journey towards peace and relaxation by participating in the Malden Family Medicine Center’s Stress Reduction Group. We are all confronted with stress and adversity in our lives, and we offer this group as a way to build resiliency and learn calming and relaxing techniques to improve your happiness and over all well-being. If you are a Malden Family Medicine Center patient, and are experiencing stress in your life, we hope that you will join us every Tuesday starting September 2014 from 9:00-11:00am.