Jefferson Health

Jeff PEERS

Support Group

Are you one of the 117 million people affected with a chronic disease?

Nearly half of all adults in the United States live with conditions such as obesity, diabetes or heart disease. Jeff PEERS (People, Empowered, Educated, and Ready to Support) is a chronic disease self-management support group that provides educational information on a variety of topics that may directly impact you.

Cost: FREE

Registration Instructions

Please call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) or register online below.



Dates Offered:


Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Barbershop Talk: Men's Health Breakfast
Speakers: David Madison, Men's Health Educator; James Plumb, MD, Jefferson Center for Urban Health; Rohit Moghe, PharmD, CDE, Advance Practice Pharmacist; Rev. Clarence Pemberton

Join us for a "men's only" frank discussion about health issues that men face. We will discuss conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, mental health and others.

This event will take place on the 1st floor.

Jefferson Alumni Hall

1020 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Diabetes Alert - Know Your Numbers
Speaker: Neva White DNP, CRNP, CDE, Center for Urban Health

Jeff PEERS has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to observe the annual Diabetes Alert Day. Diabetes affects more than 29 million Americans. It's estimated that one in every four persons with diabetes is unaware that they have the disease. Join us as we discuss the risk for diabetes and management strategies for individuals living with diabetes and prediabetes.

This event will take place in the 4th floor lobby.

Hamilton Building

1001 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memory loss: When to Seek Help
Speaker: Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Director, Jefferson Elder Care, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Many people become forgetful as they become older. Join us as we discuss what to do when memory loss becomes serious.

This event will take place in the 4th floor lobby.

Hamilton Building

1001 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Superwomen Syndrome
Speaker: Cheryll Rothery, PsyD, ABPP, Graduate Program Chair and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Professional Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chestnut Hill College

This workshop will explore the daily challenges faced by women, their many strengths, and the personal, interpersonal and professional consequences many face as a result of having to be a “Superwoman.” Steps for achieving personal, emotional and spiritual wellness will be presented.

This event will take place in the 4th floor lobby.

Hamilton Building

1001 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Barbershop Talk: Men's Health Breakfast
Speakers: David Madison, Men's Health Educator; James Plumb, MD, Jefferson Center for Urban Health; Rohit Moghe, PharmD, CDE, Advance Practice Pharmacist; Rev. Clarence Pemberton

Join us for a "men's only" frank discussion about health issues that men face. We will discuss conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, mental health and others.

This event will take place on the 1st floor.

Jefferson Alumni Hall

1020 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

View event location on Google Maps
REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION