Community Benefits
(Health and Wellness)

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Community Health and Wellness Programs

Healthy Conversations

This speakers' program brings the latest health care information into your business or organization. Healthy Conversations is a presentation followed by a discussion period in which BWFH's trained professionals will address the medical concerns specific to your group. Topics include: Ask Your Pharmacist, Beyond BreastSelf-Exam, Heart Disease, Choosing a Nursing Home, Nutrition and Weight Loss, Arthritis and How to Cope, Prostate Cancer and many more.

For more information, please call BWFH's Community Health and Wellness Department at 617-983-7819.

Moving for Better Balance

An inactive lifestyle can cause older adults to lose ground in four areas that are important to staying healthy and independent: strength, balance, flexibility and endurance.

Moving for Better Balance is a free program for seniors to explore various modalities of exercise, balance, flexibility and relaxation.  Click here to view information for the current session.

Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, please call BWFH's Community Health and Wellness Department at 617-983-7819.

Walking Maps

image of walking maps

To encourage members of our community to consider walking instead of driving, when possible, BWFH's Community Health and Wellness Department has created easy-to-follow walking maps depicting routes and distances to various locations in Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury. These printable maps are available in English (first page of each PDF) and Spanish (second page of each PDF).


Offering comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care as well as complete emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services to residents of southwest Boston and the surrounding suburbs.