Lifestyle Medicine Center

Lifestyle medicine is the evidence-based practice of assisting individuals and families to adopt and sustain behaviors that can improve health and quality of life. 

At the Women’s Medicine Collaborative we believe that caring for a patient is more than writing a prescription or ordering a test. We care for the whole person.

Lifestyle Medicine focuses on four areas:

  • Physical activity
  • Nutrition
  • Substance use
  • Stress management

Our lifestyle medicine team works with you to identify areas that you would like to improve.

Lifestyle Medicine Symposium

Thursday, May 4, 2017
5-8:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for this opportunity to learn how to use Lifestyle Medicine principles to enhance the care of your patients.

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Schedule an Appointment

Contact: Gwen Lariviere 
Lifestyle Medicine Coordinator

Phone: 401-793-7817
Email: GLariviere1@lifespan.org
Fax: 401-793-3878

 

Working together, we set health-enhancing goals, such as increasing physical activity, improving eating habits or managing stress.

The lifestyle medicine team designs an action plan, which includes identifying resources to support your goals.

Resources available at the Lifestyle Medicine Center include:

Individual Lifestyle Medicine Services

Group Lifestyle Medicine Programs

Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs) 

Activity Classes  (Pre Train, Chair Yoga and Yoga)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

Women’s Health Rehabilitation Services/Physical Therapy  

The lifestyle medicine team provides the support and encouragement patients need to attain and maintain their personal health goals. In doing so, current health concerns can be minimized and risk for future health problems reduced.

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Locations

Lifestyle Medicine Center
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904
2nd Floor, Suite 1-G
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904
401-793-7817

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