Cook Family Health Education and learning at houston methodist the woodlands
Connect. Grow. Rejuvenate.
The Cook Family Health Education and Learning (HEAL) at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital is a one-of-a-kind program centered on living, learning, and leading patients, families, and the community. With a holistic approach focused on meeting an individual’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, HEAL will promote prevention, navigation, and rejuvenation across the spectrum of one’s healthcare journey.
We invite you to join us as we build a new, innovative model for our city, community and nation by creating the Cook Family Health Education and Learning at Houston Methodist The Woodlands.
HEAL will house navigation, education, and expert resources that support healing and enhance wellbeing. By focusing on new approaches for healthier lifestyles and behaviors that span beyond traditional medicine, patients, families, and the community will be empowered to thrive.
The Cook Family HEAL program will provide on-site resources for patients and their families, averaging approximately 5,000 visitors per year.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why is the Cook Family HEAL program important to Houston Methodist patients and families?
What will be included in the Cook Family HEAL program space?
• A living room for support groups and family consultations
• A family room for smaller groups and sessions
• A multipurpose space for wellness classes and community seminars
• A commercial-grade teaching kitchen for cooking lessons
• A resource library with patient education interactive videos, pamphlets, etc.
• A fitting parlor for wigs and scarves for cancer patients
Where will the Cook Family HEAL program be located?
What are Founding Families?
• Teaching kitchen
• Multipurpose community room
• Resources library
• Living room
• Parlor (headwear and makeup)
• Café and sitting area
Where will my gift be directed?
“It is so important to nourish the mind, body and spirit while providing the right treatments. Patients deserve an integrated approach that combines the best of conventional therapies with scientifically proven complementary therapies.”
- Dr. Priya Ramshesh
Medical Director, Cancer Center,
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital