Atlantic General Hospital Announces Education Calendar for November 2007

10-22-2007

Saturday, November 3

Visions for Total Health Conference

Stephen Decatur High School, Berlin; 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The day includes free health screenings, many exhibits and breakout speakers. The keynote speaker is Cheryl Forberg, RD, the dietitian for the NBC reality show "The Biggest Loser." The day will conclude with presentations to winners of the Delmarva's Weight Loss Challenge contest. For more information see our web site under the conference link.

Monday, November 5

Diabetes Support Group

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, November 6

Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education

Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m

Living Well:

Take Charge of Your Health Class #4

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 1; 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

A chronic disease self-management class. This 6-week workshop teaches how to better manage your condition or disease. It is for anyone who has a chronic condition or cares for someone with a chronic condition, which may be anything from heart disease or diabetes to back pain or headaches. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. For more information or to register, call Robin at 410-957-6550.

Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Wednesday, November 7

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group

Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Celiac Support Group

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Support group for those with Celiac Disease and their friends and family. For more information, please contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210.

Friday, November 9

Doctor on Call Tune in to 101.1 FM (WQMR); 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Dr. Anthony Perella, a pulmonologist at Atlantic General Hospital, will talk with hosts Jack Gillen and Karen Bresnahan about lung cancer.

Monday, November 12

T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, November 13

Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health Class #5

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 1; 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

A chronic disease self-management class. This 6-week workshop teaches how to better manage your condition or disease. It is for anyone who has a chronic condition or cares for someone with a chronic condition, which may be anything from heart disease or diabetes to back pain or headaches. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. For more information or to register, call Robin at 410-957-6550.

Monday, November 19

T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, November 20

Caring for the Caregiver

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Are you the point person for a loved one with serious health challenges? Join this drop-in group discussion for support and ways to manage your stress. Cost $30 per session. To register or for more information, call certified life coach Diane Armstrong at 410-251-7701.

Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health Class #6

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 1; 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

A chronic disease self-management class. This 6-week workshop teaches how to better manage your condition or disease. It is for anyone who has a chronic condition or cares for someone with a chronic condition, which may be anything from heart disease or diabetes to back pain or headaches. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. For more information or to register, call Robin at 410-957-6550.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Coastal Drug Center, Berlin; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, November 21

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Happy Harry’s, Bethany Beach; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Happy Harry’s, Fenwick Island; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Monday, November 26

T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, November 27

Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

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