Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for December 2008

11-18-2008
Monday, December 1
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education
Apple Drug, 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.

Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Dr. David Gannon will speak on "Foot Care and Diabetes." For more information, call Darby Schaub at 410-641-9703.

Tuesday, December 2
Diabetes Support Group
Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Speaker to be announced for A1C Championship program "Taking Control." For more information, contact Ella Lurz at 410-641-5994 or elurz52@verizon.net.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville, Del.; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Clarksville, Del.; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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 of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Wednesday, December 3
Free Hypertension Clinics and Health Education
Rite- Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, December 4
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, December 6
LAP-BAND Seminar
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Receive information about the benefits of the LAP-BAND® procedure as an alternative for obese individuals who have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication. Surgeon Alae Zarif, M.D., will be presenting. Those wishing to attend must pre-register to guarantee a seat by calling 410-641-3960.

Monday, December 8
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, December 9
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 of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, December 11
Celiac Support Group
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 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.

Saturday, December 13
Health Fair
Berlin First Baptist Church (613 Williams St.); 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free health screenings and information.
Contact Dawn: 410-641-9268

Monday, December 15
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, December 16
Free Hypertension Clinics and Health Education
Rite-Aid Pocomoke; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Coastal Drug Berlin; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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 of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Survivors of Suicide (S.O.S.)
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Survivors of Suicide Support (S.O.S.) groups are for those who have lost a loved one as a result of death by suicide. The S.O.S. groups can include family members or friends. These monthly meetings give those who have suffered a loss by suicide to share their unique issues of grief with others who have suffered a similar loss. For more information, please call 443-235-9493.

Wednesday, December 17
Free Hypertension Clinics and Health Education
Happy Harry’s Bethany Beach, Del.; 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s Fenwick, Del.; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bereavement Support Group
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
This month, we will decorate holiday ornaments and read the story of “Until We Meet Again.”
Pre-registration is not necessary. For further information, please call Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Friday, December 19
Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #3; 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Worcester County Self Help Group. For people living with MS seeking support, education and mutual aid. For more information, call Barb at 410-213-7735.

Monday, December 29
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, December 30
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 of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.
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