Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for May 2009

04-20-2009
Saturday May 02 2009
Downtown Pocomoke; 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Festival in downtown Pocomoke. Fun and games for everyone.

Monday May 04 2009
Diabetes Support Group; 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Support group and education for diabetics and their friends and family. Dr. Castaneda will speak about Hypertension. For more information call Darby Schaub 410-641-9703.

Hypertension Clinic; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apple Drug, Berlin
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happy Harry's, Ocean Pines
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

T.O.P.S.; 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR #1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday May 05 2009
Hypertension Clinic; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite Aid, Selbyville, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happy Harry's, Clarksville, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

YOGA; 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org with any questions. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Wednesday May 06 2009
Diabetes Support Group; 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ocean Pines Library
Support and education for those who have diabetes and their support people. Speaker is Mimi Dean, Exercise Physiologist. The topic is "diabetes and exercise". All are welcome. For more information contact Ellen Lurz at 410-641-5994 or elurz@verizon.net.

LAP-BAND Seminar; 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #2
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 410-644-3960.

Hypertension Clinic; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite-Aid, Berlin
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Diabetes & Exercise Clinic; 7:00 PM
Ocean Pines Group
Mimi Dean - Exercise Physiologist will be speaking on diabetes and exercise.

Saturday May 9 2009
Health and Safety Fair; 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Captain's Cove, Greenbackville, VA
Displays and information on health and safety. For more information contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

Monday May 11 2009
T.O.P.S. 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday May 12 2009
YOGA; 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org with any questions. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Thursday May 14 2009
Celiac Support Group; 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Dr. Canakis will be speaking this month. For more information contact Betty Bellarin - 410-603-0210.

Friday May 15 2009
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
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, 410-213-7735.

Saturday May 16 2009
Health Fair; 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tyree AME Church, Berlin, MD
Health fair featuring various health display and education sessions. For more information contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

Sunday May 17, 2009
Berlin Parks Commission 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stephen Decatur Park, Berlin
Celebration in the park. Come see the new walking trail. Many exhibitors and giveaways. For more information call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Monday May 18 2009
T.O.P.S.; 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169.Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday May 19 2009
Hypertension Clinic; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite-Aid, West Ocean City (Rt. 50)
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite-Aid, Pocomoke
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

S.O.S. Survivors of Suicide 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
Survivors of Suicide Support Groups:
Survivors of Suicide (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.

YOGA; 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org with any questions. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time

Wednesday May 20 2009
Bereavement Support Group; 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
We gather the fourth Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration is not necessary. For further information, please call Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Hypertension Clinic; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Happy Harry's, Bethany Beach, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happy Harry's, Fenwick, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Monday May 21 2009
LAP-BAND Seminar 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2
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 410-644-3960.

Monday May 25 2009
T.O.P.S.; 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday May 26 2009
Reiki; 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
This monthly group is a relaxed, informal way to be introduced to Reiki, or to deepen one’s connection to Reiki energy. All are welcome. No experience is needed to experience the gentle flow of Reiki energy through the body, mind & spirit.
COST: $20
FACILITATOR: Diane Armstrong, Reiki Master
Kindly register in advance by calling Diane at 410-251-7701. Visit http://www.ReikiVibe.com for more detailed information

YOGA; 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org with any questions. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time

Wednesday May 27 2009
Bereavement Support Group; 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1
We gather the fourth Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration is not necessary. For further information, please call Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday May 28 2009
Reiki I Training; 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Snow Hill, MD
No previous experience is necessary for Reiki Level 1. This is an enjoyable one-day course that gives you an understanding of Reiki and its benefits for you and those around you.
After completing Reiki I you will have the tools to develop a Reiki practice if you wish.
Facilitated by Diane Armstrong, Reiki Master
Cost: $100
For the day’s agenda and registration information visit http://www.ReikiVibe.com , or call Diane at 410-251-7701.

Saturday May 30 2009
Celebration of Health; 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Salisbury University Athletic Fields
Free family fun event - face painting, healthy living exhibits, jugglers, food vendors, interactive inflatables, obstacle course, 5K run/walk. For more information contact Healthy U at 410-742-9202 or www.healthyudelmarva.org.

LAP-BAND Seminar; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2
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 410-644-3960.
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