Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for April 2009

03-20-2009
Wednesday April 01 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 to be announced. For more information contact Ellen Lurz at 410-641-5994 or elurz@verizon.net.

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

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.


Thursday April 02 2009
Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health & Racquet Club
A free 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care for someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn at 410-641-9268.


Saturday April 04 2009
LAP-BAND Seminar 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AGH CR#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.

Worcester County Minority Health Symposium 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Charles and Martha Fulton Senior Center – Snow Hill
A full agenda of health topics and breakout sessions ranging from improving physical fitness to accessing health services online. Panel discussion on community transportation resources. Health screenings being offered: Blood pressure, oral cancer, derma scan, diabetes risk test and body fat composition.
This is a FREE community sponsored event.
For more information call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.


Monday April 06 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. Speaker will be Dr. Michael DePalma, DDS. For more information call Darby Schaub 410-641-9703.

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.

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

T.O.P.S of Berlin - Group #169 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 at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday April 07 2009
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.

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.

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 April 09 2009
Celiac Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR #1
Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Dr. Canakis will be speaking this month. For more information contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210.

Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health & Racquet Club
A free 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care or someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Monday April 13 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 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 at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday April 14 2009
AARP Health Fair 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roland E. Powell Convention Center - Ocean City
Free health screenings and lab screenings (require a 12 hour fast) PSA's are $5.00. Free health education. More than 100 exhibitors. For more information, call Dawn at 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 April 15 2009
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.

Thursday April 16 2009
Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health & Racquet Club
A free 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care or someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn at 410-641-9268.


Friday April 17 2009
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AGH CR #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 at 410-213-7735.


Saturday April 18 2009
LAP-BAND Seminar 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AGH CR#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 April 20 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 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 at 410-629-1006.


Tuesday April 21 2009
Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite-Aid Pocomoke
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

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 at 410-641-9268.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group (S.O.S.) 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR #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.

Monthly Cancer Educational Session 5:00PM – 6:00 PM
Speaker will be Dr. Vladmir Ioffe. The topic will be Breast Cancer. The session will be held at Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1. For more information or to register call Laura at 410-629-0130.

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 April 22 2009
Bereavement Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR #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 April 23 2009
Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health & Racquet Club
A free 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care or someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn at 410-641-9268.


Monday April 27 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 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 at 410-629-1006.


Tuesday April 28 2009
Reiki 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AGH - 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.
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