Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar For May 2015

04-16-2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Overeaters Anonymous 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Our group is a 12 step program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. We help anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem, whether it is weight gain, bulimia, anorexia, or if you are a parent of a child with one of these problems. We will be meeting each Sunday in Conference Room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.


Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

Monday, May 4, 2015
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apple Drug, Berlin, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.


AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Walgreens, Ocean Pines, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.


Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Ocean Pines Community Center
An evidence-based, once a week workshop for those in treatment of cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. The Cancer Thriving and Surviving workshop is FREE and meets for two and a half hours a week for six weeks (April 13 – May 18).
To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.


NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers.
Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com.


CPAP Mask Fitting - appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To make an appointment, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.


Atlantic General Hospital Diabetes Support Group 6:00 PM -7:00 PM
St. Paul’s Methodist Church
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Monday of every month. For more information contact Darlene Jameson at 410-629-6877 or the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.


T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
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 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ocean City Community Health Fair 8:00 AM – 1:30PM
Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, Md.
Free health screenings including glucose and lipid panel (12 hour fast required), vendors. For more information contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 or ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org.


AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.


AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Walgreens, Clarksville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

YOGA 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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 6, 2015

AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite Aid, Berlin, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite Aid, Ocean Pines, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Atlantic General Hospital Diabetes Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ocean Pines Library, Ocean Pines, Md.
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital.
The support group is open to the public and meets the first Wednesday of every month.
For more information, contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers. Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529

Monday, May 11, 2015

Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Ocean Pines Community Center
An evidence-based, once a week workshop for those in treatment of cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. The Cancer Thriving and Surviving workshop is FREE and meets for two and a half hours a week for six weeks (April 13 – May 18).
To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers. Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com.

T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
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 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

NAMI Family Support Group 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic Health Center, Berlin, Md.
NAMI Maryland Lower Shore, offers this support group of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. Join a caring group of individuals helping one another by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned wisdom. The support group meets weekly on Tuesdays. For more information call 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

Worcester Parkinson's Disease Support Group 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Ocean Pines Library
Helping individuals with Parkinson's disease and their families. No reservation, no fee. Just drop by and join us! Additional information is available on www.DelmarvaParkinsonsAlliance.org or call Ron and Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.


YOGA 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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, 2015

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers. Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com.

Celiac Support Group 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Support and information for those affected by celiac disease. For more information, contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529

Monday, May 18, 2015

Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Ocean Pines Community Center
An evidence-based, once a week workshop for those in treatment of cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. The Cancer Thriving and Surviving workshop is FREE and meets for two and a half hours a week for six weeks (April 13 – May 18).
To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.


CPAP Mask Fitting - appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To make an appointment, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers. Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOGA 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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, 2015

AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Walgreens, Bethany Beach, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Walgreens, Selbyville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268

Thursday, May 21, 2015

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Worcester Youth & Family Center
These 12 classes held Mondays and Thursdays (twice a week) for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers. Registration is required. Call 443-229-2744 or email namimdls@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

Monday, May 25, 2015

T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
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 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

YOGA 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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, 2015

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 contact Pastoral Care Services at 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic Health Center
A stroke support group that provides a community based environment for stroke victims/survivors and caregivers on a monthly basis. We will provide physical and emotional support in a social setting for survivors and caregivers to share their personal experiences and challenges. Coping strategies will also be discussed during these interactions. We encourage utilization of resources available in our surrounding area to facilitate the greatest quality of life possible for our survivors. We will have key speakers who have expert knowledge concerning areas of concern for those affected by a stroke.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, retina surgery and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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