ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

08-19-2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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, September 2, 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.

AGH Diabetes Support Group – Ocean Pines 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Wednesday of every month. Guest speaker: Dr. Lawrence Kemp - Diabetic Neuropathy & Neurologic complications of Diabetes. For more information contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

Sunday, September 6, 2015
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.

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.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
This program offers shared wisdom and problem solving for family members of individuals with mental illness. This support group model is run by trained family members, and has been designed to help families effectively cope with a family member with mental illness. There is no registration or enrollment obligation necessary. The group is free. For more information contact: Carole Spurrier, NAMI Lower Shore Representative, at 410-208-4003 or carolespurrier@msn.com or Gail S. Mansell, AGH Director of Supportive Care Services, at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org

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, September 10, 2015
Celiac Support Group 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Support and information for those affected by celiac disease. This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. For more information, contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210

Saturday, September 12, 2015
An Afternoon with Captain Luis Carlos Montalván and Tuesday
Hear US Army veteran Captain Montalván’s inspiring story of his battle and treatment of PTSD. Meet Captain Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, after the presentation - attend the book signing of his two award-winning works, "Until Tuesday" and "Tuesday Tucks Me In" (the children's version of the book).This is a free event open to the public and no registration is required. For more information contact Dawn Denton, Atlantic General Hospital, 410-641-9268 or ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org.

Sunday, September 13, 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, September 14, 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.

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.

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, September 15 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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Berlin, Md.
Support group for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month and is open to the community. For more information contact Heather Cormack 410-641-4400 x6123, or Kenneth Lewis 410-208-1701 or 410-430-4818.

NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group
Atlantic Health Center, Berlin, Md. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
This program offers shared wisdom and problem solving for family members of persons with mental illness. This support group model is run by trained family members, and has been designed to help families effectively cope with a family member with mental illness. There is no registration or enrollment obligation necessary. The group is free. For more information contact: Carole Spurrier, NAMI Lower Shore Representative 410-208-4003 carolespurrier@msn.com Gail S. Mansell AGH Director of Supportive Care Services 410-641-9725, gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org

Living Well with Hypertension Workshop 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 1
This is a free 2 ½ hour interactive program that teaches people with high blood pressure how to better manage the condition. It includes a blood pressure check, information about monitoring along with dietary and lifestyle suggestions. For more information or to register call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 – pre-registration is necessary.

Wednesday, September 16, 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, September 17, 2015
Confidence to Care 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Caring For Your Parents: Education for the Family Care Giver
Are you struggling to care for an older adult with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia at home? When a person you know or love gets Alzheimer’s' disease or another dementia, everything changes. As a caregiver, you will likely struggle to understand the full impact of dementia; it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Despite years of research and a worldwide effort, there is still no cure for these diseases. Even though there is no cure, there is care. RSVP for this FREE workshop by calling Home Instead at 410-641-0901.

Sunday, September 20, 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, September 21, 2015
Bariatric Surgery Information Night
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Attention Delawareans: Are you thinking about weight loss surgery but unsure of the next steps? Atlantic General Bariatric Center now provides pre-and post-surgery consultations, nutrition education, and support group meetings in Sussex County. Learn more about the surgery options available and our team-based approach to long-term weight loss success during our free seminars. Then, take a tour of Atlantic General Hospital's surgical services department, where all bariatric surgeries are performed. Please register by calling 410-629-6470.

Living Well with Hypertension Workshop 10:00 AM- 12:30 PM
YMCA in Pocomoke, Md.
This is a free 2 ½ hour interactive program that teaches people with high blood pressure how to better manage the condition. It includes a blood pressure check, information about monitoring along with dietary and lifestyle suggestions. For more information or to register call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 – pre-registration is necessary.

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.

Wednesday, September 23, 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.

Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Atlantic General Hospital’s 22nd Annual Fall Golf Classic to benefit the AGH Foundation
Newport Bay/Best Ball • Seaside/Scramble
11am Registration • 1pm Shotgun Start
Proceeds from the tournament enable Atlantic General Hospital, a not-for-profit healthcare organization, to advance the health of the residents and visitors of our community through a coordinated care delivery system that provides access to quality care, personalized service and education. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alli Justice at 410-641-9671 or ajustice@atlanticgeneral.org.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk
Join in on the fun by being a sponsor, creating a team, joining a team or donating for a great cause. Registration begins at 8:30am / Walk starts: 9:30am. Register Online at www.afsp.donordrive.com/communitywalks. This event is sponsored by: Atlantic General Hospital, Worcester County's Local Management Board, The Worcester County Health Department, and Worcester County Youth Suicide Awareness & Prevention Program. For more information contact Brittany Hines at 410-632-3648 or brittany.hines@maryland.gov.

Sunday, September 27, 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, September 28, 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.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

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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