Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar For July 2015

06-17-2015

Wednesday, July 1, 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.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Overeaters Anonymous 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 South Main Street, Berlin, Md.
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. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact: Bett 410-202-9078

Sunday, July 5, 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, July 6, 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, July 7, 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.

Stepping on Fall Prevention Workshop 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Pocomoke Senior Center, Pocomoke, Md.

Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program. The prevention of falls is vital to maintaining personal independence. Older people understand that the threat of a fall can be a barrier to safely doing all the things they want to do at home and in their community. The Stepping On workshop is FREE and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks (June 2 – July 14).

YOGA (on break until August 4th)

James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.

There will be no Yoga classes during the summer (on break from June 16 – August 3).
All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads at 410-641-9734 orgrhoads@atlanticgeneral.org with any questions. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Selbyville Library

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 (July 8 – August 12).

To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Overeaters Anonymous 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 South Main Street, Berlin, Md.
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. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact: Bett 410-202-9078

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, July 12, 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, July 13, 2015

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
North Worcester Senior Center, Berlin, MD

This is a free 6 week workshop that is designed to help those affected by diabetes better manage their disease. It helps participants cope with challenges and lifestyle changes imposed by diabetes. Some of the activities covered in this workshop will be – healthy eating, ways to prevent low blood sugar/hypoglycemia, preventing or delaying complications, physical activity and exercise, reading nutrition labels, foot care and more. The workshop will be held Mondays, 07/13/15 through 08/17/15, 10am - 12:30pm. For more information and to pre-register, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

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, July 14, 2015

Stepping on Fall Prevention Workshop 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Pocomoke Senior Center, Pocomoke, Md.

Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program. The prevention of falls is vital to maintaining personal independence. Older people understand that the threat of a fall can be abarrier to safely doing all the things they want to do at home and in their community. The Stepping

On workshop is FREE and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks (June 2 – July 14).

NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group (2nd Tuesday of each month)

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

Wednesday, July 15, 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

Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Selbyville Library

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 (July 8 – August 12).

To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Overeaters Anonymous 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 South Main Street, Berlin, Md.
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. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact: Bett 410-202-9078

Sunday, July 19, 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, July 20, 2015

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
North Worcester Senior Center, Berlin, MD

This is a free 6 week workshop that is designed to help those affected by diabetes better manage their disease. It helps participants cope with challenges and lifestyle changes imposed by diabetes. Some of the activities covered in this workshop will be – healthy eating, ways to prevent low blood sugar/hypoglycemia, preventing or delaying complications, physical activity and exercise, reading nutrition labels, foot care and more. The workshop will be held Mondays, 07/13/15 through 08/17/15, 10am - 12:30pm. For more information and to pre-register, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

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 Shelly Geis at 410-629-6470.

Living Healthy with Hypertension
Snow Hill Library, Snow Hill, Md. 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
This is a free one-time 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.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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.

Wednesday, July 22, 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 and Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Selbyville Library

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 (July 8 – August 12).

To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Overeaters Anonymous 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 South Main Street, Berlin, Md.
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. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact: Bett 410-202-9078

Living Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Captain’s Cove Community Center, 4243 Captains Corridor, Greenbackville, VA 23356
This FREE workshop meets weekly on Thursday June 25th to July 30th.

This workshop is designed to help people with chronic conditions live a better life. It is free and available to everyone. Classes are interactive and enjoyable and are patterned to your capabilities. For more information, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268

Sunday, July 26, 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, July 27, 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.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
North Worcester Senior Center, Berlin, MD

This is a free 6 week workshop that is designed to help those affected by diabetes better manage their disease. It helps participants cope with challenges and lifestyle changes imposed by diabetes. Some of the activities covered in this workshop will be – healthy eating, ways to prevent low blood sugar/hypoglycemia, preventing or delaying complications, physical activity and exercise, reading nutrition labels, foot care and more. The workshop will be held Mondays, 07/13/15 through 08/17/15, 10am - 12:30pm. For more information and to pre-register, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Living Well – Cancer Thriving and Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Selbyville Library

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 (July 8 – August 12).

To register contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1

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.

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