AGH April 2015 Calendar of Events

03-17-2015

Wednesday, April 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.

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.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Indian River Senior Center, Millsboro, De.
This free workshop 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. For more information and to pre-register, call Laura Small at 410-629-6820.

Sunday, April 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, April 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.

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, April 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 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks, Snow Hill, 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 (March 10 – April 21).

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.

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.

Thursday, April 9, 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. For more information, contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Indian River Senior Center, Millsboro, De.
This free workshop 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. For more information and to pre-register, call Laura Small at 410-629-6820.

Sunday, April 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, April 13, 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 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.

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, April 14, 2015

Stepping on Fall Prevention Workshop 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks, Snow Hill, 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 (March 10 – April 21).

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.

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, April 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

Thursday, April 16, 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.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Indian River Senior Center, Millsboro, De.
This free workshop 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. For more information and to pre-register, call Laura Small at 410-629-6820.

Sunday, April 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, April 20, 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 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Living Healthy with Hypertension Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1
This is a 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 410-641-9268 – pre-registration is not necessary.

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.

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, April 21, 2015

Stepping on Fall Prevention Workshop 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks, Snow Hill, 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 (March 10 – April 21).

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.

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, April 23, 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, April 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, April 27, 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 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.

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, April 28, 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.

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, April 29, 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, April 30, 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.

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.

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