Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar For June 2015

05-18-2015

Monday, June 1, 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, June 2, 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 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, June 3, 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, June 5, 2015
Berlin Health Fair 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Berlin Visitor’s Center, 14 S. Main Street, Berlin, Md.
Free information and screenings will be held at the Visitor’s Center including blood pressure, carotid, bone density, women’s health and diabetes. There will also be Integrative Health providers including massage, reflexology, essential oils, gluten free eating, acupuncture and more located at the Worcester Youth & Family Counseling Center located at 124 N. Main Street. Come for the Health Fair. Stay for the High Heel race at 5:30 PM!

Sunday, June 7, 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, June 8, 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, June 9, 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 on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. 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.


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).

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, June 11, 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

Sunday, June 14, 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, June 15, 2015

Living Healthy with Hypertension Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets Selbyville, DE 19975
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.


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.

Tuesday, June 16, 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).

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, June 17, 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

Sunday, June 21, 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, June 22, 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, June 23, 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 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 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, June 24, 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, June 25, 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.

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.

Sunday, June 28, 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, June 29, 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, June 30, 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 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 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.

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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