10-19-2015

ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER 2015

Sunday, November 1, 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.

Monday, November 2, 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.

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.

AGH Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Monday of every month. The speaker this month is Lou Brecht speaking on sleep apnea. For more information contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

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, November 3, 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.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn 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, November 4, 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 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rite Aid, Ocean Pines, Md.
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.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st Street, Ocean City
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, Selbyville, Del.
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 Wednesdays, 11/4/15 through 12/16/15. For more information and to pre-register, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Saturday, November 7, 2015
17th Annual Healthy Happenings Community Health Fair, Pathways to Health
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Snow Hill Middle School, 522 Coulbourne Lane, Snow Hill, Md.
Open to the general public this event includes free screenings, health information, activities for kids in the Kids Korner, flu shots and more. For more information call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Sunday, November 8, 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.

Monday, November 9, 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, November 10, 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.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
For individuals suffering from Parkinson's. Group provides discussions and mutual support, as well as education on exercise, nutrition, coping techniques, medications, and developments in treatment. For more information visit www.delmarvaparkinsonsalliance.org or call Ron and Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525

NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
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

Thursday, November 12, 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

Sunday, November 15, 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

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.

Monday, November 16, 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, November 17, 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.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st Street, Ocean City
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

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, November 19, 2015
Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Stroke Center has established a stroke support group to provide 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. For more information contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 or ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org.

Sunday, November 22, 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.

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.

Monday, November 23, 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.

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, November 24, 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, November 25, 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.

Sunday, November 29, 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.

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.

Monday, November 30, 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.

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