ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR May 2016

04-19-2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016
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, May 2, 2016

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.

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. Speakers and education related to Diabetes is offered at the meetings. 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.

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.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, The Community Center in Captains Cove, Greenbackville, VA

This is an interactive six-week program that helps those with chronic pain discover how to lead a life less affected by their chronic pain. Topics include pain management techniques, medication management, communication with healthcare providers and others, action planning and many more. This workshop is FREE and open to the community. Registration is required, call 410-641-9268 or can be done through AGH website.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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, May 4, 2016
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

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. Speaker and education related to Diabetes is provided at the meetings. For more information contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, MD

This is a FREE 6 week workshop for people who have Diabetes, are concerned about developing Diabetes or live with someone with Diabetes. This is an interactive workshop that teaches you how to better live with and manage life with Diabetes. Topics discussed include: meal planning, setting goals, reducing stress, dealing with the “highs” and “lows”, taking medications, planning for the future and communication with healthcare providers and others. Registration is required, call Dawn, 410-641-9268 or at the AGH website.

Sunday, May 8, 2016
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, May 9, 2016

AGH presents Medical Mondays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Held at Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main Street, Berlin, MD

This is a session held once a month on various health topics. It is a relaxed format where you will be able to hear accurate medical information from a professional and have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenting expert. This month’s speaker is Darlene Jameson, Certified Diabetes Educator and Dietician and she will be speaking about Diabetes Management. Registration is requested but not required. Visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/calendar or call 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.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, The Community Center in Captains Cove, Greenbackville, VA

This is an interactive six-week program that helps those with chronic pain discover how to lead a life less affected by their chronic pain. Topics include pain management techniques, medication management, communication with healthcare providers and others, action planning and many more. This workshop is FREE and open to the community. Registration is required, call 410-641-9268 or can be done through AGH website.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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.


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, May 12, 2016

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, MD

This is a FREE 6 week workshop for people who have Diabetes, are concerned about developing Diabetes or live with someone with Diabetes. This is an interactive workshop that teaches you how to better live with and manage life with Diabetes. Topics discussed include: meal planning, setting goals, reducing stress, dealing with the “highs” and “lows”, taking medications, planning for the future and communication with healthcare providers and others. Registration is required, call Dawn, 410-641-9268 or at the AGH website.

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, May 15, 2016
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, May 16, 2016

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.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, The Community Center in Captains Cove, Greenbackville, VA

This is an interactive six-week program that helps those with chronic pain discover how to lead a life less affected by their chronic pain. Topics include pain management techniques, medication management, communication with healthcare providers and others, action planning and many more. This workshop is FREE and open to the community. Registration is required, call 410-641-9268 or can be done through AGH website.

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, May 17, 2016

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.

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, May 18, 2016

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

Breast Cancer Support Group 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

AGH, Atlantic Health Center Conference Room

Women Supporting Women/AGH Support group for women and men who are battling breast cancer (current patients and survivors). Lunch is provided. RSVP to Women Supporting Women office, 410-548-7880.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, MD

This is a FREE 6 week workshop for people who have Diabetes, are concerned about developing Diabetes or live with someone with Diabetes. This is an interactive workshop that teaches you how to better live with and manage life with Diabetes. Topics discussed include: meal planning, setting goals, reducing stress, dealing with the “highs” and “lows”, taking medications, planning for the future and communication with healthcare providers and others. Registration is required, call Dawn, 410-641-9268 or at the AGH website.

23rd Anniversary Celebration, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Annual fundraiser to celebrate the anniversary of Atlantic General Hospital. Hosted by Charles “Buddy” and Laura Jenkins at Jenkins’ Newport Farms in Berlin. There is a fee for attendance and reservations are required. Call Alli, 410-641-9671 or email ajustice@atlanticgeneral.org.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

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, May 23, 2016

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.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, The Community Center in Captains Cove, Greenbackville, VA

This is an interactive six-week program that helps those with chronic pain discover how to lead a life less affected by their chronic pain. Topics include pain management techniques, medication management, communication with healthcare providers and others, action planning and many more. This workshop is FREE and open to the community. Registration is required, call 410-641-9268 or can be done through AGH website.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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, May 25, 2016

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.

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Senior Center, Snow Hill, Maryland

This is an interactive six-week program that helps those with chronic pain discover how to lead a life less affected by their chronic pain. Topics include pain management techniques, medication management, communication with healthcare providers and others, action planning and many more. This workshop is FREE and open to the community. Registration is required, call 410-641-9268 or can be done through AGH website.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1
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, May 29, 2016

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, May 30, 2016

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, May 31, 2016

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.

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