ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY 2017

01-17-2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 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.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series designed to fight the winter “doldrums” and improve your energy!
Tai Chi with Qi Gong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Meeting the first Wednesday of each month, 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 monthly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

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, February 6, 2017

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.

AGH Diabetes Support Group 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin, MD
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Monday 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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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, February 8, 2017

Free Community presentations “Having a Healthy Heart” – 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Gull Creek Senior Living, 1 Meadow St., Berlin, MD 21811
Open to the public. Speakers Amanda Buckley (nutritionist at Atlantic General) and Anne Watson-Waples, RN, MSN (ICU nurse at Atlantic General) will talk on heart health. For information call Nicki Kerr at 410-641-3172.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series designed to fight the winter “doldrums” and improve your energy!
Tai Chi with Qi Gong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Tri County Go Red for Women 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Worcester Technical High School, 6290 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841
FREE event for women about heart disease. Health Screenings and education. Speakers – Karan Bealla, Pharmacist , “Hypertension Medication” and Dr. Brandi Musseleman, “Hormones and Heart Disease”.

Full dinner will be served. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register at www.peneinsula.org/GoRed or call 410-632-0056 or 410-543-7028.

Sunday, February 12, 2017
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, February 13, 2017

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 lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information, contact Edna Berkey at 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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 – 4:00 PM
Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines
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 410-430-0456

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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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
Atlantic Health Center Conference Room, 9714 Healthway Dr.
Women Supporting Women/AGH Support group for women and men who are battling breast cancer (current patients and survivors). The speaker will be Roopa Gupta, MD, Medical Oncologist, Regional Cancer Care Center. Lunch is provided. RSVP to Women Supporting Women office, 410-548-7880.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series designed to fight the winter “doldrums” and improve your energy!
Tai Chi with Qi Gong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
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, February 20, 2017

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 lifestyle. 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, February 21, 2017

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, February 22, 2017

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series designed to fight the winter “doldrums” and improve your energy!
Tai Chi with Qi Gong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

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, February 23, 2017

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 Anne Waples, 410-641-9243, 443-614-5720, or awaples@atlanticgeneral.org

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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, February 27, 2017

T.O.P.S. of Berlin - Group #169 5:00 PM - 5:30 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, February 28, 2017

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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