ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR September 2017

08-15-2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rite Aid, Selbyville, DE

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

Hockers Super Center, Clarksville, DE

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, September 6, 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.

Monday, September 11, 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.

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.

Medical Monday – 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

A FREE Educational Session that occurs the second Monday of each month offering a different health topic each month. This month the speaker will be Geri Rosol, Program Director of Atlantic General Wound Care Center. She will be discussing Chronic and Non-Healing Wounds: the causes, treatment, prevalence and resources for wound care. It will be held in the Ray Room, 124 N. Main St. in Berlin. Reservations are requested but not required, call Dawn 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday

Tuesday, September 12, 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 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Gull Creek Senior Living, 1 Meadow Street, Berlin, MD

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 Kay Rentschler 410-641-4765.

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, September 14, 2017

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

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Walk with a Doc 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Ocean Pines War Memorial at the South Gate

Educate. Exercise. Empower. Have fun and learn at this family and pet friendly event. There is a short presentation by a doctor on a current health topic followed by a walk around the pond at your own pace while you visit with others and have conversation with the doc. For more information contact Ashley at agodwin@atlanticgeneral.org or 410-641-9644.

Monday, September 18, 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, September 19, 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.


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, September 20, 2017

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hockers Grocery Store, Bethany Beach, DE

Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 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). Lunch is provided. RSVP to Women Supporting Women office, 410-548-7880.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

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.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Out of the Darkness Walk, Caroline Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City – 9:00 AM (walk begins at 10:00 AM). A walk to save lives through suicide prevention and awareness. Open to the public, especially those who have been touched by suicide. To register or donate visit http://afsp.donordrive.com/event/oceancity or call Jessica 410-632-3366.

Monday, September 25, 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.

Medical Monday in Delaware 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Aquacare Conference Room – 38069 Town Center Dr., Unit 15, Millville, DE

Medical Monday – 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

A FREE Educational Session that occurs the second Monday of each month offering a different health topic each month. This month the speaker will be Geri Rosol, Program Director of Atlantic General Wound Care Center. She will be discussing Chronic and Non-Healing Wounds: the causes, treatment, prevalence and resources for wound care. Reservations are requested but not required, call Dawn 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday

Tuesday, September 26, 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.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD

New series beginning for the fall months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the shorter days and longer nights!

Tai Chi with Qigong 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, September 28, 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, 443-614-5720, or awaples@atlanticgeneral.org

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