Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for January 2018

12-15-2017

Monday, January 1, 2018

AGH Annual Penguin Swim, fundraiser for Atlantic General Foundation. Princess Royale,

91st Street Ocean City. Registration begins at 10:00am and the swim is at 1:00pm. For more information contact Joy Stokes, 410-641-9671 or visit www.AGHpenguinswim.org.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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

Rite Aid, Selbyville, DE

Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Michelle 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 Michelle at 410-641-9268.

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Lauren Martin, 301-938-1158, seasidelauren@gmail.com. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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

Rite Aid, Berlin, Md.

Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Michelle 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 Michelle 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 410-208-9761.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

New series beginning for the winter months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the cold days of winter!

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.

Monday, January 8, 2018

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

Apple Drug, Berlin, Md.

Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Michelle 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 – 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Meets at Worcester Youth and Family Ray Room, 124 N. Main Street, Berlin, MD

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 Rachel Pomycala, Doctor of Audiology with Chesapeake Hearing Centers. She will be discussing the causes of hearing loss, how hearing affects the brain and memory related symptoms and the technology of hearing loss. Registration is encouraged but not required: www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday or call Michelle 410-641-9268.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Lauren Martin, 301-938-1158, seasidelauren@gmail.com. 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.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

New series beginning for the winter months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the cold days of winter!

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, January 11, 2018

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, January 13, 2018

Grief Support Group- Life After Loss 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1

This group is a supportive and safe place to allow people to share their stories confidentially with those who have lost loved ones to addiction or overdose. No reservation is needed and no sign-in will be done at the door. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Monday, January 15, 2018

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, January 16, 2018

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 Lauren Martin, 301-938-1158, seasidelauren@gmail.com. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Healthy Living with Hypertension, 1:00PM – 3:30 PM

Worcester County Library, Ocean Pines Branch, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines

A FREE one-time workshop to learn how to better manage your blood pressure/hypertension.

To register contact Jill Kenney, 410-742-0505 ext. 159 or jak@macinc.org.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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 Michelle 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.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

New series beginning for the winter months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the cold days of winter!

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.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

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, January 22, 2018

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.

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

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

A FREE Educational Session that occurs the fourth Monday of each month offering a different health topic each month. This month the speaker will be Amanda Buckley, RD and she will be demonstrating cooking with Low Sodium Soups for the winter months. Reservations are requested but not required, call Michelle 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Lauren Martin, 301-938-1158, seasidelauren@gmail.com. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Living Well with Chronic Disease Workshop, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Worcester County Library, Ocean Pines Brach, 11107 Cathell Rd, Ocean Pines

A FREE 6-week interactive workshop proven to help people manage their chronic conditions and maintain an active lifestyle. To register contact Jill Kenney, 410-742-0505 ext. 159 or jak@macinc.org.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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 winter months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the cold days of winter!

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, January 25, 2018

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

Monday, January 29, 2018

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, January 30, 2018

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Lauren Martin, 301-938-1158, seasidelauren@gmail.com. Cost: $72 for 8 sessions, or $10 drop-in fee for first time.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

New series beginning for the winter months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the cold days of winter!

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.

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