ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR AUGUST 2017

07-14-2017

Tuesday, August 1, 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, August 2, 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, August 7, 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.

Tuesday, August 8, 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

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 Ashley Sterns at 410-641-3171.

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, August 10, 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

Monday, August 14, 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.

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 Faustino Macuha. M.D., Endocrinologist from Atlantic General Health System. He will be discussing Diabetes. 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.

Tuesday, August 15, 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.

Autism Education Dinner – 4:00PM – 6:00 PM

Castle In the Sand - Waverly Banquet Room, 37th Street, Ocean City, MD

A FREE seminar on Autism with Dr. Menon from Kennedy Krieger Institute, followed by a FREE catered dinner. This is for anyone whose life is touched by Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Space is limited, call Dawn, 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/calendar to make your reservation.

Wednesday, August 16, 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, August 17, 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, August 19, 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, August 21, 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, August 22, 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, August 23, 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.

Monday, August 28, 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 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

“Bottom Line On Kegels” – A free educational class on exercises and strategies to prevent episodes of incontinence and urgent trips to the bathroom. Speakers Brandi Musselman, M.D. and Cara Konlian, Physical Therapist will discuss reasons and treatment options.

Registration requested but not required, call Dawn, 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday

Tuesday, August 29, 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.

Thursday, August 31, 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

About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.
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