ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR May 2019

04-15-2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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

Rite Aid, 10119 Old Ocean City Blvd, Berlin, MD 21811

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, 11011 Manklin Creek Rd, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.

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, 11107 Cathell Rd, Berlin, MD 21811

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.

Monday, May 6, 2019

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

Apple Drug, 314 Franklin Ave # 600, Berlin, MD 21811

Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Michelle at 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 weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157.

AGH Diabetes Support Group 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 405 Flower St, Berlin, MD 21811

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 410-208-9761.

CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary

Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center

Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a 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 schedule, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Ocean City Community Health Fair 8:00 AM- 12:30 PM

Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 40th Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City

Atlantic General Hospital, the Town of Ocean City, and AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917, are co-sponsoring a free health fair for the community. The health fair is free and open to the public. The health fair will include: free health screenings -including carotid, respiratory, bone density, hearing, blood pressure, skin cancer, Brown Bag review of meds by AGHRx RediScripts pharmacists, lab draws for cholesterol panel and glucose (a 12 hours fast is required), special appearance by Pets on Wheels of Delmarva, and More! The Blood Bank of Delmarva will be holding a blood drive throughout the event as well. To make an appointment with the Blood Bank call, 888-8BLOOD (888-825-6638). And don’t miss the opening ceremonies: at 7:55 a.m. a presentation of the colors by the American Legion Post #166 followed by a ribbon cutting at the ballroom doors by the Ocean City, Atlantic General Hospital and AARP officials. For more information, call the Atlantic General Hospital Population Health office at 410-629-6820 or email dnordstrom@atlanticgeneral.org or docmelvin121@gmail.com

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

Rite Aid, 38169 Dupont Blvd, Selbyville, DE 19975

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, 34960 Atlantic Ave, Clarksville, DE 19970

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 Georgette Rhoads, 410-251-7574, gfrhoads@hotmail.com. Cost: $10 drop-in fee.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Medical Monday – 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Meets at Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services - 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. May’s topic is “Where you go for care matters: When illnesses, accidents, and injuries happen, where should you go for care?” presented by Michelle Farlow, CRNP and Jovonne Osborne, CRNP. Topics include: *When to choose urgent care vs emergency department for your family *Services offered at urgent care clinics *Question and answer session. Reservations are requested but not required, call Michelle 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday

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 weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157. (No meetings on 12/24/18 or 12/31/18)

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads, 410-251-7574, gfrhoads@hotmail.com. Cost: $10 drop-in fee.

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 Kinnikin 410-641-4765.

NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
This monthly 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.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Walk with a Doc 9:00AM – 9:45 AM - meet at Town Hall, 10 William Street, Berlin MD 21811

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 at your own pace while you visit with others and have conversation with the doc. For more information, contact Michelle at 410-641-9268.


Monday, May 20, 2019

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 weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157.

CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary

Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center

Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a 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 schedule, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads, 410-251-7574, gfrhoads@hotmail.com. Cost: $10 drop-in fee.

INTEGRATIVE HEALTH FAIR 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Atlantic General Hospital Main Lobby, Berlin, Maryland

FREE and open to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about Atlantic General Hospital’s Integrative Health Program and their preferred provider partners in the community who offer integrative therapies such as tai chi, acupuncture, aroma therapy, neuro-biofeedback, massage, meditation, nutrition counseling, OMT, reflexology, yoga, sound therapy, reiki and more.

All participants will have the opportunity to be entered to win one of several door prizes.

Atlantic General Hospital’s Integrative Health Program is an innovative program that helps people achieve wellness through treatments that are integrated with traditional medical and surgical care to balance mind, body and spirit. For more information, call 410-629-6520 or email mmcgowan@atlanticgeneral.org.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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

Hockers Grocery Store, 695 Bethany Loop, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

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

Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center Conference Room, 9707 Healthway Drive, Berlin MD 21811

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.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

YOGA 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

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

All levels welcome. Contact Georgette Rhoads, 410-251-7574, gfrhoads@hotmail.com. Cost: $10 drop-in fee.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Grief Support Group- Life After Loss 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1

A supportive and a safe place, allowing members to share stories confidentially, and spend time with others who understand. There are no sign-ins and no special advanced requirements to attend. Contact: Gail Mansell, 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

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

Free Wellness Workshops available in your area

Living Healthy with Hypertension For people with high blood pressure who want to learn how to better manage the condition. This is a free 1-time 2 ½ hour workshop.

Living Well Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop Do you have pain that lasts more than 3-6 months, varies in intensity, affects one or more areas, has no common cure and creates chronic stress? If you answered yes to 2 or more of these symptoms, you will benefit from this workshop. It will give you tools to help you lead a life where your symptoms are better managed. This free 6 week interactive workshop will help you better manage your life with chronic pain.

Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Learn how to deal with the symptoms and challenges of living with a chronic condition to help you live a better life. This free 6 week interactive workshop will help you manage things like fatigue, frustrations, medication management and depression that often accompany living with a chronic condition.

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop Free 6 week workshop to learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear, and frustration.

Stepping on Fall prevention workshop This is a free 7-week interactive program proven to improve the participant’s risk of falls. It includes balance and strength exercises as well as strategies to reduce fall risks in the home and when out in the community.

Living Well: Cancer Thriving and Surviving This workshop teaches individuals in recovery, those dealing with cancer treatment, and caregivers the various ways to live and thrive. You’ll learn how to manage your sleep and fatigue, enhance the mind-body connection, deal with your various emotions, regain fitness levels during and after the treatment, manage pain and healthy eating, and improve decision-making.

If you would like to register for one of these workshops in your area or if you would like more information about bringing any of the workshops to your business or group, contact Jill at MAC; 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

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