Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for March 2009

Monday March 02 2009
Diabetes Support Group 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Dr. Michael DePalma DDS speaking on Dental Care and Diabetes
For more information, call Darby Schaub at 410-641-9703.

Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apple Drug Berlin
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite-Aid Selbyville DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

T.O.P.S. of Berlin 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR #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, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday March 03 2009
Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite Aid - Selbyville DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happy Harry's Clarksville DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Yoga 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
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 March 04 2009
Diabetes Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ocean Pines Library
Support and education for those who have diabetes and their support people. Speaker to be announced for A1C Championship program "Taking Control." All are welcome. For more information contact Ellen Lurz at 410-641-5994 or elurz@verizon.net.

Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rite Aid Berlin
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite Aid OP
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Saturday March 07 2009
LAP-BAND Seminar 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AGH CR#2
Receive information about the benefits of the LAP-BAND® procedure as an alternative for obese individuals who have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication. Surgeon Alae Zarif, M.D., will be presenting. Those wishing to attend must pre-register to guarantee a seat by calling 410-644-3960.

Monday March 09 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR#1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - group #169. 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, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday March 10 2009
Yoga 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda
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 March 12 2009
Celiac Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR #1
Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Dr. Canakis will be speaking this month. For more information contact Betty Bellarin - 410-603-0210.

Social Security Seminar 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
AGH CR #2
Are you considering retiring and have questions about social security? Then this is the seminar for you! Presented by Benjamin Shamburger, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration, Dover DE, and Kristi F. Connell, Financial Advisor, Old Dominion Investment Corp, Ocean City, MD. Information will also be provided for disability, survivors benefits and Medicare.
For further information call Dawn Denton @ 410-641-9268.

Monday March 16 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR #1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - group #169. 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, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday March 17 2009
Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pocomoke Rite Aid
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rite Aid West OC Rt 50
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group (S.O.S.) 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR#1
Survivors of Suicide (S.O.S.) groups are for those who have lost a loved one as a result of death by suicide. The S.O.S. groups can include family members or friends. These monthly meetings give those who have suffered a loss by suicide to share their unique issues of grief with others who have suffered a similar loss. Survivors of Suicide Support Groups are not for those who have been or are currently suicidal. For more information, please call 443 235 9493.

Yoga 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Office Building rotunda
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 March 18 2009
Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happy Harry's Fenwick DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Happy Harry's Bethany Beach DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information.
Contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Thursday March 19 2009
Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health and Racquet Club
Cost: free. A 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care for someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life such as how to manage stress, how to fight fatigue, eat and exercise for your health and how to manage your pain. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn 410-641-9268.

Friday March 20 2009
Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AGH CR #3
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Worcester County Self Help Group. For people living with MS seeking support, education and mutual aid. For more information call Barb, 410-213-7735.

Saturday March 21 2009
LAP-BAND Seminar 11:00 PM - 12:00 PM
AGH CR#2
Receive information about the benefits of the LAP-BAND® procedure as an alternative for obese individuals who have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication. Surgeon Alae Zarif, M.D., will be presenting.
Those wishing to attend must pre-register to guarantee a seat by calling 410-644-3960.

Monday March 23 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR#1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - group #169. 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, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday March 24 2009
Yoga 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Office Building rotunda
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 March 25 2009
Bereavement Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AGH CR #1
We gather the fourth Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration is not necessary. For further information, please call Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, March 26 2009
Living Well Workshop 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Ocean City Health and Racquet Club
Cost: free. A 6-week workshop for anyone who has a chronic condition that affects your life or care for someone who does. It teaches skills to help you improve your daily life such as how to manage stress, how to fight fatigue, eat and exercise for your health and how to manage your pain. Pre-registration is required by calling Dawn 410-641-9268.

Sunday March 29 2009
Temple Bat Yam Health Fair 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Health screenings and information from a variety of exhibitors. There will be a special room for children to learn about healthy eating and lifestyles, including a juggling act from 2p to 4p. The event is free and pre-registration is not required.
For more information call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Monday March 30 2009
T.O.P.S. of Berlin 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AGH CR #1
T.O.P.S. of Berlin - group #169. 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, 410-629-1006.

Tuesday March 31 2009
Reiki 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AGH CR #1
This monthly group is a relaxed, informal way to be introduced to Reiki, or to deepen one’s connection to Reiki energy. All are welcome. No experience is needed to experience the gentle flow of Reiki energy through the body, mind & spirit.
COST: $20
FACILITATOR: Diane Armstrong, Reiki Master
Kindly register in advance by calling Diane at 410-251-7701. Visit http://www.ReikiVibe.com for more detailed information.

Yoga 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Barrett Office Building rotunda
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.