Shore Health System Events Throughout August

August Events

Screenings

Blood Pressure Screenings
Every Monday through Thursday, except holidays, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Diagnostic and Imaging Center, 10 Martin Court, Easton. FREE. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital. No appointment needed.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, lobby of Dorchester General Hospital, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital. No appointment needed.

Breast Cancer Screenings
Day and evening appointments available at Shore Regional Breast Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Open to uninsured or underinsured women, aged 20-39 and over 64, who meet income guidelines. Call 410-820-9400 and 410-822-1000, ext. 5387 to schedule an appointment.

Support Groups

Cancer Support Groups
Cancer support groups meet at Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. New members call to pre-register at 1-888-806-0756. FREE. Sponsored by the Wellness Community of Delmarva and Shore Regional Cancer Center.

Cancer patients and survivors, every Thursday, 5:00 pm

“Daytimers” for cancer patients, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10:30 am to noon

“Cancer Partners” for family and other caregivers, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, August 4, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Talbot Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. This monthly meeting is a resource for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death. FREE. For more information, contact Tina Basel, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5351.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, August 20, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Those with diabetes and their family members are welcome. FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5286.

Stroke Survivors Support Group
Wednesday, August 27, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont Street. FREE. For more information, call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-551, ext. 5068.

Childbirth Education
All childbirth classes are held at the Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Pre-register at 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

Labor & Delivery I, II, III
Saturdays, August 2 and 9, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

Infant CPR
Monday, August 18, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, August 30, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Classes

Treating Complicated Grief
Thursday, August 14, 6:00 pm, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607- B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. Richard Gibson, LCSW-C, discusses the use of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to help individuals return to normal functioning following the traumatic loss of a loved one. FREE. For more information and to register, call 410-770-9400.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, August 18, 10:00 am to noon, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. The program helps women look their best as they are undergoing cancer treatment. FREE. To register, call 410-820-6800.

Diabetes Classes
Four-week program meets on Tuesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Pre-registration required. To pre-register or for more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5286.

Events
Back to School Sale
Begins Monday, August 11, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Robin Hood Shop, 416 High Street, Cambridge. School supplies and fall fashions for children and adults. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.

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