Shore Health System – June Calendar Items

June 2009 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 Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. No appointment needed.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary. 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 or 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 pre-register by calling 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.

Us Too Prostate Support Group
Tuesday, June 9, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Topic: Treatments for prostate cancer. FREE. For more information, call Sharon Richter, RN, 410-820-6800, ext 108.
Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, June 18, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton, Freeman Outpatient Center conference room. Topic: How to Manage Stress. FREE. For more information, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Wednesday, June 24, 2:00 pm, St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont Street. FREE. For more information, call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-5511, 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 by calling 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Labor & Delivery I, II, III
Saturday, June 13, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, June 27, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Infant CPR
Monday, June 29, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Classes

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, June 15, 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 Education Classes
Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Topics include the causes and complications of diabetes; medication and nutritional management; blood glucose monitoring; and the emotional aspects of diabetes. Anyone interested in participating in a class must make an appointment for an-assessment prior to the start of the session. For information about schedules and cost, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Shore Kids Camp
Monday, July 13 through Thursday, July 16, 8:45 am to 4:00 pm, Calhoun MEBA Engineering School, 27050 St. Michaels Road, Easton. Open to children ages 7-12 years with diabetes or asthma, this camp focuses on promoting development of self-management skills. Fee: $75; scholarships available. For more information and to register, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5231.

Events

Robin Hood Shop Half-Price Sale
Monday, June 15 through Saturday, June 20, 416 High Street, Cambridge. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the services and programs of the hospital. For more information, call 410-228-6339.

Life Line Screening
Thursday, June 18, 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m., Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, 300 Bryn Street, Cambridge. Screenings help identify the risk of stroke, vascular disease and osteoporosis. Pre-registration is required. For more information about cost and to register, call 1-800-779-6353.

Shore Regional Breast Open House

Tuesday, June 30, 4:30 pm, Shore Regional Breast Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street Easton. Refreshments and tours. RSVP by calling 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5222.

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