Shore Health System – April Calendar Items

April 2010 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 to schedule an appointment.

Support Groups
Cancer Support Groups
Meetings held 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-Delmarva and Shore Regional Cancer Center.

Weekly Cancer Participant Group, Thursday, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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

Cancer Partners (for family and other caregivers), 1st and 3rd  Thursday of the month, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, April 5, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Talbot Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. A resource for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death. FREE. For more information, contact Tina Basel, 410-463-9964.

Us Too Prostate Support Group
Tuesday, April 13, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton.  FREE. For more information, call Sharon Richter, RN, 410-820-6800, ext 108.
Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, April 15, 5:30 pm, Memorial Hospital, Freeman Outpatient Center conference room, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Especially designed for those who have a history of heart disease. For more information, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Insulin Pump Support Group
Wednesday, April 21, 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Joslin Diabetes Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. For anyone currently using an insulin pump and individuals who are interested in finding out more about insulin pump therapy.   FREE.  For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, April 21, 7:00 pm, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. For people with diabetes and the people who support them.  FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Thursday, April 1, 1:00 pm, Talbot Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue. FREE. For more information, call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5068.
Childbirth Education
All childbirth classes are held at Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE.  Pre-register by calling 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

Labor & Delivery
Saturday, April 3, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  This one-day class is an overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches are encouraged to attend.

Infant CPR
Monday, April 12, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, April 17, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Classes

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. Participants must have a referral from a healthcare provider and meet with a Joslin Center certified diabetes educator prior to the start of the session. For information about schedules and cost, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Carbohydrate Counting
Wednesday, April 7, 10:00 am to noon, Joslin Diabetes Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Classes helps individuals with diabetes understand and monitor the carbohydrates in their diet. FREE. For more information and to schedule a consultation with a diabetes educator, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757

A Day of Mindfulness

Saturday, April 10, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607-B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. Fee: $65. Learn a meditation technique that can bring about tranquility, mental clarity and the ability to reduce stress. For more information and to register, call 410-770-9400.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, April 19, 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.

Safe Sitter Class
Saturday, April 17 and April 24, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. This program is designed for children ages 11 to 13. Fee: $30. For more information and to register, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5286.

The Potential of Positive Thinking
Thursday, April 22 and April 29, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607-B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. Fee: $45. To register, call 410-770-9400.

Events
Jewerly Sale
Monday,  April 5, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge.   A selection of gold and silver jewelry, watches and more. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

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