Shore Health System’s February 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, February 1, 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, February 9, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton.  Topic: “Healthy Diet for Prostate Cancer Patients,” presented by Wynne Aroom, MS, RN, CDE.  FREE. For more information, call Sharon Richter, RN, 410-820-6800, ext 108.

Insulin Pump Support Group
Wednesday, February 17, 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, February 17, 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.

Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, February 18, 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.

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Wednesday, February 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.

Infant CPR
Monday, February 15, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, February 20, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Classes

Carbohydrate Counting
Wednesday, February 3, 10:00 am to noon, Joslin Diabetes Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Certified Classes helps individuals with diabetes understand and monitor the carbohydrates in their diet. Free and open to the public. For more information and to schedule a consultation with a diabetes educator, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Tuesday, February 9 through March 30, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday, March 20, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Tuition: $300; financial assistance is available. For more information and to register, call 410-770-9400.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, February 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. 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.

How Cardiac Rehab Can Change Your Life
Tuesday, February 16, 3:00 pm,  Memorial Hospital, Board Room, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Presenter:  Cardiologist M.Christadoss Rajasingh, MD.  FREE.  For more information, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Events
Go Red for Women Fashion Show
Friday, February 5, 11:00 am, Immanuel United Church of Christ, Cambridge. Cost: $5, includes a heart healthy lunch. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. Sponsored by the Shore Health System Center for Cardio-Pulmonary Fitness and Wellness. For more information and to reserve a seat, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Uniform Sale
Thursday, February 11, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Scrubs, shoes and professional accessories at discounted prices.  Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.
Gold Buy Back
Monday, February 15, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sell your unwanted jewelry for cash.  Buying gold, silver and  platinum.  Memorial Hospital, lobby, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601.  Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.
Uniform Sale
Thursday, February 25, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Friday, February 26, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Scrubs, shoes and professional accessories at discounted prices.  Memorial Hospital, Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.

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