Atlantic General Hospital October Events

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Solutions for Senior Care 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Conference room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital.
Are your concerned about your loved one? Are you trying to determine if they need some extra help at home? Do you know how to access community resources? This work shop will help you. RSVP for this FREE workshop by calling Home Instead at 410-641-0901.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
6th Annual Ocean Pines Health Fair, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Open to the general public this event is jointly sponsored by Ocean Pines Association, Atlantic General Hospital and Peninsula Regional Medical Center. There will be many health screenings offered including Lab screening for cholesterol and glucose (requires a 12-hour fast). There will also be skin cancer checks, BP’s bone density and carotid. Location is the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway. For more information call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

Overeaters Anonymous 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Our group is a 12 step program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. We help anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem, whether it is weight gain, bulimia, anorexia, or if you are a parent of a child with one of these problems. We will be meeting each Sunday in Conference Room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Monday, October 5, 2015
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Apple Drug, Berlin, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM- Walgreens, Ocean Pines, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

 T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 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 at 410-251-2083.

AGH Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Monday of every month. The speaker this month is Lou Brecht speaking on sleep apnea. For more information contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To make an appointment, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM- Walgreens, Clarksville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

YOGA 5:30 PM-6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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, October 7, 2015
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Rite Aid, Berlin, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM- Rite Aid, Ocean Pines, Md.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Diabetes Support Group 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM- Ocean Pines Library
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Wednesday of every month. The speaker this month is Lou Brecht speaking on sleep apnea. For more information contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-641-9703.

Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Celiac Support Group 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Support and information for those affected by celiac disease. This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. For more information, contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529

Overeaters Anonymous 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Our group is a 12 step program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. We help anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem, whether it is weight gain, bulimia, anorexia, or if you are a parent of a child with one of these problems. We will be meeting each Sunday in Conference Room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Monday, October 12, 2015
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 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 at 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
NAMI Lower Shore Family Support Group 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
This program offers shared wisdom and problem solving for family members of individuals with mental illness. This support group model is run by trained family members, and has been designed to help families effectively cope with a family member with mental illness. There is no registration or enrollment obligation necessary. The group is free. For more information contact: Carole Spurrier, NAMI Lower Shore Representative, at 410-208-4003 or carolespurrier@msn.com or Gail S. Mansell, AGH Director of Supportive Care Services, at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

YOGA 5:30 PM-6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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, October 14, 2015
Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st Street, Ocean City
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Care For The Entire Senior: Mind, Body and Soul 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Are you concerned about your aging parent? Do you want to know more about the physical and emotional signs of aging to watch for – such as loss of energy or changes in mood? Are you worried that your loved one is a risk for losing their independence? Do you want to know how to prevent or even reverse frailty? RSVP for this FREE workshop by calling Home Instead at 410-641-0901.

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

Overeaters Anonymous 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Our group is a 12 step program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. We help anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem, whether it is weight gain, bulimia, anorexia, or if you are a parent of a child with one of these problems. We will be meeting each Sunday in Conference Room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Monday, October 19, 2015
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 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 at 410-251-2083.

Bariatric Surgery Information Night
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Attention Delawareans: Are you thinking about weight loss surgery but unsure of the next steps? Atlantic General Bariatric Center now provides pre-and post-surgery consultations, nutrition education, and support group meetings in Sussex County. Learn more about the surgery options available and our team-based approach to long-term weight loss success during our free seminars. Then, take a tour of Atlantic General Hospital’s surgical services department, where all bariatric surgeries are performed. Please register by calling 410-629-6470.

CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To make an appointment, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
YOGA 5:30 PM-6:45 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Rotunda, Berlin, Md.
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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Berlin, Md.
Support group for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month and is open to the community. For more information contact Heather Cormack 410-641-4400 x6123, or Kenneth Lewis 410-208-1701 or 410-430-4818.

Living Well with Hypertension Workshop 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 1
This is a free 2 ½ hour interactive program that teaches people with high blood pressure how to better manage the condition. It includes a blood pressure check, information about monitoring along with dietary and lifestyle suggestions. For more information or to register call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 – pre-registration is necessary. 

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Walgreens, Bethany Beach, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM- Walgreens, Selbyville, Del.
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton 410-641-9268

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st Street, Ocean City
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Stroke Center has established a stroke support group to provide a community based environment for stroke victims/survivors and caregivers on a monthly basis. We will provide physical and emotional support in a social setting for survivors and caregivers to share their personal experiences and challenges. Coping strategies will also be discussed during these interactions. For more information contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 or ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org.

Sunday, October 25, 2015
Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. This group is open to the community and to AGH patients. For more information call Rob at 443-783-3529.

Overeaters Anonymous 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Our group is a 12 step program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. We help anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem, whether it is weight gain, bulimia, anorexia, or if you are a parent of a child with one of these problems. We will be meeting each Sunday in Conference Room 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 weekly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Monday, October 26, 2015
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 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 at 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Snow Hill Senior Center, 4767 Snow Hill Rd, Snow Hill
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Living Well: Cancer Thriving & Surviving 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Selbyville Library, 11 Main & McCabe Streets, Selbyville, Del. 19975
This free workshop is an evidence-based, once a week workshop (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28) for those in treatment for cancer, individuals in recovery, and caregivers to attend together. Led by trained facilitators, this workshop covers fatigue management, mind-body connection, dealing with difficult emotions and more. To register please contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org. 

Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshop 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st Street, Ocean City
A six week workshop developed by Stanford University which teaches self-management skills for those with Diabetes (or caring for someone with Diabetes). Topics discussed include menu planning, fitness and exercise and preventing low blood sugar. The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required, call Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Bereavement Support Group 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
We gather the fourth Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration is not necessary. For further information, please contact Pastoral Care Services at 410-641-9725 or email gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993.  Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, retina surgery and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region.  For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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