AGH Announces October Health and Wellness Events

Monday, October 2, 2017
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.

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.

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 3, 2017
AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rite Aid, Selbyville, DE
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
Hockers Super Center, Clarksville, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton 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 4, 2017
AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 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.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series beginning for the fall months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the shorter days and longer nights!
Tai Chi with Qigong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Meditation Group 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 2
Taught by Kim Reed, 410-213-2822. Meditation for stress relief, healing the body, and creating mindful awareness. Cost $70 for the series (if paid in full up front) or $15 per session drop in fee.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 410 Dighton Ave., Snow Hill
Every Wednesday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Ocean Pines Health Fair 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, ocean Pines, MD
AGH, PRMC and OPA join forces to offer their annual health fair. Health education and screenings including carotid, blood pressure, skin cancer, hearing, bone density, glucose and cholesterol (requires 12 hours fast) pulse oximetry and much more. Free flu shots are available. Event is free and open to the public. For more info contact 410-641-7052.

Monday, October 9, 2017
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.

Medical Monday – 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
A FREE Educational Session that occurs the second Monday of each month offering a different health topic each month. This month the speaker will be Katie Busacca, Registered Dietician. She will be presenting “Balanced Meals for the Busy Family” where she will discuss and demonstrate ideas for quick, simple week night meals – with tastings! It will be held in the Ray Room, 124 N. Main St. in Berlin. Reservations are requested but not required, call Dawn 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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.

Parkinson’s Support Group 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Gull Creek Senior Living, 1 Meadow Street, Berlin, MD
For individuals suffering from Parkinson’s. Group provides discussions and mutual support, as well as education on exercise, nutrition, coping techniques, medications, and developments in treatment. For more information visit www.delmarvaparkinsonsalliance.org or call Kay Rentschler 410-641-4765.

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.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series beginning for the fall months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the shorter days and longer nights!
Tai Chi with Qigong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Meditation Group 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 2
Taught by Kim Reed, 410-213-2822. Meditation for stress relief, healing the body, and creating mindful awareness. Cost $70 for the series (if paid in full up front) or $15 per session drop in fee.

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 410 Dighton Ave., Snow Hill
Every Wednesday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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

Power to the Parents – Hidden In Plain Sight 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM or 7:30 PM
Worcester Technical High School, 6290 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841
Life-changing interactive program for parents of teens. There will be a model teen bedroom staged with items that might indicate at-risk behavior. Parents will spend time in the bedroom looking for clues then will attend a de-briefing of what they found…and didn’t find. Adults only. Free and open to the community. For more information or to register for one of the sessions call Donna, 410-629-6820 or go to atlanticgeneral.org/calendar .

Healthy Living with Hypertension 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bay Terrace Apartments, 517 Bay St., Berlin
A 2 ½ hour Interactive workshop to learn how to better manage you high blood pressure/hypertension. Includes information on diet, lifestyle and much more. Call Jill, 410-742-0505 ext. 159 to register.

 

Friday, October 13, 2017
Healthy Living with Hypertension 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Homes at Berlin, 113 Flower Street, Berlin
A 2 ½ hour Interactive workshop to learn how to better manage you high blood pressure/hypertension. Includes information on diet, lifestyle and much more. Call Jill, 410-742-0505 ext. 159 to register.

 

Monday, October 16, 2017
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 lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information, contact Edna Berkey at 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hockers Grocery Store, Bethany Beach, DE
Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Breast Cancer Support Group 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Atlantic Health Center Conference Room, 9714 Healthway Dr.
Women Supporting Women/AGH Support group for women and men who are battling breast cancer (current patients and survivors). Lunch is provided. RSVP to Women Supporting Women office, 410-548-7880.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series beginning for the fall months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the shorter days and longer nights!
Tai Chi with Qigong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Meditation Group 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 2
Taught by Kim Reed, 410-213-2822. Meditation for stress relief, healing the body, and creating mindful awareness. Cost $70 for the series (if paid in full up front) or $15 per session drop in fee.

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 410 Dighton Ave., Snow Hill
Every Wednesday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Overeaters Anonymous 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1
Meeting the first Wednesday of each month, 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. There is no initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1.00 monthly. If you have any questions, contact Bett at 410-202-9078.

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bay Terrace Apartments, 517 Bay Street, Berlin
Every Thursday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Walk with a Doc 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Ocean Pines War Memorial at the South Gate
Educate. Exercise. Empower. Have fun and learn at this family and pet friendly event. There is a short presentation by a doctor on a current health topic followed by a walk around the pond at your own pace while you visit with others and have conversation with the doc. For more information contact Ashley at agodwin@atlanticgeneral.org or 410-641-9644.

 

Monday, October 23, 2017
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 lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information, contact Edna Berkey at 410-251-2083.

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.

Medical Monday in Delaware 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Aquacare Conference Room – 38069 Town Center Dr., Unit 15, Millville, DE
A FREE Educational Session that occurs the second Monday of each month offering a different health topic each month. This month the speaker will be Katie Busacca, Registered Dietician. She will be presenting “Balanced Meals for the Busy Family” where she will discuss and demonstrate ideas for quick, simple week night meals – with tastings! Reservations are requested but not required, call Dawn 410-641-9268 or visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/MedicalMonday
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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 25 2017
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.

Tai Chi 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Rotunda, Berlin, MD
New series beginning for the fall months. It helps improve your energy and wellbeing as we enter into the shorter days and longer nights!
Tai Chi with Qigong principles will be taught in the progressive, meditative exercise practice. All levels welcome. Contact Kim Reid with questions, 410-213-2822. Cost: $85 for 8 week series or $15 drop-in fee.

Meditation Group 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room 2
Taught by Kim Reed, 410-213-2822. Meditation for stress relief, healing the body, and creating mindful awareness. Cost $70 for the series (if paid in full up front) or $15 per session drop in fee.

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 410 Dighton Ave., Snow Hill
Every Wednesday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Stroke Support Group 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1
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 Anne Waples, 443-614-5720, or awaples@atlanticgeneral.org
Living Well with Diabetes Workshop 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bay Terrace Apartments, 517 Bay Street, Berlin
Every Thursday for 6 weeks. Learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Learn what exercises you can do to improve strength and endurance. For more information and to register call Jill at 410-742-0505 ext. 159.

Monday, October 30, 2017
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 lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information, contact Edna Berkey at 410-251-2083.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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.
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 and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, 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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