Shore Health System – Calendar Items for February

February 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 Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital. No appointment needed.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, lobby of Dorchester General Hospital, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital. 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 and 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.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, February 2, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Talbot Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. This monthly meeting is a resource for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death. FREE. For more information, contact Tina Basel, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5351.

Us Too Prostate Support Group
Tuesday, February 10, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. FREE. For more information, call Sharon Richter, RN, 410-820-6800, ext 108.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Those with diabetes and their family members are welcome. FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5286.
Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, February 19, 7:00 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. For more information, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Wednesday, February 25, 2:00 pm, St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont Street. FREE. For more information, call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-551, 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, February 7, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

Infant CPR
Monday, February 16, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, February 28, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Classes
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Free introduction, Tuesday, February 10, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607-B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. Eight-week course meets Tuesdays, February 24 through April 14, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, and Saturday, April 4, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Tuition: $300, includes all materials. Limited financial assistance is available. Continuing education credits for nurses, psychologists and social workers. For more information and to register, call 410-770-9400.

Managing Congestive Heart Failure

Wednesday, February 11, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Room C&D, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Cardiologist M. Christadoss Rajasingh, MD, discusses the latest developments in managing congestive heart failure. FREE. To register, call 410-228-5511, ext. 5208 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, February 16, 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.

Events
Uniform Sale
Thursday, February 12, 7:00 am to 4:00pm. Scrubs, shoes and professional “accessories” at discounted prices. Dorchester General Hospital lobby 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.
Jewelry and Book Sale
Wednesday, February 11 through Saturday, February 14, Robin Hood Shop, 416 High Street, Cambridge. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.

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