Shore Health System December 2008 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, (except December 25 and January 2) 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.

Us Too Prostate Support Group
Tuesday, December 9, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. FREE. For more information, call Sharon Richter, RN, 410-820-6800, ext 108.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, December 1, 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.

Insulin Pump Club
Monday, December 8, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. This club meets every other month. Especially designed for adults or parents of children who use insulin pumps. FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5231.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, December 17, 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.

Childbirth Education
All childbirth classes are held at the Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Pre-register at 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

Labor & Delivery I, II, III
Saturday, December 6, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

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

Breastfeeding
Saturday, December 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Classes

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, December 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.

Events
Christmas Raffle
Buy a chance to win Poppa Bear, Santa and his sliegh – loaded with special gifts for everyone. $1 per chance, 6 for $5, tickets available in the Memorial Hospital Gift Shop, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street Easton. Drawing will be held on Monday, December 22, 10:00am. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

Christmas Sale

A Winter Wonderland of Holiday Gifts. December 1 through December 24, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Memorial Hospital Gift Shop, 219. S. Washington Street, Easton. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.
In the Bag Sale

Tuesday, December 9, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Dorchester General Hospital lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. A large selection of name brand hand bags, totes, wallets and luggage up to 70% off retail prices. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of Dorchester General Hospital.

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