Shore Health System September 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.

Prostate Cancer Screening
Wednesday, September 17, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Talbot County Health Department, 100 S. Hanson Street, Easton. FREE. Includes a physical examination and a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test. For more information and to register, call Shore Regional Cancer Center, 410-820-6800

Support Groups
Cancer Support Groups
Cancer support groups meet at Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. New members call 1-888-806-0756 to pre-register. 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, September 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.

Us Too Prostate Support Group
Tuesday, September 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.

Better Breathers Support Group
Tuesday, September 16, 2:00 pm, Memorial Hospital, Board Room, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Topic: Pulmonary function testing. FREE. For more information, call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, September 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.
Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, September 18, 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 Survivors Support Group
Wednesday, September 24, 2:00 pm to 3:00 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 at 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Labor & Delivery I, II, III
Saturday, September 6, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

New Mom, New Baby & Infant Safety
Saturday, September 20, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. This class should be taken after the Labor & Delivery class. Mom will learn about post partum care, pain management, nutrition and more. Baby topics include feeding, circumcision, cord care, how to take temperatures and more.

Big Brother & Big Sister
Saturday, September 27, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Designed for children who need to learn the importance of being a big brother or sister, this class anticipates the arrival of the new baby. Children should bring their favorite doll or stuffed toy.

Classes

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, September 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.

A Day of Mindfulness
Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Talbot Hospice House, Cynwood Drive, Easton. FEE: $55 before September 19, $65 thereafter. An opportunity to learn a meditation technique that promotes tranquility, mental clarity and stress reduction. To register, call the Center for Integrative Medicine, 410-770-9400.

Events

An Intimate Conversation about Cancer
Wednesday, September 10, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Inn at 202 Dover, Easton. Mary DeShields, MD, discusses options following a cancer diagnosis. Refreshments served. FREE. Advance registration required. For more information and to register, call Shore Regional Cancer Center, 410-820-6800.
Jewelry Sale
Monday, September 15, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. Silver jewelry, watches and a selection of fashion cosutme jewelry. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.
Book Sale
Thursday, September 18, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Friday, September 19, 7:00am to 2:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. A selection of bestsellers, children’s books, CDs and more. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.
Robin Hood Shop Coat Sale
Tuesday, September 23, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, 416 High Street, Cambridge. An assortment of coats for the entire family. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.
Grand Opening
The Edward and Mildred Freeman Outpatient Center at Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Thursday, September 25, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Ribbon cutting ceremony, refreshments and tours. RSVP by calling 410-822-1000, ext. 5222.

Raffle

Benefits the Joslin Diabetes Center affiliate at Shore Health System. Tickets are $2, three for $5. Prizes include $500, $250 and $100 gift certificates. Purchase tickets at the Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton, in the cafeteria and at the Information Desk. Drawing scheduled for Tuesday, October 14. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5839.

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