Shore Health System December 2010 Events

Screenings
Blood Pressure Screenings
Every Monday through Thursday, except holidays, 9:00 am to noon, Diagnostic and Imaging Center, 10 Martin Court, Easton. FREE. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary.
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, ages 20-39 and over 64 who meet income guidelines, and Medicare patients of any age. Call 410-820-9400 to schedule an appointment.

Support Groups
Cancer Support Groups
Day and evening meetings for patients and family members. Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. New members pre-register by calling 1-410-546-1200. FREE.

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Thursday, December 2, 1:00 pm, Talbot Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. FREE. For more information, call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5068.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, December 6, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Talbot Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. A resource for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death. FREE. For more information, contact Tina Basel, 410-463-9964.

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. FREE. For more information, contact Sharon Richter, 410-820-6800, ext. 108.

Insulin Pump Support Group
Wednesday, December 15, 6:30 pm, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 pm, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. For more information, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Childbirth Education
All childbirth classes are held at Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 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, December 4, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, December 11, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Infant CPR
Monday, December 13, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Classes

Diabetes Education Sessions
Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. People with diabetes participate in a fun and informative educational series to learn more about their disease. For more information about dates, times and cost, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Welcome Cancer Patients
For people newly diagnosed with cancer. Thursday, December 9, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Get information about educational programs, support groups and other resources. FREE. For more information and to register, call 410-820-6800, ext. 2257.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, December 20, 10:00 am to noon, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. The program helps women look their best as they undergo cancer treatment. FREE. To register, call 410-820-6800.

EVENTS

Hospitality Shop Sale
Wednesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 23, 25% off all items except food, cards, flowers, magazines and already reduced items. Dorchester General Hospital Hospitality Shop, Cambridge. Shop hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

In the Bag Sale
Thursday, 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 Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the programs and services of the hospital.

Jewelry Sale
Thursday, December 16, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. A selection of gold and silver jewelry, watches and more. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

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