Shore Health System – February Calendar Items

Screenings
Blood Pressure Screenings
Every Monday through Thursday, except holidays, 9:00 am to noon, Diagnostic and Imaging Center, 10 Martin Court, Easton. FREE.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE.
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.

Stroke Survivors Support Group
Thursday, February 3, 1:00 pm, Talbot Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. FREE. Call 410- 822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5068.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Monday, February 7, 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. Call Tina Basel, 410-463-9964.

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, February 8, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. FREE. Call 410-820-6800, ext. 108.

Insulin Pump Support Group
Wednesday, February 16, 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Especially designed for adults or parents of children who use insulin pumps. Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511 ext. 5757.

Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, February 16, 7:00 pm, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. Free. Those with diabetes and their family members are welcome. FREE. Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511 ext. 5757.

Mended Hearts Support Group
Thursday, February 17, 5:30 pm, Memorial Hospital, Freeman Outpatient Center conference room, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Call 410-228-5511, ext. 8201 or 410-822-1000, ext. 5208.

Gestational Diabetes Support Group
Monday, February 28, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

Childbirth Education
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, February 5, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

Breastfeeding
Saturday, February 19, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and steps for successful breastfeeding.

Infant CPR
Monday, February 21, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Basic infant CPR class. This is not a certification course.

Classes

Diabetes Education
The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, 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.

Heart Healthy Food Choices
Wednesday, February 2, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511 ext. 5757.

It’s Never Too Late To Prevent Diabetes
Wednesday, February 9, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Call 410.822.1000 or 410.228.5511 ext. 5757.

Welcome Cancer Patients
Thursday, February 10, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Information and support for people newly diagnosed with cancer. FREE. Call 410-820-6800, ext. 2257.

Traditional Reiki I: Find Wellness within You
Saturday, February 12, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite B, Easton. Fee: $163. For more information and to register, call 410-770-9400.

Look Good…Feel Better
Monday, February 21, 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. Call 410-820-6800.

Master Positive Thinking, Visualization and Affirmation
Saturday, March 12, 19 and 26, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Center for Integrative Medicine, 607 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite B, Easton. Instructor: Anne Pogue, LMT, MA. Participants learn how life is created through thoughts, images and affirmations. Fee: $65. Call 410-770-9400.

Events

Uniform Sale

Tuesday, February 1, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. Scrubs, shoes and professional accessories at discounted prices. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

Uniform Sale
Thursday, February 24 and Friday, February 25. 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. A variety of uniforms and shoes at discounted prices. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

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