Shore Regional Health
December 1, 2014
December 2014 EVENTS CALENDAR
Screenings, Classes, Support Groups, and Events
Free Blood Pressure Screenings – Every Mon & Tues, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center, Easton; every Tues & Fri, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays).
Survivors Offering Support (SOS) – Program pairing women who have breast cancer with mentors who are breast cancer survivors. If you need support or would like to become a mentor, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5866.
Transition to Wellness Workshops – Ongoing workshops for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer patients who are ending treatment. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5866.
Carb Counting Class – Tues, 12/2, 1:30-3:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Overview of the most commonly-used method of meal planning for diabetics. Referral and advance registration required; contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Denton – Tues, 12/2, 6pm, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Denton. Topic: “Know Your Diabetes ABC’s.” Contact: 410-479-2161.
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tues, 12/2 & 12/16, 10-11:30am, UM SMC at Easton, Requard Social Center. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Diabetes Self-Management Class – Tues, 12/2-9-16, 1-4pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Stroke Support Groups Holiday Luncheon – Thurs, 12/4, 1-2:30pm, Presbyterian Church, Easton. MidShore group and Queenstown group will convene for holiday event including a pot-luck luncheon and gift exchange; participants and guests are welcome. RSVP and inquiries for meal planning and gift exchange: 410-822-9962 or
Gestational Diabetes Classes – Thurs, 12/4, 12/11 & 12/18, 10am-12pm, UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Single-session class addressing care during pregnancy and what to expect afterward. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Labor and Delivery Class I, II, III – Sat, 12/6, 8:30am-3pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Overview of pregnancy and birth for expectant mothers, spouses and birthing coaches. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Better Breathers Group – Wed, 12/10, 12:30-2pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Education Center. Topic: Keeping Your Diet Under Control Over the Holidays. Presenters: Mary King, RD, CDE and Sherrie Hill, RN. Light refreshments. Free. RSVP: 410-778-7668 ext. 2222.
New Mom, New Baby: Safety and CPR – Sat, 12/13, 9am-1:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Learn about post-partum care, pain management, nutrition and more. Free. To register, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5200.
Look Good … Feel Better – Mon, 12/15, 10am-12pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Free ACS program for women with cancer includes hair, skin and make-up tips, samples and a visit to the wig room. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5355.
Cancer and Prostate Cancer Support Groups Holiday Event – Mon, 12/15, 6pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Conference Center. The two groups convene for a holiday event featuring a pot-luck dinner. Participants and their guests welcome; bring a covered dish. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Dementia Caregivers Support Group – Thurs, 12/18, 6pm, UM Shore Nursing & Rehab Center at Chestertown. Contact: 410-778-4550.
Big Brother, Big Sister: Sibling Preparation – Sat, 12/20, 9:30-11am, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Designed to help parents prepare their children for the arrival of a new baby. Free. Registration: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Self-Management Refresher Class – Mon, 12/22, 10am-12pm, UM Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, UM SMC at Easton. For those who have completed diabetes education classes but want to take their self-care to the next level. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Please note: The next Safe Sitter class in Chestertown will take place Saturday, January 24. Registration is first come, first serve. Call 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.