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ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR OCTOBER 2020

ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR OCTOBER 2020
 
 
Thursday, October 1, 2020
CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To schedule, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.
 
Monday, October 5, 2020
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 605-472-5789, wait for voice command, then press 944874.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157.
 
AGH Diabetes Support Group 6:00 PM -7:00 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 978-990-5451, wait for voice command, then press 3753651.
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Monday of every month. Discussion and education related to diabetes is provided at the meetings. For more information, contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-208-9761.
 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Faith-Based Partnership
Meeting via video call. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Join the Faith Partnership: A cooperative effort for local Worship Centers and Atlantic General Hospital & Health System to increase health awareness, education, and healthy living incentives for our community members. For information, contact: Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org
 
Online Caregiver Support Group
Meeting via video call. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
An informal gathering of people whose lives are directly or indirectly affected by the caregiving needs of another. The group provides peer acceptance and recognition for common concerns and is a wonderful opportunity to share in the wisdom, insight and humor of fellow caregivers. For information, contact Gail Mansell at 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org
 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
AGH Diabetes Support Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 978-990-5451, wait for voice command, then press 3753651.
Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. The support group is open to the public and meets the first Wednesday of every month. Discussion and education related to diabetes is provided at the meetings. For more information, contact the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program at 410-208-9761.
 
Monday, October 12, 2020
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 605-472-5789, wait for voice command, then press 944874.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157.
 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Parkinson’s Support Group 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Now meeting via video call. For individuals suffering from Parkinson's, as well as their caregivers. Group provides discussions and mutual support, as well as education on exercise, nutrition, coping techniques, medications, and developments in treatment. For more information, contact Kay Kinnikin at 410-641-4765 or kkinnikin@atlanticgeneral.org.
 
Thursday, October 15, 2020
CPAP Mask Fitting – appointment necessary
Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center
Atlantic General Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center hosts a mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. This is a completely FREE service, but requires the patient to call ahead to set up an appointment. To schedule, contact Robin Rohlfing at 410-641-9726.
 
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Virtual Walk with a Doc 9:00 AM
Educate. Exercise. Empower. Join us for our virtual Walk with a Doc at 9:00 AM on the Atlantic General Hospital Facebook page, where there is a short presentation by a doctor on a current health topic. You can then walk wherever you and share your selfies on social media with the hashtag #walkedwithagh.
 
Monday, October 19, 2020
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 605-472-5789, wait for voice command, then press 944874.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Breast Cancer Support Group 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Now meeting via video call. For survivors and current patients battling breast cancer. Call Women
Supporting Women at 410-548-7880.
 
Monday, October 26, 2020
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Now meeting via conference call: Dial 605-472-5789, wait for voice command, then press 944874.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weekly support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy life-style. For more information, contact Rose Campion 410-641-0157.
 
Free Wellness Workshops available in your area
NEW! Building Better Caregivers - Free 6-week workshop - Valuable training for caregivers experiencing behavior issues by their care partner or they are experiencing high levels of stress - caregivers of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia such as Alzheimer’s, and any other conditions that affect memory. Classes are highly participatory, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their caregiving tasks and maintain a fulfilling life.
 
Living Healthy with Hypertension For people with high blood pressure who want to learn how to better manage the condition. This is a free 1-time 2 ½ hour workshop.
 
Living Well Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop Do you have pain that lasts more than 3-6 months, varies in intensity, affects one or more areas, has no common cure and creates chronic stress? If you answered yes to 2 or more of these symptoms, you will benefit from this workshop. It will give you tools to help you lead a life where your symptoms are better managed. This free 6 week interactive workshop will help you better manage your life with chronic pain.
 
Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Learn how to deal with the symptoms and challenges of living with a chronic condition to help you live a better life.  This free 6 week interactive workshop will help you manage things like fatigue, frustrations, medication management and depression that often accompany living with a chronic condition.
 
Living Well with Diabetes Workshop Free 6 week workshop to learn how to deal with the symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, high and low blood sugar, stress and emotional issues such as depression, anger, fear and frustration.
 
Stepping on Falls Prevention Workshop This is a free 7-week interactive program proven to improve the participant’s risk of falls. It includes balance and strength exercises as well as strategies to reduce fall risks in the home and when out in the community.
 
If you would like to register for one of these workshops in your area or if you would like more information about bringing any of the workshops to your business or group, contact Jill at MAC: 410-742-0505 ext. 159 or jak@macinc.org
 
 
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993.  Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region.  For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.
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