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Shore Health - March 2012 Classes, Events and Health Screenings

Screenings

Blood Pressure Screenings

Every Monday through Wednesday, except holidays, 9am to noon, Diagnostic and Imaging Center, 10 Martin Court, Easton. FREE.

Every Tuesday and Friday, 11am to 1pm, Dorchester General Hospital, main lobby, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. FREE.

Breast Cancer Screenings

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.

 

Support Groups         

Cancer Support Groups  

Day and evening meetings for patients and family members, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Call 410-546-1200.

 

Stroke Survivors Support Group

Thursday, March 1, 1pm, Talbot Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. FREE. Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5068.

 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Monday, March 5, 7pm to 8:30 pm, Talbot Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. FREE. Call Tina Basel, 410-463-9964. 

 

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton.  FREE. Call 410-820-6800, ext. 108.

 

Diabetes Support Group 

Wednesday, March 21, 3pm to 4pm, University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, 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.  Call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

 

Labor & Delivery I, II, II

Saturday, March 3, 8:30am to 4:30pm. An overview of pregnancy and birth. Spouses and birthing coaches encouraged to attend.

 

Successful Breastfeeding

Saturday, March 17, 9am to 12:15 pm

 

Basic Infant CPR

Monday, March 19, 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

 

Classes

 

Diabetes Education

University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. A fun and informative educational series to learn about diabetes. For more information about dates, times and cost, call 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

 

Alleviate Stress With Acupuncture and Massage

Tuesday, March 6, 6:30pm, The Center for Integrative Medicine, 607 B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton.  FREE.  To register call 410-770-9400.

 

Complex vs. Simple Carbs

Wednesday, March 7, 10am to 11am.  University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Memorial Hospital, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Call to register 410-822-1000 ext. 5185 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757.

 

Recovering Emotionally from life-threatening illness

Thursday, March 8, 6:00 pm.  The Center for Integrative Medicine, 607 B Dutchman’s Lane, Easton.  FREE.  To register call 410.770-9400.

 

Welcome Cancer Patients 

Thursday, March 8, 3pm to 4pm, Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Information and support for people newly diagnosed with cancer.  FREE. Call 410-820-6800, ext. 2257.

 

Look Good…Feel Better

Monday, March 19, 10am to 12pm Shore Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. This program helps women look their best as they undergo cancer treatment. FREE. Call 410-820-6800.

 

Events

Everything is $6 Sale

Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8, 7am to 4pm, Dorchester General Hospital, 300 Byrn Street, Easton. Tote bags and fashion accessories, all $6. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital  Auxiliary to benefit programs and services of the hospital.

Robin Hood Shop Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, March 20, 9am to 4pm, 416 High Street, Cambridge. Featuring new spring merchandise.  Shop closed Monday, March 19. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the services and programs of the hospital.

Uniform Sale

Thursday, March 29 and Friday, March 30. 7am to 4pm, 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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