Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers Support Group – Thursday, 10/20, 6-7:30pm. UM Shore Nursing & Rehab Center at Chestertown. Led by Stepha Golebieski, assistant director of nursing. Contact: 410-778-4550.
Find information about skilled nursing, inpatient rehab and respite care in Chestertown online at UMShoreRegional.org/about/facilities/rehabilitation.
End of Summer Sale – The Gift Shop, UM SMC at Chestertown. Sales on summer items including ALL beach bags. All sales conducted by the Chester River Hospital Center Auxiliary are for the benefit of programs, services, patient care and equipment at UM SMC at Chestertown.
Bazaar Bag Sale – Friday, 10/21, Bazaar at 121 Federal Street, Easton MD. Customers will be able to fill a bag with shop merchandise for either $6 or $10. Bags will be provided by the Bazaar and can be filled with previously discounted clothing (punched tickets). Certain merchandise exclusions do apply; please see a shop volunteer for details. All sales conducted by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital at Easton are for the benefit of programs, services, patient care and equipment at UM SMC at Easton.
Breast Cancer Support
Transition to Wellness – Free workshops for breast cancer survivors and patients who are ending treatment.
Survivors Offering Support (SOS) – Free 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.
Find more information about The Breast Center’s programs and services at UMShoreRegional.org/breast_center
Cancer Support Group/Easton – Thursday, 10/20, 5-6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 443-254-5940
Cancer Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, 10/24, 7pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Education Center. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Find more information about cancer treatment and support services online at UMShoreRegional.org/cancer_program.
Childbirth & New Parent Education
Big Brother, Big Sister: Sibling Preparation – Saturday, 10/29, 9:30-11am, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Designed for children ages 3-8, includes a tour of the Birthing Center and story time or video. Register by phone, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Find more information about Birthing Center programs and services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/birthing-center/services.
Diabetes Education and Support
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown– Tuesday, 10/25, 6:30pm, UM Shore Regional Health Chestertown. Led by Chrissy Nelson, diabetes educator. Contact 410-778-3300 ext. 2175
Diabetes Support Group/ Dorchester – Wednesday, 10/27, 5:30, Dorchester County YMCA. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Find more information about diabetes treatment and support services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/endocrinology.
Flu Shot Clinics
10/20/16 Easton HEC Rm. A&B
10/26/16 Dorchester 3rd floor Conference Rm.
10/31/16 Chestertown Conference Center 2nd floor
11/8/16 Easton Out Pt. Conference Rm.
Time will be 6:30am to 5pm for all the dates listed above
Acupuncture, Massage, Psychotherapy and Reiki – By appointment, Mon-Fri, except holidays. Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton. For information about services, providers and scheduling, visit UMShoreRegional.org/programs/integrative/about or call 410-770-9400.
Bridge Clinic Support Group – Tuesday 10/25, 6-7:30pm, UM SMC at Dorchester. Free, confidential support group meeting for individuals who have been hospitalized for behavioral health reasons and could benefit from assistance with issues after discharge. Varied topics based on participants’ needs. Each participant may bring one family member. Contact: 410-228-5511, ext. 2140.
Safe Sitter® Class, Chestertown –Saturday, 10/29, 9am-4:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Pediatric nurses teach youth ages 11-13 the basics of babysitting, including first aid and more. Cost: $40 (scholarships available). Limited seating, advance registration required. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings/Easton & Cambridge – Easton: every Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic and Imaging Center. Cambridge: every Tuesday and Friday, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays)
From a Woman’s Point of View: Nurturing Your Financial and Physical Well Being– Thursday, 10/20, 9:30-11am. Talbot Country Club. Presenters: Dr. Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, Shore Regional Palliative Care Program and Elizabeth Spurry, President Tred Avon Family Wealth. Free, but seating is limited. Register in advance by contacting Janet Andrews, 410-822-1000 ext. 5792, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service Award Celebrations
Celebration Dinner — Thursday, 10/20, 5:30pm, The Milestone, 9630 Technology Dr, Easton, MD 21601. Celebrating our retirees and employees with 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 & 50 years of service.
Celebration Luncheon — Friday, 10/21, 11:00am, The Milestone, 9630 Technology Dr, Easton, MD 21601. Celebrating employees with 10 & 15 years of service.
Queenstown Stroke Support Group – Tuesday, 10/25, 12pm-2pm, UM Shore Pavilion at Queenstown. Topic: Dancing with Diago. How dancing can improve stroke recovery. Stroke survivors and family/caregivers welcome. Bring bagged lunch. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5068, email@example.com.