Free Blood Pressure Screenings/Cambridge and Easton — Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center, 10 Martin Court, Easton; Tuesday &Fridays, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. Recurring event (except holidays).
Survivors Offering Support (SOS) – Program pairing women who have breast cancer with mentors who are breast cancer survivors. If you are in need of 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 ending treatment. For information about the next session, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5866.
Chester River Auxiliary Gift Shop Sale – Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm. UM SMC at Chestertown. Store-wide sale pending move to new location (prior to September 15). Housewares, lamps, scarves, jewelry, and more – many items 50% off. Contact: 410-778-3300, ext. 2351.
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesdays, September 2 & 16, 10-11:30am, UM SMC at Easton, Requard Social Center. Led by UM Shore Regional Health lactation consultants. New and expectant mothers encouraged to attend. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
CARES Cancer Patient Support Group – Tuesdays, September 2 & 16, 5-7pm, Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Contact: 443-254-5940.
Gestational Diabetes Classes — Thursdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, 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. 5757.
Labor and Delivery Class I, II, III – Saturday, September 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.
“Out of the Darkness” Walk for Suicide Prevention – Saturday, September 6, 5-8:30pm, Cross Island Trail, Kent Narrows. Includes 5K walk, picnic dinner, entertainment/speakers, and candlelight vigil. UM Shore Regional Health team members are encouraged to walk in memory of Michael G. Judd, MD, former Medical Director of the Birthing Center at UM SMC at Easton (Details on the walk can be found at Mid-Shore Maryland Walk, Kent Narrows – Mid-Shore, Maryland.) Additionally, a Recovery for Shore Team will be participating; to join the RFS team, contact email@example.com.
Diabetes Self Management Class/Easton – Two Sessions: Tuesdays, September 9, 16, & 23, 1-4pm; and Wednesdays, September 3, 17 & 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m., UM SMC at Easton, UM Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology. Medical information and strategies to manage diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.
US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, September 9, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Free. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 2300.
Annual Mum Sale – Friday, September 12, UM SMC at Dorchester and UM SMC at Easton, 8am-2pm, to benefit the Talbot County Relay for Life, $8 per 9-inch pot. Contact: 410-820-6800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seminar: The Importance of Advance Directives and the MOLST Form – Saturday, September 13, 10am-12noon, Chestertown Town Hall, 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown. Free. Light refreshments included. Limited seating, reservations required. Contact: 410-810-5681 or email@example.com.
Look Good…Feel Better – Monday, September 15, 10am-12pm, Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Ave., 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.
On the Air/WCTR’s “Senior Class” Live Radio Show: Dementia Caregiving – Monday, September 15, 1pm, 1530 AM. Stephanie Golebielski, RN, who leads the Dementia Caregivers Support Group at UM Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chestertown, will discuss strategies for caring for persons with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive decline.
New Emergency Department Open House: UM SMC at Chestertown — Monday, September 15, 2-2:30p.m. Special Preview for Chester River Health Foundation Board and Auxiliary Members; 2:30-6pm, catered event for all UM SRH team members; includes walk-through tours.
Prostate Support Group/Chestertown — Monday, September 15, 7pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Conference Center. Free. Presentation by John Foley, MD, of Shore Comprehensive Urology.
Diabetes Self Management Class/Chestertown — Tuesdays, September 16, 23 & 30, 1-4pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Conference Center. Medical information and strategies to manage diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.
New ED Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting/Open House: UM SMC at Chestertown — Tuesday, September 16, 5-7 p.m. Community wide celebration will include ceremony, reception and tours of the new ED.
Better Breathers Group — Wednesday September 17, 12:30-2pm. UM SMC at Chestertown, Education Center. Topic: “Options for COPD Patients in Research Studies,” presented by Jennifer Davis, Clinical Research Manager, UMMS. The presentation will discuss EMPROVE, a current research trial for patients with severe emphysema. Light refreshments. Free. RSVP: 410-778-7668, ext. 2222.
CARES Caregivers Support Group – Wednesday, September 17, 5-7pm, Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Ave., Easton. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 2257.
Dementia Caregivers Support Group – Thursday, September 18, 6pm-7:30pm, UM Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 200 Morgnec Road, Chestertown. Free. RSVP: 410-778-4550.
Breastfeeding Class — Saturday, September 20, 9am-12:15pm, UMSMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Led by lactation consultants; expectant and new mothers welcome. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000; 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Recovery for Shore: “Scoop Scoot” – Sunday, September 21, Thompson Park, Dover Street, Easton, 2-5pm. An “ice cream crawl” for people of all ages to celebrate September as Recovery Month! Enjoy cool and crunchy treats from Julia’s, Old Town Creamery, Rita’s, Scottish Highland Creamery and Squirrel Pit. Advance registration online, www.eventbrite.com (Easton, Md.). Cost: $2 per person, paid at the event. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Elder Law and Estate Planning Update: Tips and Traps” – Tuesday, September 23, 6 -7:30pm, Queen Anne’s County Public Library. Guest presenters are Ann Karwacki Goodman, Partner and Sarah Bough, Associate Partner with Parker Counts Melton and Goodman, PC. Topics include recent changes to federal and Maryland law, the importance of advance planning before a crisis happens, overview of wills, trusts, titling and the probate process, powers of attorney, advanced medical directives, the MOLST form and Medicaid rules/regulations. Please reserve your seat by calling Janet Andrews, ext 5792, or email@example.com.
Women Supporting Women Breast Cancer Group – Tuesday, September 23, 6:30pm, Christ Episcopal Church, Cambridge. Free. Contact: 410-463-0946 or 410-228-3161.
CARES Breast Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, September 23, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Ave., Easton. Topic: “Downsizing Your Life: Why Less is More and How to Do It.” Free. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5387.
Golf Tournament – Monday, September 22, Talbot Country Club. To benefit the Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation at UM SMC at Easton. Sponsored by the UM Memorial Hospital Foundation. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5915.
Diabetes Self-Management Refresher Class – Monday, September 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. 5757.
Diabetes Support Group/Easton — Monday, September 22, 5:30-6:30. UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000 ext. 5757.
Cancer Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, September 22, 7pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Education Center. Free. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Stroke Support Group/Queenstown – Tuesday, September 23, 12-2pm., UM Shore Medical Pavilion, 125 Shoreway Drive, Suite 320. Support and information supporting stroke recovery and care-giving; led by UM SRH neuroscience specialist. Bring a lunch; light snacks provided. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5068.
Low Salties Support Group — Tuesday, September 23, 4:30pm, Shore Wound Care, 503-A Dutchmans Lane, Easton. Free. Topic: “Salt and Congestive Heart Failure,” presented by Patricia Lancaster, CRN. Contact: 410-830-6500.
“In the Bag” Sale – Thursday, September 25, UM SMC at Dorchester Lobby. Huge selection of handbags and leather goods at great prices. Sponsored by the Hospital Auxiliary.
Free Prostate Cancer Screening – Thursday, September 25, 5-8pm, Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health, 509 Idlewild Ave., Easton. Pre-registration is required. Contact: 410-820-6800.
Chester River Crab Chase 5K Run & Walk – Saturday, September 27. Sponsored by UM Chester River Health Foundation to benefit the development of the Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Unit at UM Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation at Chestertown. To register as a participant, visit www.trisportsevents.com. Contact for event info: 410-810-5681.
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown – Tuesday, September 30, 6:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Conference Center. Free. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.