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.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 6/28, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5387.
Cancer Recovery & Support (CARES) Program Education Series – Tuesday, 6/21, 6/28, 3-5pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Free, four-week program covering such topics as: emotional well-being, nutrition and physical activity, health issues following cancer treatments, and strategies for living beyond cancer. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5096.
Look Good … Feel Better — Monday, 6/20, 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 Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, 6/27, 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.
Childbirth & New Parent Education
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesday, 6/21, 10-11:30am, UM SMC at Easton, 5th Floor meeting room. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5700.
New Mom, New Baby: Safety & CPR –Saturday, 6/18, 9am-1:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Baby topics (feeding, taking the baby’s temperature, circumcision and core care); mother topics (postpartum care, handling stress, returning to work and birth control); and, safety topics (childproofing, immunizations, car seats, infant security, poison prevention and when to call the doctor). Free; register by phone, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Big Brother, Big Sister: Sibling Preparation – Saturday, 6/25, 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.
Diabetes Education and Support
Diabetes Self- Management Class/Easton – Two sessions: Tuesday, 6/21, 9am-12pm; and Wednesday, 6/22, 1:30-4:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Three-session class providing medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext.5195.
Diabetes Self-Management Class/Chestertown – Tuesday, 6/21, 4:30-7:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Three-session class providing medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Self-Management Refresher Class – Monday, 6/20, 10am-12pm, UM Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, UM SMC at Easton. For those who have completed diabetes educations classes but want to take their self-care to the next level. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Easton — Monday, 6/20, 5:30pm, Talbot County Senior Center at Brookletts, Easton. Led by Karen Hollis, diabetes educator, Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/ Dorchester – Wednesday, 6/23, 5:30, Dorchester County YMCA. Led by Renee Woodward, diabetes educator. Contact 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown- Tuesday, 6/28, 6:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown. Led by Chrissy Nelson, diabetes educator. Contact 410-778-3300 ext. 2175
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, 6/21 and 6/28, 6-7:30pm, Shore Behavioral Health, UM SMC at Dorchester, Cambridge. 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.
Save the Date – July Offerings
Stepping On Workshop – Thursday, 7/7-8/17, 9-11am, Christ Episcopal Church, St. Michaels. Free, six-week fall risk reduction program. Contact: 410-221-0029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program –Wednesday, 7/13-8/17, 5:30-8pm, Center for Integrative Medicine. Free, six-week program teaching techniques for successful pain management. Contact: 410-770-9400 or email@example.com.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings/Easton & Cambridge – Easton: every Monday & Tuesday, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center. Cambridge: every Tuesday & Friday, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays.)
A Guide to Planning Your Will – Two sessions: Tuesday, 6/21, 6-8pm, Nick Rajacich Education Center at UM SMC at Easton, and Thursday, 6/23, 6-8pm, Goodwill Fire Company, Centreville. The Importance of having a will, federal and estate gift taxes, estate plans designed to save estate taxes, durable power of attorney, and more. Presenters: Patrick J. Fitgerald, Esq. and JoRhea Nagel Wright, Esq. Free, limited seating. To reserve a seat contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5792 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queenstown Stroke Support Group – Tuesday, 6/28, 12pm, UM Shore Pavilion at Queenstown. Presenter for National Aphasia Month: Diane Lorsong, speech therapist. Topic: Speech Issues in Recovery from Stroke. Stroke survivors and family/caregivers welcome. Bring bagged lunch. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5068, email@example.com.