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 in Chestertown, Sales on summer items including ALL beach bags.
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.
Pink Ribbon Tree Lighting Ceremony – Monday, 10/10, 5pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. Sponsored by the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. Pink ribbons will be hung in honor of those patients who were treated by the Center in the past year. The tree will serve as a month-long reminder of the friends, neighbors and loved ones whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. This tree will be lit with pink lights throughout the month.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 10/25, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5387.
Find more information about The Breast Center’s programs and services at UMShoreRegional.org/breast_center
Cancer Support Group/Easton – Thursday, 10/6 & 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
US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 10/11, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Topic: Keeping Mentally and Physically Fit After Prostate Cancer. Contact: 443-994-5792.
Look Good … Feel Better – Monday, 10/17, 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.
Prostate Cancer Support Group – Monday, 10/17, 7pm. UM SMC at Chestertown Conference Center. Educational forum including basic prostate information and discussion, questions/answers and sharing from prostate cancer survivors. Contact: 410-778-7668 ext. 2175.
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.
Cardiopulmonary Fitness and Wellness
Save A Life, Learn CPR – Tues, 10/18, 2-4:30pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, Conference Center. Family and Friends CPR is for those who want to learn CPR, but do not need a CPR course completion card for their job. For those interested in saving a life. RSVP: Sherrie Hill, 410-778-3300.
Childbirth & New Parent Education
Labor & Delivery Class – Saturday, 10/1, 9am-3:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Overview of maternal reproductive health; signs, symptoms and stages of labor, including pain management; techniques for a successful birth experience; cesarean delivery; and recovery after the birth. Free; register by phone, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesday 10/4 & 10/18, 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, 10/15, 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, 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 Self- Management Class/Easton – Two sessions: Tuesday, 10/4-11-18, 9am-12pm; and Wednesday, 10/5-12-19, 1:30-4:30pm. UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registrations required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext.5195.
Diabetes Self-Management Class/Chestertown – Tuesday, 10/4-11-18, 4:30-7:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. 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 Support Group/Denton – Wednesday, 10/5, 5:30pm, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Denton. Led by Doris Allen, lead diabetes educator. Contact: 410-479-2161.
Diabetes Support Group/Easton — Monday, 10/10, 5:30pm, Talbot County Community Center Easton. Led by Karen Hollis, diabetes educator. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195
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
10/5/16 Easton HEC rm. C&D
10/10/16 Easton HEC rm. C&D
10/11/16 Chestertown Education Center
10/12/16 Dorchester 3rd floor Conference Rm.
10/17/16 Dorchester 3rd floor conference Rm.
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 – Tuesdays, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 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® Classes/Easton and Chestertown – Saturday, 10/1, 9am-4:30pm, UM SMC at Easton. Nick Rajacich Health Education Center; and 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: Easton, 410-822-1000, ext. 5231; Chestertown, 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.
Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group – Thursday, 10/6, 12-2pm, UM SMC at Easton, 5th Floor, Requard Dining Room. Topic: Open forum. Will discuss milestones and much more. Stroke survivors and family/caregivers welcome. Bring bagged lunch. Contact: 410-310-9280, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVE THE DATES! UM SRH Service Award Celebrations — Invitations will be sent out to employees celebrating their Service Milestones in early September
Celebration Dinner — Thursday, October 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, October 21, 11:00am, The Milestone, 9630 Technology Dr, Easton, MD 21601. Celebrating employees with 10 & 15 years of service.