Mindy’s Jewels Sale – Friday, 4/7, 7am-4pm, Conference Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Sterling silver from $12 – $50. Sponsored by the Chester River Hospital Center Auxiliary for the benefit of programs, services, equipment and patient care at UM SMC at Chestertown.
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.
Look Good … Feel Better – Monday, 4/17, 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.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 4/25, 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, 4/6 and 4/20, 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, 4/11, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Speaker: Christopher Runz, DO, of UM Community Medical Group – Urology; Topic: MRI of the prostate and its uses and the PHI lab test. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 2300. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend. NOTE: If schools are closed or dismissed early due to weather, meeting will be cancelled.
Cancer Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, 4/24, 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.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings/Easton & Cambridge – Easton: every Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center. Cambridge: every Tuesday & Friday, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays.)
Childbirth & New Parent Education
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesday, 4/4 & 4/18, 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.
Labor & Delivery Class – Saturday, 4/8, 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, ext. 5231
New Mom, New Baby: Safety & CPR –Saturday, 4/15, 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, 4/29, 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, 4/4-11-18, 9am-12pm; and Wednesday, 4/5-12-19, 4:30-7:30pm. 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, 4/4-11-18, 1-4pm. 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, 4/5, 5:30pm, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Denton. Led by Doris Allen, CRNP, CDE, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Contact: 410-479-2161.
Diabetes Support Group/Easton — Monday, 4/10, 5:30pm, Brookletts Place, Talbot County Senior Center, Easton. Led by Karen Hollis, RD, LDN, CDE Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown– Tuesday, 4/25, 6:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown. Led by Chrissy Nelson, BSN, RN, CDE. Contact 410-778-3300 ext. 2175
Diabetes Support Group/ Dorchester – Wednesday, 4/26, 5:30pm, Dorchester County YMCA. Led by Renee Woodward, RN, CDE Contact 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Find more information about diabetes treatment and support services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/endocrinology.
Acupuncture, Massage, Psychotherapy and Reiki – By appointment, Monday-Friday, except holidays. Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton. For information about services, providers and scheduling, call 410-770-9400.
Acupuncture: Mini-Session Mondays – Every Monday 11:30am-1:30pm. Auricular acupuncture in a small group setting, $20 per session No appointment necessary. Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton.
Find more information about integrative medicine services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/CI.
Recovery and Psychosocial Support
Bridge Clinic Support Group – Tuesday, 4/4/, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25,, 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
Charge Nurse Class: Conflict Resolution Part I:
- Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 10-12 at Easton, Classroom 1
- Friday, April 7, 2017, 10-12 at Chestertown, Education Center
- Monday, April 10, 2017, 2-4 at Easton, Classroom 1
- Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2-4 at Dorchester, Third Floor Classroom
Charge Nurse Class: Conflict Resolution Part II:
- Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Dorchester, Third Floor Classroom
- Friday, April 21, 2017, 2-4 at Easton, Classroom 1
- Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2-4 at Chestertown, Education Center
- Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10-12 at Easton, Classroom 1
To register for these sessions, contact Jackie Moriarty via e-mail: JMoriarty@umm.edu. Please register for one Part I and one Part II session to complete all course objectives and to receive contact hours.
Safe Sitter® Classes/Easton and Chestertown – Saturday, 4/1, 9am-4:30pm, UM SMC at Easton. Nick Rajacich Education Center; and Sat, 4/29, 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: $45 (scholarships available). Limited seating, advance registration required. Contact: Easton, 410-822-1000, ext. 5451; Chestertown, 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Save the Date
3rd Annual UM Shore Regional Health Sporting Clays Classic – Saturday, 6/10, 8am, The Point at Pintail, Queenstown. Proceeds benefit equipment needs for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. $125/individual, $500/team of four. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or www.ummhfoundation.org/upcoming-events/.
Chester River Health Foundation Golf Tournament – Friday, 6/2, Chester River Yacht & Country Club, Chestertown. Proceeds will provide support for high-priority patient care programs and equipment at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Contact: 410-810-5661 or register at http://umshoreregional.org/help/donate/chesterriver/chester-river-health-foundation-golf-tournament
5th Annual Claws for a Cause – Thursday, 7/13, 6-9pm, Fisherman’s Crab Deck in Grasonville. Crab feast and buffet of fried chicken, pork BBQ, and assorted sides. Benefiting the UM Shore Emergency Center in Queenstown. Ticket prices are $90 in advance; $100 at door. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or email@example.com.
The Importance of Advanced Directives, the MOLST Form & their Relationship to Elder Law – Saturday, 4/1, 9-11am, Chestertown Town Hall, 2nd floor meeting room . Presenters, Wayne D Benjamin, M.D., Board-Certified Family Medicine; Maddie Steffens, RN, BSN, HPCN, Regional Palliative Care Coordinator; Ann K. Goodman, Esq., will discuss the need for Advanced Directives and the Maryland MOLST form, their importance, how they are different, and what they mean “at the bedside.” Ann Goodman, Esq. will talk about end-of life care in relation to Elder Law and suggest the “top five” things we all should know and do now. Reserve your seat contact: 410 810-5661 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Advanced Care Planning and Why it is so Important – Sat, 4/22, 10am-12pm, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Easton. Kimberly Fogle, MSW, LCSW-C, and Elizabeth Todd, MS, BSN, RN I-V, CRRN, will discuss the difference between Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) and advanced directives, how your advanced directives tells health care providers how to care for you when you are unable to do so and understanding the Maryland MOLST Form. Seating is limited, o reserve a seat contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5792 or email@example.com.
Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group – Thursday, 4/6, 12-2:30pm, 490 Cadmus Lane, Easton. Stroke survivors and family/caregivers welcome. Bring bagged lunch. Contact: 410-822-1000 ext. 5068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queenstown Stroke Support Group – Tuesday, 4/25, 12pm-2pm, UM Shore Pavilion at Queenstown. Stroke survivors and family/caregivers welcome. Bring bagged lunch. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5068.