Mark Your Calendar: December 2017

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

  • Preparing for Childbirth: Labor and Delivery, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Health Education Center, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Class for expectant parents and birthing partners. Includes a tour of the newly renovated Birthing Center. Register by phone: 410-822-1000, ext. 5200.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

  • Second Saturday Sale, Robin Hood Shop, 416 High Street, Cambridge, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. All shirts and sweaters .50 cents, and furniture, jewelry, accessories, etc., marked 50 percent off! Also featuring Paparazzi accessories!
  • New Mom, New Baby: Safety and CPR, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 9am to 1:30pm,   All aspects of infant care and safety for new and expectant parents or caregivers. Free; register by phone: 410-822-1000 or 510-228-5511, ext. 5200.SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
  • Big Brother, Big Sister: Sibling Preparation – Sat, 10/28, 9:30-11:30 am, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center. For children ages 3-8. Adjusting to and caring for a new baby (bring a doll or stuffed toy for practice), includes a tour of the Birthing Center.  Free, register by phone, 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

  • HOLIDAY MEALS, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Cafeteria, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 – 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 12 a.m.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

  • HOLIDAY MEALS, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Cafeteria, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 – 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 12 a.m.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

  • HOLIDAY MEALS, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, Cafeteria, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 – 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19-20

  • Books Are Fun Sale, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester Lobby, December 19 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) December 20 (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.)Time to get all those last minute gifts and stocking stuffers.

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DECEMBER SCREENINGS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

ADDICTIONS

Bridge Clinic Support Group – Every Tuesday, 6-7:30pm, UM Shore Medical Center 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. Info: 410-228-5511, ext. 2140.

BREASTFEEDING

Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesdays, 12/4 and 12/18, 10-11:30am, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, 5th floor meeting room. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Info: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5700.

CANCER

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, 12/26, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Info: 410-822-1000, ext. 5387.

Cancer Support Group/Easton – Thursdays, 12/7 and 12/21, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Info: 443-254-5940.

US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 12/12, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton.Christine Allen, RD, CSO, LD, Clinical Dietitian, Regional Health Cancer Program, will discuss “Eating To Help Prevent Cancer Recurrence.” Come and sample a healthy holiday treat. Info: Sharon Richter, RN, AT 443-994-5792

Cancer Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, 12/18, 7pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, Education Center. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Info: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.

DIABETES

Diabetes Support Group/Easton — Monday, 12/11, 5:30 pm. Talbot County Senior Center –400 Brookletts Ave., Easton. Led by Karen Hollis, RD, CDE. Info: 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.

Diabetes Support Group/Denton – Wednesday, 12/6, 5 p.m., St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 S. 5th Avenue, Denton.  Led by Doris Allen, CRNP, CDE. Info: 410-822-1000, ext.5757.

Diabetes Support Group/Cambridge – Weds, 12/27, 6 p.m., Board Room, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, 300 Byrn Street, Cambridge. Led by Wynn Aroom, RN, CDE. Info: 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.

Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown – Tues, 12/26, 6:30 p.m., Education Center, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, 100 Brown St. Led by Chrissy Nelson, BSN, RN, CDE. Info: 410-778-3300, ext. 2175.

STROKE SUPPORT

Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group – Thurs, 12/7, 12-2pm, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Easton, 500 Cadmus Lane, Easton.  All stroke survivors and/or caregivers and family members are welcome. Info: Nicole Leonard 410-822-1000 ext. 5068 or nleonard@umm.edu.

Queenstown Stroke Support Group – Tues, 12/26, 12-2pm, UM Shore Pavilion at Queenstown, suite 320. All stroke survivors and/or caregivers and family members are welcome. Info: Nicole Leonard, 410-822-1000, ext. 5068 or nleonard@umm.edu.