UM BWMC May

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Wednesday, May 1

5:00-6:30pm: Cancer Survivorship Support Group. This free, self-care skills class and group discussion offers information and support for cancer patients and survivors. In addition to networking and peer support, the group will discuss timely topics related to treatment and care. For any type of cancer. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8179. (Tate Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room, 305 Hospital Drive).

Monday, May 6

6:00-8:00pm: Opioid Overdose Response Program. Free classes help the community learn the signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose along with how to safely administer naloxone (Narcan), the FDA-approved emergency treatment nasal spray, and family and friends CPR to provide aid in sudden cardiac arrest. Preregistration is required as space is limited. For more information or to register, call 410-787-4490. This class also meets Monday, May 13, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday, May 18, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. (BW Health Services, 7556 Teague Road, Suite 440, in Hanover).

Wednesday, May 8

8:30am-noon: Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

Noon-1:00pm: Self Care — The Key to Living Well. UM BWMC primary care physician Dr. Jana Davis will discuss the benefits of having a primary care physician and tips to manage certain health conditions. Free blood pressure screenings and light lunch provided. Registration is required by calling 410-553-8103. (Glen Burnie Regional Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD 21060).

2:00 to 3:00pm: Lactation Support Group. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom).

6:30-8:00pm: Mental Health Support Group. Community members and families discuss helpful information on psychiatric issues. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8070. (Room A of the Partial Hospitalization Program or PHP, 301 Hospital Drive, second floor).

Thursday, May 9

1:30-2:30pm: Preventing Diabetes Class. A diabetes educator discusses factors leading to diabetes and lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and improve overall health. To register for this free class or for more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223).

Tuesday, May 14

6:00-7:30pm: Stroke Support Group. Survivors, caregivers and community members meet to discuss stroke recovery and prevention. For more information, call 410-787-4732. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor).

Wednesday, May 15

5:30-6:30pm: Diabetes Support Group. Diabetes support group meets to discuss current issues regarding diabetes management (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223). Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-787-4940.

Thursday, May 16

UM BWMC offers a free CPR Anytime community class at 301 Hospital Drive in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor. Learn basic CPR, AED skills and choking relief. Adult skills class is offered at 5:30pm, followed by infant skills at 7:00pm. Preregistration is requested by calling 410-553-8103. The course does not provide CPR certification.

Tuesday, May 21

6:30-7:30pm: Parkinson’s Support Group. Open to patients with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers, family members, friends and anyone interested in learning more about the disease. Discussions include managing symptoms, maintaining an active and high-quality life, and sharing experiences and support. Preregistration is not required. Call 410-787-4433. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor).

Wednesday, May 22

8:30am-noon: Free Blood Pressure Screenings. Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

2:30-3:00pm: Lactation Support Group. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom).

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