Upcoming Classes and Events to Make You Well & Wise

Saturday, Feb 16, 3:30 p.m. Care Giver’s Support GroupThis free support group for care givers meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. or the third Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at Howard County General Hospital’s Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive.  This support group is designed for people who are caring for a loved one with a chronic illness. FREE. Call 410 740-5858 for more information and to register.

February 15/19, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30p.m. Or February 20/21, 6:00- 9:00 p.m. Living with DiabetesIf you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes–or even if you have been living with diabetes for some time and would like to make a commitment to improve your health–this course will teach you how to change your habits and will give you practical, attainable solutions for staying healthy. Our diabetes specialists will not tell you what to do–instead they will empower you with information and design a diabetes management plan to fit your lifestyle.  Living with Diabetes is a two-day, interactive, group course taught by an endocrinologist, diabetes nurse educator, dietitian, psychologist, podiatrist, and exercise specialist.  The class is held at The Bolduc Family Outpatient Center at Howard County General Hospital. Choose either a day program or a condensed evening program. Day classes will be held Friday and the following Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Evening classes are held Wednesday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Most insurance plans cover all or part of this program. For more information or to register, please call 443-718-3000.

February 20th, 7:00-8:30 p.mBreast Cancer Support Group. This free, ongoing support group for Breast Cancer patients is facilitated by Mary Dowling, LCSW-C.  FREE. For more information or to register, please call 410 740-5858.

March 7, 6:00-8:00 p.mDon’t Be Defeeted! Foot, heel and ankle problems can really limit your daily activities. Join orthopedic specialist Dr. Ricardo Cook to discuss common complications and injuries, and the most effective physical therapy, medications and surgical options. FREE, but registration is required.  Call 410-740-7602 for more information.