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2012 Southern Delaware Heart Walk


Sussex County
Saturday October 20
Delaware Technical and Community College
Owens Campus, Georgetown

Kent County
Saturday October 27
Delaware Technical and Community College
Terry Campus, Dover

Visit the 2012 Southern Delaware Heart Walk website to start your team or to register as an individual.

For more information, please call 734-3126 or email: Sheri Minear, Kimberly Holmes, Lindy Scott or Jessica Pallidino
 


 
 


AHA Heart Walk Garage Sale

A public garage sale will be held at Bayhealth Milford Memorial on Saturday, September 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to support fundraising efforts for the American Heart Association Heart Walk.

 The garage sale will be held at 301 Jefferson Avenue, Milford, in the parking lot between Kings Highway and Jefferson Avenue.

 Bayhealth employees have formed teams for the October Heart Walk, and items for sale at the garage sale will raise even more proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association. For more information, contact Jessica Palladino at (302) 430-5701.




Al-Anon and Alateen Support Groups

9:30 a.m. on Sundays
General Foods Conference Rooms 3 & 4
Bayhealth Kent General
640 South State Street, Dover

Bayhealth is hosting weekly Al-Anon and Alateen support group meetings at Bayhealth Kent General.
Al-Anon and Alateen are free and open to anybody who has a friend or family member suffering from alcoholism. 

The group provides fellowship and support, and helps members learn from other members who share similar experiences. Al-Anon and Alateen also provide insight on the ‘12 steps’ of Alcoholics Anonymous to ending alcohol and substance abuse. Alateen focuses on young people, ages 13 to 19, who are impacted by a family member’s abuse of alcohol. 

For more information about Al-Anon and Alateen, please contact 1-866-460-4070 or please visit www.marydelalanon.org.

 


 
 


Bariatric Informational Seminars

When diet and exercise aren’t enough to help you lose weight and keep it off, support and tools are available to help you meet your goals. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery can be the key to helping you get rid of many obesity-related health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, depression and joint pain. The first step in the process is attending an informational seminar. The Bayhealth Bariatric Program conducts monthly bariatric surgery seminars for people interested in weight loss surgery.

Learn more about the Bayhealth Bariatric Program including the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgery (LAP-BAND®)), The Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass, and the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Find out about the risks, benefits and outcomes. Meet the surgeons, and staff of the bariatric program and ask them any questions and see if you meet the criteria for bariatric surgery.

These seminars are free of charge and all are welcome. Register by calling the Bayhealth Bariatric Office at: 302-430-5454 or register online below. Please bring your insurance information with you to the seminar. Arrive by 5:45pm, the seminar will start promptly at 6pm.

The choice to undergo bariatric surgery is one of the most important decisions of your life. In order to fully understand the process, Bayhealth has developed a comprehensive program to help guide you along the way. We invite you to Explore the possibilities here.

To register for an information seminar, please select the date you wish to attend below.


 
  Wed, 06/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 06/27/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 07/18/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 07/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 08/15/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 08/22/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 3 & 4)
  Wed, 09/19/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 09/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 3 & 4)
  Wed, 10/17/12 6:00pm (Bayhealth Outpatient Center, Middletown)
  Wed, 10/24/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Tue, 11/13/12 6:00pm (Bayhealth Kent General-Pavilion Room 1)
  Wed, 11/28/12 6:00pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 12/05/12 6:00pm (Bahealth Milford Memorial-Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 12/19/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)


Bariatric Support Group

The support group is free and open to all weight loss surgery patients (before or after surgery).  This includes friends, family and support persons.  Each session will include a 30 minute lecture and a 30 minute discussion.  The meetings will offer information on the changes that occur after surgery, as well as support from those patients that have already been through the process.

 

Date

Topic

Location

Time

January 4

Changes with your physical appearance. What are your options?

Dimitrios Danikas, M.D., Plastic Surgeon

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

January 11

Changes with your physical appearance. What are your options?

Asher Carey, M.D., Plastic Surgeon

 

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

February 1

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Thomas Barnett, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

February 8

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Thomas Barnett, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

March 7

Nutrition After Weight Loss Surgery

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

March 14

Nutrition After Weight Loss Surgery

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

April 4

Exercise Made Easy

Lifestyles Fitness Center, Exercise Physiologist

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

April 11

Exercise Made Easy

Lifestyles Fitness Center, Exercise Physiologist

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

May 2

Self Image and Relationship Issues

Licensed Psychological Counselor

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

May 9

Self Image and Relationship Issues

Licensed Psychological Counselor

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

June 6

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Rahul Singh, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

June 13

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Rahul Singh, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

July 11

Changes with your physical appearance. What are your options?

Dimitrios Danikas, MD
Plastic Surgery

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

August 1

Making Friends with Food Again-Learning to live with food after weight loss

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

August 8

Making Friends with Food Again-Learning to live with food after weight loss

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

September 5

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Rahul Singh, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

September 12

Possible Medical Issues After Surgery

Rahul Singh, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

October 3

Exercise Made Easy

Lifestyles Fitness Center, Exercise Physiologist

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

October 10

Exercise Made Easy

Lifestyles Fitness Center, Exercise Physiologist

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

November 7

Stickers vs. Sliders- How to avoid taking steps backwards

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Milford Memorial Hospital

Conference Rooms A&B

5:30-6:30pm

November 14

Stickers vs. Sliders- How to avoid taking steps backwards

Angela Teague, RD, LDN., Bariatric Dietitian

Kent General Hospital

Board Room

5:30-6:30pm

December 12

Awards Reception: Dress up!! Have a protein shake. Mingle with fellow bariatric surgery patients.  Speak with the surgeons. Enjoy games.

Milford Memorial Hospital

Board Room

5:30-7:30pm


Cost: $0.00

Bariatric Surgery Program: Nutrition Education Class

Some of the topics covered in Nutrition Education Classes (subject to change):

  • Meal Planning and Cooking Tips
  • Shopping 101 – Saving your Wallet and your Waistline
  • Emotional Eating
  • Managing your Environment – Is your Environment Slowing Down your Progress?
  • Losing the  “Diet” Mentality – Avoid common diet pitfalls and visualize success
  • Interpreting Nutrition Information and Understanding the Food Label

Date

Time

Hospital

Room

1/4/2012
 

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

1/11/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

1/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

1/24/2012  

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

2/1/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room:

A&B

2/8/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

2/14/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

2/21/201

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

3/7/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

3/14/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

3/20/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

3/27/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

 

4/4/2012

 

6:30-7:30 pm

 

Milford Memorial

 

Conference Room: A&B

4/11/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

4/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

4/24/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

5/2/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

5/9/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

5/15/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

5/22/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

6/6/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

6/13/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

6/19/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

6/26/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Board Room

7/11/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

7/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

7/18/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

7/24/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

8/1/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

8/8/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

8/14/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1

8/21/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

9/5/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

9/12/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

9/18/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

9/25/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

10/3/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

10/10/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

10/16/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room 1&2

10/23/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

11/7/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

11/14/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

11/20/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

11/27/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

12/12/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

12/18/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

12/19/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 3&4

Depending upon the type of insurance that you have, you will be required to attend 3-6 months of Nutrition Education Classes.  You will need to attend 1 class per month for 3-6 consecutive months.  If you do not attend a class each month, your insurance company may require that you start the 3-6 months over until you have 3-6 consecutive months of Nutrition Education.  If you are unable to attend one of the regularly scheduled classes, please call Angela Teague RD, LDN [(302)-430-5528] in order to schedule a one-on-one make-up class.  Please note that your insurance company may not cover the one-on-one visit for Nutrition Education and you may be financially responsible for the appointment. 


 
 


Birth Center Tour

birth center event

The two-story Center for Women and Infants opened in 2005 and provides state-of-the-art women’s services as well as critical care to neonatal infants.  Come for a tour of the beautiful facility, where you can talk with nurses, lactation consultants and physicians and also enjoy light refreshments.

The tour will include Bayhealth – Kent General Hospital’s 10 labor/delivery rooms in the birth center, the 15-bed special care nursery, and the 26-bed women’s services floor.  All labor/delivery and women’s services rooms are private rooms with entertainment centers and sleeper sofas.  Participants will also receive information about Bayhealth’s specialized Mom & Baby Store – a unique boutique-style store that offers gift items for new moms and babies as well as a wide selection of breastfeeding supplies.

The Center for Women and Infants is located on the 5th Floor of Kent General Hospital.




Blood Pressure Clinics

2012 Schedule
Held every week from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday
Kent General Hospital

Medical Office Building
540 South Governor’s Avenue
Suite 101A


Wednesday
Smyrna Clayton Medical Services
315-401 North Carter Road

Thursday
Milford Memorial Hospital
21 West Clarke Avenue
Medical Arts Building
Suite 6

No appointment necessary. For more information, please call: (302) 744-7135 or (877) 453-7107.

Your personal numbers…yes, your blood pressure, pulse, and weight can tell you a great deal about your health. That is why Bayhealth nurses take careful readings when you come to one of our STEPS clinics! We may ask you to sit for a few minutes, uncross your feet and your legs so we get the most accurate numbers possible. When we ask you questions about the medicines and “other pills” you take it is because some medications interact with each other. We strive to work with you and your physician/doctor to keep you as healthy as possible and out of the hospital. To stay in STEP, help us watch your numbers by weighing yourself, exercising regularly, watching your calorie intake and keep your doctor appointments! Remember, at Bayhealth we’re here for life!


Additional Information:  STEPS Screening Schedule.pdf  
 
  Tue, 06/05/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 06/06/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 06/07/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 06/12/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 06/13/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 06/14/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 06/19/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 06/20/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 06/21/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 06/26/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 06/27/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 06/28/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 07/03/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 07/04/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 07/05/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 07/10/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 07/11/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 07/12/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 07/17/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 07/18/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 07/19/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 07/24/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 07/25/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 07/26/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 07/31/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 08/01/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 08/02/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 08/07/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 08/08/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 08/09/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 08/14/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 08/15/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 08/16/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 08/21/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 08/22/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 08/23/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 08/28/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 08/29/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 08/30/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 09/04/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 09/05/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 09/06/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 09/11/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 09/12/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 09/13/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 09/18/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 09/19/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 09/20/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 09/25/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 09/26/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 09/27/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 10/02/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 10/03/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 10/04/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 10/09/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 10/10/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 10/11/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 10/16/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 10/17/12 9:00am (s)
  Thu, 10/18/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 10/23/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 10/24/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 10/25/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 10/30/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 10/31/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 11/01/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 11/06/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 11/07/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 11/08/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 11/13/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 11/14/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 11/15/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 11/20/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 11/21/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 11/22/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 11/27/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 11/28/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 11/29/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 12/04/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 12/05/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 12/06/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 12/11/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 12/12/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 12/13/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 12/18/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 12/19/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 12/20/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)
  Tue, 12/25/12 9:00am (Kent General Medical Office Building)
  Wed, 12/26/12 9:00am (Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services)
  Thu, 12/27/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial Media Arts Building, Suite 6)


Breast Pumps, Milk Storage and More

Breast Pumps, Milk Storage, and More 
Kent General Conference Room
6:00 - 8:30pm
This class meets at KGH the 4th Tuesday of every month in the 6th Floor Women’s Services Conference Room.

Please register by calling toll-free 1-877-453-7107 or 744-7135

Registration Required


Additional Information:    


Breathe Well, Live Well Program

What is the Breathe Well, Live Well Program?

Are you controlling your asthma, or is your asthma controlling you?

  • Do you avoid physical activities because of your asthma?
  • Has your asthma caused you to miss work?
  • Have your asthma symptoms ever caused you to visit a hospital emergency room?
  • Do you need a medication schedule that really helps you control symptoms?
  • Would you like to stop worrying about your asthma and relax?


If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, help is on the way!

Approximately 20 million adult Americans have asthma, yet many are not aware of how to manage their disease. The American Lung Association’s “Breathe Well, Live Well” program is designed specifically for adults with asthma, to increase their knowledge and self-management skills of this chronic disease.

Participants of this two-part program will meet with a certified asthma educator.


Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street, Dover
4th Floor Conference Room

March 27 & April 3
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

September 18 & 25
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Fee:
$25.00 per person
$5.00 students
Free to Bayhealth employees

For more information, please contact Terry Towne, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC at (302) 744-6724 or Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135.




Cardiovascular Screenings

cardio screeningWhat are Cardiovascular Screenings?

This three-part screening is offered to detect any potential cardiovascular diseases. These tests are painless, non-invasive, and comprised of the following screenings:

Carotid Artery Disease/Stroke Screening

  • This test uses a Doppler to measure blood flow in the carotid arteries of the neck.
  • It will detect blocked circulation to the brain. 

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

  • This screening uses an ultrasound to measure the size of the large blood vessel (aorta) in your abdomen.
  • It will detect if you have an aneurysm, which is when the lining of the aorta is enlarged within the abdomen.

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

  • This test measures the pressure in your arms and legs by performing blood pressures with a small ultrasound device.
  • It indicates how well blood flows to the legs.

There is a $65.00 fee for all three screenings and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please contact the Bayhealth Education Department at 302-744-7135 or 1-877-453-7107.

 

Bayhealth Outpatient Imaging Center at Eden Hill

200 Banning Street, Suite 140
Dover, Delaware
Get Directions

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

March 21
June 20
September 19
December 19

Bayhealth Outpatient Imaging Center

1020 Mattlind Way
Milford, Delaware
Get Directions

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 15
May 16
August 15
November 14

 





 


Cost: $65.00
Additional Information:  RCCardiovasScreeningsN3191.pdf  


Concussion Clinics

Your child loves sports. But how do you ensure that she stays safe from potential concussions and head injuries?

To help stem a recent rise in concussions and ensure the safety of high school athletes, Bayhealth Neurosurgeon James Mills, MD, is providing “baseline testing” for student athletes at Polytech and Caesar Rodney High Schools. The “baseline” is a half hour computer test which measures the memory and cognition of the student athlete. The baseline test score will be a valuable frame of reference in comparing against the same student athlete’s test score after he or she suffers a potential concussion.

Clinics are held every Thursday at the office of Dr. James Mills, MD, 540 S. Governors Ave. Appointments are required. For more information about concussion clinics for student and recreational athletes, please contact Bayhealth Neurosurgery at (302) 526-1470.




Delaware Vitiligo Support and Awareness Group

What is the Delaware Vitiligo Support and Awareness Group?

We are a group of individuals who either have vitiligo or are supportive of individuals who have vitiligo.

During the support group meetings, Vitiligo patients and their families will have the opportunity to offer each other support and discuss common issues and solutions.

Bayhealth Medical Center along with the Delaware Vitiligo Support and Awareness Group offer this free support group for the community.

Vitiligo is a condition that causes depigmentation of patches of skin. It occurs when melanocytes, the cells responsible for skin pigmentation, die or are unable to function. The cause of Vitiligo is unknown, but research suggests that it may arise from autoimmune, genetic oxidative stress or viral causes. The most common form is non-segmental Vitiligo.

Schedule

This group meets the third Friday of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Bayhealth Medical Center Education Building at 208 West Water Street, Dover, Delaware.

January 20
February 17
March 16
April 20
May 18
June 15
July 20
August 17
October 19

Please join us for discussion and support. For more information contact: Barbara Summers (302) 730-3896




Diabetes & You

Diabetes & You Diabetes Programs
Kent General
Milford Memorial

What is Diabetes & You? This three (3 hour) session offers participants who have a history of diabetes for greater than 2 years a more advanced level education to assist with their diabetes self management. This class is taught by three Certified Diabetes Educators from different disciplines; a dietitian, pharmacist and registered nurse. Families and/or support persons are welcomed. All classes are facilitated by a certified diabetes educator.

Topics include: Pattern management, individual meal planning, coping skills, goal setting, exercise, long term complications, and medications.

Call the Bayhealth Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll free (877) 453-7107 for more information.

A physician's referral and pre-registration are required.

Fee: $232.00 (covered by most insurance)


Cost: $232.00
Additional Information:    


Diabetes Screenings - FREE

One in five Americans is at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.  In Delaware, approximately 70,000 people have diabetes and that number is continuing to grow.  Chances are diabetes impacts you or someone you love.

However, medical experts say diagnosing and monitoring your condition is the key to effective treatment for diabetes.  To help counter this growing epidemic, Bayhealth Medical Center offers free diabetes screenings every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m.to 3:00 p.m.at the following locations:

 

  • Kent General Hospital Outpatient Services Department, 640 South State Street in Dover.
  • Milford Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services Department, 21 West Clarke Avenue in Milford.

For more information, please call Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.  Fasting is not required for this screening.


Additional Information:    
 
 


Exploring Post Meeting

2012 Meeting Dates
Oct. 10 - Open House
Nov. 14
Dec. 12

2013 Meeting Dates
Jan. 9
Feb. 13
Mar. 13
Apr. 10
May 8
Aug. 14
Sept. 11
Oct. 9 - Open House
Nov. 13
Dec. 11

Bayhealth Kent General
640 South State St. Dover, DE 19901
Please meet in the Private Dining Room.

For more information, please call Matt Keck, Exploring Executive of the Delaware Boy Scouts, at (302) 622-3300, extension 123, or Bayhealth Clinical Educator and Lead Advisor Terry Towne at (302) 744-6724

Click here to find out more about Bayhealth's Exploring Healthcare Program.


Additional Information:    


Free Community Diabetes Screening

Bayhealth Milford Memorial and Walmart will offer a free Community Diabetes Screening event at the Milford Walmart on Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.  

Bayhealth Diabetes Educators will be on-site to provide free finger sticks for assessing random blood sugar, educational materials and more.

Walmart is located at 939 North Dupont Boulevard in Milford.For more information, please call Bayhealth’s Education Department toll free at 1-877-453-7107.


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Gestational Diabetes Management

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs only in pregnancy, and usually disappears after childbirth. Gestational diabetes affects about 2-5% of all pregnant women, and is usually detected at 24-28 weeks of pregnancy.  Some women with a strong family history of diabetes or a history of gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy may be tested even earlier, at 16-20 weeks of pregnancy.


It is important to realize that there is an increased risk to develop diabetes later on in life. Women with gestational diabetes will also have increased chance of developing gestational diabetes again in any future pregnancies.

Bayhealth has Gestational Diabetes Management classes every Tuesday from 9 to 11am. The first hour is with the Diabetes Educator and the second hour is with a dietitian. The class is held at the Bayhealth Outpatient Rehab Center.

Topics include:
·    Meal planning
·    Blood glucose monitoring
·    What is gestational diabetes
·    Exercise
·    Medications


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:  Final brochure feb 2011.pdf  


Grandparenting

This new addition to the Childbirth Education Series, taught by Masters prepared Clinical Nurse Educators will help you as a grandparent do the following:

Celebrate your new role

  • Learn what has changed since you were a parent.
  • Gain strategies to keep the peace.
  • Help your children succeed as parents.
  • And much more!

This class is 2 1/2 hours long and is held once a month. The fee is $8 per person or $10 per couple. Please call (302) 744-7135 to register.

Questions? Call Wendy Lovette, MSN, RN, LCCE, at (302) 744-6229

Gift certificates are available.


Cost: $8.00
 
  Tue, 01/17/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 02/21/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Room)
  Tue, 03/13/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 04/10/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/15/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 06/19/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 07/10/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 08/14/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 09/18/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 10/16/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 11/13/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)


Hearing Loss Association of Delaware Support Group

More than 31 million people in the United States suffer from hearing loss.  Bayhealth Medical Center is holding the Hearing Loss Association of Delaware Support Group for individuals with hearing loss and their family members.

The support group is held the first Tuesday of each month (except June through August) from 6:30 p.m.to 8:00 p.m., in the 6th Floor Center for Women and Infants Center Conference Room at Kent General Hospital, 640 S. State Street, Dover.

The Hearing Loss Association is a national organization dedicated to helping anyone with hearing loss, and their families by providing information, education, support and advocacy.  For more information please contact Rosemary Cooper at (302) 678-4804.


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


HeartSaver AED/CPR (Adult/Child/Infant) and First Aid (Adult & Pediatric)

HeartSaver AED/CPR (Adult/Child/Infant) and First Aid (Adult & Pediatric)
Kent General
Milford Memorial

Call 302-744-7135 or toll free 877-453-7107.

Registration Required


Additional Information:    


Hello, Baby

Sibling rivalry.  Jealousy.  Confusion.   How will your young child react when he or she has a new sibling?  How will you keep your family in harmony?

The “Hello, Baby” class is a special program for youngsters anticipating the arrival of a new brother or sister in their family. 

Specifically designed for children between the ages of three and six, the class will help them adjust to their new role as a big brother or sister.  The Child Life Specialist who leads each session uses a variety of techniques to explore each child’s feelings and fears about having a new sibling.

Participants tour the Maternity Department, watch a video, practice diapering their own stuffed animal or doll and learn other basic infant care skills so they can actively participate in the baby’s care.

There is a $5 registration fee for each child, which covers the cost of materials.  One parent must accompany the child, although both parents are encouraged to attend.  Pre-registration is required.  For additional information and to register, call the Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.

Schedule
February 23
March 22
April 26
May 24
June 28
July 26
August 30
September 27
October 25
November 15
December 20


 


 
  Thu, 01/26/12 7:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 02/23/12 7:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 03/22/12 7:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 04/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 05/24/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 06/28/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 07/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 08/30/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 09/27/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 10/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 11/15/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)
  Thu, 12/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - 6th Floor Conference Center)


Hepatitis C Support Group

What is the Bayhealth Hepatitis C Support Group?

hepatitis c support groupWe are a group of individuals who either have Hepatitis C or are supportive of individuals who have Hepatitis C.

The group has been established for a few years and there are no requirements or fees to attend. Our meetings are just a good information exchange and an opportunity to spend time and receive support with individuals that understand.

Our discussions include: guest speakers, alternative care ideas, to treat or not to treat; how to work with treatment side effects, support for the diagnosed person and family members, and much more.

2012 Schedule

Classes meet from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

May 24
Kent General - General Foods Conference Rooms 3 & 4

August 23
Kent General - General Foods Conference Rooms 3 & 4

November 15
Kent General - General Foods Conference Rooms 3 & 4

Please join us for discussion and support. For more information contact: Ethel Matney (302) 735-4789 or Terry Towne (302) 744-6724


Additional Information:  CDHepCN#3075.pdf  


Huntington's Disease Support Group

Huntington's Disease Support Group
Milford Memorial
Second Monday every other month from 7 - 9 p.m.
Call Linda at (302) 422-4067 for information.
Fee: Free


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


Infant Care Series

New babies don’t come with “instruction manuals.” So, what do you do if you’re a first-time parent and you need advice on how to best care for your child?

Bayhealth Medical Center is now offering a two-part Infant Care Series. The program provides information on basic infant care, and gives parents the confidence in their ability to take care of their infant safely when they leave the hospital.

The two-part session will focus on basic information such as how to properly burp, diaper, feed and care for newborns’ skin. Parents will also receive information on newborn characteristics, when to contact the physician and developmental milestones, as well as details about car seat safety, SIDS, shaken baby syndrome, crying and colic, sleep schedules, and bathing your baby. Guest speakers take part in each class, and include physicians and car seat safety experts.

This class costs $10 and is held at Kent General Hospital. Registration is required. Please call for dates and locations.

To register and learn about the class location, please call Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.
 


Cost: $10.00
Additional Information:    
 
  Tue, 02/21/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - Private Dining Room 2 & 3)
  Tue, 02/28/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - Private Dining Room 2 & 3)
  Thu, 03/22/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 03/29/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 04/17/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 04/24/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 05/10/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 05/17/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 06/14/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 06/21/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 07/09/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 07/16/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 08/16/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 08/23/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 09/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - Private Dining Room 2 & 3)
  Wed, 09/19/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - Private Dining Room 2 & 3)
  Tue, 10/23/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 10/30/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Wed, 11/07/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Wed, 11/14/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Wed, 12/05/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 3 & 4)
  Wed, 12/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)


Introduction to Diabetes

Introduction to Diabetes 

This two (3 hour) Bayhealth class is intended for newly or recently diagnosed people with diabetes, however we welcome all people with diabetes, their families and/or support persons. All classes are facilitated by a certified diabetes educator.

A physician's referral and pre-registration are required for all classes.

Topics include:
Blood Glucose Monitoring
Basic Nutrition
Medications
Emergency Treatment
What is Diabetes?

Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 744-7135 for more information.

Kent General Hospital
Outpatient Rehab Center, Education Building

February 6 at 6 pm – 9 pm
February 20 at 6 pm – 9 pm
March 16 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
March 30 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
April 9 at 6 pm – 9 pm
April 23 at 6 pm – 9 pm
May 11 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
May 25 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
June 11 at 6 pm – 9 pm
June 25 at 6 pm – 9 pm
July 13 8:30 am – 11:30 am
July 20 8:30 am – 11:30 am
August 13 at 6 pm – 9 pm
August 24 at 6 pm – 9 pm
October 8 at 6 pm – 9 pm
November 16 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
November 30 at 8:30 am – 11:30 am
December 5 at 6 pm – 9 pm
December 12 at 6 pm – 9 pm

Milford Memorial Hospital
Grier Building Room 207

January 9 at 6 pm – 9 pm
February 13 at 9 am – 12:00 noon
February 27 at 9 am – 12:00 noon
March 5 at 6 pm – 9 pm
March 19 at 6 pm – 9 pm
April 2 at 9 am – 12 noon
April 16 at 9 am – 12 noon
May 7 at 6 pm – 9 pm
May 21 at 6 pm – 9 pm
8 and 22 June 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
August 10 9 am – 12 noon
August 24 9 am – 12 noon
September 10 at 6 pm – 9 pm
September 17 at 6 pm – 9 pm
October 5 at 9 am – 12 noon
October 19 at 9 am – 12 noon
November 5 at 6 pm – 9 pm
November 19 at 6 pm – 9 pm
December 10 at 9 am – 12 noon
December 17 at 9 am – 12 noon


Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services
8:30 am – 11:30 am
February 10
February 24
May 4
May 18
September 14
September 28
December 7
December 14

Fee: Pre-registration is required.


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


Labor & Childbirth

Your new child will soon be arriving and you want to be ready!

Bayhealth Medical Center offers a five-week labor and childbirth series for expectant mothers and their partners at Kent General and Milford Memorial.  A weekend series is also available at Kent General.

This program teaches mothers-to-be and their partners what to expect during the labor and delivery process for both natural childbirth and Caesarean section.  This includes professional instruction by a Certified Professional Childbirth Educator, all materials and a tour of the Maternal/Child unit including the birthing suites.  Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring TWO pillows and a blanket. 

Mothers-to-be are encouraged to call early in their pregnancy to register for an available class.  Pre-registration is required by calling Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.


Additional Information:    
 
  Wed, 02/08/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 02/09/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 02/13/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 02/15/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 02/16/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 02/20/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 02/22/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 02/23/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 02/25/12 9:00 AM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 02/26/12 9:00 AM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 02/27/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 02/29/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 03/01/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 03/05/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 03/06/12 6:00 PM (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 03/07/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Sat, 03/10/12 9:00 AM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 03/11/12 9:00 AM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 03/12/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 03/13/12 6:00 PM (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 03/14/12-03/13/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 03/19/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 03/20/12 6:00 PM (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 03/21/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 03/26/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 03/27/12 6:00 PM (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 03/28/12 6:00 PM (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 04/02/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 04/03/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 04/04/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 04/05/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 04/09/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 04/11/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 04/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 04/16/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 04/18/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 04/19/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 04/23/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 04/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 04/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 04/28/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 04/29/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 04/30/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/01/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 05/02/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 05/03/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 05/07/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/08/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 05/09/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 05/14/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/15/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Mon, 05/21/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/22/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Sat, 05/26/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 05/27/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 06/05/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Mon, 06/18/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Wed, 06/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Sat, 06/23/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 06/24/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 06/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 06/27/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 07/09/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 07/10/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 07/11/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 07/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 07/16/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 07/17/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 07/18/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 07/19/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 07/23/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 07/24/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 07/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 07/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Sat, 07/28/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 07/29/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 07/30/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 07/31/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 08/01/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 08/02/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 08/06/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 08/07/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 08/08/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 08/09/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 08/13/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 08/15/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 08/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 08/22/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 08/25/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 08/26/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 08/27/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 08/29/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 09/06/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 09/11/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Thu, 09/13/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 09/17/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 09/18/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 09/19/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 09/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 09/24/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 09/25/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 09/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 09/27/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Sat, 09/29/12 9:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 09/30/12 9:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 10/01/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 10/02/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 10/03/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 10/04/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Mon, 10/08/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 10/09/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 10/10/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 10/11/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 10/15/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 10/17/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 10/18/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 10/25/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 10/27/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 10/28/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 10/29/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Thu, 11/01/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 11/05/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/06/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 11/07/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital-Human Resources, Room L08)
  Thu, 11/08/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 11/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/13/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 11/14/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital-Human Resources, Room L08)
  Thu, 11/15/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 11/17/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 11/18/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 11/26/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/27/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 11/28/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - Human Resources, Room L08)
  Thu, 11/29/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Mon, 12/03/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - BETT Center, Conference Room)
  Tue, 12/04/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 12/05/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - Human Resources, Room L08)
  Thu, 12/06/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 12/11/12 6:00pm (Milford Memorial - Grier Building, Room 207)
  Wed, 12/12/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - Human Resources, Room L08)
  Thu, 12/13/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sat, 12/15/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Sun, 12/16/12 9:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Thu, 12/20/12 6:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)


Living With Cancer

Living with Cancer
Milford Memorial
Milford Church of the Nazarene Chapel
Third Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Call Lois at (302) 422-9385 for information.
Fee:


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Living With Cancer

Living with Cancer
Milford Memorial
Milford Church of the Nazarene Chapel
Third Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Call Lois at (302) 422-9385 for information.
Fee:


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Look Good...Feel Better

Look good, feel better, and overcome any challenges that you may face following a cancer diagnosis.

Bayhealth now offers the Look Good…Feel Better program to help women cope with the changes in physical appearance that accompany cancer treatment.

Look Good …Feel Better is a free program for women undergoing cancer treatment or women who have recently finished treatment.  Volunteer professional cosmetologists come together to offer beauty techniques to deal with side effects such as skin changes and hair loss.  All women will receive free cosmetic kits available in multiple shades to enhance all complexion types.

The program was founded and developed by the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Foundation, a charitable organization supported by the cosmetic industry, in cooperation with the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the National Cosmetology Association.  All cosmetology volunteers attend a four-hour certification class to become a Look Good...Feel Better volunteer.

The class meets from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.at Kent General’s Outpatient Rehab Conference Room, 560 South Governors Avenue in Dover, on the third Monday of odd-numbered months.  Milford meetings are held from 6:00to 8:00 p.m.in the Milford Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Center, 21 West Clarke Avenue in Milford, on the fourth Monday of even-numbered months.  Call (302) 430-5064 to register.


Additional Information:    
 
 


Lupus Support

Lupus Support
Kent General Delaware State University
2nd Saturday Each Month
1-3pm. Call 1800-800-8686 for more information.
Fee:


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Mended Hearts (CHF Support)

Mended Hearts (CHF Support)
Kent General
Modern Maturity Center
Second Monday, 7 - 9 p.m.
Cardiac Patient Support. Call Bunny at (302) 744-7455 for information.
Fee:


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Mothers & More

Mothers & More
Kent General
Second Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Call Melinda at 335-3522 for more information.
Fee:


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Mothers of Multiples

Mothers of Multiples
Kent General
1st Tue, 7 - 9 pm
Open to mothers of multiples or those expecting multiples. Call Corinne at 698-9260 for details.
Fee: Free


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Kent General
Third Thursday, 7 - 9 p.m.
Call Cathy(H) 492-8885 (W) 698-4531 for information.
Fee: Free


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


No-cost Mammograms

 

Bayhealth Offers Free Monthly Screening Mammograms

Medical experts say the key to winning the battle against breast cancer is detecting the disease at its earliest, most treatable stage.  Bayhealth gives you access to this potentially lifesaving screening by offering FREE screening mammograms in Dover, Milford and Middletown.

The free mammograms are offered on the third Wednesday of every month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Pre-registration is required.  Screenings are held at the following locations:

  • Bayhealth Women's Center at Kent General, 540 S. Governors Avenue, Dover. 
  • Bayhealth Women's Center at Milford Memorial, 200 Kings Hwy., Suite 3, Milford. 
  • Bayhealth Middletown Medical Center, 209 E. Main St., Middletown. 

These screenings are made possible in part by the Philadelphia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to address the needs of uninsured and underinsured women in lower Delaware. 

For appointments and more information, please contact (302) 744-6528 for Kent General and (302) 430-5064 for Milford Memorial.


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Nutrition Education Class

Some of the topics covered in Bariatric Surgery Program's Nutrition Education Classes include (subject to change):

  • Meal Planning and Cooking Tips
  • Shopping 101 – Saving your Wallet and your Waistline
  • Emotional Eating
  • Managing your Environment – Is your Environment Slowing Down your Progress?
  • Losing the  “Diet” Mentality – Avoid common diet pitfalls and visualize success
  • Interpreting Nutrition Information and Understanding the Food Label

Date

Time

Hospital

Room

1/4/2012
 

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

1/11/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

1/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

1/24/2012  

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

2/1/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room:

A&B

2/8/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

2/14/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

2/21/201

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

3/7/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

3/14/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

3/20/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

3/27/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

 

4/4/2012

 

6:30-7:30 pm

 

Milford Memorial

 

Conference Room: A&B

4/11/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

4/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

4/24/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

5/2/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

5/9/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

5/15/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

5/22/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

6/6/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

6/13/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

6/19/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

6/26/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Board Room

7/11/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

7/17/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

7/18/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

7/24/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

8/1/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

8/8/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

8/14/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1

8/21/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

9/5/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

9/12/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

9/18/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room: 1&2

9/25/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

10/3/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

10/10/2012 

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

10/16/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

Private Dining Room 1&2

10/23/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

11/7/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

11/14/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

Board Room

11/20/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

11/27/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Milford Memorial

Rehab Conference Room

12/12/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Milford Memorial

Conference Room: A&B

12/18/2012

9:00-10:00 am

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 1&2

12/19/2012

6:30-7:30 pm

Kent General

General Foods Conference Room: 3&4

Depending upon the type of insurance that you have, you will be required to attend 3-6 months of Nutrition Education Classes.  You will need to attend 1 class per month for 3-6 consecutive months.  If you do not attend a class each month, your insurance company may require that you start the 3-6 months over until you have 3-6 consecutive months of Nutrition Education.  If you are unable to attend one of the regularly scheduled classes, please call Angela Teague RD, LDN [(302)-430-5528] in order to schedule a one-on-one make-up class.  Please note that your insurance company may not cover the one-on-one visit for Nutrition Education and you may be financially responsible for the appointment. 


 
  Wed, 06/06/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 06/13/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 06/19/12 9:00am (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Tue, 06/26/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Board Room)
  Wed, 07/11/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 07/17/12 9:00am (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 07/18/12 6:30pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Tue, 07/24/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 08/01/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 08/08/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 08/14/12 9:00am (Kent General, Private Dining Room 1)
  Tue, 08/21/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 09/05/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 09/12/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 09/18/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 09/25/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 10/03/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 10/10/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 10/16/12 9:00am (Kent General, Private Dining Room 1 & 2)
  Tue, 10/23/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 11/07/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Wed, 11/14/12 6:30pm (Kent General, Board Room)
  Tue, 11/20/12 9:00am (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Tue, 11/27/12 9:00am (Milford Memorial, Rehab Conference Room)
  Wed, 12/12/12 6:30pm (Milford Memorial, Conference Room A & B)
  Tue, 12/18/12 9:00am (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 1 & 2)
  Wed, 12/19/12 6:30pm (Kent General, General Foods Conference Room 3 & 4)


Osteoporosis Screening

osteo screeningHow strong are your bones? If you are over 25 years of age, you need to know your bone health! Bayhealth offers osteoporosis screenings at four locations.

What is an Osteoporosis Screening?

Osteoporosis risk is determined by measuring the bone mineral density of your heel. The heel is measured because its bone is similar to that found in the hip, where fractures occur most often. Bone mineral density is a predictor of skeletal strength and fracture risk, especially when considered along with other factors such as gender, age, and family history. The osteoporosis screening simply requires you to place your foot in a painless ultrasound device called a bone densitometer and the bone mineral density of your heel will be measured.

Osteoporosis screening are free and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register for a screening call 744-7135 or 1-877-453-7107.

 

Osteoporosis Screenings 2012 Schedule

Education Department
208 Water Street
Dover, DE
Get Directions

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
March 14
May 9
June 6
August 1
October 10
December 5

Milford Memorial Outpatient Center
Get Directions
1018 Mattlind Way, Milford

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

April 17
July 19
September 20
November 15

Middletown Medical Center
209 East Main Street
Middletown, DE
Get Directions

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

April 4
October 3

Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services
401 North Carter Road
Smyrna, DE
Get Directions

11:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

May 16
August 15
November 14


 


Additional Information:  RCOsteoporosisScreeningsN3190.pdf  
 
 


Osteoporosis Screening

Osteoporosis Screening 
Screenings

Kent General
MMH & Middletown 
Screenings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Bayhealth Education Building in Dover, The 3rd Wednesday of January, May and September at the Milford Memorial Hospital Women's Center and the 3rd Wednesday of April and October in Middletown Medical Center.
9 am - 11 am. Call 302-744-7135 or toll free 1-877-453-7107 for Dates and Locations.
Fee: Free


Additional Information:    


Ostomy Support

Find out the latest treatment and therapies for ostomy patients. Discover the latest state-of-the-art procedures. Learn the best treatment options available for you.

Bayhealth Medical Center offers a FREE Ostomy Support Group for people with “ostomies,” defined as a natural or surgical opening which connects an internal organ to the external environment (such as colostomies). The Ostomy Support Group is open to ostomy patients, family members, and their caregivers.

The support group meets to review new products, discuss new management techniques, and offer support and problem-solving techniques. Occasional speakers will also join the group on special topics. The group is led by Bayhealth Ostomy Nurses Carole Dye MSN, MBA, RN-BC, CNML, CWOCN, and Wendy Surguy, RN, BSN, CWOCN.

The support group meets from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, alternating between Kent General Hospital and Milford Memorial Hospital:

 

January 16, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
February 20, 2012 Kent General Hospital General Foods Conf. Room
March 19, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
April 16, 2012 Kent General Hospital Pavilion Room 1
May 21, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
June 18, 2012 Kent General Hospital Pavilion Room 1
July 16, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
August 20, 2012 Kent General Hospital Pavilion Room 1
September 17, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
October 15, 2012 Kent General Hospital Pavilion Room 1
November 19, 2012 Milford Memorial Hospital Conference Room
December 17, 2012 Kent General Hospital Pavilion Room 1

For additional information please call (302) 744-6691.
 


Additional Information:    


Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous
Milford Memorial
Every Thursday 7-8 p.m.
Thursday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Milford Memorial Hospital. Call Lois at 302-245-9580 for more information.
Fee: Free


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson's patientParkinson’s Disease is a progressive disorder that affects the part of the brain that controls muscle movement. As many as one million Americans suffer from the disease while approximately 40,000 more are diagnosed each year.

Bayhealth Medical Center’s Education Department offers a Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for persons with the disease or other related neurological diseases and those who love and care for them. Bayhealth

Clinical Educator Paula Bodner, MSN, RN-BC, co-facilitates the support group with assistance from the Delaware Caregiver Resource Center at the Modern Maturity Center.

Free materials about Parkinson’s Disease are provided from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and other resources. Occasional guest speakers are scheduled on topics requested by the group and/or identified through informal discussion. The support group meets the first Friday of every month.

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Kent General Hospital’s
General Foods Conference Rooms 3&4
Free Valet Parking

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Paula Bodner, MSN, RN-BC at (302) 744-6997 or Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135.




Pediatric First Aid CPR/First Aid

Pediatric First Aid CPR/First Aid
Kent General
Call 302-744-7135 or toll free 877-453-7107.
Fee: $60 Registration Required


Cost: $60.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and is also their second most diagnosed cancer.  However, simple screenings may help detect prostate cancer in its earliest, most manageable stage.

Bayhealth will provide a free prostate screenings in April.  The screenings are available at no charge to men who are uninsured or underinsured (when insurance does not cover screenings). 

Registration is required at least one week in advance of the screenings.  To find out more information or to register, please call (302) 430–5064 or (302) 744-6752.

Prostate Cancer Screenings

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Bayhealth Cancer Center
Milford Memorial Hospital
21 West Clarke Avenue

Saturday, April 28, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mt. Zion AME Church
Corner of Queen and Fulton Streets
 Dover




Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and is also their second most diagnosed cancer.  However, simple screenings may help detect prostate cancer in its earliest, most manageable stage.

“The PSA blood test is able to detect elevated levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA), which is a possible indicator of prostate cancer.  A digital rectal exam can detect abnormalities on the prostate gland which may be a cause for concern.  These screenings take only a few minutes,” said Bayhealth Cancer Nurse Navigator Paula Hess, MSN, RN, OCN.

To observe Prostate Cancer Awareness month in September, Bayhealth will provide free prostate cancer screenings.  The screenings are available at no charge to men who are uninsured or underinsured (when insurance does not cover screenings).  Registration is required at least one week in advance of the screenings.  To find out more information or to register, please call (302) 430–5064 or (302) 744-6752.

Prostate Cancer Screenings

Monday, September 17, 2012
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Bayhealth Cancer Center, Milford
21 W. Clarke Avenue
Milford, DE

Saturday, September 22, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Bayhealth Cancer Center, Kent
640 S. State Street
Dover, DE
 


Cost: $0.00

Prostate Cancer Support

Prostate cancer can be a devastating disease for both men and their loved ones.  To help them cope, Bayhealth Medical Center is offering support to help patients and their families deal with the physical, spiritual and emotional challenges that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis.

The Southern Delaware Prostate Cancer Support Group is open to any man who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, no matter what the stage of treatment or recovery.  Spouses, friends and other family members are also welcome to attend.  Members are provided an opportunity to share their experiences and learn from others facing similar challenges.

The group meets at two locations.  Dover meetings are held at Kent General Hospital’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Conference Room, 560 South Governors Avenue, on the third Wednesday of odd numbered months beginning at 7:00 p.m. 

Milford meetings are held at Milford Memorial Hospital on the third Tuesday of even numbered months beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Room assignment may vary so please call for the exact location.  For more information, please contact Bayhealth’s Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator Paula Hess, MSN, RN, OCN, at (302) 744-6752 or (302) 430-5064.


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    
 
 


Seekers (blind and visually impaired)

Bayhealth Hosts Seekers Support Group
Bayhealth Medical Center hosts the Seekers Support Group on the second Saturday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Milford Memorial Hospital’s Rehab Conference Room. For information, call Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.


Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:    


Seven Nights of Summer

Bayhealth is sponsoring The Seven Nights of Summer each Thursday night from 7 - 8 p.m. at Smyrna Clayton Medical Services, 315-319 North Carter Road, Smyrna, Delaware.  Bring your entire family to enjoy a cool evening of fun and education. Your kids will enjoy face painting, balloon art, music, and family exercises. Learn more about pool safety, healthy lifestyles and staying safe all year round.

Join us for the FREE family fun as our series concludes on: 

August 25 – The Wellness Center at Smyrna High School. Our Wellness Center gets an “A+” for keeping young people on the path to a healthy life. Find out what services are available for your teens at Smyrna High School.
 




Skin Cancer Screenings

skin cancer protectionMay is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! Don't miss this opportunity to make sure your skin is safe!

Skin Cancer Screenings

Friday, May 25
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
737 S Queen St
Dover, DE
Get Directions

To register for the screenings, please call (302) 744-6752 or (302) 430-5064.




STEPS to Healthy Aging: Health Education

Look good, feel great, and stay healthy!

The Bayhealth “Steps to Healthy Aging Clinics” help you stay informed on vital health issues and reduce your risk factors for disease.  The clinics give you an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a registered nurse from Bayhealth’s Education Department to monitor your blood pressure, pulse and weight, and to

For more information, please call Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.
 

2012 Monthly Health Education
Kent General Hospital - Dover, DE

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION SPEAKER
Jan. 4 5pm - 6pm Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men & Women General Foods 3 & 4

Gregory Spana, MD
Urologist

Feb. 1 5pm - 6pm Traumatic Brain Injury General Foods 3 & 4 James Mills, MD
Neurosurgeon
Mar. 7 5pm - 6pm Colorectal Surgery General Foods 1 & 2 Assar Rather , MD
General & Colorectal Surgeon
April 4 5pm - 6pm Skin Cancer General Foods 1 & 2 Dimitrios Danikas, MD, FACS
Plastic Surgeon
May 2 5pm - 6pm Topics in Cardio Vascular Health General Foods 1 & 2 David Ramos, MD
Cardiologist
June 6 5pm - 6pm Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery General Foods 1 & 2 Clifford H. Turren, MD
Orthopaedic Traumatologist
Aug. 1 8pm - 10pm ANNUAL BRUNCH
What's new at Bayhealth?
General Foods 1 & 2 Bayhealth Administrator
Sept. 5 5pm - 6pm The Front Porch General Foods 1 & 2 Cheryl Gallagher
Modern Maturity Center
Oct. 3 5pm - 6pm Healthy Holiday Eating General Foods 1 & 2 Dawn Santacroce MBA, RD, LDN
Nov. 7 5pm - 6pm Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe General Foods 3 & 4 Bayhealth Occupational Therapy
Dec. 5 5pm - 6pm Yoga General Foods 1 & 2 Mary Lou Schaefer



2012 Quarterly Health Education
Milford Senior Center- Milford, DE

 

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION SPEAKER
Feb. 21 12:30pm - 1:30pm Topics in Endocrine Health Cafeteria Sonal Pathak, MD
Endocrinologist
May 15 12:30pm - 1:30pm Skin Cancer Cafeteria Dimitrios Danikas, MD
Plastic Surgeon
Aug. 21 12:30pm - 1:30pm Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe Cafeteria Bayhealth Occupational Therapy
Nov. 20 12:30pm - 1:30pm Healthy Holiday Eating Cafeteria Dawn Santacroce
Bayhealth Dietitian

 



Cost: $0.00
Additional Information:  STEPS Lecture Series - 2012.pdf  
 
  Wed, 02/01/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 3 & 4)
  Tue, 02/21/12 10:00am (Milford Senior Center - Ireland Room)
  Wed, 03/07/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 04/04/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 05/02/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 05/15/12 10:00am (Milford Senior Center - Ireland Room)
  Wed, 06/06/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 08/01/12 8:00am (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 08/21/12 10:00am (Milford Senior Center - Ireland Room)
  Wed, 09/05/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 10/03/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Wed, 11/07/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)
  Tue, 11/20/12 10:00am (Milford Senior Center - Cafeteria)
  Wed, 12/05/12 5:00pm (Kent General Hospital - General Foods Conference Center 1 & 2)


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The Communication Group

Bayhealth’s Speech Pathology Department now offers a new, monthly support group for current and past patients with communication deficits. 

The Communication Group is held at 4:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday every month in Kent General’s Rehab Conference Room in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, 560 S. Governors Avenue, Dover.

The Communication Group is an open forum to provide support and a safe environment for adults with acquired communication disorders. All community members, as well as their family and caregivers, who have residual speech and language deficits from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other progressive neurological diseases are welcome. 

This support group focuses on improving communication through supported conversation. Unlike most support groups, there are not scheduled speakers or formal presentations; rather, the group is an open platform for participants to interact in conversations facilitated by Speech Language Pathologists to practice their communication strategies. 

Each month has a theme that provides structure for the communication exchanges. Patients are also encouraged to bring props and souvenirs to help support their communication attempts in the group setting. Past themes have included travel, food, and hobbies.

Bayhealth’s supervising Speech Pathologists have noticed an increase in some patients’ ability to independently utilize their communication strategies. Others have shown an increase in effective social communication which can not always be appreciated in private therapy sessions.  Thus far the group has met seven times and the Speech Pathology Department has received positive feedback from both patients and family members. 

If you or a family member are interested in this free program, please contact Ashley Jones at 744-6371 or email Ashley at elizabeth_jones@bayhealth.org.




The Stroke Club

Support group for stroke survivors and caregivers in the Central and Southern Delaware.

Thursday, November 8
4:00pm
2nd floor Rehab Gym
at Bayhealth Milford Memorial

Please join us for the November 8th meeting. Our meeting will be centered around a Holiday meal so bring your appetites!

The University of Delaware is conducting a research study regarding stroke survivors. They will be offering a presentation on this study and asking for participants. The University is also providing dessert! Anyone who has experienced catering from U of D knows this will be a treat.

In lieu of bringing dessert please bring a nonperishable food item for the Food Bank of Delaware so we can help others have a healthy holiday season.

Remember to bring those helpful hints for making every day life a little easier.

As always, please feel free to bring a friend!

Please call Mollianne if you have any questions at (302) 430-5964

For more information about stroke please visit www.bayhealth.org/stroke.


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Tobacco Cessation

tobacco productsWhat is the Tobacco Cessation Program?
This seven week program offers YOU support and guidance to QUIT using all tobacco products NOW! You do not quit until the 4th week of the program. This series offers strategies to improve your lifestyle through behavior modification, diet, stress reduction, exercise, and nicotine replacement therapy. This program is free to all Delaware Residents. Call 1-877-453-7107 to register. You must be at least 18 years old to register and able to attend all sessions. For questions and more information, contact Terry Towne, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC Clinical Educator at 302-744-6724.

This program is made possible through the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding for the Contract is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association of Delaware

Northern Series
Jan. 10, 17, 24 & 31;
Feb. 7, 14 & 21
Bayhealth Education Department
208 W. Water Street, Dover
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5 & 12
Smyrna-Clayton Medical Services
315 Carter Road, Smyrna
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 13, 20 & 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25
Kent General Hospital
6th Floor Conference Room
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Southern Series
April 18 & 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Milford Memorial Hospital
Rehab Conference Room
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27; Dec. 4, 11 & 18
Milford Memorial Hospital
Rehab Conference Room
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)
DPH offers the Delaware Smoking Quitline to help smokers age 18 and older quit smoking. You may receive either telephone or face-to-face counseling from a tobacco specialist who will assess your needs, explore cessation options and determine the best treatment plan for you. Please call 1-866-409-1858 for more information.

For more information, contact:
American Lung Association 1-800-586-4872
American Cancer Society 1-800-304-0779


Cost: $0.00
 
  Thu, 09/13/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 09/20/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 09/27/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 10/04/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 10/11/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 10/18/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Thu, 10/25/12 8:00am (Bayhealth Kent General-6th Floor Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/06/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/13/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/20/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 11/27/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 12/04/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 12/11/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)
  Tue, 12/18/12 5:00pm (Bayhealth Milford Memorial-Rehab Conference Room)


Tobacco Cessation

Want a healthy sensation? Try tobacco cessation!

Quitting smoking is about the best thing you can do for yourself and for your loved ones. Other forms of tobacco – such as chewing tobacco, cigars, snuff and pipes – are also harmful. In fact, one cigar has all the harmful effects of two packs of cigarettes. Smokeless tobacco has many of the same effects as cigarette, pipe and cigar smoking. Quitting the use of pipes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco decreases your risk of many different cancers. Here are just a few of the many reasons you should quit using tobacco:

  • Tobacco use may contribute to heart disease and cancer. It can also make you more prone to colds and breathing problems. Tobacco also increases your chances of developing mouth ulcers, cataracts and osteoporosis.
  • Smoking while pregnant or breastfeeding harms your baby. If you smoke while pregnant, your baby could face serious health problems, including premature birth, low birth weight and even death. If you smoke while breastfeeding, you are passing nicotine directly to your baby.
  • There is an increased incidence of oral cancer with chewing tobacco, pipe smoking, and dipping.
  • Tobacco use can also lead to mouth, throat, lung, and kidney cancer.
  • Second-hand smoke is harmful to others. Just breathing in the smoke from someone else’s cigarette can cause cancer and heighten the risk of heart disease and respiratory ailments like asthma and bronchitis. In children, second-hand smoke can cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and ear infections.

The benefits of quitting.

  • When you stop using tobacco products, you will see almost immediate benefits that will increase over time.  For instance:
  • After 20 minutes – your blood pressure and heart rate drop to normal; temperature of hands and feet increase to normal
  • After 8 hours – the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal; oxygen level in your blood increases to normal
  • After 24 hours – your risk of heart attack decreases
  • After 48 hours – nerve endings begin to re-grow; senses of taste and smell improve
  • After 2 weeks to 3 months – circulation improves, walking is easier; lung function improves as much as 30%
  • After 1-9 months – coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue and shortness of breath decrease; lungs are better able to handle mucus and fight infection
  • After 1 year – risk of coronary heart disease is cut in half
  • After 5 years – stroke risk is now the same as a nonsmoker
  • After 10 years – lung cancer death rate decreases by 50%; pre-cancerous cells are replaced; risk of cancer of mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas decrease
  • After 15 years – risk of coronary heart disease is now the same as a non-smoker

This seven week program offers YOU support and guidance to QUIT using all tobacco products NOW!

This series offers strategies to improve your lifestyle through behavior modification, diet, stress reduction, exercise, and nicotine replacement therapy.

This program is free to all Delaware Residents. Call 1-877-453-7107 to register. You must be at least 18 years old to register and able to attend all sessions. For questions and more information, contact Terry Towne, MSN, RN at 302-744-6724.

"This program is made possible through the Delaware Division of Public Health's Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding for the Contract is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association of Delaware."

Northern Series
Kent General Hospital

640 S. State Street, Dover
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
September 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27

Smyrna-Clayton Medical
315 Carter Road, Smyrna
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 3, 10, 17, 23, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 2010

Southern Series
Milford Memorial Hospital

21 W. Clarke Avenue, Milford
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11 18, 25, 2010
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6, 13, 2010


Cost: $0.00
 
 


Tobacco Relapse Prevention Support Group

 

Quitting tobacco is only half the battle.  Staying tobacco-free is equally important to your health.

cigarette buttTo provide support for you, Bayhealth is now offering a Tobacco Relapse Prevention Support Group. The event is free and open to the public! 

Tobacco Relapse Prevention Support Group
5:30 pm - 7 pm

May 22
July 24

September 11
November 8

BETT Conference Room
208 West Water Street

Dover, DE
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For additional information, please contact Terry Towne, MSN, RN, at (302) 744-6724.


Cost: $0.00

Total Joint Replacement Class

 

Total Joint Replacement Class
Bayhealth Medical Center’s total joint replacement classes at Kent General and Milford Memorial Hospitals familiarize patients scheduled for a total joint replacement with the expected plan of care. The class includes a tour of the nursing unit and inpatient therapy department.

Classes meet from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on select Tuesdays each month at Kent General Hospital. To register call Bayhealth’s Education Department at (302) 744-7135 or toll-free at 1-877-453-7107.

Classes meet every Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Total Joint Center’s Community Room on the third floor of Milford Memorial Hospital. To register, call the Total Joint Center at (302) 430-5600.


Cost: $0.00
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