Scheduling for special services offered by Beebe Medical Center
Free, finger-stick, glucose screenings are offered every Wednesday at three locations. No appointments are necessary. The results of these screenings can indicate whether a patient needs to see a physician for evaluation for diabetes. They are not intended for diabetes management.
• Beebe Lab Express, 645-3568. Beebe Medical Center, 1st Floor, East entrance
• Beebe Lab Express, 645-3010 ext. 2444. The Beebe Health Campus, Rt. 24.
• Beebe Lab Express—Milton, 684-8579. 611 Federal St., Milton.
The Cape Senior Center, 11 Christian St., Rehoboth Beach, on the second Tuesday of each month, offers blood pressure screenings and periodcally offers glucose/cholesterol screenings and bone density screenings. Contact Bernita at 227-2055.
Beebe’s Community Health Department supports our charitable mission to encourage healthy living and prevent illness among residents and visitors to our community. Beebe provides a range of free health screenings throughout our community, including blood pressure, cholesterol, osteoporosis and skin and prostate cancer screenings. To schedule screenings for your group or event, please cotact Beebe Medical Center’s Community Health Department at 645-3337.
A support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases meets at The Gull House (Bay Mart Shopping Center, opposite Spring Lake, Rehoboth) on the third Thursday of every month. For further information, please call Kathleen Graham Frey at 226-2160.
Fibromyalgia support groups available, for further information please contact Beebe Medical Center’s Integrative Health Department at 645-3528.
If you wear an insulin pump or are interested in learning about wearing a pump, come join us. A support group provides an opportunity to meet others who also live with diabetes and share concerns. Beebe Medical Center’s Certified Diabetes Educators will be available to answer questions. For further information, please call 947-2500.
A Mended Hearts support group is held on the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. McCurry Conference Center in the Medical Arts Building, next to the Tunnell Cancer Center on Rt. 24. Jan. 20: Guest speaker John Achey, exercise specialist, will be presenting a program entitled Exercises for Foul Winter Weather classes.
Beebe Medical Center offers CPR, ACLS (advanced cardiac life support), and PALS (pediatric advanced life support) classes. For further information and to sign up please call the Education Department at 645-3248.
Diabetes educational programs are offered three times each month for persons newly diagnosed and those who need a refresher course for managing their disease. An 8-hour diabetes self-management education series is presented as four 2-hour classes or as two 4-hour classes each month. Both provide the ADA standard curriculum for healthy eating, increasing activity, monitoring blood glucose, taking medications, healthy coping, problem solving and preventing complications. Programs also are offered in the Spanish language, and Certified Diabetes Educators teach all classes. Contact: Wound Care Services/Diabetes Management Department at the Beebe LongNeck Health Center, 32060 Long Neck Road; telephone 947-2500.
These free classes, sponsored by Beebe’s Integrative Health Department, will be held at the Wellness Community at the Medical Arts Building, Rt. 24 Campus. To register call 645-9150.
and Hand Drumming
Cheyenne Luzader, MS
Tuesday, Jan. 20 • 3 to 4 p.m. Learn the ancient art of drumming to relieve stress and increase energy. Drums available or bring your own.
Phyllis Kelly, Trained Laughter Leader, Wednesday, Jan. 28 • 3 to 4 p.m.
Laughter is fun, contagious, and creates a natural state of euphoria. This series of simple laughter
exercises and gentle yoga breathing has grown into an international health phenomenon.
for Stress and Pain
Cheyenne Luzader, MS, Tuesday, Feb. 10 • 3 to 4 p.m. Acupressure is based on the same principles as acupuncture but uses the fingers to stimulate key points on the skin which activate the body’s natural self-healing process.
Healing through Listening:?Attending to the Spirit
Rev. Keith Goheen, Chaplain, Beebe Medical Center, Tuesday, Feb. 17 • 3 to 4 p.m.
Attentive, non-judgmental listening helps to open our spiritual ears to those around us. This program offers an introduction to the skills used in creating openhearted spaces for spiritual and emotional healing.