Health
Friday, July 07, 2017
 
Lymphedema Support Group

Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services hosts lymphedema support groups on the third Thursday of each month at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 20.
This free support group is open to anyone affected by lymphedema including patients, caregivers, and relatives. Meetings will consist of a lecture by health care professionals and medical equipment providers followed by refreshments and an open question and answer session or discussion amongparticipants. Registration is required.
For more information or to register, contact Robert Donati, PT, CLT at 629-6224. To learn more about services provided by Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services, visit www.nanticoke.org/rehabilitation.

Stroke Support Group

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a stroke support group on Tuesday, July 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. This free support group is designed for individuals who have survived a stroke as well as their families, friends, and caregivers.
Meetings consists of guest speakers and breakaway sessions in which caregivers and stroke survivors meet in groups to discuss concerns, providing support and networking. Pre-registration is not required and refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services at 629-6224.

Parkinson's Support Group

Nanticoke Health Services, in conjunction with CHEER and Care DE and the Manor House, will hold a Parkinson's education and support group on Thursday, July 20 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Manor House in Seaford. This support group is free and open to the public.
This support group is not only helpful for the individual diagnosed with PD, but also for caregivers, friends and family. Group members welcome guest speakers on a variety of subjects related to PD and provide support to each other through other small group discussions. For more information, contact Tara Trout at 629-6611, ext. 3838.

Safe Sitter Class is July 22

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a Safe Sitter¨ class on Saturday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Nursing Conference Room. These classes are open to pre-teens and teenagers between 11 and 13 years of age who are interested in learning child care essentials and safety.
The course is designed to train pre-teens and teenagers how to be safe baby/child sitters. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises.
The cost is $35 per student, which includes the class and all materials needed. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Nanticoke's Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator at 629-6611, ext. 2540.