Beebe Healthcare offers hospital and community benefit program events that are of interest to those in Beebe's area of service.

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Screenings

Breast Health Clinic
Tunnell Cancer Center offers free mammograms each month as part of its Sharing our Story, Saving our Sisters (SOS2) program. They are by appointment only and are offered to eligible women at Tunnell Cancer Center in the Beebe Health Campus on John J. Williams Highway in Rehoboth Beach. The appointments include the free mammogram, a clinical breast exam, and breast education. This program is funded with a grant from the Philadelphia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The appointments can be made by calling (302) 645-3169. They are required.

All women 18 years and older should have a clinical breast exam, and all women 40 years and older should have a yearly mammogram.

For more information, please contact Debbie Campbell, RN, the Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator at (302) 645-3169.

Prostate Screenings
Free prostate screenings are offered periodically to men who qualify. For more information or to schedule a screening, please contact Debbie Campbell, RN, the Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator at (302) 645-3169.

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Early detection may be the key to saving men’s lives.

To learn more about prostate cancer, go to KnowYourStats.org/resources or UrologyHealth.org.   The Tunnell Cancer Center is located at 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Rehoboth Beach.  

Free Glucose Screenings 
Every Wednesday at three Locations
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Free, finger-stick glucose screenings. No appointments are necessary. The results of these screenings can indicate whether a patient needs to see a physician for evaluation for diabetes. These screenings are not intended for diabetes management.

Offered every Wednesday at three locations:

Beebe Lab Express: (302) 645-3568
Beebe Healthcare Medical Center, 1st Floor, East Entrance

Beebe Lab Express: (302) 645-3010 ext. 2444
The Beebe Health Campus, Route 24

Beebe Lab Express—Milton: (302) 684-8579

Calendar of Health Events

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Saturday, November 1: Betel United Methodist Church Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 310 S. Railroad Ave., Georgetown.

Thursday, November 20:  Delaware Diabetes Wellness Expo, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center, Dover.

Friday, November 21:  Delaware River & Bay Authority, Lewes Ferry Terminal, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lewes.

Saturday, February 7, 2015:  Beebe Healthcare Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.

Saturday, March 28, 2015: CAMP Rehoboth Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth.

Seminars & Symposiums

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: Beebe Healthcare’s Cardiac Surgery Department will hold the 2nd Annual Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium: Aortic Valvular Disease on Saturday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hyatt Place Dewey Beach. Pre-event registration is suggested but day of event registration is available and begins at 7:15 a.m. The cost is $50.00 for all attendees and includes lunch. To view the agenda or register online please visit http://www.beebehealthcare.org/cardiothoracic-symposium. The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and 1 AMA PRA Category 1Credit™ (CME) is equal to 1.2 contact hours (CNE) for nurses.

Upcoming Programs

Integrative Health at Beebe Healthcare offers programs, classes and information.

 

Support Groups

Beebe to host: PAIN LINX, an Education and Support Group focused on awareness, education, sharing and support for people with chronic pain. On Tuesday, Sept 23, from 3 - 4 p.m., Speaker Cheyenne Luzader, MS, Integrative Health at Beebe Healthcare, will give a presentation at Beebe Healthcare Medical Arts Building, 18947 John J Williams Highway (Route 24), McCurry Conference Room, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. For additional information, please contact Phil Mandel (302) 645-1543 or email: phil.mandel@gmail.com or Sherry McGoldrick (302) 448-1864 or email: energyfourhealing@gmail.com.

“Being Young With Cancer” Support Group
2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Tunnell Cancer Center, Rt. 24, Rehoboth Beach. Must call for an interview, (302) 645-3087

Caregivers' Support Group
Third Thursday of Each Month
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). For further information, please call Kathleen Graham Frey at (302) 226-2160.

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group
Come join a friendly group to discuss concerns about Type 2 Diabetes. The group meets the first Wednesday every other month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Diabetes Management Longneck Health Center in Millsboro. Upcoming dates are September 4 and November 6. For more information, call (302) 947-2500.

Diabetes Insulin Pump Support Group
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's Certified Diabetes Educators will be available to answer questions. The group meets the second Wednesday every other month from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Upcoming dates are September 11 and November 13. The group meets at the Diabetes Management Longneck Health Center in Millsboro. For further information, please call (302) 947-2500.

Mended Hearts Support Group
Third Tuesday of Each Month at 2 p.m.
A heart health support group for those who have heart disease, for those who have had heart related medical procedures (i.e., stents inserted via catherizations) and for those who have had open heart surgery (i.e., bypass surgery, valve replacements and heart transplants). Meetings, which are open to members as well as non-members, include discussion and presentations on heart health related topics for heart patients as well as their family and their caregivers. Meetings are held at the McCurry Conference Center in the Medical Arts Building, next to the Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24. For additional information, call either John Marchetti at (302) 227-5251 or Joe Venerus at (302) 827-8125.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group
A Parkinson's Disease support group has formed to help those with PD, their caregivers, and anyone else who may be afflicted with body movement disorders. The group meets monthly at the McCurry Conference Center in the Medical Arts Building, behind the Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24. For more information, call Dennis Leebel at (302) 644-3465.

Stroke Support Group
Fourth Thursday of Each Month at 5 p.m.
A stroke support group meets at Tunnell Cancer Center, 18947 John J. Williams Highway in Rehoboth Beach. The group provides support to stroke survivors, care partners, spouses, and friends. It provides education and resources to maximize participation in home and community. The instructor is Holly Sullivan, Speech/Language Pathologist at Beebe. Call (302) 645-3100, Ext. 2436 for more information.

Better Breathers Club
Third Wednesday of Each Month from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A support group for those with pulmonary diseases. Information on pulmonary disease and treatments is presented by respiratory therapists, physicians, dietitians, and pharmacists. Attendees suggest topics to discuss. The group meets at the McCurry Conference Center in the Medical Arts Building at the Beebe Health Campus on John J. Williams Highway (Route24). For information, contact Andi Downs or Kathi Dayton at (302) 645-3298.

Classes

CPR
Beebe 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 (302) 645-3248.

Diabetes
The Diabetes Management Department offers educational and management services for people with diabetes. Diabetes educational programs are offered three times each month for persons newly diagnosed and those who need a refresher course for managing their disease. A diabetes self-management education series is presented at various days and times on a rotating basis. Individual sessions are available for specific needs. A new insulin pump education program designed to help people with diabetes better manage their disease also is available. For information, call (302) 947-2500. 

Prenatal Breastfeeding
The Prenatal Breastfeeding class for expecting parents is held the first Wednesday of the month from 5 to 6 p.m. Participants must register for this free class. Call (302) 645-3726.