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Class and Support Group Schedule
Pre-registration is required for ALL classes unless otherwise indicated.
   Community Events/Education  
Living Wills
Main Conference Room
2:00 p.m. -OR- 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 13

Learn about current NC legislation related to Advance Healthcare Directives and prepare your Health Care Power of Attorney and Advance Directives for a Natural Death ("Living Will") documents. Each session begins with an informational discussion. Those attending are assisted in finishing their documents. A notary and two witnesses are present to finalize the completion of the documents. There is NO CHARGE for this community service. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - preferably at least one week in advance. Call Marcia McQueen, director of Chaplaincy Services to register: 336-623-9711, Ext. 2482. If you get voice mail, leave your mailing address and session for which you wish to register. The Community Advance Directive for the North Carolina Piedmont Triad: An Easy-to-Use Legal Form for all Adults is utilized and will be sent to you when you register so you can begin reading and thinking about your wishes.

Summer 2014 Youth Volunteers
Volunteer Department
Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 14

We are now accepting applications for youth volunteers, ages 14-18, for our Summer 2014 program. Applications are available in the guidance offices of Rockingham County middle and high schools for interested students. Please remind students to stop by the guidances offices to pick up their application. If students do not attend school in Rockingham County, an application may be picked up in the Volunteer office at Morehead Memorial Hospital. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 14.

Basic Life Support Training
Morehead Memorial Hospital Downstairs Classroom
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 14

Basic life support classes including adult, child, infant, choking, and AED. Cost per class: $25.00. Registration is required. To register, please call 336-623-9711, Ext. 2772 or ask for Education.

16th Annual Beach Party
Autumn Creek Vineyards, 364 Means Creek Road, Mayodan, NC
7:00 - 11:00 p.m., Friday, May 30

Join us at our 16th Annual Beaches of the World Party as we celebrate the Beaches of Greece-the Aegean Sea with the Part-Time Party-Time Band.Tickets are $40.00 per person. Payable by cash, check or credit card. Proceeds go for critical equipment needed in the Surgical Services Department at Morehead Memorial Hospital. Call 336-623-9711, Ext. 2308 for more information or to make reservations.

House Calls - Radio Show
1490 WLOE AM • 1420 WMYN AM
11:30 a.m., 2nd & 4th Wednesdays

Hosted by Kerry Faunce, Morehead Hospital marketing director, and Torrey Goard, community health educator. Listen in as the hosts are joined by a physician, health care provider or a special guest from the area to discuss the medical topic of the day. Broadcasts are also available anytime on our website: www.morehead.org.

   Chronic Disease Management Programs  
Cardiac Rehabilitation & Maintenance Program
Morehead Hospital
Call for schedule
Please call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register for the following program.

A comprehensive program is available to individuals who have had a heart attack, open heart surgery, valve replacement, angina and/or other cardiac procedures. The program consists of a prescribed regimen of physical exercise to improve functional work capacity, psychological, nutritional, and vocational education. This program requires a physician’s referral. A maintenance program is available for those who have completed the Cardiac Rehabilitation program.

Diabetes Management Program
Morehead Hospital
Call for schedule
Please call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register for the following program.

A series of three group educational classes designed to teach individuals how to lead a healthy and independent lifestyle while living with diabetes. Our program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and includes education and personalized nutrition counseling. A physician referral is required.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Morehead Hospital
Call for schedule
Please call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register for the following program.

Pulmonary Rehab is an ongoing program for people who have a chronic lung disease such as asthma or COPD. The program includes an individualized exercise program to improve your endurance and functional ability. The program includes education and training to provide you techniques to help you breathe better. A physician referral is required.

   Parent/Child Education  
Brother/Sister Preparation Class
Birthing Center Conference Room
Available upon request

Please call 336-623-9711 ext 2860 to register. A fun one-day course to prepare older children for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister. Includes basic information about babies, safe play and a tour of the Birthing Center.

   Monthly Groups  
Alcoholics Anonymous
Morehead Hospital Dining Room
8:00 p.m., every Wednesday

Open meeting - for those interested in recovery from alcoholism. For more information, please call 336-623-2382 or 336-939-3230.

Community of Hope Support Group
Smith-McMichael Cancer Center Conference Room
2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 13

A group designed to help patients and their families/caregivers/friends cope with cancer. Family concerns, financial concerns and spiritual concerns and needs will be addressed. For more information, call Susie Pool at 336-623-9713, Ext. 2662.

Look Good - Feel Better
Smith-McMichael Cancer Center
10:00 a.m. - noon, Monday, May 19

This program helps patients learn to disguise physical side effects they sometimes experience while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Open to any patient in Rockingham County regardless of where they are receiving treatment. Registration is required. To register, call 336-623-9713.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Morehead Hospital Main Conference Room
2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 20

A support group providing information and encouragement for individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 336-627-6199.

Special Young Adults
Morehead Hospital Downstairs Classroom
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 20

A night for adults ages 18-45 with mild or moderate developmental disabilities to meet new friends, play games (Bingo, Uno, Dominoes), make crafts, enjoy snacks and participate in other social activities. If you know individuals who would like to attend our meetings, please let them know about our group. For more information, call Brenda Moore at 336-623-1077 or 336-613-5174 after 6 p.m.

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