Program will host informative ‘Tea Times’

EASTON — November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, MD, wants community members to know that anyone facing a chronic, serious illness can benefit from palliative care. Dr. Vaidyanathan, medical director, UM Shore Regional Palliative Care Program at UM Shore Regional Health; Madeline Steffens, Palliative Care Program coordinator; and Palliative Care […]

UM SRH Hospitals get Magnet designation

EASTON — UM Shore Regional Health’s three hospitals – Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton – were notified on Sept. 19, they received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Dorchester and Easton hospitals first earned recognition as Magnet® hospitals in 2009 and were re-designated in 2014. Shore Medical Center […]

Fresh Start donates to St. Vincent de Paul

EASTON — Although it no longer operates as an addiction recovery facility, Fresh Start founder Tori Brummell wants to see the good works she started in March of 2008 continue. Fresh Start was a nonprofit transitional supportive housing program for people recovering from substance abuse addiction. “When we closed our doors, we had funds remaining […]

For All Seasons at ‘Dare to Lead’

EASTON — In June, Beth Anne Langrell, executive director of For All Seasons, and Lesa Lee, For All Seasons clinical director, attended Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™ facilitator certification in San Antonio Texas. Ms. Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy […]

Delice speaks about Turkish-Syrian fight

CAMBRIDGE — “A professor came in and spoke to me,” restaurant owner Adam Delice said, remembering how the man criticized recent actions by Turkey, Mr. Delice’s home country. “I was very upset.” He recalled the discussion while sitting in the Cambridge Diner, one of five eateries he owns — another in Easton, and three in […]

Health system supports Go Purple campaign

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health team members, systemwide, wore purple on Sept. 6, in support of monthlong Go Purple campaigns in the health care system’s service area, which includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties. Team members wore purple and posed for photos at the health care system’s three hospitals […]

Chesapeake Film Festival open Oct. 3

Where better to start off an evening of local environmental films than at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center hosted by four of the Chesapeake Bay’s biggest advocates: Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and The Nature Conservancy. The reception on Oct. 4 is part of the Chesapeake Film Festival and precedes the premiere […]

Connecting with the faith community

EASTON — In an ongoing effort to connect with the faith community and work together to build hope, stability and shelter for area hard-working families, Habitat for Humanity is planning two events — a Clergy Build Day and a Prayer Walk. The Clergy Build is for any area clergy to join everyone and serve the […]

Free prostate cancer screening is offered

EASTON — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the United States aside from non-melanoma skin cancer. About one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, which develops mainly in older men and in African-American men. About six […]

Cardiac Intervention Center earns honors

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Cardiac Intervention Center (CIC) has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Plus STEMI Receiving Center Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart […]