Shore Community Outreach Team (SCOT) will offer a free program, “Organizing Your Health,” on Monday, July 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chestertown Town Hall, 118 North Cross Street. The event is sponsored by HomePorts, a 501(c)3 charitable organization serving the needs of greater Kent County residents 55 and over.HomePorts’ mission is to identify, monitor and ensure access to a wide range of services that help members to remain safe and live comfortably in their own homes.
“‘Organizing Your Health’ provides education, tips, and tricks for staying organized when managing your own health or a loved one’s health,” said Emily Welsh, MSN, RN, Nurse Coordinator for SCOT. “We appreciate HomePorts’ support in enabling us to offer this free workshop in such a central, convenient location in Chestertown, and we look forward to a strong turnout.”
Topics of the workshop will include communicating effectively with providers, what preventive care and screenings should be done and when, health journaling, advance directives, medication management, and use of health care technology. Light refreshments and socializing will be enjoyed after the presentation.
To register, visit https://homeports.org/homeportsevent/organizing-your-health/
About University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,200 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.
About the University of Maryland Medical System
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is an academic private health system, focused on delivering compassionate, high quality care and putting discovery and innovation into practice at the bedside. Partnering with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and University of Maryland, Baltimore who educate the state’s future health care professionals, UMMS is an integrated network of care, delivering 25 percent of all hospital care in urban, suburban and rural communities across the state of Maryland. UMMS puts academic medicine within reach through primary and specialty care delivered at 11 hospitals, including the flagship University of Maryland Medical Center, the System’s anchor institution in downtown Baltimore, as well as through a network of University of Maryland Urgent Care centers and more than 150 other locations in 13 counties. For more information, visit www.umms.org.