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MMH Stroke Club meets Jan. 9 Milford Memori,41 Hospital's Stroke Club meets the second CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 3 - January 9, 1997.27 Thursday of each month The next meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the second floor gym in Milford Memorial Hospital's Rehabilitation Center. The meet- ing is free. For more information, call Sharon Bond at 424-5498. Slam Dunk team makes visit to Beebe Members of the Plymouth-White Marsh High School basket. ball team visited the children's ward of Beebe Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 28 to help spread a little cheer for the holi- days. They presented a professional Spalding basketball to Chris Berlin (shown here in the center) who was admitted to Beebe the day after Christmas due to a strep infection. He was well on his way to recovery when the team visited. Coach A! Angelos and his team from Plymouth Meeting - about 10 miles south of Philadelphia. have visited children at Beebe Medical Center each year that they have participated in the Slam Dunk To The Beach basketball tournament. =This is part of what we like to do, n said Angelos. His team has par- ticipated in five of the tourney's seven years and won the inaugural Slam Dunk tourney in 1990. "That's when there were eight teams playing. Now it's up to 34 teams playing 37 games, n said Angelos. Chris Berlin was the only child in the children's ward during the team's visit so he got all their attention. It wasn't as good as being in the stands of the tour- nament but he did enjoy receiving the ball and the visitors. Briefly MS support group to meet Jan. 8 The self-help support group for patients with MS and their fami- lies and friends will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 8 in Beebe Med- ical Center's cafeteria at 7:30 p.m. Alex Moore for Aetna will speak about Aetna's Senior Choice Pro- gram. For more information, call Laura Morris 645-1844, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 .p.m. Female incontinence topic on Jan. 13 A free Focus on Health Seminar "Female Incontinence" at the Mil- ton Library will be held on Jan. 13 from 7 to 8 pm.. The seminar will feature Beebe Medical CentEr urologist R.U. Hosmane, M.D. Call register. MMH offers diabetes education Jan. 14 Milford Memorial Hospital is offering a six-week diabetes du- cation program on an outpatient basis. The next class will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. The pro 'follows guidelines set by the American Diabetes Association and covers a general overview of diabetes, the disease process, medications, nutritional aspects and exercise as related to diabetes. There is a fee for the course. A family member or spouse may attend the sessions at no addition- al charge. A physician referral is needed to register for the program. For more information on the program or on how to obtain a physician referral, call Milford Memorial Hospital's Diabetes Education Department at 424-5570. Pre-reg- istration is required. MMH's childbirth class starting Jan. 15 Milford Memorial Hospital's five-week childbirth education classes will be Ield beginning Monday, Jan. 6 through Feb. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the W.omen's Care Center's "classroom on the fourth floor of the hospital. Class- es must be in the woman's sev- enth month of pregnancy and par- ticipants must register at the beginning of the second trimester. The classes are designed to pre- pare participants for natural child- birth. Mothers should bring a "coach" to the class. Discussions on nutrition and exercise, as well as other important topics, will be addressed, including explanations of physical and mental changes occuring during pregnancy, labor and delivery. The class is free. Call 424- 5739. l It takes years of training and experience to develop the skills and expertise necessary to select and properly fit your next hearing instrument. HEARING AID ASSOCIATES 934-1471 24 o. MiUsboro - 2 miles N. of Rt. Rt. 30, 6 miles S. of Rt. 9 on Rt. 30 Beebe Doctors Close to Home It important to know that there are qualified doctors close to your home. At Beebe Medical Center in Millsboro. Dr.Joseph Black, and Dr. Paul Gorrin, prmary care physicians, will diagnose ana treat your health oroblems with skil and care. They are committed to canng for you and your gooa health. Call 934-06tl for an appointment with Beebe doctors aose ro your nome. B Beebe Medical Center 230 Mitchell St. Millsboro, DE