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42 - CAPE GAZE .'FF_E, March 13 - March 19, 1998 Beebe offering free workshop ab, ]epression March 26 Depression is a common, seri- ous and highly treatable illness, which affects 17 million people each year. It can affect anyone at any age; women, however, tend to be at greater risk. An estimated one in four women will suffer from depres- sion at some point in their lives, and twice as many women as men will experience depression. Beebe Medical Center, Ocean- side Center for Mental Health, Bridge Counseling Center, Mental Health Association of Delaware, Mobile Crisis Unit and Ameri- corps*Vista are teaming up to sponsor a free community educa- tion workshop, "Women and Diabetic health-care bill public hearing March 18 Members of the American Dia- betes Association, Delaware chap- ter, and those who advocate for diabetes education and improved health care, urge members of the public to attend a hearing regard- ing House Bill 175, that would ensure universal insurance cover- age for diabetics. The bill is spon- sored by Jane Maroney. The hear- ing, set by the House" of Represen- tatives' Economic Development. Banking and Insurance commit- tee, is Wednesdiy, March 18, at 7 p.m., in Legislative Hall, Dover. Included among those who are urged to attend are Type I diabet- ics, Type II diabetics, their fami- lies and friends, small-business owners, health-care professionals and those who are concerned with improving health care for diabet- ics in Delaware. Diabetics whose insurance does not cover materi- als, such as test strips for glucose monitors, testing strips, insulin, injection, aids, syringes, insulin pumps and diabetes education, are asked to call the American Dia- betes Association, 684-8404 or 302-656-0030. Depression: Dispelling the Myths," to be held at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, William A. Carter Partnership Center, in Georgetown, on Thursday, March 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. The program's keynote speaker is Joel Vanini', a Licensed Clini- cal Social Worker and mental health practitioner with Bridge Counseling and Therapy in Georgetown. The treatment VdINI Caregiver support group to meet March 19 A caregiver support group will meet Thursday, March 19, at the Laurel Adult Day Care at the Lau- rel Senior Center, located at 113 North Central Ave., Laurel. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. For more information, call 875- 2301. Alzheimer's group to meet March 19 A support group for Alzheimer's disease and other mentally impairing diseases meets at Beebe Medical Center's Gull House, 23 Terrace St., on the third Thursday of each month, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 19. For more information, call Kathy Schlitter at 226-2160. Medicare agent to address issues March 19 Sussex County Senior Services Inc. CHEER and TrailBlazer Health Enterprises Inc., the new Medicare B contractor, have announced a new service for Medicare beneficiaries in Sussex County. Representatives will of depression is one of her many specialty areas, and she has appeared on national television and radio. At the completion of her pro- gram, participants will be able o the following: Recognize the symptoms of clinical depression; Understand that depression is a treatable illness; Dispel the myths that are often barriers to women seeking treat- ment; Motivate self and others with this illness to seek proper evalua- tion and treatment. Confidential depression screen- answer Medicare Part B questions and concerns on Thursday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Georgetown CHEER Center, 546 S. Bedford St., Georgetown. The representative will have access to the Medicare B system to check the status of claims and deductibles. Call Dixie Carlisle at 856-5187. Crower awarded nursing scholarship for Beebe Debbie Crowell of Millsboro, a junior-year nursing student at Beebe School of Nursing, has been awarded the second annual Joanna Speicher Scholarship. Crowell plans CROWELL to work at Beebe Medical Center after gradu- ation. The Joanna Speicher Scholar- ship was initiated by the Daryl Speicher family of Laurel, in memory of their daughter, Joanna, who attended Beebe School of Nursing. The scholarship is awarded each year to a returning student who demonstrates a finan- cial need. cordially invites the ptblic to attend special .Lenten Healing Services on Sunday evenings March 15" March 22" March 29 at 7:30 p.m. James 5:14-15 - "Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anionting them with oil in the name of the Lord." 133 Kings Highway in Lewes Nursery services provided Parking in rr off of Franklin Avenue ings will be available by mental- health professionals who will be on hand to meet privately to dis- cuss the results and provide a referral for future evaluation and treatment. For more information or to reg- ister, call K. Ryan Brown, Women in Transition, at 855-1664. Pre- registration is required. PUBLIC NOTICE Senior Wheels Program The Senior Wheels Program of Washington D.C., Greater Delaware and Maryland makes available .Power and Manual Wheelchairs -Three and four Wheel Electric Scooters .Walk- ers, and other medical items to Senior citizens (65"& up)* with mobility assistance needs at usually no cost to those that qualify The requested item is delivered to the senior's home and instruction in operation is given by the Program Director. To schedule a "mobility needs" visit in your homo or for_more information to see if you qualify call 1-800-211-6502. Also available to the permanently physically challenged of any age. BOARD CERTIFIED FAMILY PHYSICIAN Steven H. Berkowitz, D.O. Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m, Daily * Accepting patients ages 2 and up. Participating in Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Principal, Ameri-Health, Delmarva, Core Source, Mamsi, Mid-Atlantic Long Neck Professional Center, Suite B Long Neck Road, Millsboro, Delaware By Appointment Only 302-945-7200 SAVE IO% MEN'S, LADLES' & CHILDREN'S SHOES 9 FO01 . A DISCOUNT Featuring: Sebago Docksides Keds Trotters * Sperry Top-Sider Tretorn Etonic New Balance Clarks of England Wigwam Reebok * Rockport Grasshoppers Best selection from over 15,000 pairs in stock. Men's sizes: N 9-14, M 6 I/2-15, W 6 I/2-14, WW 8-14. 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