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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will hold a heart failure support group on Thursday, January 25 from noon to 2:00 pm in the Nursing Conference Room. This free support group is designed for individuals with heart failure, as well as their families and caregivers to share stories, tips and tricks with others with this disease.

Heart failure is a chronic condition where the heart doesn’t pump blood as efficiently as normal. This condition can be caused by conditions, such as narrowed arteries in the heart or high blood pressure, which leave the heart too weak or stiff to pump efficiently.

Nanticoke is engaging with speakers to provide education, community resources and emotional support to those who have heart failure. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation on “Over the Counter Medications and Herbal Supplements” by George Schwobel, Pharmacist at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Attendees are encouraged to bring their medications to receive a free pharmacy consultation.

For more information or to register for this event, call 302-629-6611, extension 2428.

Nanticoke Health Services includes Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, the Nanticoke Physician Network and the Nanticoke Health Foundation. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital was the first hospital on Delmarva to receive a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is the only hospital in Delaware and Maryland to be nationally recognized by Healthgrades with both the Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and the Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Nanticoke holds a Level III Trauma Center certification, is nationally certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Nanticoke’s Cancer Care Services holds Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and is a member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 160 health care providers practicing in 40 different specialties including the 55 providers employed within the Nanticoke Physician Network.

Event Details:

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Road
Seaford  Delaware  19973
Contact Phone: 
(302) 629-6611 x2428