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Check here often to find out about the latest news and events at Marshall Medical Centers. Here you'll find links to press releases and upcoming events that will keep you abreast of what's happening at our medical centers and in our community.

InsideOut: An Ostomy Support Group

InsideOut is an ostomy support group open to individuals who currently have an ostomy, have previously had an ostomy, are considering an ostomy procedure or provide support to someone who has an ostomy.

  • Sunday, February 9, 2020
  • Sunday, March 8, 2020
  • Sunday, April 12, 2020
  • Sunday, May 10, 2020
  • Sunday, June 14, 2020
  • Sunday, July 12, 2020

The focus of the group discussions will be on ostomy education, covering topics including skincare and supplies, as well as, provide the opportunity for attendants to share their experiences and learn from each other. Meetings are free to attend and will last approximately 1-2 hours. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact the Marshall Cancer Care Center. (256.894.6750)

GoldCare55+ Lunch N' Learns

Lunch N' Learns are held at the Guntersville Senior Center 1500 Sunset Drive. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at noon. Cost is $5*. Must make a reservation at least one week in advance by calling 256.571-8025 or 256-753-8025 for Arab area residents.

  • February 20 - "Don't Be Another Heart Attack or Stroke Statistic - Get Heart Smart!" Dr. Kathleen Evans, Heart Center
  • March 19 - "Be a Friend to Your Colon: Have it Screened Regularly" Deone Walls, CRNP, Medical Specialists of North Alabama
  • April 16 - "The Gift that Keeps on Giving: An Organ Donor Donates Life" Ann Rayburn, Legacy of Hope
  • May 1 - Senior Health & Fitness Day, Civitan Park, Guntersville. *Free Event
  • June 18 - GoldCare 55+ Summer Party, 1-3 p.m., Guntersville Senior Center. *Cost: $15
  • July 23 - "Protect Yourself: Skin Cancer is the Most Diagnosed and Preventable Cancer" Dr. Josh Wharton, Dermatology of North Alabama
  • August 20 - "The ABCs of Arthritis and its Treatments" Dr. Randall Beyl, Marshall Rheumatology
  • September 17 - "Healthy Aging: Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps" Dr. Amanda Storey, Grant Primary Care
  • October 22 - "Let's Eliminate Breast Cancer" Dr. Sara Cooper, HudsonAlpha
  • November 19 - "Lungs are the Breath of Life" Dr. Christopher Manganaris, Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of Marshall County
  • December 11 - "Let's Celebrate the Season" GoldCare 55+ Christmas Party, Gunter's Landing Clubhouse. *Cost: $25

LIFE - Lean In For Encouragement

LIFE - Lean In For Support - is a support group for cancer survivors. It meets bi-monthly to share meaningful activities and useful information. It is open to any cancer survivors and their caregiver. Lunch is provided. Please call 256.571.8032 to sign up.

    GoldCare55+ Trips - Don't miss out!

    All 2020 trips and programs are listed in the Travel & Events booklet available in the main lobby of both Marshall North and South hospitals, as well as online at mmcenters.com. Click on Services then the GoldCare 55+ tab.

    Get more information or sign up for a trip at the information desks at Marshall North or South, or stop by the Marketing Department at 2320 Homer Clayton Drive.

    To get a copy of the 2020 Travel & Events booklet mailed to you, call (256)571-8025 or visit the main lobby at either of our hospitals.

    Montgomery will be the first destination of the year for GoldCare 55+ travelers. On Feb. 24, we’ll take a motorcoach to Montgomery where a guide/historian will lead a driving tour of the city, pointing out historical sites such as the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church where the Rev. Martin Luther King preached. We will tour the Rosa Parks Museum, the nationally-acclaimed Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. In Old Alabama Town we’ll walk through authentic 19th and early 20th century homes as well as buildings saved from demolition then carefully restored. Enjoy a lunch of soul food at the Davis Café, a favorite spot of state employees.

    Cost of $99 includes transportation, lunch, museum admissions, step-on guide and gratuities. Full payment due at registration on or before January 27.

    Springtime will find GoldCare travelers in Mobile March 26-29 for a ride along the Azalea Trail, touring homes and churches, visiting Bellingrath Gardens, dining aboard the USS Alabama and touring Battleship Memorial Park. At Dauphin Island Sea Lab we’ll see the Estuarium, with its 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000-gallon stingray touch pool and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. Also see Fort Gaines, one of the key sites in the famous Battle of Mobile Bay where you will find original cannons, a blacksmith shop, kitchens, tunnels and a museum.

    Our final evening in Mobile features a Mardi Gras themed dinner, Mobile style. Afterward, enjoy dinner theater and try to solve a murder.

    The ride home includes outlet shopping in Foley and lunch at Lambert’s, home of the throwed rolls.

    Cost includes transportation, 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners, admission to all attractions, Mardi Gras party, 3 night hotel stay, baggage handling and 3 days of fun.

    Cost Per Person: Double $698 | Triple $645| Single $880.

    Full payment due at registration on or before February 27.

    April 7 is a one-day Mystery Trip. Everyone loves a surprise! Hop aboard a motorcoach along with a fun group and take off to destinations unknown. Guaranteed to be a good time and we'll have you home before bedtime. Full payment is due at registration on or before March 10. Cost: $99

    One of the highlights of next year’s travels is a 5-day visit to San Antonio on May 24-28. Hotel stay is on the beautiful River Walk, the centerpiece of this city’s Spanish architecture. Local guide will make sights come alive, including the Alamo of the Texas Revolution, Mission San Jose and floating tour of the River Walk. Visit the Texas White House – the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of President Lyndon B. Johnson. See the National Museum of the Pacific War and San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Shop at the Mexican Marketplace.

    Cost includes 5 days, 5 meals, airfare from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, hotel transfers and lodging.

    Cost Per Person: Double $1,999 | Triple $1,969 | Single $2,499

    $500 deposit due at registration on or before January 17, 2019. Any sign-ups after that date are subject to availability and possible airfare changes.  Final payment is due March 11.

    Diabetes Management Classes

    Diabetes Management Classes meet at Marshall Medical Center North. Enter the main lobby of the hospital and report to the information desk. Julie Drzewiecki, RD, will meet you for the session. Note: You MUST have a referral from your physician to attend classes. For more information, call Julie at (256)571-8052. 2020 dates are listed below:

    January 24

    February 7

    February 21

    March 6

    March 20

    April 10

    April 24

    May 8

    May 22

    June - To be announced

    July 10

    July 24

    August 14

    August 28

    September 11

    September 25

    October 9

    October 30

    November 13

    November 20

    December 4

    December 18

    2020 Blood Drives

    • February 11 & 12 in Marshall North Medical Plaza 3rd floor classroom.
    • April 14 & 15 in Marshall South POB classroom.
    • June 9 & 10 in Marshall North Medical Plaza 3rd floor classroom.
    • September 1 & 2 in Marshall South POB classroom.
    • October 13 & 14 in Marshall North Medical Plaza 3rd floor classroom.
    • November 10 & 11 in Marshall South POB classroom.
    • December 9 & 10 in Marshall North Medical Plaza 3rd floor classroom..

    Blood Drives hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the first day and 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the second day.  

    Childbirth classes at Marshall North

    Childbirth classes are held once a month in Classroom A in the Medical Plaza on the campus of Marshall Medical Center North. These classes are encouraged for  expectant mothers who are patients of Medical Centers OBGYN. Courtnie Chaffin, RN, BSN, IBCLC, is the instructor. Classes are free and encouraged for expectant mothers. A support person is welcomed to attend as well. Please take advantage of this free class and call the OB Department at Marshall Medical Center North 256-571-8263.

    Childbirth classes at Marshall South

    Childbirth classes at Marshall South are held at 5 pm on the first Tuesday of each month.

    Marshall Medical South offers Childbirth Classes for moms who plan to deliver there. Taught by a lactation nurse, classes cover pregnancy and post-delivery, as well as what to expect during a delivery stay at Marshall South.

    Lactation Nurse Emily Douglas explains common pregnancy symptoms and warning signs, signals and stages of labor, hospital care and security procedures for mothers and babies. She gives tips on what to pack for delivery, pain management options and information on cesarean births, breastfeeding, sleeping safety and car seat safety for infants.

    Expectant moms and their accompanying guests get a tour of the obstetrics unit and a labor room.

    Classes are free and open to all patients delivering at Marshall South. Please call 256.840.3465 to register and for location.

    Breastfeeding classes

    Classes are held once a month and are taught by Lactation Consultant, Courtnie Chaffin, RN, BSN, IBCLC. Please call the OB department at Marshall Medical Center North to enroll and schedule the class that is right for you. 256-571-8263.

    At Marshall Medical Centers, we support optimal newborn feeding for you and your new baby. We encourage exclusive breastfeeding and offer breastfeeding classes to help expectant mothers learn about the many benefits of breastfeeding, what to expect after your baby is born and strategies to promote breastfeeding success.

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