Thursday, August 04, 2016
Dr. Doran joins Nanticoke The Nanticoke Physician Network is proud to welcome William R. Doran, DO to its active medical staff. Dr. Doran is board eligible in orthopedics and is accepting new patients at Nanticoke Orthopedic Surgery, 100 Rawlins Drive, Seaford. Dr. Doran received his doctor of osteopathic medicine and completed his residency in orthopedics at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. His professional memberships include the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Osteopathic Association, and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

Alzheimer's support group cancelled The Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter has announced that the Saturday caregiver support group meeting held at Brandywine Senior Living at Seaside Pointe in Rehoboth is cancelled and will no longer meet the first Saturday of each month at 4 p.m. For a complete list of support groups, visit or call 1-800-272-3900.

Stroke caregiver support group Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a stroke caregiver support group on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. This support group is designed for caregivers of individuals who have survived a stroke. Meetings allow stroke caregivers to meet in groups to discuss concerns, providing support and networking in order to make daily routines easier. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is not required for this free support group. For more information, call 629-6224.

Weight loss seminars Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery hosts weight loss seminars the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Medical Staff Conference Room at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. These free seminars are designed to provide education to individuals considering weight loss surgery to help them make informed decisions on whether surgery is an appropriate option. The next seminars will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, Wednesday, Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 20. Patients and their spouses, family members or friends are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

For more information about this seminar or other services provided by Nanticoke Weight Loss and General Surgery, visit or call 536-5395.

Easter Seals Walk is Oct. 16 Register your team for the fourth annual Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland's Eastern Shore "Walk With Me & Run For Us Delmarva" at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, at Baywood Greens, 32267 Clubhouse Way, Long Neck. Delmarva's Walk With Me is an opportunity for families, friends, neighbors and colleagues to support services for families living with disabilities in our local community. Easter Seals directly serves more than 1,930 individuals with disabilities and their families in lower Delaware and on Maryland's Eastern Shore. For the first time Easter Seals has added a 5k run to their annual Walk With Me event. For more information, visit Registration is available online at or by contacting Linda Forte at 302-253-1100, ext. 1121 or

Blue Jean Ball for Autism Delaware The 2016 Blue Jean Ball to benefit Autism Delaware will be held on Friday, Sept. 16, from 7-11 p.m. Attendees will spend the evening amid the lush surroundings of Delaware's first and only award-winning winery, Nassau Valley Vineyards, 32165 Winery Way, Lewes. Guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beer and the vineyard's own award-winning wines while listening and dancing to the sounds of Carnivale. Tickets are $85 per person. For more information about the 2016 Blue Jean Ball, tickets, and sponsorships, visit

Look Good Feel Better Look Good Feel Better, a national program designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment, will hold its next session at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, at the Cancer Support Community-DE, Rehoboth. Classes are taught by professional cosmetologists and are open to all women undergoing cancer treatment. The program is free of charge but you must register by calling the Cancer Support Community at 645-9150. The Sussex facility is located at 18947 John J. Williams Hwy., Medical Arts Building at the Beebe Health Campus, Ste. 312, Rehoboth.