The MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY of Youngstown will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 1 at the Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road. Featured speaker at Jesse McClain of St. Elizabeth Health Center. Registration is at 6 p.m. For more information, call 330-792-8900.
State Support Team Region 5, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Unit 696, Niles, will host "PROMOTING WELL BEING AND QUALITY OF LIFE: A Effective Stress Management for Parents of Children with Disabilities" at 6:30 p.m. June 7. Speaker is Cecelia Schweitzer, a school/ counseling psychologist. Registration deadline is May 31 by calling 800-776-8298, Ext. 101.
LIFELINE SCREENING for stroke and osteoporosis will be held at 9 a.m. June 1 at Lake Vista of Cortland, 303 N. Mecca St. and at 9 a.m. June 3 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., Warren. The screenings are to help reduce the risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287.
During national CPR/AED Awareness Week, June 1 to 7, the American Red Cross Mahoning Chapter is offering CPR/AED for Professionals, an eight-hour basic life support class for health care workers, lifeguards, paramedics, first responders and firefighters. The next class in Mahoning County is 5:30 to 10 p.m. June 1 and 3 at the Red Cross training center, 8392 Tod Ave., Boardman, across from the Davis Family YMCA. Cost is $55 per participant, and includes a manual and infant pocket mask for each upon successful completion. For more information, call 330-726-6063.
The 13th annual Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic Golf Classic will be held June 14 at the Trumbull Country Club, 600 Golf Drive, Warren. All proceeds from the golf classic will benefit the clinic's adult and youth programs and the Dick Riley Fellowship Hall, a safe haven and meeting place for people in recovery from addiction. For more information about the clinic, call 800-228-8287 or visit www.nkrc.org.
THE MAHONING COUNTY ONE STOP is hosting a recruiting event for Humility of Mary Health Partners from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Mahoning County One Stop, 141 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman. There are immediate hiring needs for certified STNAs. Both full and part-time positions are available. For more information, contact Danita at 330-965-1787, Ext. 7115, or Christine Bok at Ext. 7139 or visit www.neohealthforce.org.
MENDED HEARTS, CHAPTER 7, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Azalea Room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Guest speaker will be Mark Koontz, WFMJ meteorologist, speaking on stroke survival. For more information, contact Joe Clark, 330-702-8859. A speakers bureau is available to local organizations. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.
Alzheimer's Association CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP:
l 10 a.m. June 1 at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
l 7 p.m. June 8 at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
l 10 a.m. June 16 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
THE GIRARD HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S well-child immunization clinic will be held 11 am. Wednesday, in the city health department, 100 W. Main St. A $5 administrative fee will be charged per child. Dr. James J. Enyeart, medical director, conducts the examinations. Parents are to bring a copy of the child's immunization record, an a parent or guardian must accompany children younger than age 18. Registration is required by calling the department at 330-545-6048, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ST. JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER, 667 Eastland Ave., Warren, is offering a seven-session beginning yoga class from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays through July 5.
Certified yoga instructor Dawn Perhacs will teach simple yoga postures and breathing and relaxation techniques. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket and a small pillow to each class. Adults only. Class size is limited.
Cost is $58; $44 for Humility of Mary Health Partners employees. Make checks payable to St. Joseph Health Center and mail, along with name, address and daytime phone number to Yoga, Humility of Mary Health Healthline, St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., P.O. Box 1790, Youngstown, OH 44501. For more information, call 330-480-3151 or toll free 877-700-4647.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout class every third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are beginner aerobic classes, nine water classes and zumba. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Niles Wellness Center and the Global Health & Fitness Center are the host locations for a WELLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM providing free presentations about changing lifestyles. Seating is limited. Programs are held 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Niles Wellness Center, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Global Health & Fitness Center. For reservations, call 330-506-3488.
A fitness conditioning program is being offered at the Niles Wellness Center at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 330-349-9355 for more information.
THE STEPPING OUT MINORITY DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM is a free program that includes line dancing, salsa, aerobics and other activities, as well as diabetes prevention; healthy eating and cooking classes; and regular health screenings for cholesterol, body fat, weight and blood pressure.
For more information, call the McGuffey Center, 330-744-4377; OCCHA, 330-781-1808; or United Methodist Community Center, 330-743-5149, Ext. 226.
REHAB EXPRESS is an educational program for potential rehab patients and their families about what they should know about going to any skilled nursing center for rehabilitation.
Day and evening programs are offered every month at the four Shepherd of the Valley locations. Morning programs start at 10 and are held the first Tuesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Howland (4100 North River Road, Warren) and the third Thursday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman (7148 West Blvd., Boardman). Evening programs start at 6 and are held the second Wednesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Niles (1500 McKinley Ave., Niles) and the fourth Monday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Poland (301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland).
For more information or a brochure on the Rehab Express program, contact Lynn Miller at 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057, or via e-mail at lmiller@ShepherdoftheValley.com.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
AN ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM is being offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Q Club pool, 8094 E. Market St., Howland. Cost is $3. The program will be led by an Arthritis Foundation certified instructor.
PANIC RELIEF INC., a nonprofit educational organization, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, visit panicreliefinc.com or call the office at 732-940-9658.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday next to the inside entrance of Sears at Eastwood Mall, Niles. The schedule includes:
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
GASTROENTEROLOGIST RAJA CHADALAVADA is now seeing patients at Sharon Regional Health System's Hubbard Diagnostic and Specialty Center, 880 W. Liberty St., Hubbard.
Chadalavada specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of digestive diseases, including Crohn's disease/ulcerative colitis, esophageal cancer, gallstones, GERD, GI cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, liver disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcers and more. Chadalavada was instrumental in the recent expansion of Sharon Regional's GI Lab, which is now performing advanced Ph monitoring and esophageal motility testing.
To schedule an appointment with Chadalavada in Hubbard, call 330-534-5400.