GIRARD CITY BOARD OF HEALTH will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in Council Chambers, City Building, 100 W. Main St., Girard.
The Women's Auxiliary of Trumbull Memorial Hospital have compiled the "TASTES FOR ALL SEASONS COOKBOOK." Past and present auxiliary members contributed more than 600 recipes. The books are on sale for $20 at the TMH Hospital Gift Shop and proceeds will benefit local charitable causes and nursing scholarships. Chairman of this project was Suzanne Baker. Committee members include Sandy Caldrone, Karen Corbin, Barb Kubiak and Liz Venetta.
The auxiliary will present "Taste of the Season" from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17, on the Trumbull Memorial Hospital Bridge. The cost is $15 and includes wine, food sampling, Chinese auction, favors and a 20 percent off coupon for shopping that evening in the TMH Gift Shop until midnight. Space is limited; call 330-856-6167 for tickets. Chairman is Patti Augustine.
THE FIRST OHIO CHAPTER OF THE FEDERATION OF FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH will present "Cyber-Bullying-Bullying Resources, Statistics and Responses," from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, at the D & E Clinic, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. Speakers will be Jana Stitle and Jill DeRamo, guidance counselors.
For more information, call Rachel at 330-538-0184 or Chrysann at 330-533-4649.
A WELL-CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Girard Health Department in the city building, 100 W. Main St., Girard. A $5 administrative fee will be charged per child. Dr. James Enyeart, medical director, conducts the examinations. Parents are reminded to bring a copy of the child's immunization record. A parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18. Parents must pre-register the child prior to the clinic. For more information, call the health department at 330-545-6048 Monday to Friday.
AREA AGENCY ON AGING 11 INC. will help people navigate through choosing a Part D plan and/or Medicare health plan for next year. The free Medicare Check-Up Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W. in Warren.
AAA11 is a non-profit agency and this is a non-biased assessment for people choosing a plan or considering switching plans. AAA11 staff also will discuss extra help with prescription drugs and other benefits for which older adults may qualify.
Participants are required to bring their Medicare card and a complete list of prescriptions and dosage.
This program at the library is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.
For information about library programs and services, call 330-399-8807, Ext. 128, or visit the library's website at www.wtcpl.org.
WARREN WEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, 716 Tod Ave., Warren, is offering a flu clinic from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others, $20 each. Walk-ins welcome. For information, call 330-373-0222.
CHRONIC FATIGUE AND / OR FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. For more information, call 330-847-7001.
THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding their monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Today at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland Township.
Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter's Community Council, a group of professionals in the local community who have joined forces to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and provide effective support and knowledge to individuals diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers, is presenting a free education program.
The guest speaker for this program is Liz Mulroy, program director of the Alzheimer's Association, who will be speaking on the topic of safety issues and Alzheimer's disease. The program will be held on Thursday at 7206 Market St., Suite B, Youngstown, Ohio, 44512 (Grace Hospice and Visiting Physician Offices) and will begin at 2 p.m. Please RSVP to Tina Goynes at 330-533-3300 or Tina.Goynes@alz.org.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are aerobic classes, zumba classes and water classes. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Q Club Fitness Facility offers Arthritis Foundation water classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Instructed by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor. For more information call 330 856-4777.
The worksite wellness program, 'THE NEXT STEP IN CHANGING THE COURSE OF CHRONIC DISEASE" will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Nov. 17, at Leo's Restaurante, 7042 E. Market St., Warren.
The program is for employers, human resource personnel, worksite wellness teams, nurses, dieticians, health educators and health care providers.
Data shows that healthier employees are more productive employees. Also, healthy employees use less medical services and are able to contribute and focus better than those who have poor health habits.
The program is being presented by the American Cancer Society, the Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center and the Trumbull County Health Department.
The program is limited to 100. Cost is $20 per person. The deadline to register is Wednesday. To register or for more information contact Mel Milliron at 330-675-7807.
NILES HEALTH DEPARTMENT will hold child immunization from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17. Children younger than age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring the child's immunization records.
The flu vaccine will be given to children only, age 6 months to 18 years, from 2 to 4 p.m. today, at the Health Department, 34 W. State St., Niles. Appointments are necessary by calling 330-544-9000, Ext. 163. Cost will be $3 per child.
SouthernCare hospice is honored hospice professionals and volunteers to celebrate National Hospice Monthw ith a "BLESSING OF THE HANDS" on Nov. 17, at the Boardman Park Community Center.
The second annual "Blessing of the Hands" celebration pays tribute to caregivers who are dedicated to providing physical, spiritual and emotional support to terminally ill patients. SouthernCare is hosting the event with an open house at 5 p.m. for anyone wanting more information about hospice. The service will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.
THE MAHONING VALLEY FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman. The meeting will feature open discussion night.
Anyone with an interest in fibro is welcome to attend. Call 330-758-8413 or 330-372-2154 with questions.
The HOWLAND HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8, at the Township Administration Building. Topics of discussion include influenza/flu vaccinations the new proposed Howland bicycle trail. Open discussion of health concerns to the public will follow the guest speaker, Dr. Gary Kracker, D.O., family physician. Feel free to join the committee meetings at anytime or submit ideas to Dr. James LaPolla Jr., 330-856-4444.
WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT is offering a children's immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22, at the Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
There is a $5 administration fee or Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. Bring current shot record. A parent must accompany the child. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY has a free Man to Man prostate cancer support group in Trumbull County that will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, at the Trumbull Memorial Ireland Cancer Center, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Parking is available at the center off of Laird Avenue.
The support group is free to men who are being treated for prostate cancer, those who are prostate cancer survivors and for their friends and family.
To learn what other services are available from the American Cancer Society, call 800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.
THE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY TRUMBULL COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 7 p.m. today, at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Chruch, 490 N. High St., Cortland. The event is open to all those who have multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers. There is no cost and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Pat at 330-394-3166.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. 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.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
The schedule includes:
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Community Calendar:
HILLSIDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Calendar:
Class meets in Diabetes Room 905. Call 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.