HUMILITY OF MARY HEALTH PARTNERS announces new appointments:
Jason Michael Cicchillo of Boardman has been named executive director of the Assumption Village, Marian Living Center and Humility House. Prior to his appointment, Cicchillo was an administrator for Liberty Health Care Center. He holds a bachelor of science in health care administration from Youngstown State University, where he majored in long term care.
Tony Maroni of Leetonia has been named administrator for the Assumption Village and Marian Living Center. Prior to his appointment, Maroni was employed as administrator for Essex of Salem I. He holds a bachelor of arts from Youngstown State University, where he majored in sociology and minored in education.
Tami Cook of New Castle, Pa., has been named nurse manager of non- invasive cardiology at St. Elizabeth Health Center (SEHC). Prior to her appointment, Cook was a case management coordinator for SEHC. She holds a nursing diploma from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and a bachelor of science in nursing from Pennsylvania State University with a certificate in nursing management.
Gerri Costantini has been named throughput manager at St. Joseph Health Center. She recently was the manger of the telemetry unit at St. Joe's.
Learn more about HMHP online at www.HMpartners.org.
HELP HOTLINE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS: Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. is offering free training classes for persons interested in volunteering for the 24-hour Hotline.
Classes will meet from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on five consecutive Mondays through Oct. 24, and from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29.
Volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment. For more information, call Help Hotline at 330-747-2696.
ST. E'S PRESENTS WOMEN'S HEALTH NIGHT: The St. Elizabeth Breast Care Advisory Board will present Women's Health Night, an event offering a free health screening and mammogram for women ages 40 to 64 who are underinsured or uninsured and who do not have a history of breast cancer. The event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Elizabeth Health Center Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Appointments are limited. Call Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll-free 877-700-4647.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISPOSAL AVAILABLE: Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste District, 5138 Enterprise Drive, Warren, is holding a prescription drug disposal program from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Law enforcement officials will receive and destroy these medications. Medications should be in their original containers, and all containers will be recycled.
For more information, call 330-675-2765, Ext. 119.
YMCA TO HOST SEMINARS: The Warren YMCA, 210 High St., Warren, is hosting several free seminars about a science-based low-glycemic-index weight-loss program available to the public for individuals with over-weight/obesity issues, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and type-2 diabetes.
The seminars will be held 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29, and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
To reserve your seat, call the YMCA at 330-394-1565.
20th ANNUAL SUPER WALK: The Multiple Sclerosis Services Agency's 20th annual Super Walk is being held Sept. 25, at the Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek Park, Youngstown.
Registration will be at 9 a.m., with the walk beginning at 10.
Call to receive a MS Super Walk packet at 330-533-6772, 800-871-2518 or email email@example.com.
FREE GRAND RE-OPENING: DC Chiropractic (formerly WellnessOne of Warren) will be celebrating its grand re-opening Sept. 28 at its new location, 1219 Niles Cortland Road. There will be a mini spa and free food, door prizes and free health checks. Call for details at 330-505-3515.
MENDED HEARTS TO MEET: Mended Hearts Support Group, Chaper 7, a heart support group for heart survivors and their families, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Azalea Room in St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.
"Ask the Doctor and Nurses" will be the theme for the evening. Sitting on the panel will be Joseph Graziano, M.D.; Lori DeNiro, director of Nursing, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center; Robert Gudyk, nurse manager; and Laura Moore, R.N., from St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. The public is welcome. For information, contact Joe Clark at 330-702-8859.
A free speakers bureau is available to local organizations. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.
NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SERIES PLANNED: NAMI Mahoning Valley is offering its free Family to Family Education Series in the Mahoning Valley / Youngstown area.
Trumbull County - 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 27, at Central Christian Church, 2051 Market St., Warren.
Mahoning County - 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, through Nov. 28, at The Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.
Classes and all materials are free. Class size is limited. Advance registration is required.
Facilitators are Dianna R. Mason and Bob Green. Register by contacting Dianna at 330-540-8583 any time or Bob from 7 to 10 p.m. at 330-980-3539.
NILES HOLDS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: An immunization clinic will be offered from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Niles Health Department, 34 W. State St. Parent or guardian must have child's immunization records. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
The Health Department is offering adult flu shots (by appointment only) from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Niles Senior Citizen Center, 14 E. State St., Niles. Those attending should bring Medicaid/Medicare and/or Anthem Senior Advantage I.D. cards. For all other HMOs the cost will be $20. To make an appointment, call 330-544-3676.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS OFFERED: Warren City Health Department is offering a children's immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Warren City Health Department, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
There is a $10 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.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS OPEN: The following listing is the Trumbull County Health Department's September schedule for community childhood immunization clinics:
Newton Falls Community Center - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. today.
Trumbull County Health Department - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
All clinics are walk-in. There is an administration fee of $10 per visit, but no one will be denied due to inability to pay. All children younger than 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a current shot record. All school-required vaccines will be available.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS SCHEDULED: The well-child immunization clinic will be held 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Girard Health Department.
A $10 administrative fee will be charged per child. Dr. James J. Enyeart, medical director, will conduct the examinations. Parents are reminded to bring a copy of the child's immunization record. Also, a parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18. To schedule an appointment, call the Health Department from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-545-6048.
WOMEN'S PROGRAMS: "You Have a Voice in Your Healthcare Decisions" is the title of two Women in Touch programs sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners.
During this presentation, women will learn tools, strategies and resources to make wise healthcare decisions, including preparation prior to hospitalization, informed consent, health records, Internet education, privacy expectations, disclosure of adverse reactions, advance directives and grievance process.
Speakers include Joan Nypaver, regional risk officer, Humility of Mary Health Partners, and Mary Foster, executive director of Hospice of the Valley and palliative medicine program director for Humility of Mary Health Partners.
The programs will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Mr. Anthony's, 7440 South Ave., Boardman; and Oct. 11 at Leo's Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland.
Cost of $18 per person includes dinner. Continuing education credits are available for social work and dietitian/technicians. For more information or to register, call the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll free 877-700-4647. Registration deadline is one week prior to program date.
OHIO PREMIER HEALTH SOLUTIONS PRESENTS MEDICARE EDUCATION: Ohio Premier Health Solutions will present Medicare education at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and third Thursday of every month at Ohio Premier Health Solutions, 458 High St., Warren.
Admission is free. For more information, call 330-394-7400.
YOGA AT ST. JOE'S: A seven-session beginning yoga class will be held Mondays, through Oct. 31 at St. Joseph Health Center, 667 Eastland Ave., Warren. Class time is 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
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, complete 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.
FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENINGS: Free prostate cancer screenings will be offered to men 50 and older and African American men 45 and older during a program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Grace AME Church, 1137 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
The screening, sponsored by the Humility of Mary Health Partners Cancer Centers and the Grace Nursing Guild, will include a prostate specific antigen blood draw and digital rectal exam from a Partners for Urology Health physician. Dinner is provided.
Registration is required by calling the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll-free 877-700-4647.
MS SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. The group will provide information and resources that enhance the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis and their families. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. For information, call Kevin at 330-306-8399.
FLU CLINIC HELD: A flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
NAMI PLANS MEETING: The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mahoning Valley daytime support group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Girard Free Library, corner of North Avenue and Broadway. The NAMI Mahoning Valley evening support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, call Dianna at 330-540-8583.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL TO MEET: The group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month at the D&E Counseling Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, contact Jodi at 330-207-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: 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, located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
The schedule includes:
Pneumonia vaccines by appointment on various days. Cost is $48. Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare HMO will be billed. Call 330-652-7542 for an appointment.
Flu shots will be available in September by appointment. Cost $25 or Medicare, Medicare HMO or Medicaid will be billed
Free blood pressure screenings: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Strong Bones, Strong People program, a free, 12-week program for people with osteoporosis, low bone density or at high risk. It offers personalized strength training by a fitness trainer and nutritional education to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call to register. Silver Sneakers Available.
Weight management strength-training program for $20 a month. Nutrition classes will be once a month on diet and behavior modification. Call to register. Silver Sneakers available.
Sept. 26, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Fitness Time with Lana Eddy-Campfield - A monthly program with a personal fitness trainer.
Sept. 27, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: T'ai Chi Chih Classes start. Nine weekly classes for $45. First class is free. Advance class available also. Lucinda Kutsko, certified instructor. Call to register 330-727-4477.
Sept. 28, 9 to 11 a.m.: Cholesterol-lipid panel for $10. A 12-hour fast is required. Learn more about cholesterol at the Talk with the Doc program on Wednesday. Walk-ins allowed.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
Today, 5:30 p.m.: Myeloma Family Support Group serves adults, their adult friends and family members that have been diagnosed with the disease. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at Denny's restaurant 4020 Belmont Ave. For more information, call 330-884-3500 or email email@example.com.
Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.: RTS Bereavement Services is a parent support program for families who are grieving the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. RTS Bereavement Services meets in the Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, on the third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, please call 330-884-2911.
Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: New Baby Class: Parents will learn the proper safety and care techniques for their new baby. The class is taught by a team of maternity care experts. This class meets in the John Politis Auditorium at Northside Medical Center. ($10; free if enrolled in childbirth class). To register for Northside classes, call 330-884-2912
Sept. 26, 27, 28 and 29, 6 to 8 p.m.: Diabetes HELP (Health Education and Lifestyle Program) is an education program for persons with diabetes and their families. Classes will be held at Northside, 2nd floor Medical Education Building. A physician referral is required. For more information or to register, call 330-884-3115.
Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.: The Insight Group is a support group that serves patients who have had a brain injury and their families. The group meets the last Thursday of the month at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in the Boardroom. Registration is required by calling 330-841-3757.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Wednesday 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.