CANCER SUPPORT GROUP HOSTS SEMINAR: A cancer support group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland. Anyone who has been afflicted with any type of cancer is welcome to attend along with their family and friends. Debbie Moore, a health initiative representative from the American Cancer Society, will be the special speaker.
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., Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren. Guest speaker, Charlene Burke from Lane and Rusu Co., will present "Planning for Long Term Care" at the June meeting.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
FARMERS' MARKETS PLANNED: Farmers markets will be held through October at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Belmont Avenue, Youngstown, and St. Joseph Minor Emergency on Tod Avenue in Warren.
The Lake-to-River Food Cooperative is partnering with HMHP on bringing fresh produce to its employees and nearby neighbors. Farmers who produce locally grown, sustainable produce will be featured at each of the markets, which are scheduled May through October.
The St. Joe's Minor Emergency event will be 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on first Wednesday in the facility's main lobby. The next date is changed to July 11 due to July 4 holiday.
Future farmers markets at St. Elizabeth will be held 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month from June to October.
Future events for St. Joseph Minor Emergency are scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month (except for holidays) from July through October.
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. A parent or guardian must have the child's immunization records. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
FLU CLINIC TO BE 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.
MENTAL HEALTH AND
Monthly calendar - June
Today at 9 a.m., ASAP/Opiate Task Force meeting in Board Conference Room
Today at 4:30 p.m., Board of Directors meeting in TMHA First Floor Conference Room
Thursday at 9 a.m., Family and Children First Council in TMHA First Floor Conference Room
Thursday at 11 a.m., VRP3 meeting in Board Conference Room
Thursday at 1 p.m., Voices of Youth Committee Meeting at Warren City Board of Education
Friday at 8:15 a.m., Board annual golf outing at Avalon South Golf Course, 9794 E. Market St., Warren. Shotgun start at 9 a.m.
June 25 at 1:30 p.m., Transportation meeting at TMHA First Floor Conference Room
June 25 at 3 p.m., Crisis Intervention Team Steering Committee in Board Conference Room
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: St. Joe's at the Mall is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. To make an appointment, call 330-652-7542 unless otherwise noted.
St. Joe's at the Mall is now a Silver Sneakers site. Call or stop in for more information.
PNEUMONIA VACCINES BY APPOINTMENT ON VARIOUS DAYS: Cost is $48 for pneumonia vaccination. Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare HMO will be billed. Call to make appointment.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
STRONG BONES - STRONG PEOPLE: Personalized strength training and nutritional education for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for an appointment.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT THROUGH STRENGTH TRAINING: Cost is $20 a month. Nutrition classes are held once a month on diet and behavior modification. Call to register.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM: Dr. Paa-kofi Obeng will speak on men's health at noon June 21. Call to register.
SPECIAL ASTHMA AND ALLERGY SCREENING: Staff from Dr. Francisco Cano's office will do spirometry screenings from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. June 22, for adults and children. Walk-ins welcome.
CHAIR EXERCISES: SilverSlippers chair exercises will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
SPECIAL PROGRAM: There will be a special program on cardiovascular disease with Patti Kostelnak, cardiovascular community health educator, from noon to 1 p.m. June 27. Cost is $2, and a light lunch will be provided. Call to register.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
THE INSIGHT GROUP: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in the boardroom. A support group that serves patients who have had a brain injury and their families. The speaker will be Dr. Joseph Pecorelli. His topic will be "Managing Stress and Strategies for Optimal Recovery." No reservations are required for these two sessions. For more information, call 330-841-3768.
RTS BEREAVEMENT SERVICES: 7 to 9 p.m. today, is a parent support program for families who are grieving over the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Meets in the Medical Education Building, Classroom A, at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call 330-884-2911.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, in Diabetes Room 905. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION MEETING: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, in Conference Room B Ground floor. For additional information, call Erin at 330-533-3300.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the TMH Radiation Oncology - Waiting room. Open to all cancer patients. No registration required.