SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, a heart support group for heart survivors and their families, will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Campus in the Cedar Room. Guest speaker will be Shirley Lisk, whose topic will be humor. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited. For more information, contact Joe Clark at 330-702-8859. A Speakers Bureau is available at no charge. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.
SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Chronic Fatigue and / or Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Gary Machin will update the group on all new info he has accumulated. Call 330-847-7001 with questions.
ASSOCIATES OFFER FREE FOOT SCREENING: November is American Diabetes Month, and the Austintown Podiatry Associates of Drs. Karlock, Flauto, Arters are offering free diabetic foot screening in all office locations. The screening will include a vascular (circulation) and neurological (nerve) exam.
To schedule an appointment, go to www.ohiofootdocs.com or call Austintown at 330-792-6519, Boardman at 330-729-1200 or the Warren office at 330-372-1500.
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR SUICIDE LOVED ONES: Loving Outreach Surviving Suicide (LOSS) and Survivors Of Suicide (SOS) will hold its 14th annual Candlelight Vigil in remembrance of loved ones who died by suicide at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Victory Christian Center Warren Campus, 4257 Tod Ave. N.W., Warren. Participants are urged to bring a photo of their loved one. For more information, call 330-898-5613 or 330-372-3020 or the Help Hotline Crisis Center at 800-427-3606.
PURSE SALE AT ST. JOE'S: St. Joseph Hospital Ladies Auxiliary is holding a purse sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the hospital.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Today: 10 a.m. at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
Nov. 13: 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road, Howland.
Nov. 21: 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
OSTOMY GROUP TO MEET: Elaine Pearce, a dietitian at St. Elizabeth Health Center, will be the featured speaker of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group, at their meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13, at the HM Home Care office, 979 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard.
The group provides an opportunity for ostomy patients and their families and friends to network while receiving ongoing education and information. Ostomies are surgically created openings that provide for the elimination of wastes from the body.
Meetings take place the second Tuesday of each month with meeting places alternating between Humility of Mary Health Partners' HM Home Care office in Girard and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Meetings are open to the public, refreshments are provided and parking is free.
For information, call 330-480-3440.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC OFFERED: The well-child immunization clinic will be held Nov. 14 in the Girard Health Department, located in the City Building. Parents are to bring a copy of the child's immunization record, and a parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18 years old. To preregister your child, or for more information, call the Health Department from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays at 330-545-6048.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC OFFERED: The Niles City Health Department will hold an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and Nov. 21. No appointment necessary. Child immunization records are required and Medicaid cards are accepted. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday, by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the health department at 330-545-6048.
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. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
PROGRAM OFFERED FOR DEALING WITH ISSUES: An eight-step Christian program based on the Beatitudes is open to anyone dealing with a life-controlling habit or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield. For more details, call 330-599-2402.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: A cancer support group meets every third Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland. The next meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday. For any more information, call Tom at 330-772-3652.
MS GROUP MEETS: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. For more information and to confirm meeting, contact Kevin at 330-306-8399 or email Kevincode7@aol.com.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: 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., the facility is 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 a Silver Sneakers site. Call or visit for more information.
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 appointment.
FIT AND FUN: A bi-weekly group exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers chair exercise class also available bi-weekly. Call for times.
FREE CAROTID ARTERIES OR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANERUYSM SCREENING: 8:30 a.m. to noon (by appointment only), Wednesday. Call to register.
SPECIAL PROGRAM ON MEDICARE ENROLLMENT AND UPDATES: 11 a.m. to noon Friday. Presented by representatives from SummaCare. Call to register. Light refreshments will be provided.
AARP SAFE DRIVER CLASS: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call to register as class size is limited.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM: noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 14. Thyroid conditions with Dr. Singh speaking. Call to register 330-652-7542. Cost is $2, and there is a light lunch.
FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES AND FREE LIVING WILLS AND DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTHCARE: 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 14.
FREE ADULT HEARING SCREENINGS: 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 15. Done by Dorian Miller, audiologist. By appointment only. Call 330-652-7542.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
"WE CARE" PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Conference Room B Ground floor. Support group for family and friends, covering various topics and needs. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
MAN TO MAN PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, TMH Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Cancer Center Waiting Room. For prostate cancer patients. No registration required. For additional information call 1-800-227-2345.
SATURDAY LAMAZE IN A DAY: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Prepares mothers-to-be and their partners for a shared learning experience. Call Educational Services at 330-841-9880 to register.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 12, Conference Room F - Ground floor. No registration required.
DIABETES EVENING GROUP CLASS SERIES: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and 14. Class meets in Conference Room B Ground floor. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13, The Education Room 8th floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12. Prepares parents for a shared birth experience. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
MAHONING VALLEY SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 12, in the Occupational Therapy Department at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. All spinal cord injury patients and their family and friends are welcome. For more information, call Todd Murdock at 330-544-1411.
LOOK GOOD ... FEEL BETTER: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 12, at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, in the Clayman Room. Registration is required. Call 800-227-2345.
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13, at Northside Medical Center, Building B, Radiation Oncology Department. All caregivers are welcome. Call Joyce at 330-652-0071 for more information.
BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. The fee is $10 but free if enrolled in Childbirth Class. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
REVERSING MEMORY LOSS SEMINAR OFFERED FREE: Dr. Ted Suzelis will be presenting a free seminar entitled, "Reversing Memory Loss" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his Boardman office, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3. He will discuss factors related to deteriorating memory and natural methods to improve memory.
For more information or to register, call 330-729-1350 or register online at OhioND.com. Free admission, RSVP required.