ST. JOE'S OFFERS FREE SEMINAR: St. Joseph Health Center and Cochlear Americas will present a free hearing loss seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at St. Joseph Outpatient Surgery Center, 1934 Niles Cortland Road N.E.
During the seminar, physicians, audiologists and patients will discuss the Cochlear Baha System, an implantable hearing solution and alternative to traditional hearing aids.
Dr. Jared Bunevich, an otolaryngologist, HMHP Physician Associates, and Chris Hasson of Cochlear Americas will lead the educational discussion.
Patients who use bone conduction systems, which are suitable for use by adults, adolescents and children, will also be in attendance.
Refreshments will be served and parking is free. Seating is limited. To register, call the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or 877-700-4647.
LIFELINE OFFERS SCREENING: Cortland Christian Church will host Life Line Screening on Feb. 8, at the church, 153 Grove St. in Cortland.
Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women.
All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287 or at the website, www.lifelinescreening.com.
BRIDGES GROUP TO MEET: Bridges, a free mental health educational, 10-week course, will meet 5 to 7 p.m. today and each Tuesday after at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Call Nancy at 330-747-5111 to sign up.
WARREN CITY OFFERS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The Warren City Health Department will hold a childhood immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 and 25 at the Warren City Health Department Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren. Child must feel well and have updated shot record. A $10 administration fee is charged or Medicaid cards are accepted. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
NILES OFFERS IMMUNIZATIONS: Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., is offering immunization clinics from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6 and 20. Child's immunization records are needed and the child should be feeling well, with no illness, fever or rash. 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 Thursdays, 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.
SRHS SPONSORS SPECIAL EVENING FOR WOMEN: The third annual "I Love My Heart - Meet Me at the Mansion" special evening for women, sponsored by Sharon Regional Health System's Heart and Vascular Institute, is set for 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Buhl Mansion, Guesthouse, and Spa, in Sharon, Pa.
The event offers women an opportunity to treat themselves to an evening of pampering, shopping, local celebrity fashion show, mini spa services, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and an update on heart disease in women and minimizing one's risk for heart disease.
The fashion show features local models wearing fashions from local businesses. Discounted mini spa services include neck/shoulder massage, reflexology, hot stone massage, and paraffin dip treatments for hands. The evening's shopping features jewelry, hand bags, cooking, nail polish, Philadelphia Candies, Signature Homestyles, and more. Also included are tours of the mansion and a Chinese auction to benefit heart patients.
The grand prize for the evening is a Mary Kay makeover. Health events include blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, ABI (ankle brachial index), and heart health information for women.
Tickets are $35 and attendance is limited. For more information or to register, call 724-983-5518 or 800-346-7997.
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.
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.
FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINES: by appointment on various days. Call for times.
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: bi-weekly group exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers chair exercise class also available bi-weekly. Call for times.
SILVER SNEAKERS SITE: If you have a Medicare Part C plan, you may be eligible for free use of our facility. Call or stop in for more information.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT through STRENGTH TRAINING: Join for $20 a month. Nutrition classes once a month on behavior modification. Call 330-652-7542 for an appointment.
EXERCISE WITH LANA, 8:30 and 10 a.m. Fridays: low-impact aerobic class with Lana Eddy-Campfield, exercise physiologist.
SPECIAL LAB SCREENING, 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday: a HgA1C- $15 and chem panel for $10. Eight-hour fast is required. The chem panel includes sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, BUN, creatinine, glucose, albumin, total bilirubin, calcium, alkaline phosphatase, total protein, AST and ALT. The HgA1C indicates average blood glucose level for the past 2-3 months. No other labs will be drawn. Walk in.
SPECIAL TALK WITH THE DOC, noon to 1 p.m. Thursday: Dr. Adam Cash, plastic surgeon will discuss trigger finger, its causes and treatments. Call to register. Lunch $2.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
"WE CARE" PROGRAM, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22: Support Group for family and friends that covers various topics and needs. Held in Conference Room B, ground floor. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES, 2 to 3 p.m. Feb. 4 and 5; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7: Class meets in Diabetes Room 905. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5: Education Room, 8th floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
PRE-OP HIP CLASS, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6: Education Room, 8th floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 11: Conference Room F, ground floor. No registration required.
WOMEN'S CANCER JOURNEY SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13: TMH Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Cancer Center waiting room. Open to all cancer patients. No registration required. For additional information, call 330-841-1962.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
OUR LIVING WITH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Feb. 7. The group meets at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in the Boardroom on the first Thursday of every month. All stroke survivors and their families are welcome to attend. For more information, call 330-841-3891.
THE MAHONING VALLEY SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11. The group meets the second Monday of every month 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.
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. The group meets the second Tuesday of the month at Northside Medical Center, Building B, Radiation Oncology Department. All caregivers are welcome. For more information, call Joyce at 330-652-0071.
BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12. This class provides parents with up-to-date information when it comes to breastfeeding. This class meets the second Tuesday of every month. The fee is $10 but free if enrolled in our Childbirth Class. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.