HOSPICE GRIEF PROGRAM: Grief 101, a program presented by Hospice of the Valley bereavement facilitators, will be offered on two dates, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Joe's at the Mall, Eastwood Mall, and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Austintown Seniors Center, 112 Westchester Drive, Austintown.
The program will explain the grieving process and its impact on people and families. Support materials will be distributed. There is no charge.
For more information, call 330-549-5900.
SCHOOL OF NURSING HOSTS HEALTH FAIR: On Saturday, the Breckinridge School of Nursing at ITT Technical Institute, 1030 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, will host its first Health Fair and Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be more than 50 local health care providers on campus that day to answer questions on health-related topics and services. There will be screenings, clinical demonstrations, a farmers market, a Chinese auction, a free fun zone for families and free kids identity kits.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: The Alzheimer's Association will hold its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, 10 a.m. today.
Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E., Howland, 7 p.m. Aug. 13.
Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren, at 10 a.m. Aug. 21.
Free, and open to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. For more information, call the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in the Cedar Room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman.
The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group meets monthly at alternating locations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. It provides support, education and encouragement to individuals who have or will have ostomies. Families and friends of ostomy patients are welcome.
Refreshments are provided and parking is free. For information, call 330-480-3440.
CENTER OFFERS EXAMS: The Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, will offer screenings for vision, dental and health exams. Appointments are required. Call 330-369-3010.
BRIDGES GROUP TO MEET: Bridges, a free mental health educational 10-week course, will meet 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Call Nancy at 330-747-5111 to sign up.
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.
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.
OUR LIVING WITH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 2:30 to 4 p.m. 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.
NILES OFFERS IMMUNIZATIONS: Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., is offering an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. 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.
WARREN 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. Monday at the Warren City Health Department Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
All clinics are walk-in; no appointment is necessary. Child should be well, free of fever, rash or illness. An updated shot record is required for each visit and a $10 administration fee is charged or Medicaid cards are accepted.
For more information, call 330-841-2596.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL - Open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. For registration or more information, call 330-652-7542.
Free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
STRONG BONES, STRONG PEOPLE: Free, 12-week program of personalized strength training for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at-risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for an appointment.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a SilverSneakers site. Those with the Medicare Part C plan may be eligible. Call 330-652-7542 or stop in for more information.
MONTHLY EXERCISE CLASSES: Exercise time with Lana - Mondays at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. This is a weekly group aerobic exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers low impact exercise (chair and standing) takes place on Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. Zumba Gold classes are weekly on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. and Thursday at 8:45 a.m.
EASY YOGA CLASS: 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 to 26. Taught by Carolyn Raub and Dawn Perhacs. Call for cost.
FREE CAROTID ARTERIES or ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM SCREENING: 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday. For those at risk and meet criteria. By appointment only. Call 330-652-7542.
GRIEF 101: 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday. Presented by Hospice of the Valley. Call 330-549-5900 to register.
FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES AND FREE LIVING WILLS and DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE: 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 14. This day with help from Palliative Care staff.
FALLING PREVENTION CLASS, noon to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Free balance testing. Also, tai chi chih instruction. Call to register, 330-652-7542.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM - "HEADACHES:WHEN TO SEE A SPECIALIST": Dr. Louis Volino speaker, noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 15. Call to register, 330-652-7542. A light lunch is available.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Health Calendar
"WE CARE" PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Aug. 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.
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES: 2 to 3 p.m. today and 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.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS: 10:30 a.m. today, the Education Room, eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
PRE-OP HIP CLASS: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Education Room, eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 12, Conference Room F, ground floor. No registration required.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
THE MAHONING VALLEY SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 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 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13. This class provides parents with up-to-date information to help them make the best, informed choice when it comes to breastfeeding your new baby. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13, Northside Medical Center, Building B, Radiation Oncology Department. All caregivers are welcome.
For more information, call Joyce at 330-652-0071.