VALLEYCARE GOLF BENEFIT: ValleyCare Health System of Ohio is teeing it up to benefit the March of Dimes. A four-person scramble, plus dinner, prizes and awards, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, at Pine Lakes Golf Course in Hubbard.Sponsorship opportunities available.
For more information, contact Bill Dolan at 330-884-3423 or 330-240-2614; Lorie Barber at 330-841-1014; or Debbie Bishop at 330-884-4769.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Bristolville united Methodist Church, corner of state Routes 45 and 88 in Bristolville, is holding a free blood pressure screening on Friday. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information, call 330-233-0667 or 330-889-3181.
SCOPE OFFERS FLU SHOTS: Adult flu shots for ages 19 and older will be offered by appointment at the Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., Niles, starting at 1 p.m. on Friday. The last appointments will be at 3 p.m. Please bring your Medicaid/Medicare or Anthem Senior Advantage I.D. cards. For all other HMOs there is a cost. Call the center to make your appointment at 330-544-3676.
ACCESS HEALTH HELPS UNINSURED: Access Health Mahoning Valley matches uninsured adults ages 19 to 64 who have household incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines and don't qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or other programs with no cost volunteer doctors in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. More than 750 people have enrolled since the program started in late 2011. To apply, call 330-373-0703.
CARE TRAINING: Families in Mahoning and Trumbull counties are invited to attend a free Alzheimer's CARE training workshop that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer's Month. The session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, at Home Instead Senior Care, 45 N. Canfield Niles Road, Suite 600, Austintown.
Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer's or other dementias CARE program incorporates an innovative, hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
Call Home Instead Senior Care at 330-729-1233 or 330-544-1544.
MENDED HEARTS TO MEET: Mended Hearts, a heart support group for heart survivors and their families, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room at Lane Funeral Home, 8387 Tod Ave., Boardman. The title of the meeting is "Ask the Doctor Night" Sitting on the panel will be Dr. Wahoub Hout, cardiologist, and Dr. Lucas Henn, heart surgeon. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.
PETRUS TO SPEAK AT PARK VISTA: The Mahoning Valley Speech, Language and Hearing Association will host professional network speaker Pam Petrus, "Navigator for Special Needs Children," at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Park Vista Retirement Center, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
For more information, contact Roselyn Cera at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: A cancer support group meets 7 p.m. every third Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland. For 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.
FREE LUNG SCREENINGS: Sharon Regional Health System is offering free lung cancer screenings as part of an ongoing community effort to aid in the early detection of lung cancer. The screenings are for individuals who meet criteria for being at high risk for developing lung cancer and include a chest CT study.
For information or to register for the free screening, call 724-983-5518 or 800-346-7997.
CENTER OFFERS EXAMS: The Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren, offers 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.
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.
Flu shots are now available. Call for an appointment.
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 at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.
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