ALZHEIMER GROUP TO MEET: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard. For information, call 330-788-9755.
HERBAL TEA DEMO IN NILES: Dannielle Macduff, naturopathic doctor at the Vitamin Shoppe on Route 422 in Niles, will offer a free organic tea demonstration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Learn how to incorporate tea into your daily lives for health and wellness. For more information, call 330-505-3515.
HELP HOTLINE OFFERS BRIDGES: The Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. Recovery Program is offering a free 10-week mental health educational course called "Building Recovery and Individual Dreams through Education and Support" from 5 to 7 p.m. each week.
There are two programs being offered, one in Mahoning County and one in Trumbull County. Mahoning County's will be held Mondays at The Help Hotline Community Center. Trumbull County BRIDGES will be held Tuesdays at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. For information or to register for either class, call Nancy at 330-747-5111.
MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance groups are open to anyone who is diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed, or who thinks they might have depression or bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). The groups offer peer-to-peer support.
Meetings in Trumbull County will be held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Community Solutions Association office, 320 High St. N.E., Warren.
Meetings in Youngstown will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Help Hotline Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
For more information, visit the website www.tricountydbsa.org or call 234-517-1470.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY CLASS PLANNED: A class using "Celebrate Recovery" material will be held at 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4000 W. Market St., Leavittsburg. For more information, call 330-898-4295.
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. Jan. 27 at the Community Service Building, 418 South Main Ave. S.W., Warren. Call 330-841-2596 with questions. No appointment necessary. Medicaid cards are accepted or an administration fee is charged.
FLU SHOTS OFFERED: Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., is offering flu shots from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., no appointment needed. Bring Medicare, Medicaid or Anthem Senior Advantage ID Cards. There will be a charge for all other HMOs.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department, located in the City Building, will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.
Appointments and pre-registration can be made by calling the health department between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 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.
GIRARD BOARD OF HEALTH TO MEET: The regular meeting of the Girard City Board of Health will be held at 7 p.m. today in Council Chambers, upstairs of the City Building.
HEALTHY EATING PROGRAM OFFERED: A community program designed to help participants adopt healthy eating habits is offered by Bridget Lackey, registered dietitian and community health educator for Humility of Mary Health Partners. The classes will be held 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown.
A specific topic will be featured each month through interactive discussion with plenty of time for questions. There is no charge for the program, but pre-registration is appreciated. Call 330-480-3070 to register.
Class dates and topics are: Label Reading, Feb. 20; Eating Mindfulness, March 20; Portion Control, April 17; Label Reading, May 15; and Eating Mindfulness, June 19.
TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD
Today: County Wide Orientation, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., TMHA First Floor Conference Room B.
Today: ASAP/Opiate Task Force, 9 a.m., TMHA First Floor Conference Room A.
Today: Board of Directors Meeting, 4:30 p.m., TMHA First Floor Conference Room A.
Wednesday: FCFC Executive Committee, 8:30 a.m., Board Conference Room.
Wednesday: CIT Steering Committee, 3 p.m., Board Conference Room.
Thursday: Adult Continuous Quality Improvement Committee Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Board Conference Room (HIPAA Restrictions Apply)
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 are 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. Tuesday and Thursday.
Wednesday: Special Lab Express, 9 to 11 a.m. Thyroid (TSH) or PSA (Prostate). Also HgA1C (hemoglobin). Only labs available this day. Walk in.
Thursday: Special Program-Confidence to Care, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Are you a caregiver or know someone with Alzheimer's? This is an informative class taught by Dottie Johntony of Home Instead. Call to register. 330-652-7542. Light lunch available.
VALLEY CARE (Health Systems of Ohio) - Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, call 330-841-1917 for additional information and reservations; Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, 8747 Squires Lane N.E., Howland, call Cindy at 330-841-3891 for more information and reservations; Northside Medical Center, call 330-884-2912.
"We Care" Program, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays - Trumbull Memorial Hospital. This support group for family and friends addresses various topics and needs. The group meets in Conference Room B ground floor of Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
Latch-On Breastfeeding Support Group, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays - TMH. The group meets in the 3 North family waiting room at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Call 330-841-9913 for more information.
Diabetes Day Group Class Series, 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 - TMH. This educational series is for patients with diabetes. Physician referral is required. Call Diabetes Services at 330-841-9689 to register.
Pre-Op Knee Class, 10:30 a.m. today - TMH. The class is offered for patients scheduled for knee replacement surgery. Participants will learn what to expect before, during and after surgery. Call 8 East/Orthopedics at 330-841-9938 to register and for more information.
Pre-Op Hip Class, noon today - TMH. The class is offered for patients scheduled for hip replacement surgery. Participants will learn what to expect before, during and after surgery. Call 8 East/Orthopedics to register and for more information.
RTS Bereavement Service, 7 to 9 p.m. today - Northside Medical Center. This parent support program is for families who are grieving over the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Meetings are based on the needs of those present at the meetings. Regular meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month in Medical Building A Auditorium A. For more information, please call 330-884-2911.
Breastfeeding Basics, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday - TMH. This class provides up-to-date information about breastfeeding and is taught by a lactation consultant. Call Educational Services at 330-841-9880 to register and for more information.
New Baby Class, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 25 - Northside Medical Center. This class is held in Medical Office Building A.