A MATTER OF BALANCE: Eschman Physical Therapy, along with Area Agency On Aging 11 and YSU Gerontology Program is offering, "A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls."
Classes are held once a week for eight weeks, 10 a.m. to noon, starting July 8 at Global Health and Fitness, 3806 Elm Road, Warren. The program is free. A workbook is provided and refreshments are served.
Call Eschman Physical Therapy at 330-372-5800 to register or for more information. Participation will be limited to the first 12 registrants.
OSTOMY GROUP TO MEET: Meetings of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group are the second Tuesday of each month, March through December, with meeting places alternating between Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown, and St. Elizabeth Health Center, Boardman.
The next meeting is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 8 at Humility House. Meetings are open to the public, refreshments are provided and parking is free. For information, call 330-480-3440.
The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group is a member of the United Ostomy Association of America Inc., a national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States. For information, call 330-480-3440.
ALZHEIMER GROUP TO MEET: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville; 10 a.m. Wednesday at Children's Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road, Howland and noon July 5 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Poland, 335 W. McKinley Way, Poland.
These meetings are free and open to all caregivers and family members of a loved one living with Alzheimer's or other form of dementia. For information, call 330-788-9755.
STUCK IN GRIEF: The GriefShare group Stuck in Grief will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at Leavittsburg Church of God, 610 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg.
For more information, call Leavittsburg Church of God, 330-898-1131.
SOUTHERNCARE HOSPICE OFFERS GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUPS: SouthernCare Hospice is holding a series of grief support groups throughout northeast Ohio, in various locations. The groups are free of charge and non-denominational. Registration not required.
Individuals grieving the loss of a wife, husband, mother, father, step-parent, grandparent, sister, brother, or friend are encouraged to attend.
Panera Bread, 3641 Elm Road N.E., Warren, from 9 to 10 a.m. the first Friday of the month.
Geneva Shores, 60 W. St., Geneva, from 1 to 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month.
For more information, contact SouthernCare Hospice's bereavement coordinator, Ellen Barney by email Ellen.Barney@southerncareinc.com or telephone 330-797-8940.
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.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT VACCINATIONS: The Trumbull County Health Department offers vaccinations to children and adults. Call 330-675-2590, Ext. 3, for information, prices or to schedule an appointment. TB testing also is available for adults by appointment.
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 and July 16. No appointment is necessary. Immunization records are required.
Children should be feeling well with no ailments. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE FOR CANCER PATIENTS: The American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program offers free transportation to cancer patients in need of a ride to and from treatments. Requests require notice four business days in advance and are subject to the availability of volunteer drivers.
For more information, call the American Cancer Society Northeast Regional Office at 888-227-6446.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY CLASS PLANNED: A class using Celebrate Recovery material will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4000 W. Market St., Leavittsburg.
For more information, call 330-898-4295.
GIRARD OFFERS IMMUNIZATIONS: The City Health Department 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. S.W., Warren. Walk-ins are welcome.
For more information, call 330-373-0222.
MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance group is 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 group offers peer-to-peer support.
Meetings are held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Drive, Warren.
For more information, visit www.tricountydbsa.org or call Daniel Moore at 330-240-7433.
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.
SCLERODERMA SUPPORT TO MEET: The Youngstown Area Scleroderma Support Group meetings are held at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Members meet the first Monday of each month and provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere that encourages patients and caregivers to talk and to share their health concerns.
For more information, call 330-544-4370.
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, 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 those who are at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for an appointment.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a Silver Sneakers 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, 8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 10 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Silver Sneakers low-impact exercise (chair and standing) with Sandy, takes place 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursdays. Silver Sneakers Fitness 2 with Amy is at 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. Zumba Gold classes with Sandy are weekly at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Chair Yoga Class with Amy, 10 a.m. Wednesday. New Easy Yoga with Leslie on Mondays is now free for SilverSneakers.
Free Carotid Arteries or Abdominal Aortic Aneruysm Screening, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday - For those at risk and meet criteria. By appointment only.
Easy Yoga ClassMondays, 11 a.m. to noon July 7 through 28 - Taught by Leslie. Free with SilverSneakers card.
Fre Notary Public Services and Free Living Wills and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare, 9 a.m. to noon July 9 - This day with help from Palliative Care staff.
Grief 101, 1 to 3 p.m. July 10 - Basic information and Support program on grief & loss. Kim Calhoun, LSW. Call to register- 330-549-5901.
ValleyCare Health System of Ohio community event calendar for July 2014.
JULY 2014 COMMUNITY CALENDAR
Latch-On Breastfeeding Support Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 - TMH. The group meets every Wednesday in the 3 North Family Waiting Room at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Call 330-841-9913 for more information.
Stroke Support Group 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday - Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. The group will meet in the Board Room at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, 8747 Squires Lane N.E., Warren. Stroke survivors and family members are welcome to attend. Regular meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. Please call Cindy at 330-841-3891 for more information.