GRIEF 101 PROGRAM: "Grief 101," a free program presented by Hospice of the Valley bereavement facilitators, will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Joe's at the Mall, Eastwood Mall, Niles. The program will explain the grieving process and its impact on people and families. Support materials will be distributed.
Registration is preferred but not required. For more information, call 330-549-5901.
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 today 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. today 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. today at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 South Canfield Niles Road, Austintown; 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman; and at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, corner of Sexton and Garfield, Struthers.
These meetings are free 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.
GRIEFSHARE?GROUP?TO?MEET: A GriefShare group meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Leavittsburg Church of God, 610 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. The topic is "Top 20 Lessons of Grief, Part 1."
For more information, call the church at 330-898-1131.
SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Fibromyalgia and / or Chronic Fatigue Support Group will hold its regular meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 21 at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren.
The group's summer picnic will be held in August. For information, call 330-847-7001
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. 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.
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.
ValleyCare Health System of Ohio community event calendar for July 2014.
JULY 2014 - COMMUNITY CALENDAR