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 Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. For more information and to confirm the meeting, contact Kevin at 330-306-8399 or email Kevincode7@aol.com.
ALZHEIMER GROUP TO MEET: Alzheimer's Network Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St., Girard. 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.
HMHP OFFERS SLIMDOWN PROGRAM: Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer SlimDown, a six-week weight-management program, beginning in September at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center in Boardman and at St. Joe's at the Mall in Niles.
SlimDown teaches participants to manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to food, physical activity and behavior.
Classes run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 2 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center and Mondays beginning Sept. 8 at St. Joe's at the Mall.
For information, call 330-480-2223.
LEARN ABOUT ARTHRITIS: To learn more about strengthening the parent-teacher partnership for children with arthritis, request the free Arthritis Foundation brochure "Juvenile Arthritis: A Teacher's Guide" by calling 216-285-2836 or toll-free at 800-245-2275, Ext. 6416.
HMHP OFFERS WORKSHOP: Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer a one-hour workshop, "Health at Home," Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman. The workshop includes an easy-to-use reference guide that provides information about more than 200 common health problems as well as tips on caring for yourself and your family, preventing illness and injury, and advice on when to seek medical attention. The morning session runs from 11 a.m. to noon; the evening session runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The workshop and all materials are free, but reservations are required. Call 330-480-3070.
"Health at Home" workshops will be offered at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown on Sept. 18 and St. Joseph Health Center in Warren on Oct. 22.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN NILES: The Niles immunization clinic will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the health department, 34 W. State St. Immunization records are required. No appointments are necessary. All children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 330-544-9030.
CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN GIRARD: The well-child immunization clinic will be held Thursday in the Girard Health Department located in the City Building, 100 W. Main St. Call for times and appointment. Parents are reminded to bring a copy of the child's immunization record. A parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18. Parents must pre-register children prior to the clinic. Call 330-545-6048.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU VACCINE: 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.
MEDICAL EXAMS AVAILABLE: One Health Ohio is announcing that certified medical examiners are available to conduct Department of Transportation physicals at the Lloyd McCoy Health Center, 1977 Niles Road S.E., Warren. As of May 2014, all DOT physicals must be completed by certified medical examiners.
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.
For more information, contact SouthernCare Hospice's bereavement coordinator, Ellen Barney by email Ellen.Barney@southerncareinc.com or call 330-797-8940.
OUR LIVING WITH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: The group meets from 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.
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.
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.
Flu shots will be available after Labor Day. Pneumonia vaccine always available. Call 330-652-7542.
Today and Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to noon, free ultrasound venous screenings. Walk in.
Thursday, noon to 1 p.m. Talk with the Doc program, ''My Bones Hurt - Could It Be Osteoporosis?" with Dr. Thomas Geisler speaking. Call to register. A light lunch is available for small fee.
Aug. 25, 4 to 5 p.m. - Food Addictions/ C ompulsive Eating Group, facilitated by Madeline Martin. Call to register.
Aug. 20 and 27, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Latch-On Breastfeeding Support Group - Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Call 330-841-9913 for more information.
Today, 10:30 a.m. - Pre-Op Knee Class - Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The class is offered for patients scheduled for knee replacement surgery at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and is held in the Education Room on the 8th floor. Participants will learn what to expect before, during and after surgery. A tour of the orthopedic unit is held following the class. Call 8 East/Orthopedics at 330-841-9938 to register and for more information.
Today, noon - Pre-Op Hip Class - Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The class is offered for patients scheduled for hip replacement surgery at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Participants will learn what to expect before, during and after surgery. A tour of the orthopedic unit is held following the class. Call 8 East/Orthopedics at 330-841-9938 to register and for more information.
Today, 7 to 9 p.m. - RTS Bereavement Service - 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 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Medical Building A - Auditorium A at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. For more information, call 330-884-2911.
Wednesday, 10 a.m. - Alzheimer's Association Meeting - Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The group meets in Conference Room F on the ground floor of Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Regular meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month. No registration is required. For more information, call Erin at 330-533-3300.
Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Cancer Support Group - Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The group is open to all cancer patients and meets in the Cancer Center on the first floor of the Trumbull Memorial Hospital Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Regular meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-841-9399.