Health notes

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GRIEF SHARE: North-Mar Church in Warren is hosting a Grief Share program 6 p.m. Sundays, starting Feb. 2. Call 330-856-3496 to register.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK SUPPORT GROUPS: Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at New Virginia Methodist Church, 1100 S. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, Pa., and at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road, Howland.

Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are free. For further information, call 330-788-9755.

GROUP HYPNOSIS: A group hypnosis session for weight loss and to stop smoking will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at The Yoga Center, 972 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Vienna. There will be a free CD for use at home.

For registration, call Steve Tackett at 330-647-0399. Registration is required. This session is held the first Saturday of each month.

SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSES: Global Fitness, Om Yoga Studio and Eschman Physical Therapy are offering free fitness classes for SilverSneakers members.

Better Balance and Arthritis Exercise Class, noon to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at Global Fitness, 3806 Elm Road NE, Warren;

Chair yoga classes, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Om Yoga Studio, 15 N. Main St., Hubbard;

Better Balance and Arthritis Exercise Class, noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Eschman Physical Therapy, 2581 North Road NE, Warren;

Tai chi, 12:15 to 1 p.m. Thursdays, Om Yoga Studio;

Better Balance and Arthritis Exercise Class, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, Niles SCOPE, 14 E. State St., Niles.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT: FOCUS Breast Cancer Support Group will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Phoenix Fire Grill and Bar, 5231 S. Canfield Niles Road, Canfield.

For more information, call 330 518-3788.

TCMHRB SCHEDULE: Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board meeting schedule for the remaining days of January is:

Friday, 8 a.m. — Youth Mental Health First Aid, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUPS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available free to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by any form of dementia.

Howland — 7 p.m. second Tuesdays of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Howland;

Warren — 10 a.m. third Wednesdays, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Conference Room F, 1350 E. Market St., Warren.

For more information or to confirm, contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

SUPPORT GROUP: Circle of Hope, a support group for those with mental health diagnosis, will meet 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave., Warren.

For more information, call 330-502-8103.

DOWNS WINTER PROGRAMS: Down Syndrome Association of the Valley encourages persons with down syndrome and their families to visit dsav.org to register for winter programming that includes yoga, tennis, swim, cooking, social therapy and toddler time. Membership to DSAV is free.

DSAV is a nonprofit organization serving eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania and is an affiliate member of the National Down Syndrome Society, the National Down Syndrome Congress and Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action.

The DSAV Cooks class will again be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 and 19 at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center in Canfield.

For more information email office@dsav.org.

HELP GROUP: Lighthouse, a group for recovering addicts and anyone struggling mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally for any reason, meets 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Warren Revival Center, 4400 W. Market St., Leavittsburg.

For information, call Jackie at 330-898-4295.

GRIEF RECOVERY GROUPS: Grief Recovery instructional support groups begins its 59th series at 6 p.m. today at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home Care Center, next to the funeral home, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard. Groups are led by Philip Roland and are open to those who have suffered the loss of a loved one.

The groups will meet each Tuesday throughout the winter, and are not limited to those families served by the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral home.

For information, contact Bill or Candee at the funeral home, 330-534-1952.

PARKINSON’S PROGRAM: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital’s fitness program for people with Parkinson’s disease meets 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Fridays at the hospital, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland.

For information or to register, call 330-841-3893 or visit www.vcprograms.net.

PEER-TO-PEER SUPPORT: Domestic abuse support group for all types of abusive relationships — emotional, verbal or physical — is 6 to 7 p.m. the third Sunday of the month at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Howland.

For more information, contact the church office at 330-856-3463.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT VACCINATIONS: The Trumbull County Combined Health District offers vaccinations to children and adults.

For information, call 330-675-2590, Ext. 3. Adult TB testing is available by appointment.

LUPUS SUPPORT: Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Panera Bread, U.S. Route 422, Niles. Meetings are free.

For more information, call Rhonda at 330-978-3749.

GROUP HYPNOSIS: A group hypnosis session for weight loss and stop smoking will be held at 1 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at The Yoga Center, 972 Youngstown Kingsville Road. There will be a free CD for use at home.

For registration, call Steve Tackett at 330-647-0399. Registration is required. This session will be held the first Saturday each month.

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

For information, visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: Warren City Health District, 258 E. market St. Suite 327, Warren, is offering regular childhood immunization clinics through March.

9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 and 24;

9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 and 24;

9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. March 9 and 23.

All clinics are walk-in; no appointment is necessary. The child should be well, free of fever, rash or illness. there is a $10 fee so bring insurance cards. For more information, call 330-841-2596.

ADDICTION THERAPY AVAILABLE: PsyCare Inc., 2980 Belmont Ave., Liberty, offers clinical therapy program to treat individuals suffering with substance abuse and drug addiction issues. Family members are also welcome.

Assessments can be scheduled by calling 330-759-2310.

MVI HOSPICE CARE: Bereavement support groups are free to anyone who has lost a loved one, including a pet. Contact 330-759-9487 for information.

Sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. third Wednesday of each month at First Presbyterian Church of Warren Fellowship Hall, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; and 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman.

HEALTH SCREENINGS: Neighborhood Health Watch provides free health screenings once per month at Niles SCOPE. Call 330-480-2011 for the schedule.

NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS: NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support and education to those dealing with serious mental illness.

Support groups are:

Evening Connections — 6 p.m., second and fourth Thursday each month, AltaCare Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

Daytime Connections — 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

Family support groups include:

Daytime Family Support Group — 11 a.m., first Thursday each month, Girard Free Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard;

Evening Family Support Group — 7 p.m., second Tuesday each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

ST. JOE’S AT THE MALL: Eastwood Mall, Niles. Hours 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 330-652-7542.

STEPPING OUT: The schedule for the Mercy Health Foundation’s Stepping Out Program, is available by contacting Doris Bullock at dibullock@mercy.com.

This program is provided through a grant from the Mercy Health Foundation

For information or scheduling with a nutritional educator or personal trainer, call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or 330-480-8659, or email dibullock@mercy.com.


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