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MERCY HEALTH OFFERS DIABETES INFORMATION: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. For diabetes educational classes, call 330-480-2676, for physical activity, call the Stepping Out Program at 330-480-8659.

Virtual stepping out classes are available, along with classes at various locations. Visit www.facebook.com/Step pingoutyoungstown or www.mercy.com/-/media/mercy/youngstown/stepping-out-calendar for the Stepping Out schedule.

MERCY HEALTH FREE ONLINE TOPICS: Mercy Health’s Community Health Education Department is offering free online classes on various health topics.

Email KBrown1@mercy.com for the ZOOM link and an email invitation will be sent. Include the course name, date and time in the email subject line.

• Healthier at Home, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. today and Thursday;

• Healthier at Home, 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 17;

• Healthier at Home, 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18;

• Blood Pressure, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3;

• Healthier at Home, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec, 8;

• Cholesterol, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 and 15;

• Blood pressure, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 17.

SUGGESTIONS FOR ALZHEIMER’S HELP: The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Visit www.alz.org or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

TCMHRB MEETINGS: The monthly calendar for the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, 4076 Youngstown Road SE, Suite 201, Warren, is:

November 2020

• ASAP Info Subcommittee, 10 a.m. today. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84707876165?p wd=MzVKYVBNZHZaZXUzK1VCMitWcUh1Zz09

Meeting ID: 847 0787 6165

Passcode: 794715

Or dial in: 312-626-6799 or 929-205-6099

• Trumbull County Suicide Prevention Coalition, 3 p.m. today. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94667056483?pwd=a0R3Z 3VUQXdEbjMrOHNwcDc2MlJyUT09

Meeting ID: 946 6705 6483

Passcode: SPC

Or dial in: 646-558-8656

• Budget and finance meeting, 4:30 p.m. today. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84334261689?p wd=Q0p6V0kyWm1zTTVMMU 4wbFJRNFdsUT09

Meeting ID: 843 3426 1689

Passcode: 992222

Or dial In: 312-626-6799 or 929-205 6099

• Closed Wednesday, Veteran’s Day. Please call 211 if you have a behavioral health need

• Core provider meeting, 9 a.m. Friday. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82122622902?pwd=al lyTXBTNUJTRWF3NWlGT3B2ck5BUT09

Meeting ID: 821 2262 2902

Password: 666988

Or dial In: 312-626-6799 or 929-205-6099

• ASAP Coalition, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17. Join Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88199791176?pwd=MHRl VDZBOG1Dc3pLekdCaGg1U FQxdz09

Meeting ID: 881 9979 1176

Passcode: 017584

Or dial In: 312-626-6799 or 929-205-6099

• Board of directors meeting, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84415236213?pwd=b0hYT3Mzb3FBOUtFZThkYVJiYytoZz09

Meeting ID: 844 1523 6213

Password: 761562

Or dial In: 312-626-6799 or 929-205-6099

TRAUMA SEMINARS: New Life Christian Fellowship in Liberty Township has scheduled its third “Building Trauma-Informed Community Care,” seminar to be able to help and equip those struggling with trauma in their life.

The seminar addresses the six principles of trauma-informed care and building resilience, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, at New Life Christian Fellowship, 2088 Tibbetts Wick Road, Girard. To register or for more information, call 330-539-5333 or email: nlcf@yournewlife.org.

The church will be set up to comply with social-distancing guidelines.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program, provided through a grant from the Mercy Health Foundation, offers free fitness classes and activities online and throughout the Mahoning Valley.

For information, call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or email her at dibullock@mercy.com.

ST. JOE’S AT THE MALL: St. Joe’s at Eastwood Mall’s hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at a new location, next to JCPenney and Kay Jewelers. All classes are open to anyone with a St. Joe’s at the Mall membership. All classes are by registration only due to social-distancing guidelines. Call 330-652-7542 to register. For a limited time, some of the classes will be on St. Joe’s at the Mall Facebook Live page.

St. Joe’s at the Mall is a SilverSneakers, Silver and Fit, and Renew Active site. For more information, call 330-652-7542.

• Cardio Jam group exercise, 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays;

• Silver Sneakers cardio class, 10 a.m. Mondays and 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays;

• Silver Sneakers Classic, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays;

• Easy Yoga Class, 11:15 a.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Thursdays (cost involved);

• Chair Yoga, 9:30 a.m. Mondays, 10 and 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays;

• Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Exercise Class, 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays;

• Zumba, 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ($3 per class for non-SilverSneakers members);

• Beginning Balance class, 11 a.m. Tuesdays;

• Advance Balance class, 11:15 a.m. and noon Thursdays.

• Strong People gym membership is $24 per month by appointment initially with an exercise physiologist;

• Free blood pressure screenings at various times, call ahead for a slot;

• Free nutritional assessment with a St. Joe’s dietitian on Fridays by appointment only.

• Free bone density screening, 9 a.m. to noon today. No appointment necessary

• Talk With A Doc Program, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, with Dr. Amrita Dhana speaking on Autoimmune Diseases. Call to register. Lunch for $2.

• Free notary public services and free living wills and durable power of attorney for healthcare, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Completed this day with help from Palliative Care staff. No appointment necessary.

• Healthy Nutrition Program During Pandemic, 1 to 2 p.m. Friday. Five-week weight loss camp. Cost $35 with 4 weeks or $15 for SilverSneakers, Renew Active members. Taught by Nancy Lambert, Registered dietitian. Call to register. Limited 15 participants.

• Free blood sugar screenings with 8-hour fast, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Nov. 16. Walk in.

• Special Lab Exress, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 18. Get a General Health Panel (8hr. fast required) and / or Complete Blood Count for $10 each. Also, Man-Up Mahoning Valley is offering a free PSA (PROSTATE) screening because of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

ADDICTION HELP: Addiction help is available through Coleman Access Center, 552 N. Park Ave., Warren. For information, call 330-392-1100 or 211.

For information about program sponsor, Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, visit www.trumbullmhrb.org or call 330-675-2765.

PEER-TO-PEER SUPPORT: Domestic abuse support groups are available for all types of abusive relationships — emotional, verbal or physical. For more information, contact 330-856-3463.

PSYCARE OFFERING TELEHEALTH: PsyCare is providing phone-based or video-based mental health services through its clinics in Austintown, Boardman, Cortland, East Liverpool, Howland, Liberty and Struthers. Visit the PsyCare website at www.psycare.com or call 800-242-4604.

ADDICTION THERAPY AVAILABLE: PsyCare Inc., 2980 Belmont Ave., Liberty, offers a clinical therapy program to treat individuals with substance abuse and drug addiction issues. Family members are also welcome. Assessments can be scheduled by calling 330-759-2310.

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