THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Today at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown..
Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
HILLSIDE STROKE SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursday in the hospital board room. The meeting is open to all stroke survivors and their families. An attorney will be present to talk about future investments and a social time with refreshments will follow. For more information, contact Cindy at 330-841-3891.
RECOVERY, INT., a self-help mental health group, will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For more information, call 330-747-1176.
To help raise funds for patient equipment purchases, the HILLSIDE HOSPITAL GIFT SHOP is sponsoring a two day jewelry event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 in the Hillside Hospital cafeteria.
THE MAHONING VALLEY NEW VOICE CLUB for laryngectormees and their families / friends will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center, 6614 Southern Blvd., Youngstown. For more information, contact Donna Hendricks at 330-726-8855.
HILLSIDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL has received a $3,900 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The award was one of 89 grants totaling more than $500,000 awarded by the Reeve Foundation to nonprofit organizations nationwide that aid in providing more opportunities, access, and daily quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, their families and caregivers.
Hillside will use the grant to continue to help those living with paralysis become active members in everyday life. Through the Expanding the Dream: Hillside Adapted Sports Program will utilize the grant dollars for bowling, archery and golf fees as well as for competitions/tournaments. Archery, biking, golf, bocce, bowling, and air rifle are among the activities available through this program.
In conjunction with the AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, more than four dozen senior citizen artists will be exhibiting their paintings beginning at 7 p.m. today at the park pavilion. The artists range in age from 45 to 99. All are residents of the Briarfield Group assisted living and residence facilities in Austintown and Mineral Ridge.
THE DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF THE VALLEY is hosting the "i have a voice" traveling gallery in the Mahoning Valley through Aug. 13 at the Eastwood Mall.
The traveling gallery is a collection of portraits of children and adults with Down syndrome. The portraits are paired with quotations.
The gallery will also be on display at the Buddy Walk of the Valley at the Shops at Boardman Park on Aug. 14 and in front of Macy's in the Southern Park Mall Aug. 14 through 23.
For more information, contact the DSAV at 330-726-3728 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. John Mistretta's BACK 2 HEALTH CHIROPRACTIC, 1975 Niles-Cortland Road N.E., Warren, has partnered with "Mr. Wellness" Butch Temnick in participating in a WELLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM for those in Trumbull County.
This presentation teaches adults how to change their lifestyle and take control of their health. Those who are on medication and would like to be off of it or would like to prevent themselves being put on medication may be interested in this program.
For more information and reservations, call 330-856-3236.
THE WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT will offer childhood immunizations from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 and 23. A $5 administration fee of Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. A parent must accompany the child and bring a current shot record. Call 330-841-2596, with any questions.
A CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Aug. 4 and 18 at the Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St. No appointments are necessary. Those bringing a child must have the child's immunization records. For information call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
THE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY TRUMBULL COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland.
Open to all those who have multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers. There is no cost and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Pat at 330-394-3166.
NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been affected by a loved one's addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton N.E., Howland. For more information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout class the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are beginner aerobic classes, nine water classes and zumba. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Niles Wellness Center and the Global Health & Fitness Center are the host locations for a WELLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM providing free presentations about changing lifestyles. Seating is limited. Programs are held 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Niles Wellness Center, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Global Health & Fitness Center. For reservations, call 330-506-3488.
A fitness conditioning program is being offered at the Niles Wellness Center at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 330-349-9355 for more information.
THE STEPPING OUT MINORITY DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM is a free program that includes line dancing, salsa, aerobics and other activities, as well as diabetes prevention; healthy eating and cooking classes; and regular health screenings for cholesterol, body fat, weight and blood pressure.
For more information, call the McGuffey Center, 330-744-4377; OCCHA, 330-781-1808; or United Methodist Community Center, 330-743-5149, Ext. 226.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
AN ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM is being offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Q Club pool, 8094 E. Market St., Howland. Cost is $3. The program will be led by an Arthritis Foundation certified instructor.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Located next to Sear's at the Eastwood Mall.
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NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL NORTHERN OHIO CHAPTER, 25 E.Boardman St. Ste. 343, Youngstown, has listed the following emergency care courses being offered to the public. Pre-register by calling 330-747-8657.
Adult/Child/Infant Instructor courses also available inquire by calling. (2 year certificate)
Instructor courses also available inquire by calling.
Instructor courses also available inquire by calling.
Western Reserve Independent Living Center is having their SIXTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CLASS which will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 12, in room A. These classes are open to the public as well as agencies. Ed Brannan is our EMP Coordinator. This month we have a speaker Pat Connelly from the "9-11 Memorial in Austintown". Up and coming classes will be held Sept. 9, Oct. 14. All of the dates are on Thursdays and will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in room A, of the TMHA building, 4076 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren. For more information, call 330-372-3325.