OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at HM Home Care, 979 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard.
FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Chronic Fatigue and / or Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 19 at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Speaker will be Dr. M. Turkali from Mineral Ridge, who is a former FM patient but free of disease for eight years. For more information, call 330-847-7001.
TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD
Today, 8:30 a.m. - TAPN Clinical Committee in TMHA first floor conference room.
Thursday, 1 p.m. - Voices of Youth Committee in the Warren City Board of Education.
March 19, 1:30 p.m. - Adult Continuous Quality Improvement in the board conference room (HIPAA restrictions apply).
March 20, 9 a.m. - ASAP / Opiate Task Force in the board conference room.
March 20, 4:30 p.m. - Board of Directors meeting in the TMHA first floor conference room.
March 22, 9 a.m. - Kids CQI in the board conference room (HIPAA restrictions apply).
March 22, 11:30 a.m. - Staff meeting in the board conference room.
March 26, 1:30 p.m. - Transportation committee in the TMHA first floor conference room.
March 26, 3 p.m. - Crisis Intervention Team training steering committee in the board conference room.
March 27, 4:30 p.m. - Board budget and finance committee meeting in the board conference room.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups. Dates include:
Today at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
March 21 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 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
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., Warren. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: St. Joe's at the Mall is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. To make an appointment, call 330-652-7542 unless otherwise noted.
St. Joe's at the Mall is now a Silver Sneakers site. Call or stop in for more information.
FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINES - Available by appointment on various days. Cost is $25 for flu and $48 for pneumonia vaccines. Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare HMO will be billed.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS - Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
STRONG BONES-STRONG PEOPLE PROGRAM - This is a free, 12-week program of personalized strength training and nutritional education for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or are at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT THROUGH STRENGTH TRAINING - Join for $20 a month. Nutrition classes are held once a month on diet and behavior modification. Registration is required.
FITNESS TIME WITH LANA EDDY-CAMPFIELD - 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and 9:45 to 10 a.m. (various days). This is a weekly group exercise program with a personal fitness trainer.
SPECIAL PROGRAM - noon to 1 p.m. today. Patti Kostelnak, cardiovascular community health educator, will speak on "Your Cardiac Health." Cost is $2 and a light lunch will be provided.
FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES AND FREE LIVING WILLS AND DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE - 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Completed this day with help from palliative care staff.
FALLING PREVENTION CLASS - noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Prevent yourself or a loved one from a fall by attending this class. Free balance testing by a PT will be available, along with beginning Tai Chi Chih instruction. Call to register.
FREE BONE DENSITY SCREENING 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Come in to have an ultrasound of the heel bone to screen for osteoporosis. No appointment necessary.
DIABETES CARE - March 19
- 8:30 to 11 a.m. - Free blood sugar screenings. Eight-hour fast required.
- 9 to 11 a.m. - Free foot screening for those at risk with Dr. C. Reyes.
- 9 to 10 a.m. - Diabetes Wellness Connection group with St. Joe's diabetes educators. Call to register.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM - noon to 1 p.m. March 21 - The topic is "Sleep Disorders: When Counting Sheep Isn't Enough." Cost is $2 and a light lunch will be provided. Call to register.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. The group meets the second Tuesday of the month at Northside Medical Center Regional Referral Building Radiation Oncology Department. All caregivers are welcome. Call Joyce at 330-652-0071 for more information.
BREASTFEEDING CLASS - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. This class provides parents with up-to-date information on breastfeeding. This class meets the second Tuesday of every month. The fee is $10 but free if enrolled in childbirth class. To register, call 330-884-2912.
MYELOMA FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP - 5:30 p.m. March 19. Serves adults, their adult friends and family members that have been diagnosed with the disease. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at Denny's restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave. For more information, call 330-770-0808 or email to email@example.com.
RTS BEREAVEMENT SERVICES - 7 to 9 p.m. March 20. A parent support program for families who are grieving the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. RTS Bereavement Services meets in the Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane. For more information, call 330-884-2911.
THE INSIGHT GROUP - 6:30 p.m. March 22. The Insight Group is a support group that serves patients who have had a brain injury and their families. Dr. Joseph Pecorelli and Lynn Payne will discuss brain injury. The group meets at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in the boardroom. Registration is required by calling 330-841-3757.