HMHP OFFERING PAIN SEMINAR: Humility of Mary Health Partners is offering a free joint pain seminar for adults who suffer from sore or stiff knees and hips and are interested in learning more about surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options.
The seminar will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, in the Azalea Room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman. Drs. Jim and Tom Boniface, local orthopedic surgeons, will address arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options, new technologies in hip and knee replacement.
The seminar is free but space is limited. Refreshments will be served. To register, call 888-787-9537, or go to www.aboutstryker.com/
RECOVERY GROUP TO MEET: Recovery, Int., a self-help group, will met at 7 p.m. on Thursday, at Christ church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For more information, call 330-747-1176.
STROKE GROUP TO MEET: The Hillside Stroke Support Group will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, for the annual picnic. All stroke survivors and family members are welcome to attend. For more information, call Cindy at 330-841- 3840
SENIORS LUNCHEON HOSTS MOBILE MEALS: St. Joseph Hospital Seniors Luncheon is 2:30 p.m. June 12, 667 Eastland Ave. S.E., Warren.
Sandy Mathews of Trumbull County Mobile Meals will explain how you may qualify for meals to be delivered to your home and any other questions concerning the program.
The cost is $4 per person. For reservations and more information, call 330-841-4375 or 330-841-4376.
OSTOMY CLUB TO MEET: Pharmacists from Humility of Mary Health Partners will discuss how ostomies affect the absorption of medications during the June meeting of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group. Sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, the group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 12 in the Cedar Room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.
The meeting is free and open to ostomy patients, families and friends. Refreshments are provided, and parking is free. For information, call 330-480-3440.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Today at 10 a.m., Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
June 12 at 7 p.m., Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland
June 20 at 10 a.m., Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren. Guest speaker, Charlene Burke from Lane and Rusu Co., will present, "Planning for Long Term Care" at the June meeting.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
VOICE CLUB TO MEET: the Mahoning Valley New Voice Club, a support group for laryngetomees and their families/friends, will hold its next meeting t 6 p.m. on June 13, at the Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center, Beeghly Medial Park, 6614 Southern Blvd., Youngstown.
For more information, contact Donna Hendricks at the center, 330-726-8855.
FARMERS MARKETS PLANNED: Farmers markets will be held through October at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Belmont Avenue, Youngstown, and St. Joseph Minor Emergency on Tod Avenue in Warren.
The Lake-to-River Food Cooperative is partnering with HMHP on bringing fresh produce to its employees and nearby neighbors. Farmers who produce locally grown, sustainable produce will be featured at each of the markets, which are scheduled May through October.
St. Joe's Minor Emergency event will be 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the facility's main lobby.
Future farmers markets at St. Elizabeth will be held 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month from June to October.
Future events for St. Joseph Minor Emergency are scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month (except for holidays) from July through October.
SENIOR CENTER HOLDS HEALTH FAIR: The Farmington Senior Center Inc., 150 College St., West Farmington, will hold a health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. There will be 25 vendors, giving out information and hand-outs, and door prizes will be given. Lunch will be available. For more information, call Starr at 330-889-2733.
NILES HOLDS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: An immunization clinic will be offered from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and June 20, at the Niles Health Department, 34 W. State St. A parent or guardian must have the child's immunization records. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
THE WELL-CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC SET:?A well-child immunization clinic will be held at 11:30 a.m. June 13 in the Girard Health Department, located in the City Building. A $10 administration fee will be charged. Dr. James J. Enyeart, medical director, conducts the examinations. Parents are to bring a copy of the child's immunization record, and a parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18 years old. To preregister your child, call the Health Department from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 330-545-6048.
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.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS OFFERED: Warren City Health Department is offering a children's immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. June 18, at the Warren City Health Department, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
There is a $10 administration fee or Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. A parent must accompany the child and have the child's current shot record. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
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.
AARP SAFE DRIVERS CLASS: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. today. Cost $12 AARP members/ $14 non-members. Call to register as class size is limited.
TALK WITH THE DOC ABOUT HYPERTENSION: noon to 1 p.m. Friday. With Dr. Kimberly Jackson. Call to register. Light lunch $2.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
SIBLING CLASS: 4 to 5 p.m. June 6. Helping families prepare for the birth of a new child also means preparing the older brother and sisters to welcome new babies into the family. This free class is open to parents with children between the ages of 4 to 10. Meet in the lobby. To register for Northside classes, call 330-884-2912
OUR LIVING WITH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday. First Thursday of every month in the boardroom at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. All stroke survivors and their families are welcome to attend. For more information, call 330-841-3891.
THE INSIGHT GROUP: 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Support group that serves patients who have had a brain injury and their families. The June meeting will be held at the outdoor pavilion at Hillside Rehabilitation Center. All who attend are asked to bring a side dish or dessert; HRH will provide the meat and the drinks. Registration is required by calling 330-841-3768
ONE DAY CHILDBIRTH CLASS: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 9. Designed to accommodate parents whose busy schedules may make it difficult to attend the two-week course. The cost of the class is $50. Medicaid, Caresource or Unison, can be billed directly for registration fees. Those attending should bring insurance cards to the class. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
THE MAHONING VALLEY SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 5 to 7 p.m. June 11, in the Occupational Therapy Department at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. All spinal cord injury patients and their family and friends are welcome. The goals of the group are to assist disabled people in finding programs and agencies that can assist them and provide social activities for all who attend. For more information, call Todd Murdock at 330-544-1411 or email email@example.com.
BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 12. This class provides parents with up-to-date information to help them make the best, informed choice when it comes to breastfeeding a new baby. This class meets the second Tuesday of every month. The fee is $10 but free if enrolled in Childbirth Class. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 12 at Northside Medical Center Regional Referral Building Radiation Oncology Department. All caregivers are welcome. Call Joyce at 330-652-0071 for more information.
"NUTRITION DURING TREATMENT": 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 13. The American Cancer Society is sponsoring "Nutrition During Treatment," a dietary program for all those in active cancer treatment. This program will be facilitated by Linda Stickelmyer, manager, Center for Breast Health; Debora Gilbert, dietician; and Steve Surack, chef from Northside Medical Center's nutritional services. The event will be held at Northside Medical Center, Classroom A, Building A. Call the ACS at 888-227-6446, Ext. 2104, to register.
THE INSIGHT GROUP: 6:30 p.m. June 14 and 21, at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in the boardroom. A support group that serves patients who have had a brain injury and their families. The speaker will be Dr. Joseph Pecorelli. His topic will be "Managing Stress and Strategies for Optimal Recovery." No reservations are required for these two sessions. For more information, call 330-841-3768.
MYELOM FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 p.m. June 18, at Denny's Restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave. Serves adults, their adult friends and family members that have been diagnosed with the disease. For more information, call 330-770-0808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES: 2 to 3 p.m. June 4 and 5; 1:30 to 3 p.m. June 6 and 7, in the Diabetes Room 905. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
SATURDAY LAMAZE IN A DAY: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 9. Prepares mothers-to-be and their partners for a shared learning experience. In addition to learning Lamaze techniques, class attendants will receive important information about pregnancy, labor and delivery. Call educational services at 330-841-9880 to register.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 1 to 2 p.m. June 11, Conference Room F-Ground floor. No registration required.
WOMEN'S CANCER JOURNEY SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 13, TMH Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Open to all cancer patients. No registration required. Questions, call 330-841-1962.