SCOPE TO HOST HEALTH CHECK-UP: Lordstown SCOPE will be hosting HMHP Healthy Check-up from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Offered are free glucose tests with a 12-hour fast, blood pressure monitor and a cholesterol check.
TMH SENIOR CIRCLE HOSTS PROGRAM: To learn more about dementia, attend "Dementia - Causes, Signs and Treatment" presented by board-certified neurologist Jose A. Arbona from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. The program, hosted by the Trumbull Memorial chapter of Senior Circle, will be in Meeting Rooms 1, 2 and 3 on the hospital's ground floor. The program is free. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required at 330-841-5665.
TMH, SOMEPLACE SAFE PRESENT SYMPOSIUM: The Balanced Woman Mid-Summer Symposium, presented by Trumbull Memorial Hospital Healthy Woman and Someplace Safe, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Kent State University at Trumbull, 4314 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Champion.
Yoga, meditation, massage, displays and presentations focused on helping to maintain a balanced life will be available. Contact hours have been applied for. Presentations by area physicians and health professionals include Dr. Jennifer Lloyd, "Put Your Best Face Forward"; Dr. Tara Shipman, "Things That Fall"; Dr. Salvatore Caronite, "Keeping the Oranges in the Air"; Dr. Mary Wilson, "Debunking the Myths About Crime and Women"; and Lana Kontos, "Nutrition + Lifestyle = Wellness and Balance."
The $25 registration fee includes the program, continental breakfast, lunch and snack. The program has applied for five contact hours of continuing education. Call 330-393-3003, or go online to www.SomplaceSafe.org to register and for more information.
SCOPE OFFERS CLASS ON COOKING FRESH: The Champion SCOPE Senior Center is offering a free class facilitated by Garvin McCorkle, Ohio State Extension, Family Nutrition Program. He will show how to cook the current harvest of vegetables with a cooking and tasting demonstration. The program will be held at 11 a.m. July 30.
The program is free to anyone 55 and older. It will be offered at the senior center located at 4451 Mahoning Ave. in the Champion Plaza. No need to sign up; however, to attend the 10:30 a.m., $5 breakfast, prior to the class, call 330-847-8179.
DONOR AWARENESS AT EASTWOOD FIELD: August is Minority Donor Awareness Month.
Warren native and gospel singer first lady Ella Peterson will perform at the Mahoning Valley Scrappers' game at 7:05 p.m. July 30 (gates open at 6 p.m.), at Eastwood Field, Niles, along with representatives from Lifebanc.
Tickets are $8 and are available by visiting www.mvscrappers.com or by calling the Mahoning Valley Scrappers at 330-505-0000. The Scrappers are donating $4 of each ticket to Minority Donor Awareness Efforts.
National Minority Donor Awareness Month is observed each August to increase awareness of organ donation among African American, Hispanic / Latino, Asian, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander and Native American populations. This event also recognizes minority donors and their families.
For more information about Minority Donor Awareness Month, to arrange an interview with a local donor family member and/or a transplant recipient, or learn more about organ/tissue donation, contact Ella Peterson at 330-740-1982 or Yolanda Hamilton with Lifebanc at 216-752-5433.
NAMI BEGINS SUMMER SCHEDULE: NAMI MV (National Alliance on Mental Illness) has begun its summer schedule for support group meetings. Instead of two meetings per month, there will be one.
The meetings are: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Girard Library; and 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14 at the D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.
The regular schedule for all NAMI MV support group meetings will resume in September at the same locations. Evening support groups from 7 to 9 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday.
Daytime support groups resume from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first and third Thursday.
For questions or for information, call 866-671-3169 or Dianna at 330-540-8583.
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.
PROGRAM OFFERED FOR DEALING WITH ISSUES: An eight-step Christian program based on the Beatitudes is open to anyone dealing with a life-controlling habit, hang-up or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser-Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield. For more details, call 330-599-2402.
TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD: July monthly schedule
Wednesday: Crisis Intervention Team Training Steering Committee, 3 p.m., Board Conference Room.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: 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., the facility 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.
PNEUMONIA VACCINES BY APPOINTMENT ON VARIOUS DAYS: Cost is $48 for pneumonia vaccination. Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare HMO will be billed.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
STRONG BONES - STRONG PEOPLE: Personalized strength training and nutritional education for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT THROUGH STRENGTH TRAINING: Cost is $20 a month. Nutrition classes are held once a month on diet and behavior modification. Call to register.
SPECIAL PROGRAM: There will be a special program on cardiovascular disease with Patti Kostelnak, cardiovascular community health educator, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Cost is $2, and a light lunch will be provided. Call to register.
EASY YOGA CLASS: Mondays, 11 a.m. to noon, through July 30 - Taught by Dawn Perhacs. Cost is $20 for four classes or $6 each.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM: noon to 1 p.m. today - Dr. Paa-kofi Obeng will speak on men's health issues. Cost is $2, and a light lunch will be provided.
SPECIAL LAB SCREENINGS: 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday - Get a chemistry panel (it screens 14 different values) and CBC (complete blood count) for $20. An eight-hour fast is required for the chemistry panel. Walk in.
FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES AND FREE LIVING WILLS AND URABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE: 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday - Completed this day with help from palliative care staff.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER
COMMUNITY HEALTH CALENDAR
''WE CARE'' PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Conference Room B - Ground floor. Support group for family and friends - covering various topics and needs. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS: 10:30 a.m. today, Conference Room F - Ground floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES: 2 to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, in Diabetes Room 905. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
PRE-OP HIP CLASS: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, Conference Room F - Ground floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
SENIOR CIRCLE LUNCH & LEARN: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 2, Meeting Room - "Cafe Conference Room". Deborah Moore, American Cancer Society - Health Initiatives. Call 330-841-5665 by July 31 to register.
"WE CARE" PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, Conference Room B - Ground floor. Support Group for family and friends - covering various topics & needs. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
July Schedule of events:
SATURDAY, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: New Baby Class: Parents will learn the proper safety and care techniques for their new baby. Parents will learn proper diaper care, how to take the baby's temperature, CPR and bathtub safety. This class meets in the John Politis Auditorium at Northside Medical Center. ($10; free if enrolled in Childbirth Class). Call to register.
AUG. 1, 4 to 5 p.m.: Sibling Class: Helping you prepare for the birth of your 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. This class meets the first Wednesday of every other month in the lobby. Call to register.
CANCER SOCIETY PROVIDES FREE WIGS: The American Cancer Society is providing free wigs to women going through cancer treatments and experiencing hair loss as a result. The Wig Salon program has three locations in Warren. There are a variety of colors and styles to choose from and they are made to be adjusted to fit comfortably. To obtain a wig, call 800-227-2345 or visit one of the American Cancer Society designated host locations:
Bilmar Designers, 1961 W. Market St., Warren. 330-399-7513.
Jeannies Salon and Day Spa, 1762 Niles Cortland Road, Warren. 330-856-6700.
Kelly's Elite Boutique 1869 Niles Cortland Road, Warren. 877-424-9655.
For additional information about the Wig Salon program or to find out about other free services offered through the American Cancer Society, call 800-227-23445 or visit cancer.org.
AUTISM SPEAKS HOLDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Autism Speaks will hold the National Conference for Families and Professionals, "Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Providing Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD," Aug. 3 and 4 at the Hilton Columbus in Columbus. This two-day program will focus on medical issues and approaches to providing comprehensive and integrated care for individuals with ASD. There will be science sessions and targeted workshop sessions. Featured keynote speakers include Dr. Ricki Robinson from the Descanso Medical Center for Development and Learning, and Dr. Peter Gerhardt from the McCarton School.
For more conference information and updates on registration, visit: bit.ly/M39p34 or e-mail ATN@AutismSpeaks.org.