"HEALTH FAIR ON THE SQUARE": The Grace AME Church Nursing Guild in conjunction with the Trumbull County African American Achievers Association will hold their third annual "Health Fair On the Square" from noon to 4 p.m. June 8 on Courthouse Square, Warren.
The event will feature numerous free health screenings including dental screening, HIV and Hepatitis C testing, stroke risk assessments and blood pressure screening, bone density, body fat and VMI, and others. Health information will be available from multiple community agencies.
Face painting will be available for children, door prizes will be raffled, and giveaways will be available.
Ronald McDonald will make an appearance, and St. E's mobile dental clinic will be on site.
This event is free and open to the public.
CENTER OFFERS DAY CAMPS: The Niles Wellness Center will offer weekly day camps throughout the summer. The camps are titled Fun -N- Fitness.
More information can be found along with registration on www.thecityofniles.com/
wellnesscenter.htm, or call 330-349-9355.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will hold its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
June 4 at 10 a.m. at the Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. Free of charge. Open to all caregivers, family members, and friends with a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. For more information, call the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 1-800-272-3900.
June 11 at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland Township.
June 19 at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER CLASS BEGINS: Hospice of the Valley's new volunteer class begins June 7 at Villa Maria Community Center. Classes are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Friday for five weeks through July 5.
Volunteers will learn what Hospice of the Valley's team of doctors, nurses, social workers and chaplains do for patients and their families and how volunteers fit into that team.
New volunteers are particularly needed for western Pennsylvania, as well as for all areas of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Although the training is at the Villa this time, volunteers are assigned to patients closer to their homes.
Classes will be held at the Villa's Tabourat Center, 225 Villa Marie Road, Villa Maria, Pa. For more information or to register, call 330-788-1992.
CENTER OFFERS EXAMS: The Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, will offer screenings for vision and dental and health exams. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 330-369-3010.
BRIDGES GROUP TO MEET: Bridges, a free mental health educational 10-week course, will meet 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Call Nancy at 330-747-5111 to sign up.
OUR LIVING WITH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the board room on the first Thursday of every month at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. All stroke survivors and their families are welcome to attend. For more information, call 330-841-3891.
SCLERODERMA SUPPORT TO MEET: The Youngstown Area Scleroderma Support Group meetings are held at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Members meet the first Monday of each month and provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere that encourages patients and caregivers to talk and to share their health concerns. The Tenth Annual Scleroderma Walk is being planned at Boardman Park. The walk will be 9:30 a.m. June 1 at the park. For more information, call 330-544-4370.
NILES OFFERS IMMUNIZATIONS: Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., is offering an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. June 5. Child's immunization records are needed and the child should be feeling well, with no illness, fever or rash. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
WARREN OFFERS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The Warren City Health Department will hold childhood immunization clinics from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. June 3 and 17 at the Warren City Health Department Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
All clinics are walk-in; no appointment is necessary. Child should be well, free of fever, rash or illness. An updated shot record is required for each visit and a $10 administration fee is charged or Medicaid cards are accepted.
For more information, call 330-841-2596.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the health department 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. 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 or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield. For more details, call 330-599-2402.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL - Open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. For registration or more information, call 330-652-7542.
Free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Strong Bones - Strong People program - This is a free, 12-week program of personalized strength training for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for an appointment.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a SilverSneakers site. Those with the Medicare Part C plan may be eligible. Call 330-652-7542 or stop in for more information.
MONTHLY EXERCISE CLASSES: Exercise Time with Lana - Mondays at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. A weekly group aerobic exercise class with a Personal Fitness Trainer. Silver Slippers Low Impact Exercise (chair and standing) Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. Zumba Gold classes weekly on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. and Thursday at 8:45 a.m. Cost is $3 for non-Silver Sneakers.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Kidney Problems - What to Know! Dr. Christian Ghattas speaking. Call to register at 330-652-7542- light lunch available for small fee.
FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES AND FREE LIVING WILLS/DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTHCARE, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday.
FREE PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE SCREENING, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. Nurse will measure blood flow to the legs by doing Ankle Brachial Index. By appointment only. Call 330-652-7542.
FREE ADULT HEARING SCREENING, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday. By appointment only with Dorian Miller, audiologist from SJHC. Call 330-652-7542.
EASY YOGA CLASS MONDAY'S, 11 a.m. to noon June 3 through 24. Taught by Carolyn Raub.
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS EDUCATION CLASS, 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 3. Cholesterol, Blood pressure and blood sugar taught by Gloria Pozega, RN. Call to register.
FREE CAROTID ARTERIES or ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM SCREENING, 8:30 a.m. to noon June 5. For those at risk & meet criteria. By appointment only. Call to register.
AARP SAFE DRIVING CLASS, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 5. For anyone over 50. Call to register.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Health Calendar
"WE CARE" PROGRAM, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Conference Room B Ground floor. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS, 10:30 a.m. today, The Education Room, eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
DIABETES DAY GROUP CLASS SERIES, 2 to 3 p.m. June 3 and 4; 1:30 to 3 p.m. June 5 and 6, in Diabetes Room 905. Call Diabetes Department at 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.
PRE-OP KNEE CLASS, 10:30 a.m. June 4, The Education Room, eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
PRE-OP HIP CLASS, 10:30 a.m. June 5, The Education Room, eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Childbirth Preparation prepares you and your partner for a shared birth experience. To register for Northside Medical Center classes, call 330-884-2912.
OUR LIVING WIH STROKE SUPPORT GROUP, 2:30 to 4 p.m. June 6, Board room at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. All stroke survivors and their families are welcome to attend. For more information, call 330-841-3891.