Food donation request

Food donation request


The Warren Family Mission is seeking donations of food for its annual community Thanksgiving meal Nov. 21 from noon to 5 p.m. at its 361 Elm Road N.E. location.

Food items, such as turkeys, boxes of stuffing mix, instant mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, green beans, corn, salad items, fruit punch and pies, can be dropped off at 361 Elm Road.

For information, call 330-394-5437.

CPR/defibrillator classes in Youngstown


The National Safety Council Northern Ohio Chapter in the Ohio One Building, 25 E. Boardman St. Suite 343, is offering several classes. Preregistration is required. Call 330-747-8657.

The courses are: CPR/AED (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator), Adult/Child/Infant (2-year certificate) - Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m., fee $32; First Aid (3-year certificate) - Oct. 31, 1 p.m., fee $32; Defensive Driving Course, DDC-4 hour, rate reduction by some insurance companies - Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., fee $30.

Office relocation


Urologists Drs. Suresh Amina and Anthony Elisco of Northwestern Pennsylvania Urology Associates-UPMC will relocate their Hermitage office from 2151 Shenango Valley Freeway to 3100 Innovation Way (LindenPointe), effective Nov. 1. The office telephone number remains 724-981-3443. The doctors also see patients at 30 Conneaut Lake Road, Greenville, Pa., and 2623 Wilmington Road, Suite B, New Castle, Pa.

Memory screening


Shepherd of the Valley facilities in Howland, Niles and Boardman and At Home With Shepherd Home Health are offering free, confidential memory screenings by appointment only on National Memory Screening Day, Nov. 13.

The screening takes about five minutes and consists of a series of questions and tasks. It is designed to promote proper detection of memory loss and provide education about successful aging. The results are not a diagnosis, and those who score poorly or who have normal scores but are still concerned should follow up with their physician or another qualified health care professional.

The National Memory Screenings initiative is part of Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) efforts to raise awareness of memory concerns and educate the public about the importance of early detection and successful aging. The AFA encourages screenings for adults with memory concerns, a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, or who want to check their memory now and have the results for future comparison.

Refreshments will be offered at all locations. For information or to make an appointment, call the location of your choice. The locations, times and the telephone numbers are: At Home With Shepherd Home Health, 1 to 4 p.m., 5525 Silica Road, Austintown, 330-530-4041; Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 7148 West Blvd,, Boardman, participants can also have their blood pressure checked and balance tested, 330-726-9061, ext. 0; Shepherd of the Valley-Howland, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., 4100 North River Road N.E., Howland, 330-856-9232, ext. 0; Shepherd of the Valley-Niles: Noon to 2 p.m., 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles, 330-544-0771, ext. 0.

$5,000 YMCA donation


The Alliance Family YMCA received $5,000 from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation to help fund renovation of space for an adult cycling center. For information about the Alliance Family YMCA, call 330-823-1930.

Hotline receives grant


Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. received a $5,000 Community Connections grant from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio for the Tri-County Family Violence Prevention Coalition to fund presenting Help Hotline’s Workplace Domestic Violence Prevention Training Program in partnership with Hamilton County and Tuscarawas County Departments of Job & Family Services and A.L.I.V.E. Inc. of Jefferson County, Ohio.

UPMC adds Sharon


The UPMC Health Plan has added Sharon Regional Health System to its list of participating providers for the UPMC for You Medical Assistance program. Patients in the UPMC program have full access to all Sharon Regional clinical services at its main campus in Sharon and through any of its 22 satellite centers. For information, call 800-286-4242.

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