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CLUBHOUSE INTERNATIONAL TO OPEN: Broadway Recovery Services, a nonprofit organization in Youngstown, will open Youngstown’s own Clubhouse International Center. Through more than 320 centers in more than 30 countries around the world, Clubhouse International offers people living with mental illness opportunities for friendship, employment, housing, education and access to medical and psychiatric services.

Slated to open Oct. 31, the center will be next to the Help Network Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Membership referral forms can be found on the website.

EVENT COVERS BARIATRIC SURGERY: Mercy Health-Youngstown bariatric surgeon, Dr. Joseph Martin, will speak about what bariatric surgery entails, who qualifies, what the process of surgery looks like and what to expect from life after surgery 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at St. Joe’s at the Mall, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles.

If interested in attending, call 330-652-7542 to reserve a seat.

WORLD STROKE DAY: With World Stroke Day on Saturday, the American Stroke Association Association, wants everyone to know the warning signs of a stroke and spot it F.A.S.T.:

• Face drooping — Does one side of the face droop or is it numb?

• Arm weakness — Is one arm weak or numb?

• Speech difficulty — Is speech slurred?

•Time to call 911 — If someone shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 911 and get to a hospital immediately.

COMMUNITY DIALOGUE: “Mental Health: How is it being addressed in the schools?” will be the topic of the second Community Dialogue, the purpose of which is to inform the community of the various issues and concerns.

The program will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman.

Presenting will be Meg Harris, community support and trauma supervisor, Alta Care Group, and Bart Smith, principal, Glenwood Junior High School. Discussion will include the BRYT Program, which helps students transition back to school after trauma experiences.

YELLOW BRICK PLACE: Yellow Brick Place Cancer Wellness Center is sponsoring a Cancer Caregiver Thank You Dinner 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Ciminero’s Banquet Center 123 N Main St., Niles. Doors open at 5 p.m.

All cancer caregivers and their guests are welcome to attend for free.

The wellness center has a Caregiver Support Group every third Wednesday of the month at Yellow Brick Place, Suite 10. The event provides caregiver support group information and literature on services and programs offered by the organization.

To reserve a spot, call Yellow Brick Place at 234-228-9550.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Overeaters Anonymous meets 6 p.m. Monday at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St., North Lima.

OA is for anyone with addictive problems with food, including compulsive overeating, bulimia, anorexia and other food-related problems. Call 412-389-6019 for more information.

MAMMOGRAMS GO MOBILE: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit will be at TTM Technologies, 12080 Debartolo Drive, North Jackson, 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Call 330-480-2654 for more information or to schedule a mammogram.

OCTOBER FLU SHOTS: Mahoning County Public Health will host flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the county.

The health department will bill insurance. Bring insurance cards, driver’s license, and Medicaid and Medicare cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed; most private insurances are accepted. Mahoning County Public Health is a Vaccines for Children Program provider and will have limited opportunities for children who are uninsured or underinsured to receive the vaccine for free.

The October clinics schedule is:

∫ Thursday — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, Westchester Drive, Austintown;

∫ Nov. 3 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, Westchester Drive, Austintown.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available for free to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by the disease or another form of dementia.

The support groups meet at the following times and locations:

∫ 2 p.m. the third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road; North Jackson

∫ 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Howland;

∫ 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, conference room F; and

∫ 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.; Canfield.

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for Alzheimer caregivers. Call 330-788-9755 for information on any of the meetings or to verify times and dates.

7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown;

7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman;

10 a.m. the fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., Canfield;

6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Road, Girard;

10 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month, Childrens Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road, Howland;

noon the first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way, Poland, or call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road, Poland; and

6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem.

In-person educational sessions are offered to family members of persons with dementia. The network will have a session Saturday. Registration for the free presentations is required by calling 330-788-9755 for the Austintown location of the sessions.

SANDWICH-GEN HELP: Today’s sandwich generation — those caring for a parent 65 or older while also raising a child — can find help and tips for the stress of multi-generational caregiving at www.homeinstead.com/sandwichgen.

ON DEMAND EXPANDS: On Demand Counseling, a division of On Demand HealthCare, has expanded telehealth service. Telehealth counseling is now covered by most health insurance and Medicaid.

Visit OnDemandCounseling.com for more information. Call 330-270-8610 to confirm health insurance coverage or arrange a telehealth counseling session.

NAMI OFFERS SUPPORT: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley offers support and education for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

Family To Family, for families dealing with a member who has mental illness, and Peer to Peer, for individuals dealing with mental illness, meet periodically;

Connection support groups, 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;

Connection support groups, 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. the second Friday of the month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown;

Support through Expressive Arts, 6 pm. the third Monday of the month, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

Daytime Family Support Group, 11 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, Girard Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard; and

Evening Family Support Group, 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

Email info@namimahoningvalley.org, call 330-727-9268 or visit www.namimahoningvalley.org for more information.

FITNESS LOOP AT MALL: Southern Park Mall is partnering with Bios Wellness Urgent Care for the mall Fitness Loop 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, beginning at the DeBartolo Commons entrance.

Free health screenings by Bios Wellness Urgent Care are offered at the mall monthly. Guests will be able to receive free blood pressure screenings, heart rate checks and the opportunity to chat with a medical professional.

PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes. The Good Delivery Program seeks to deliver goods in the form of dinner, flowers / plants, groceries, craft beer and up to $75 toward bills.

Both traditional escapes and the Good Delivery Program are open to all adults battling cancer. Visit www.lifeisgoodnomatterwhat.org to nominate someone or learn more.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in-person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or email her at dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

Health notes

DENTAL CARE OFFERED: The Buhl Regional Health Foundation, in cooperation with the Hubbard Public Library and Mercy Health Foundation-Mahoning Valley, will provide dental care for those without access to regular dental treatment. The Mobile Smile Station will be at the Hubbard Public Library parking lot, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, on Friday and Nov. 30 and Dec. 29.

Appointments are required on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 330-534-3512 or in person at the library. For more information, visit https://buhl

regionalhealthfoundation.org/programs/dental-care/.

LEGISLATOR’S COFFEE HOUR: The Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana and Ashtabula Mental Health and Recovery Boards will host a Legislator’s Coffee Hour 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cadence Coffeehouse, 31 N. Main St., Niles.

The event will highlight how mental health and recovery boards work closely together to help people get the services they need. The boards also plan to discuss needed changes to Chapter 340 of the Ohio Revised Code, which governs alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services.

For more information, contact April Caraway, executive director of the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, at 330-675-2765, Ext. 107.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Overeaters Anonymous meets 6 p.m. Monday at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St., North Lima.

OA is for anyone with addictive problems with food, including compulsive overeating, bulimia, anorexia and other food-related problems. Contact Kristen at 412-389-6019 for more information.

OCTOBER FLU SHOTS: Mahoning County Public Health will host flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the county.

The health department will bill insurance. Bring insurance cards, driver’s license, Medicaid and Medicare cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed; most private insurances are accepted. Mahoning County Public Health is a Vaccines for Children Program Provider and will have limited opportunities for children that are uninsured or underinsured to receive the vaccine free of charge.

The October Flu Shot Clinics schedule is:

Today — 12:30 to 3 p.m., Roosevelt Park Community Center, Campbell;

Wednesday — 1 to 4 p.m., Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers;

Thursday — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, Westchester Drive, Austintown;

Oct. 27 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, Westchester Drive, Austintown;

Nov. 3 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, Westchester Drive, Austintown;

MAMMOGRAMS GO MOBILE: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit is traveling around northeast Ohio. Dates this month include:

Today — 8 to 11 a.m., Talsman Primary Care, 61 Talsman Drive, Canfield;

Today– 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Canfield Primary Care, 3660 Stutz Drive, Canfield;

Friday — 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., North Lima Primary Care, 9471 Market St., N. Lima;

Oct. 23 — 1 to 4 p.m., Project Connect at Youngstown Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

Oct. 24 — 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Stutz Primary Care, 3685 Stutz Drive, Canfield;

Oct. 26 — 8 to 11 a.m., TTM Technologies, 12080 Debartolo Drive, North Jackson;

Oct. 31 — 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Ultium Cells, 7400 Tod Ave. SW, Warren.

Call 330-480-2654 for more information or to schedule a mammogram.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available for free to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by the disease or another form of dementia.

The support groups meet at the following times and locations:

North Jackson — 2 p.m. third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road;

Howland — 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE.;

Warren — 10 a.m. third Wednesday of the month, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., conference room F; and

Canfield — 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.;

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24 / 7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for Alzheimer caregivers. Call 330-788-9755 for information on any of the meetings or to verify times and dates.

Austintown — 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield Niles Road;

Boardman — 7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, Boardman-Canfield Road;

Canfield — 10 a.m. fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.;

Girard — 6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Road;

Howland — 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Childrens Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road;

Poland — noon first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way, or call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road;

Salem, 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

In-person educational sessions are being offered to family members of persons with dementia. The Alzheimer Network is presenting sessions Oct. 22 and 29. Registration for the free presentations is required by calling 330-788-9755 for the Austintown location of the sessions.

SANDWICH-GEN HELP: Today’s sandwich generation — those caring for a parent 65 or older while also raising a child — can find help and tips for the stress of multi-generational caregiving at www.homeinstead.com/sandwichgen.

ON DEMAND EXPANDS: On Demand Counseling, a division of On Demand HealthCare, has expanded telehealth service. Telehealth counseling is now covered by most health insurance and Medicaid.

Visit OnDemandCounseling.com for more information. Call 330-270-8610 to confirm health insurance coverage or arrange a telehealth counseling session.

NAMI OFFERS SUPPORT: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley offers support and education for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

Family To Family, for families dealing with a member who has mental illness, and Peer to Peer, for individuals dealing with mental illness, meet periodically;

Connection support groups, 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;

Connection support groups, 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of each month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown;

Support through Expressive Arts, 6 pm. every third Monday, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

Daytime Family Support Group meets 11 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, Girard Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard; and

Evening Family Support Group meets 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

Email info@namimahoningvalley.org, call 330-727-9268 or visit the website at www.namimahoningvalley.org for more information.

FITNESS LOOP AT MALL: Southern Park Mall is partnering with Bios Wellness Urgent Care for the mall Fitness Loop 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, beginning at the DeBartolo Commons entrance.

Free health screenings by Bios Wellness Urgent Care are offered at the mall on a monthly basis. Guests will be able to receive free blood pressure screenings, heart rate checks and the opportunity to chat with a medical professional.

PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes. The Good Delivery Program seeks to deliver goods in the form of dinner, flowers / plants, groceries, craft beer and up to $75 toward bills.

Both traditional escapes and the Good Delivery Program are open to all adults battling cancer. Visit www.lifeisgoodnomatterwhat.org to nominate someone or learn more.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or email her at dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

Health notes

LUPUS SUPPORT: Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group meets at 6 p.m. today, at Panera Bread, U.S. Route 422, Niles. Meetings are free.

For more information, call Rhonda at 330-978-3749.

PARENT SUPPORT: Succeed, a support group for parents who have experienced the child welfare system, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Newport Library, 3730 Market St., Youngstown. The library is not sponsoring or participating in this event.

Parents who are involved with Children Services provide each other with hope, support and empowerment. During Succeed groups, parents discuss useful topics, help each other with community resources and have social time to support each other.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Schmid or Theresa Pancoe at Mahoning County Children Services, 330-941-8888.

DENTAL CARE OFFERED: The Buhl Regional Health Foundation, in cooperation with the Hubbard Public Library and Mercy Health Foundation-Mahoning Valley, will provide dental care for those without access to regular dental treatment. The Mobile Smile Station will be at the Hubbard Public Library parking lot, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, on Oct. 21, Nov. 30 and Dec. 29.

Appointments are required on first-come, first-served by calling 330-534-3512 or in person at the library. For more information, visit https://buhl regionalhealthfoundation.org/programs/dental-care.

LEGISLATOR’S COFFEE HOUR: The Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana and Ashtabula Counties’ Mental Health and Recovery Boards will host a Legislator’s Coffee Hour 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Cadence Coffeehouse, 31 N. Main St., Niles.

The event will highlight how mental health and recovery boards work closely to help people get the services they need. The boards also plan to discuss needed changes to Chapter 340 of the Ohio Revised Code, which governs alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services.

For more information, contact April Caraway, executive director, TCMHRB, at 330-675-2765, Ext. 107.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Overeaters Anonymous meets 6 p.m. Monday at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St., North Lima.

OA is for anyone with addictive problems with food, including compulsive overeating, bulimia, anorexia and other food-related problems. Contact Kristen at 412-389-6019 for more information.

EATING DISORDER HELP: The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Other Eating Disorders will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Church of Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa.

Call Renee at 724-981-5435 for more information.

SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Multiple Myeloma Support group will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Anyone interested in joining is asked to email mgiam battista@yahoo.com.

OCTOBER FLU SHOTS: Mahoning County Public Health will be holding flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the county.

The health department will bill insurance. Bring insurance cards, driver’s license, Medicaid and Medicare cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed; most private insurances are accepted. Mahoning County Public Health is a Vaccines for Children Program Provider and will have limited opportunities for children that are uninsured or underinsured to receive the vaccine free of charge.

The October Flu Shot Clinics schedule is:

• Thursday — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health, 50 Westchester Drive, Youngstown;

• Thursday — 2 to 5 p.m., Beaver Township Woodworth Park, 225 Warren Ave., Poland;

• Oct. 17 — 9 to 11 a.m., Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, Youngstown;

• Oct. 17 — 2 to 5 p.m., Poland Township Administration Building, 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland;

• Oct. 18 — 12:30 to 3 p.m., City of Campbell Roosevelt Park, Community Center, Campbell;

• Oct. 19 — 1 to 4 p.m., Struthers Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers;

• Oct. 20 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health;

• Oct. 27 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health;

• Nov. 3 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mahoning County Public Health.

MVI HOSPICE CARE: Bereavement support groups are free to anyone who has lost a loved one, including a pet. Sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman. Call 330-759-9487 for information.

MAMMOGRAMS GO MOBILE: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit is traveling around northeast Ohio. Dates this week include:

• Wednesday — 8 to 11 a.m., Churchill Primary Care, 4694 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, and 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Youngstown Primary Care, 1053 Belmont Ave., Youngstown;

• Thursday — 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Austintown Primary Care, 5533 Mahoning Ave., Austintown;

• Oct. 10 — 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Salem Primary Care, 564 E. Second St., Salem;

• Oct. 12 — 8 to 11 a.m., Boardman Primary Care, 8423 Market St., Boardman, and 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Canfield Primary Care, 3660 Stutz Drive, Canfield;

• Oct. 14 — 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Classic Optical, 3710 Belmont Ave., Youngstown

• Oct. 17 — 8:15 to 11 a.m., Sebring Primary Care, 605 E. Ohio Ave., Sebring, and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 Canfield Niles Road, Austintown.

Call 330-480-2654 for more information or to schedule a mammogram.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available for free to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by the disease or another form of dementia.

• North Jackson, 2 p.m. third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 North Lipkey Road;

• Howland, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE.;

• Warren, 10 a.m. third Wednesday of the month, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., conference room F; and

• Canfield, 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.;

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24 / 7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for alzheimer caregivers. Call 330-788-9755 for information on any of the meetings or to verify times and dates.

• Austintown, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield Niles Road;

• Boardman, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, Boardman Canfield Road;

• Canfield, 10 a.m. fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.;

• Girard, 6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Hubbard Road;

• Hermitage, Pa., 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, New Virginia Methodist Church, 1100 S. Keel Ridge Road;

• Howland, 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Childrens Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road;

• Poland I, noon first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way;

• Poland II, call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road; and

• Salem, 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

In-person educational sessions are being offered to family members of persons with dementia. The Alzheimer Network is presenting sessions Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Registration for the free presentations is required by calling 330-788-9755 for the Austintown location of the sessions.

SANDWICH-GEN HELP: Today’s sandwich generation — those caring for a parent 65 or older while also raising a child — can find help and tips for the stress of multi-generational caregiving at www.homeinstead.com/sandwichgen.

ON DEMAND EXPANDS: On Demand Counseling, a division of On Demand HealthCare, has expanded telehealth service. Telehealth counseling is now covered by most health insurance and Medicaid.

Visit OnDemandCounseling.com for more information. Call 330-270-8610 to confirm health insurance coverage or arrange a telehealth counseling session.

NAMI OFFERS SUPPORT: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley offers support and education for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

• Family To Family, for families dealing with a member who has mental illness, and Peer to Peer, for individuals dealing with mental illness, meet periodically;

• Connection support groups, 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;

• Connection support groups, 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

• Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of each month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown;

• Support through Expressive Arts, 6 pm. every third Monday, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

• Daytime Family Support Group meets 11 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, Girard Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard; and

• Evening Family Support Group meets 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

Email info@namimahoningvalley.org, call 330-727-9268 or visit the website at www.namimahoningvalley.org for more information.

FITNESS LOOP AT MALL: Southern Park Mall is partnering with Bios Wellness Urgent Care for the mall Fitness Loop 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, beginning at the DeBartolo Commons entrance.

Free health screenings by Bios Wellness Urgent Care are offered at the mall on a monthly basis. Guests will be able to receive free blood pressure screenings, heart rate checks and the opportunity to chat with a medical professional.

PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes. The Good Delivery Program seeks to deliver goods in the form of dinner, flowers / plants, groceries, craft beer and up to $75 toward bills.

Both traditional escapes and the Good Delivery Program are open to all adults battling cancer. Visit www.lifeisgoodnomatterwhat.org to nominate someone or learn more.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or email her at dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

Health notes

FLU SHOT CLINIC: Mahoning County Public Health will hold flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the county.

Bring insurance cards, driver’s license, Medicaid and Medicare cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed. Most private insurances are accepted.

The 2021 clinic schedule is:

• 2 to 4:30 p.m. today, Beaver Township Woodworth Park, 225 Warren Ave., Poland;

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Mahoning County Public Health, 50 Westchester Drive, Youngstown;

• 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., Canfield;

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12, Boardman United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 6809 Market St., Youngstown;

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Mahoning County Public Health, 50 Westchester Drive, Youngstown;

• 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Poland Township Administration Building, 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland;

• 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 19, Struthers Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers;

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Mahoning County Public Health, 50 Westchester Drive, Youngstown; and

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 3, Mahoning County Public Health.

ONE HEALTH OHIO AWARDS: ONE Health Ohio has received three American Heart Association outpatient program achievement awards in recognition for its commitment to reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke by improving high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes and blood pressure management. The awards recognize a commitment to following the latest evidence- and science-based care guidelines.

This year, ONE Health Ohio received these achievement awards: The American Heart Association’s Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol Gold; The American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes Participant; and Target: BP Silver recognition jointly presented by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Overeaters Anonymous meets 6 p.m. Monday at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St., North Lima.

OA is for anyone with addictive problems with food, including compulsive overeating, bulimia, anorexia and other food-related problems. Contact Kristen at 412-389-6019 for more information.

EATING DISORDER HELP: The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Other Eating Disorders will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Church of Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa.

Call Renee at 724-981-5435 for more information.

MVI HOSPICE CARE: Bereavement support groups are free to anyone who has lost a loved one, including a pet. Sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman. Call 330-759-9487 for information.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available for free to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by the disease or another form of dementia.

• NORTH JACKSON: 2 p.m. third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 North Lipkey Road;

• HOWLAND: 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE.;

• WARREN: 10 a.m. third Wednesday of the month, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., conference room F; and

• CANFIELD: 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.;

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24 / 7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for alzheimer caregivers. Call 330-788-9755 for information on any of the meetings or to verify times and dates.

• AUSTINTOWN: 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield Niles Road;

• BOARDMAN: 7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, Boardman Canfield Road;

• CANFIELD: 10 a.m. fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.;

• GIRARD: 6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Hubbard Road;

• HERMITAGE, Pa.: 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, New Virginia Methodist Church, 1100 S. Keel Ridge Road;

• HOWLAND: 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Childrens Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road;

• POLAND I: noon first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way;

• POLAND II: Call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road; and

• SALEM: 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

In-person educational sessions are being offered to family members of persons with dementia. The Alzheimer Network is presenting sessions Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Registration for the free presentations is required by calling 330-788-9755 for the Austintown location of the sessions.

SANDWICH-GEN HELP: Today’s sandwich generation — those caring for a parent 65 or older while also raising a child — can find help and tips for the stress of multi-generational caregiving at www.homeinstead.com/sandwichgen.

ON DEMAND EXPANDS: On Demand Counseling, a division of On Demand HealthCare, has expanded telehealth service. Telehealth counseling is now covered by most health insurance and Medicaid.

Visit OnDemandCounseling.com for more information. Call 330-270-8610 to confirm health insurance coverage or arrange a telehealth counseling session.

NAMI OFFERS SUPPORT: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley offers support and education for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

• Family To Family, for families dealing with a member who has mental illness, and Peer to Peer, for individuals dealing with mental illness, meet periodically;

• Connection support groups, 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;

• Connection support groups, 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

• Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of each month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown;

• Support through Expressive Arts, 6 pm. every third Monday, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

• Daytime Family Support Group meets 11 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, Girard Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard; and

• Evening Family Support Group meets 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

Email info@namimahoningvalley.org, call 330-727-9268 or visit the website at www.namimahoningvalley.org for more information.

MAMMOGRAMS GO MOBILE: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit is traveling around northeast Ohio. Dates this week include:

• Wednesday — 8 to 11 a.m., Churchill Primary Care, 4694 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, and 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Youngstown Primary Care, 1053 Belmont Ave., Youngstown;

• Thursday — 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Austintown Primary Care, 5533 Mahoning Ave., Austintown;

• Oct. 10 — 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Salem Primary Care, 564 E. 2nd St., Salem;

• Oct. 12 — 8 to 11 a.m., Boardman Primary Care, 8423 Market St., Boardman, and 12:30 to 2:15 p.m., Canfield Primary Care, 3660 Stutz Drive, Canfield;

• Oct. 14 — 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Classic Optical, 3710 Belmont Ave., Youngstown

• Oct. 17 — 8:15 to 11 a.m., Sebring Primary Care, 605 E. Ohio Ave., Sebring, and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 Canfield Niles Road, Austintown.

Call 330-480-2654 for more information or to schedule a mammogram.

FITNESS LOOP AT MALL: Southern Park Mall is partnering with Bios Wellness Urgent Care for the mall Fitness Loop 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, beginning at the DeBartolo Commons entrance.

Free health screenings by Bios Wellness Urgent Care are offered at the mall on a monthly basis. Guests will be able to receive free blood pressure screenings, heart rate checks and the opportunity to chat with a medical professional.

PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes. The Good Delivery Program seeks to deliver goods in the form of dinner, flowers / plants, groceries, craft beer and up to $75 toward bills.

Both traditional escapes and the Good Delivery Program are open to all adults battling cancer. Visit www.lifeisgoodnomatterwhat.org to nominate someone or learn more.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Call Doris Bullock, project coordinator, at 330-720-3293 or email her at dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

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