Published: Sunday, April 29, 2007
Woman's Heart Day set
Woman's Heart Day set
YOUNGSTOWN Humility of Mary Health Partners Heart and Vascular Services and Laboratory Services are offering their fourth annual Woman's Heart Day from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Chevrolet Centre in Youngstown.
The event includes free health screenings, refreshments, informational programs, and giveaways.
Screenings offered on a first-come, first-served basis include blood pressure and body fat, as well as, stroke, diabetes and cardiac risk assessments. Space is limited for the peripheral arterial disease, bone density, lipid panel (cholesterol and glucose) and skin cancer screenings. There will be free health and wellness presentations, make-up demonstrations, massage therapy, refreshments and door prizes.
Woman's Heart Day is free, but registration is required. Call (330) 480-3151 or toll-free (877) 700-4647.
YOUNGSTOWN The National Safety Council, Northern Ohio Chapter, is offering three separate two-hour, dog-bite prevention classes Tuesday. Class times are 8 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The classes will be at the National Safety Council in the Ohio One Building, second floor auditorium, 25 E. Boardman St. The cost is $15 per person. To register, call (330) 747-8657.
Programs at St. Joe's
NILES St. Joe's at the Mall, located next to the inside entrance of Sears in the Eastwood Mall, offers several programs this month. They include: Free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays; May 2, 9 to 10 a.m., Baby's First Massage Class, call (330) 652-7542 to register, and there is a fee; May 2, noon to 4 p.m., National Anxiety Screening Day, no appointment is necessary; May 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a six-week weight management program run by a dietitian. There is a fee. To register, call (877) 700-4647 7, 9 a.m. to noon, free adult vision screening, for an appointment, call (330) 652-7542; May 8, noon to 1 p.m., special senior program on Medicare and Medicaid, to register, call (330) 652-7542.
Talking about medications
NEW CASTLE, Pa. "Let's Talk About Medications" will be discussed at the Jameson Diabetes Support Group program presented Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Jameson South Conference Center. The program is free to the public and will include refreshments and door prizes. Reservations are appreciated but not necessary. Call (724) 657-3224.
BOARDMAN Molly Seals, senior vice president of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Humility of Mary Health Partners, is among the guest speakers at the Tri-County Family Violence Prevention Coalition board meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Holiday Inn on South Avenue. Other speakers are Theresa Wukusick, program manager for The Anthem, and Jo Simenson, Anthem , Ohio Domestic Violence Prevention Workplace Initiative.
Life support, CPR course
GREENVILLE, Pa. UPMC Horizon is offering a Basic Life Support/Heartsaver Instructor CPR course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 15 in Assembly Rooms A and B. Call (724) 589-6113 for course fees and prerequisites.
Wellness, blood screening
SALEM The Salem Lions Club is offering a wellness program/blood screening event from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at United Steelworkers of America Local 1538, 547 Prospect St. Call (800) 234-8888 for costs and an appointment.
Training for baby sitters
BOARDMAN The American Red Cross Mahoning Chapter is offering baby-sitter training for youths 11 to 15 Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boardman Park. Call (330) 726-6063 to register.
Caregiving for Alzheimer's
YOUNGSTOWN The Alzheimer Assistance Referral Network is offering a series of three caregiver meetings designed to help family members better understand the changes they and their loved ones experience with the disease. The meetings, at New Beginning Outreach, 322 Wick Ave., are at 10 a.m. May 12, 19 and 26. There is no charge. Call (330) 788-9755 for reservations.
Nurse leader to speak
YOUNGSTOWN Rebecca Patton, president of the American Nurses Association and a Youngstown native, is the speaker for the District Three, Ohio Nurses annual "Nurses Make A Difference" banquet May 11 at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education Center, Mill Creek Park, 123 McKinley Ave. Registration will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will begin about 7:45 p.m. For cost information and to register, call (330) 799-4199.
Art show at care center
HERMITAGE, Pa. The Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, 875 N. Hermitage Road, is offering "Life Beginnings," featuring the work of Pittsburgh artist John Eastman, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 10. The show is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Call (724) 347-7700.
Health fair set at church
YOUNGSTOWN Union Baptist Church, 528 Lincoln Ave. is offering a health fair from noon to 3 p.m. May 12 at the church. Session topics include HIV/AIDS, mammograms and stroke, and there will be blood screenings. Call (330) 746-1217 for information.
YOUNGSTOWN Tiffany Breast Care Center will conduct mammogram screenings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane. Dr. Dean R. Ball, radiologist, and his staff of female mammography technologists will provide mammograms in a fully contained mobile unit.
Medicare, Medicaid & most private insurances accepted. Participants must have a doctor's order with a physician's phone number and/or address. Those who do not have insurance or who are under-insured will be charged $50. Appointments are required. Call Darlene Muller, (330) 746-3251 Ext. 106 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.