Health notes

Health notes

Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 29-Sep-2006

Wednesday

Radiant Research-Akron — Offers free cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 754 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 200, Mogadore. Call 330-628-6001 for an appointment.

Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties — Offers support and education for women who are in abusive relationships, whether emotionally, physically, financially or sexually. Weekly support groups meet in various areas of Summit and Medina counties, Tuesdays through Thursdays, days and evenings. Summit: 330-374-1111, Medina: 330-723-3900.

AseraCare Grief Support Group — 6:30 p.m., AseraCare Hospice, 4081 Embassy Parkway, Akron. For anyone who has lost a loved one in the last three to 18 months. Free and open to the public. Advance registration required. 800-833-5109.

Gentle Fitness — 1 to 2 p.m., WRH Health System, 195 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth. $2. 330-334-2838.

Overeaters Anonymous –7:30 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 380 Mineola Ave., Akron, 330-836-1776; 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Episcopal Church, 317 Liberty St., Medina, 330-722-6313.

Noetic Bloomers Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 to 11 a.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.
Al-Anon — 8 to 9 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

Alateen — 8 to 9 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

Springfield Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 to 9 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

A Cut Above the Rest — Learn about different meats and how to prepare, 6 p.m., Akron General Medical Center, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron. Free. 330-344-7762.

Akron General cholesterol/glucose screening — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 2630 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. $10 for total cholesterol and glucose only; $16 for HDL, glucose, total cholesterol and risk ratio for heart disease. 330-665-8095.

Childbirth Class — Second of seven, 7-9 p.m., WRH Health System, 195 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth. Free. 330-334-2722.

American Cancer Society Cancer Support Group — 4-6 p.m. Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free.

Diabetes Health Screenings — 6-8:30 p.m., Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

Cancer Support Group — 4-5:30 p.m., Greensburg United Methodist Church, 2161 Greensburg Road, Green. Free.

American Red Cross — Infant and Child CPR — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Cross Medina County, 704 N. Court St., Medina. $32. 330-723-4565 or 877-441-4565.

NAMI of Medina County Support Group — 7-9 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. Free. 330-335-3021.

Jackson Township Community Education — Adult CPR and AED — 6-9 p.m., Jackson Middle School, 7355 Mudbrook St. N.W., Jackson Township. $45. 330-830-8017.

Men’s Night Out — 6:30 p.m., Yocono’s Restaurant, 1666 W. Exchange St., Akron. 330-344-2462.

Thursday

Aquatic exercise — 9 and 10 a.m., Motel 6, 3122 Eastpointe Drive, Medina. $36 for series or $3 per session. Registration required: 330-721-5009.

Co-Dependents Anonymous — 7:30 to 9 p.m., Unity Chapel of Light, 503 Northwest Ave., Tallmadge. Free. 330-535-4583.

Recovery Inc. Self-Help Group — 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. Free. 330-665-3402.

Overeaters Anonymous –7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 63 S. Prospect St., Ravenna, 330-296-3481; 7:30 p.m., Briarwood, 3700 Englewood Drive, off Graham Road, Stow. 330-923-3522.

Emotions Anonymous — 8 p.m., Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 130 Broad Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-849-0849.

Diabetes Management — 6-7:30 p.m., Akron General Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Montrose area of Bath Township. $35. 330-665-8022.

Adult ADD support Group — 6-8:30 p.m., Akron General Ambulatory Care Center, 301 Wabash Ave., Akron. Free. 330-344-7602.

Childbirth Education Class — 7 p.m., Barberton Citizens Hospital, 155 Fifth St., Barberton. $10. Registration required: 330-848-7758.

Akron General cholesterol/glucose screening — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Klein’s Pharmacy, 2015 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls. $10 for total cholesterol and glucose only; $16 for HDL, glucose, total cholesterol and risk ratio for heart disease. 330-665-8095.

American Red Cross — First Aid — 9 a.m.-noon, Red Cross Medina County, 704 N. Court St., Medina. $25. 330-723-4565 or 877-441-4565.

Northeast Ohio Healthcare and Wellness Career Fair — 2-6:30 p.m., Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. www.AkronWorks.com.

Friday

Hope Alcoholics Anonymous discussion group — 8 to 9 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

Celebrate Recovery — 7 p.m., Hudson Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro St., Hudson. Free. 330-650-9533, Ext. 416.

Overeaters Anonymous — 6 p.m., Summit Masonic Complex, 91 Springside Drive, Bath Township. 330-923-6637.

Exercise for Arthritis Care — 1-1:45 p.m., Akron General Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Montrose area of Bath Township. 330-665-8130. Akron General cholesterol/glucose screening — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tops, 360 Waterloo Road, Akron. $10 for total cholesterol and glucose only; $16 for HDL, glucose, total cholesterol and risk ratio for heart disease. 330-665-8095.

Skin Cancer Screening — 9 a.m.-noon, Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

Life After Stroke support group — 10 a.m.-noon, St. Thomas Hospital, 444 N. Main St., Akron. Free. 330-686-4455.

Saturday

Alopecia areata — 11 a.m., St. Thomas Hospital, 444 N. Main St., Akron. 330-456-2024.

4+12+12 Sobriety Group Alcoholics Anonymous — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

Overeaters Anonymous — 10:30 a.m., St. Thomas Hospital, 444 N. Main St., Akron. 330-923-1059.

Boot Camp for New Dads — 9 a.m.-noon, Akron General Health and Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Montrose area of Bath Township. $50. 330-344-6868.

Breast-feeding Class — 9 a.m.-noon, WRH Health System, 195 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth. Free. 330-334-2722.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR Class — for Infant, Child & Adult — 10:30 a.m., Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. $40. 330-297-2576.

American Red Cross — CPR Review — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Cross Medina County, 704 N. Court St., Medina. $22. 330-723-4565 or 877-441-4565.

Sunday

Griefshare Support Group — 6 p.m., Chapel in Marlboro, 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. Free. 330-935-0132.

Overeaters Anonymous — 10:30 a.m., R.A.M.A.R./Genesis offices, 380/386 S. Portage Path, Akron. 330-867-7571.

Monday

Overeaters Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Briarwood, 3700 Englewood Drive, off Graham Road, Stow. 330-926-0160.

Free Hearing & Speech Screenings — Throughout May, the Rehab Center will offer free hearing and speech screenings for all ages. Rehab Center is at 270 Sterkel Blvd., Mansfield. Screenings are by appointment; call 419-756-1133.

SNAP (Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests) — 7 p.m. support group. For location and details, call 216-210-1243.

Co-Dependents Anonymous — 10 a.m., Church of Our Saviour, 471 Crosby St., Akron. 330-535-4583.

Dining with Diabetes — 6-8 p.m., Akron General Medical Center, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron. Free. 330-344-7762.

Akron General cholesterol/glucose screening — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Akron General Green Health Center, 1587 Boettler Road, Green. $10 for total cholesterol and glucose only; $16 for HDL, glucose, total cholesterol and risk ratio for heart disease. 330-665-8095.

Alzheimer’s Association Wadsworth Evening Caregiver Support Group — 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 116 E. Boyer St., Wadsworth. 330-864-5646 or 800-272-3900.

Infant Massage — 6:30-7:30 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. $20 per couple. 330-721-5992.

Next Tuesday

Nicotine Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Stow United Methodist Church, 4880 Fishcreek Road, Stow. Free. 330-926-1060.

Overeaters Anonymous — 7 p.m., Cedar Meadows Apartments, 1729 Whitehall Blvd., Kent. 330-673-3011.

Narcotics Anonymous — 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, Dobkin Center, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-253-8181.

NAMI of Summit County Support Group — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mental Health Associates, 405 Tallmadge Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Free. 330-753-7410.

Missing Link traumatic brain injury support group — 6:30 p.m., Edwin Shaw Hospital, 1621 Flickinger Road, Lakemore. 330-784-1271, Ext. 5553.

PACT Support Group — 6 to 7:30 p.m., J.R. Coleman Outreach Service Center, 1731 Grace Ave. N.E., Canton. For families in which one or both parents are mentally ill. 330-455-5858.

PACE (People With Arthritis Can Exercise) class — 10:30 a.m., Twinsburg Senior Center, 10260 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg. $30 for 10 sessions. 330-963-8722.

Emotions Anonymous — 8 p.m., United Church of Christ, 2095 W. Market St., Fairlawn. 330-849-0849.

Celebrate Recovery — 7 to 9 p.m., Hudson Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro St., Hudson. Free. 330-650-9533, Ext. 339.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Chronic Pain support group — 6:30-8 p.m., Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, 1900 Twenty-third St., Cuyahoga Falls. Free.

Bariatric Surgery Information & Support Group — 6-9 p.m., Akron General Medical Center, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron. Free. 330-344-6880.

Freshstart — 1-2 p.m., WRH Health System, 195 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth. Free. 330-334-2824.

Blood Pressure Screening — 10 a.m.-noon, Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

Parkinson’s support group — 1-3 p.m., Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

“Beyond Stroke” support group — 4-5 p.m., Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society M.S. support group — 7-9 p.m., Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna. Free. 330-297-2576.

Pediatric Heartsaver — 6-8:30 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. $30. 330-721-5982.

Heartsaver First Aid — 2-5:30 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. $40. 330-721-5982.

Heart-Healthy Eating — 6:30 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. $10. 330-721-5144.

Healthy Bones for a Lifetime — 7 p.m., Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina. $20 per couple. 330-721-59852.

American Red Cross — Family Care Giving — 6-8 p.m., Red Cross Medina County, 704 N. Court St., Medina. $15. 330-723-4565 or 877-441-4565.

West Hill Lupus Support Group — 7 p.m., Northwest Family Recreation Center, 1730 Shatto Ave., Akron. Free. 330-945-6767.

Source: http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/mld/ohio/living/health/14534651.htm?source=rss&channel=ohio_health

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