AKRON: The needs of those with early stage memory loss and their care partners will be the topic of a Living with Alzheimer’s program to be held monthly from January through May.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater East Ohio Area Chapter will hold the program at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and on the second Tuesday of the first five months of 2014 at the Northwest Community Center at 1730 Shatto Ave., Akron.
FAIRLAWN: The Prostate Cancer Support and Education group is meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stewart’s Caring Place, 2955 W. Market St., Suite R, Fairlawn.
The open meeting will include a discussion about end-of-life decisions and post-treatment regrets.
New hospital board
RAVENNA: Robinson Health System Inc. recently announced its new 15-member board to oversee Robinson Memorial Hospital.
The hospital converted Jan. 1 from county-owned to not-for-profit status.
The 10 previous hospital board members were joined by five new members as part of the transition from being a county-owned hospital.
The five new members include: Carole Beaty, chief program officer for Family & Community Services; Marjorie Conner, corporate general counsel and manager of legal services for Davey Tree Expert Co.; Timothy Toppen, chief executive and board member of TruVitals, a medical device company based in Florida; Joseph Giulitto, a retired Portage County Common Pleas Court judge; and Stephen Colecchi, president and chief executive of Robinson Memorial Hospital.
AKRON: The Scottish American Society will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 12 in the meeting room level of the Main Branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron.
The meeting will feature Jim Frost, who will discuss Scottish Feng Shui.
The meeting is open to the public.
Free parking will be available in the library’s parking garage.
For more information, visit www.scottishamericansociety.org.
COVENTRY TWP.: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will present a workshop Jan. 21 for adults who want to become certified youth fishing instructors.
The class will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Division of Wildlife district headquarters at 912 Portage Lakes Drive.
The event is free, but advance sign-up is required.
Background checks will be conducted on all participants.
For reservations and more information, contact Ken Fry at 330-245-3030.