December 19, 2012

“Laugh yoga” for seniors Exercises to improve flexibility and balance. Thursday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Inova blood donor services Thursday, noon-7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372. Appointments welcome.

Nar-Anon family group For relatives and friends of those recovering from addictions. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St. www.nar-anon.org.

Leesburg blood drive, Friday, 1:30-6 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St. NW., Leesburg. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

Abraham Low self-help program Support for people with emotional problems. Fridays at 8 p.m. Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. 703-777-1708.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Western Loudoun Saturdays at 3 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St. 703-431-7160.

Overeaters Anonymous Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 571-340-2546.

New mothers support Babies are welcome. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Inova Loudoun Medical Pavilion, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 703-858-6360.

Drop-in grief support For people coping with a recent death. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. Loudoun Capital Hospice, 209 Gibson St. NW, Suite 202, Leesburg. 703-777-7866.

Reiki sessions A program for cancer patients that aims to recharge and balance the body’s energy. Next Thursday, 6:45-8 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-858-8857. Free. Registration required.

Cancer support For survivors and their relatives and friends. Next Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd. 703-729-2012. Free.

Loudoun Nurturing Parenting Program Children attend sessions with their parents. For information about classes, 703-771-3973, Ext. 27. nurturingprogram@lcsj.org. Free.

Adult day centers Weekdays, 7:30 a.m.-
5:30 p.m. County-run programs for seniors with physical limitations or memory loss. The centers offer a safe and social environment, therapeutic activities, individualized care and respite for caregivers. Leesburg, 703-771-5334; Purcellville, 571-258-3402; and Ashburn-Sterling, 571-258-3232. Sliding-scale fees. Transportation assistance may be available.

Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Investigates and works to resolve complaints made by or for residents of long-term facilities. 703-324-5861.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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