Loudoun County well calendar, Oct. 4-11

October 3, 2012

Alzheimer’s support Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Spring Arbor Assisted Living, 237 Fairview St. NW, Leesburg. 540-338-6520. Free.

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

Nar-anon family group A 12-step program to help relatives and friends of those recovering from addiction. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., Leesburg. www.nar-anon.org. Free.

Leesburg blood drive Friday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, 16600 Courage Ct., Leesburg. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

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

Breast cancer retreat “Survivorship: Thriving Through Integrative Strategies.” 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Inova Loudoun Hospital, Conference Rooms A and B, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. Sponsored by the Loudoun Breast Health Network, the American Cancer Society and Inova Loudoun Hospital. www.inovabreastcare.org. 855-694-6682. Free. Reservations required.

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

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

Tai chi Mondays, 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Assisted-living facility family council Promotes and protects residents’ rights in nursing homes. Friends and family members are welcome. Monday, 5-6 p.m. Heritage Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 122 Morven Park Rd., Leesburg. 540-882-3385. Free.

Alzheimer’s support For those caring for people with dementia. Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Galilee United Methodist Church, 45425 Winding Rd., Sterling. 703-430-2203. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous Mondays, 7:30 p.m. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville. 703-823-6682.

Man-to-Man prostate-cancer support For survivors and their families. Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. 703-858-8857. karen.archer@inova.org. Free.

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

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

Diabetes support group Next Thursday, 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Parenting Alone group For those who have lost a partner to cancer while raising school-age children. Next Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org. Free.

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

Flu shot clinic Next Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Hosted by Inova Health Source. 571-258-3400. $30; Medicare Part B-covered, free.

Lyme disease support Next Thursday, 7 p.m. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville. charphealy@yahoo.com. Free.

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

Speech-language screenings For age 3 and older. Call for an appointment next Thursday. Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. 703-858-7620. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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