Loudoun County wellness calendar, April 11-18

April 10, 2013

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

La Leche League mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information. 703-753-3214. Thursdays at 10 a.m.-noon Panera Bread, 43670 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn. lllashburn@gmail.com. Free.

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

Parenting Alone Group for parents who have lost a spouse or partner to cancer while raising school-age children. Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Suite 100, Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org. Free.

Cancer support for patients, family members and friends. Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-2012. www.ashburnpresbyterian.org. Free.

La Leche League mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information. Friday at 10:15 a.m. Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd., Ashburn. 703-753-3214 or 703-737-8100. Free.

“Loudoun Health for Life Day” Activities include blood pressure and other screenings, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccinations, physical fitness for all ages, projects for children and take-home materials. Sponsored by the Loudoun County Health Council, the Loudoun County Public Library and the Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Gum Spring Library, 24600 Millstream Dr., Stone Ridge. www.loudoun.gov/healthcouncil. Free.

Divorce care support video seminar series for people experiencing divorce or separation. Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Our Saviour’s Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-723-1085. Free.

Tai chi stretching and strengthening movements, led by Suchi. Mondays at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039. Free.

Widow and Widowers support Monday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039. Free.

Debtors Anonymous learn how to find a new way of living that offers recovery from problems with debt. Monday, 7-8 p.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 800-421-2383. 781-453-2743. www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Leesburg blood drive Tuesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monroe Technology Center, 715 Childrens Center Rd. SW, Leesburg. 866-256-6372 or 571-252-2080.

Alzheimer’s support Tuesday, 12:30-
1:30 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-358-3402.

Leesburg blood drive Wednesday, 9 a.m.-
2 p.m. Monroe Technology Center, 715 Childrens Center Rd. SW, Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

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.

Inova blood donor services conference rooms A and B. Thursday, noon-7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

Menopause support Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 703-858-8060. Free.

Reach to Recovery home-visit program for mastectomy and lumpectomy patients, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Temporary prostheses, exercise instruction and encouragement. 703-938-5550. Free.

Tree of Life Food Pantry serves western Loudoun County. Food deliveries are made Wednesdays and Saturdays. 703-554-3595.

Birthright of Loudoun County pregnancy tests, clothes, baby clothing, transportation and support throughout pregnancy, 823 S. King St., Suite I, Leesburg. 703-777-7272. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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