Loudoun County wellness calendar, April 4-11

April 3, 2013

Free hearing tests for adults Call for a Thursday appointment. Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. 703-858-7620.

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

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

“Financial Considerations of Alzheimer’s Disease” An Alzheimer’s Association workshop. Saturday, 2-30 p.m. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. 703-766-9005 or www.alz.org/nca. Free.

Ashburn blood drive Saturday, 6:30-11:30 a.m. St. Theresa Catholic Church, 21370 St. Theresa Lane, Ashburn. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Safe sitter classes For ages 11-13. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 571-308-5794. 703-858-6000. $75, includes book, snacks and a tour of the mobile health unit. Registration required.

Sterling blood drive Sunday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd., Sterling. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Divorce care support Video seminar series for people experiencing the hurt of 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. 703-737-8039. Free.

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

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

Fall-risk assessment clinic Be evaluated by an optometrist, a physical therapist, a pharmacist and a geriatric nurse. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Call 571-258-3400 to schedule a free appointment.

Ashburn blood drive Tuesday, 3-8 p.m. Ashburn Farm Association, 21400 Windmill Dr., Ashburn, 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing For adults. Information about mild to severe hearing loss and available equipment. Tuesday at 10 a.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. Free.

Purcellville blood drive Tuesday, 10 a.m.-
3 p.m. Patrick Henry College, One Patrick Henry Circle, Purcellville. 540-338-1776. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Man-to-man cancer support group For prostate cancer survivors and family members. 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. Wednesdays, 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 (Suite 202), Leesburg. 703-777-7866. Free.

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

Parenting Alone Group for parents who have lost a partner to cancer while raising school-aged children. April 11, 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. April 11, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-2012.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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