Loudoun County wellness calendar, Aug. 1-8, 2013

July 31, 2013

Hearing tests For age 18 and older. 8:30-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, Suite 201, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. 703-858-7620. Free. Registration required.

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

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. Thursday, 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 Department, 16600 Courage Ct., Leesburg. 800-733-2767.

Overeaters Anonymous Use the single-door entrance to the left of the double-door at the sanctuary. Follow sign to the parlor on the second floor. Friday at 11 a.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-443-9144.

Safe Sitter class For ages 11-13. To receive a Safe Sitter certificate, students must pass a practical and written test on baby-sitting concepts and handling an emergency. 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 and snacks. Registration required.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Western Loudoun Saturday at 3 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 East Main St., Purcellville. 703-431-7160. kathy@dbsanca.org. Free.

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

Seniors tai chi Stretching and strengthening movements, led by Suchi. Monday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039. Free.

Sterling blood drive Monday, 3-8 p.m. Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. 800-733-2767.

Debtors Anonymous learn how to make lifestyle changes to avoid debt. Monday, 7-8 p.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 800-421-2383. 781-453-2743. www.debtorsanonymous.org.

New fathers support A group for new fathers or fathers-to-be to ask questions and share ideas. Tuesday at 7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-858-6360. www.thebirthinginn.org. Free.

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

Women’s cancer support Woman to Woman group. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Suite 100, Leesburg. 703-858-8850. Free.

Bereaved parents support Compassionate Friends group for parents coping with the death of a child. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 540-882-9707. Free.

Diabetes support Aug. 8 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. Aug. 8, 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.

Cancer support For patients, their family members and friends. Aug. 8, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, Room 202, 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-2012. www.ashburnpresbyterian.org. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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