Loudoun County wellness calendar, Dec. 13-20

December 12, 2012

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.

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

Parenting Alone Group For parents who have lost a partner to cancer while raising school-aged 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.

“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.

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

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

Nar-Anon family group A 12-step program for family members and friends of those recovering from addiction. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., Leesburg. www.nar-non.org. Free.

La Leche League Mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information. Friday at 10:15 a.m. Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd. 703-431-3852. Free.

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. Free.

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

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

Supervised exercise equipment use Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. NW. 703-737-8039. 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.

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

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

Ashburn blood drive Tuesday, 1:30-6 p.m. Loudoun County Public Schools Administration, 21000 Education Ct., Broadlands. 866-256-6372.

Tree of Life food pantry Serving western Loudoun with deliveries on Wednesdays and Saturdays. For information on eligibility, call 703-554-3595.

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

Leesburg blood drive Next Thursday, noon-
7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

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

Young Parent Services program Individual case management and a weekly support group for teenage parents. Loudoun County Department of Family Social Services, 52 Sycolin Rd., Leesburg. Call for time and location. 703-771-5375.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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