Loudoun County wellness calendar, Jan. 3-10

January 2, 2013

“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.

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.

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.

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/make-donation. Appointments recommended.

Ashburn blood drive Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation. Appointments recommended.

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

Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Workshop for those 18 and older. Tuesday at 10 a.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. Free.

Gamers Union for Teens with Asperger’s For ages 12-21, accompanied by a caregiver. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323. Free.

Man-to-Man cancer support For prostate cancer patients 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. 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 loss. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. Loudoun Capital Hospice, 209 Gibson St. NW (Suite 202), Leesburg. 703-777-7866. 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. (Suite 100), Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org. Free.

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

Road to Recovery transportation program For people who need rides to cancer-treatment appointments. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. 703-938-5550. Free.

Tree of Life Food Pantry Serving western Loudoun County. Food deliveries are made Wednesdays and Saturdays. For information: 703-554-3595.

Reach to Recovery program Home-visit program for those who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. 703-938-5550. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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