Loudoun County wellness calendar, March 7-14

March 7, 2013

Free hearing tests Age 18 and older. Call for a Thursday appointment. Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. 703-858-7620.

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

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

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.

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

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

Divorce care support Video seminar series for people experiencing the hurt of divorce or separation. Sundays 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.

Long-term care center Hall family council Promotes and protects the rights of people in nursing homes. Friends and family members are welcome. Monday, 5-6 p.m. Heritage Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 122 Morven Park Rd., Leesburg. 540-882-3385. Free.

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

Hearing loss workshop Hosted by the Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Tuesday at 10 a.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. Free.

Ashburn blood drive Tuesday, 3-8 p.m. Ashburn Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Sterling blood drive Tuesday, 3-8:30 p.m. Sterling Fire Station, 46700 Middlefield Dr. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Man-to-Man cancer support group For prostate cancer patients 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 Campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 703-858-6360. Free.

Drop-in grief support For people 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 Next Thursday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Parenting Alone Group For people 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., 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. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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