Loudoun County wellness calendar, Nov. 8-15

November 7, 2012

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., Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org. Free.

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

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

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

Nar-Anon family group For relatives and friends of people with addictions. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., Leesburg. www.nar-anon.org. 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.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Saturdays at 3 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St., Purcellville. 703-431-7160.

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

Leesburg blood drive Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Loudoun Fire Company 13, 143 Catoctin Cir. SE, Leesburg. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. 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.

Nursing homes family council Promotes and protects residents’ rights 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.

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

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

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

Sterling blood drive Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sterling Safety Center, 46700 Middlefield Dr. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Man-to-Man cancer support For prostate cancer survivors 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.

“Surviving the Holidays” bereavement workshop Featuring a video presentation produced by GriefShare.org. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Leesburg Church of the Nazarene, 17557 Roxbury Hall Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-6850. $5. Registration required.

Round Hill blood drive Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. Round Hill Elementary School, 17115 Evening Star Dr., Round Hill. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Drop-in grief support For those coping with the loss of a loved one. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. Loudoun Capital Hospice, 209 Gibson St. NW (Suite 202), Leesburg. 703-777-7866. Free.

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

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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