Loudoun County wellness calendar, Sept. 6-13

September 5, 2012

Speech-language screenings For age 3 and older. Thursday, by appointment. Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. 703-858-7620. Free.

“Laugh yoga” for seniors Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 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.

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

La Leche League Mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information.703-753-3214. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Panera Bread, 43670 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn. LLL@gmail.com. Free.

Purcellville blood drive Friday, 1:30-6 p.m. Loudoun Golf and Country Club, 36967 W. Main St., Purcellville. 866-256-6372.

Abraham Low self-help program Support for people with emotional problems. Friday at 8 p.m. Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. 703-777-1708. Free.

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

Tai chi Led by Suchi. Monday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Leesburg blood drive Monday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Town of Leesburg Office, 25 W. Market St. 866-256-6372.

Leesburg blood drive Monday, 2-8 p.m. The Villages at Leesburg, 1610 Village Market Blvd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Heritage Hall family council A meeting to promote and protect 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. 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, 3-8:30 p.m. Sterling Safety Center, 46700 Middlefield Dr. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Man-To-Man prostate cancer support Friends and family members are welcome. Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. 703-858-8857. karen.archer@inova.org. Free.

Drop-in grief support For those 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 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., Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org. Free.

Purcellville blood drive Next Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Patrick Henry College, 1 Patrick Henry Cir., Purcellville. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Cancer support For patients and their families and friends. Next Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-2012. Free.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous For meeting times and locations in Loudoun, go to www.nvintergroup.org. 800-208-8649. 703-876-6166.

Pink Assistance Fund Loudoun residents diagnosed with breast cancer or who have undergone treatment within the past 12 months are eligible to apply for financial assistance for a variety of needs. Sponsored by the Loudoun Breast Health Network. www.lbhn.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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