Loudoun wellness calendar, Feb. 28-March 7

February 27, 2013

Ashburn blood drive Thursday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Rd., Ashburn. 866-256-6372. Appointments recommended.

“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.

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.

Reiki sessions A program for cancer patients that aims to recharge and balance the body’s energy. Thursday, 6:45-8 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-858-8857. Free. Registration required.

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

Recovery International program Support for people with anxiety, depression and other emotional problems. Fridays at 8 p.m. Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. sandra@recoveryinternational.org. 703-777-1708. Free.

Safe sitter classes For ages 11-13. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 571-308-5794. 703-858-6000. $75, includes book, snacks and a tour of the mobile health unit. Registration required.

Divorce care support Video seminar series for people experiencing the hurt of divorce or separation. Sunday 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. Mondays at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

For Dads Only support group For new fathers or fathers-to-be. Tuesday at 7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 703-858-6360. www.thebirthinginn.org. Free.

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

Women’s cancer support “Woman to Woman.” Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-858-8850. Free.

Compassionate Friends support group For people who have experienced the death of a child. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 540-882-9707. Free.

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

Free hearing tests For adults. Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Lansdowne. Call 703-858-7620 for appointment availability.

Loudoun Nurturing Parenting program Parents and children attend classes together. 703-771-3973, Ext. 27 or nurturingprogram@lcsj.org. Registration required.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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