Montgomery wellness calendar, Feb. 14-21

February 13, 2013

Outpatient addiction services Group counseling for people with mental health and substance-abuse issues. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Adult Behavioral Health Services, 981 Rollins Ave., Rockville. 240-777-1680. www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS.

Volunteers needed Lead “Bone Builders” exercise classes intended to help prevent falls and fractures caused by osteoporosis. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. 240-777-3043. dawn.praske@montgomerycountymd.gov.

“Love Your Hearing” workshop A presentation by Elizabeth LeBarron of the Hearing Loss Association. Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The Village at Rockville, 9701 Veirs Dr., Rockville. 301-354-8447. www.thevillageatrockville.org.

Silver Spring blood drive Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. DB Consulting Group, 8403 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Guided Mindful Meditation class for anyone affected by cancer, led by May Benatar. Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free. Registration required.

Line-dancing classes For adults. Saturdays and Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.

Gentle yoga classes Stretching and breathing exercises for those affected by cancer. Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free. Registration required.

“Better Bones” movement classes Exercises to help improve strength and balance. Much of the regimen can be followed while seated. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. 301-754-8800. Free. Registration requested.

Adventist HealthCare Walking Club Tuesday at 8 a.m. Westfield Montgomery Shopping Mall, 7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. 301-469-6000.

“Inner Peace & Healing class” For anyone affected by cancer. A weekly discussion and exercises led by Afie Lattimer, a Reiki master. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free. Registration required.

“Heart-Healthy Living” lecture A cardiac-care specialist from Adventist HealthCare will discuss age-related conditions and ways to adjust to them to keep active. Tuesday, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. 240-777-4999. Free.

Yoga classes An eight-session course led by Sandi Rothwell. Wednesdays (through April 10) at 12:45 or 2 p.m. Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. 240-777-4999. $30. Registration required.

“Vision Support” Lunch & Learn series A presentation by Clete Clark, Hannah Song and Sepideh Zarani on “Eye Care: Getting to the Heart of It.” Next Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free. Registration required.

“Physical and Emotional Well-Beingworkshop A presentation by Amanda Thompson of Synergy Chiropractic. Next Thursday at 2:30 p.m. The Village at Rockville, 9701 Veirs Dr., Rockville. 301-354-8447. www.thevillageatrockville.org.

— Compiled by Lisa Bolton

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