Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Feb. 7-14

“Lunch and Learn” A presentation on carotid arteries and strokes, by vascular surgeon Paul Foley. Thursday, noon-1 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10; includes lunch.

Special-diets support group For those with food allergies or celiac disease. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

“Seven Healthy Habits to Help Manage Diabetes” Caregivers and family members welcome. Friday, 1-3:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-475-6019. Free.

Weight-loss surgery support group Hosted by Washington Hospital Center’s bariatric surgery team. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free.

Caregivers support group For anyone caring for a loved one with an illness or disability. Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free.

“Ask the Nurse” Question-and-answer sessions on general health issues. Free; hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon: Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-2748; North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. 410-257-2549. Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606.

Gentle yoga Tuesdays at 11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Rd., Waldorf. 301-934-2883. Free.

Zumba exercise classes A fundraiser for the rescue squad. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45- 6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7.

Hatha yoga Traditional class for adults; take a mat. Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 888-332-4847. Registration required.

Zumba exercise classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6 per class.

“Look Good, Feel Better” A program for women dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. www.stmgb.org. 301-475- 6070. Free.

“Heart-Healthy Eating” Reducing the risk of heart disease through diet. Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Registration required.

Aphasia support group For survivors of stroke or brain injury. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Civista Medical Center,
5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. $15 per session. Registration required.

Nutrition monitoring program Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $25. Registration required.

Colorectal cancer screening For Charles County men and woman ages 50-64 with limited insurance coverage. Information and scheduling: 301-609-6843.

Free exams and mammograms For people 40 and younger. St. Mary’s County Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. For eligibility information, call Mary Hansley, 301-475-4391.

Cardiac/pulmonary rehab program Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4527. Registration required.

Red Cross needs volunteers Help is needed at local blood drives. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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