Southern Maryland wellness calendar, May 2-9, 2013

May 1, 2013

“Making Conflict Work For You” A program by Susan Rork of Community Mediation Center, part of the “Lunch and Learn” series. Thursday, noon-1 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

“Better Breathers Club” Thursday, 1-2 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Free.

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

Aphasia group People who have had a stroke or brain injury practice speech, reading and writing with a speech pathologist and trained volunteers. Wednesday and Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. $15 per visit.

Ostomy support group First Sundays, for patients and family members. 2-4 p.m. Chesapeake-Potomac Health Agency, 7627 Leonardtown Rd., Leonardtown. 800-656-4343.

Lyme support group First Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233.

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. Free; registration required.

“Look Good, Feel Better” Woman can learn beauty techniques to overcome side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, Outpatient Pavilion,25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6070. Free.

Weight Loss for Life A six-week program, offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital, on how to lose weight and keep it off. Wednesdays through June 12, 5:30-7 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $75.

Vascular screening Offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. For an appointment call, 410-414-4539. Free.

“Tobacco Road Show” For ages 6-16, a 50-minute interactive demonstration to deter tobacco use, offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Call for information on scheduling a show. Available for groups. 410-414-4572.

Cardiac/pulmonary rehab program For cardiac and pulmonary rehab patients to improve their quality of life. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4527. Referral required. Insurance benefits welcome.

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

Breast feeding support group For new mothers. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Diabetic self-management program Offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Information on nutrition, medications, monitoring and establishing goals. 410-414-4809. www.calverthospital.org/landing.cfm?id=98. Free.

Colo-rectal cancer screening For Charles County residents ages 50-64 with limited insurance coverage. Call for eligibility and an appointment, 301-609-6843.

Body composition analysis By appointment. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. $15.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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