Southern Maryland wellness calendar,Jan. 24-31

January 23, 2013

Diabetes management workshop Guidance in coping skills, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring and treatment options. Saturday at 9 a.m. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. Free. Registration required. 301-475-6019.

La Plata blood drive, 1-7 p.m., American Legion Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Hwy., La Plata. 301-934-8221.Appointments recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

“Dinner With the Dietician” Portion control at mealtime. Monday, 6-7:30 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. $10. 410-535-8233.

“Ask the Nurse” Question-and-answer sessions on general health issues, with information about classes and seminars. 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.

“Living Well With a Chronic Disease” Six classes on nutrition, exercise and goal-setting for people living with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and other conditions. Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free. Registration required.

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

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; five classes, $25.

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.

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.

Breast-feeding support group Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nurturing Necessities, Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

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 who have limited insurance coverage. Information and scheduling: 301-609-6843.

Free exams and mammograms Age 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.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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