Southern Maryland wellness calendar,March 14-21

March 13, 2013

Nar-Anon family group For family members and friends of people recovering from addictions. www.nar-anon.org . Free.

Biofeedback class Breathing and muscle relaxation techniques to help reduce stress. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. Free. Registration required. 410-535-8233.

Diabetes workshop Presentations on topics including management techniques, medications and nutrition. Friday, 11-noon, Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. Free. 301-609-4000.

Diabetes class Presentations on meal planning, monitoring, treatment options and improving daily skills. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-6019.

Stroke support group Discussion of recovery services. Friday, 11 a.m.-noon, Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. Free. 888-332-4847.

“Lifecycles”for women A presentation by gynecologist Diana Soffer, on coping with menopause. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-8233.

Yoga for people dealing with depression A 10-week class. Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. $80. 301-475-6019.

Stroke survivors group Discussions on causes, recovery and prevention. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-6019.

“Ask the Nurse” Free sessions 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. 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 Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7 per class.

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.

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.

Smoking cessation class Offered by the Calvert County Health Department. Wednesdays through April 24. For location and times, call 410-535-5400, Ext. 359. Free.

Colorectal cancer screening For Charles County residents ages 50-64 with limited insurance coverage. For information and scheduling, call 301-609-6843.

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Support group with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs. 301-872-5047. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

Red Cross needs volunteers Help is needed with donor comfort services at blood drives. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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