Southern Maryland wellness calendar,May 16 to 23, 2013

May 15, 2013

“Dinner With the Dietitian” Ideas for creating a nutritious and balanced diet for picky eaters. Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

Diabetes support Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4783.

Diabetes education program Physician's order needed. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free; registration required.

Walking club Tuesdays, 4:30-5 p.m., Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Stroke survivor group Causes, recovery and prevention. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

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.

“Resolving Conflict Between Parent and Child” Part of the Lifecycles program. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free; registration required.

Breast cancer support First and third Tuesdays, Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick.Joyce Gradle,410-474-4569.

“Ask the Nurse” Free sessions hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesday,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. Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606.

Hatha yoga Traditional class for adults; take a mat. Tuesday, 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. Tuesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6 per class.

Breast feeding support Wednesday, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nurturing Necessities at CMH Family Birth Center, 100 Hospital Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233.

“Weigh to Wellness” Weekly weigh-in and lecture. Wednesday, 4:30-5 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Weekly, $10; monthly, $20.

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

Smoking cessation program Offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital and the Calvert Health Department. Wednesday, noon- 3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., through July 3, Holiday Day Inn Express, 355 Merrimac Ct., Prince Frederick. 410-535-5400, Ext. 359. Free.

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. Available for groups. 410-414-4572.

Cardiac/pulmonary rehab program To help patients 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. Mary Hansley, 301-475-4391.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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