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Loudoun County health calendar

Sunday, January 10, 2010; LZ02

Blood drives

BLOOD DRIVES, type O blood drive, 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, Ashburn Library parking lot, 43316 Hay Rd., Ashburn, 800-866256-6372; 3-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sterling Safety Center, 46700 Middlefield Dr., 800-448-3543; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, NALC Health Benefit Plan, 20547 Waverly Ct., Ashburn, 800-448-3543; 1:30-4 p.m. Friday, Rehau, 1501 Edwards Ferry Rd. NE, Leesburg, 800-866-256-6372; 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 17, Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn, 800-866-256-6372; 1:30-6 p.m. Jan. 22, St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St. NW, Leesburg, 800-448-3543; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 23, Leesburg Public Safety Center, 65 Plaza St., 800-448-3543; 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd., 800-448-3543; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Greek Orthodox Church of Loudoun, 21580 Atlantic Blvd., Dulles, 800-448-3543.

INOVA BLOOD DONOR CENTER, noon-8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Dulles Town Center, 45745 Nokes Blvd., Sterling. Walk-ins welcome. 866-256-6372, http://www.inova.org/donateblood.

INOVA LOUDOUN HOSPITAL-INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, noon-7 p.m. third Thursdays, Inova Loudoun Hospital at Lansdowne, conference rooms A and B, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

First aid

ADULT, INFANT AND CHILD CPR AND FIRST AID, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 30, Bethel United Methodist Church, Airlie Road, Warrenton. Registration. $70. 540-349-2516, pam@redcrosscva.org.

Hearing

DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER, technological help through the state Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and with loans from the state Technology Assistance Program, referrals to other agencies and presentations to businesses, civic groups and schools, 2-5 p.m. third Thursdays, the Workplace, 205 Keith St., Warrenton. Free. Call for appointment. 800-648-6324, TDD 540-373-5890.

HEARING SCREENINGS, 18 and older, first Thursdays, Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Suite 201, Lansdowne. Call for an appointment. Free. 703-858-7620.

HEARING-LOSS OUTREACH, free information and referrals. Walk-ins, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Loudoun County WorkForce Center, 102 Heritage Way, Leesburg; 10 a.m.-noon third Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. For free one-on-one appointments, contact 703-430-2906 or nvrcloudoun@aol.com. For hearing loss, tinnitus or Meniere's syndrome support, 2 p.m. first Fridays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. For all ages, including parents of children with hearing loss. 703-430-2906.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE DEAF AND HEARING-IMPAIRED, 18 and older, 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Information about mild to severe hearing loss and the newest equipment available will be provided. Free. 571-258-3400.

Seniors

DIABETES SUPPORT, 11 a.m. first Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE. 703-737-8039.

EYEGLASS CARE, 1-2 p.m. second Wednesdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Staff members from Lens Crafters at Dulles Town Center will be available to clean glasses and provide minor repairs. Free. 703-430-2397.

EXERCISE TAPE, National Council on Aging video for those 55 and older, 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE. 703-737-8039.

INOVA LOUDOUN MOBILE VAN, 9:30 a.m.-noon, second and fourth Tuesdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling, 703-430-2397; 9:30 a.m.-noon first Wednesdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE. Blood pressure and glucose testing, as well as other medical services. 703-737-8039.

LOUDOUN COUNTY ADULT DAY CENTERS, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays in Leesburg (703-771-5334) and Purcellville (571-258-3402). County-owned and -operated licensed adult day centers for seniors with physical limitations or memory loss. Provides a safe and social environment, therapeutic activities, individualized personal care, respite for caregivers and limited transportation. Sliding-scale fees.

-- Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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