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Southern Maryland wellness calendar, June 6-13, 2013

Cardiac support For people with heart disease, ways to improve quality of life. Thursday, 1-2 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Free.

Senior wellness program Information and a heart-healthy lunch. Thursday, 12:30-2 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free.

Diabetes workshop Certified diabetes educators, a dietitian and a nurse will teach small changes that may prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-475-6019. Free, registration required.

Bariatric surgery support Hosted by the bariatric surgeons from Washington Hospital Center, for those who had or are considering the surgery. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Caregivers support group Open to anyone caring for a loved one with an illness or disability. Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Health Connections, Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Zumba classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7 per class.

“Ask the Nurse” Hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-2748; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave. 410-257-2549; and Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606. Free.

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

Zumba classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6 per class.

“Look Good, Feel Better” For women, 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.

Breastfeeding support group Held by Nurturing Necessities. Wednesday, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, Family Birth Center, 100 Hospital Rd., 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. $10 weekly, $20 monthly.

Pregnancy massage Reduce pain, tension and swelling. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 14090 H.G. Trueman Rd., Solomons. 410-535-8233. $65 for 50 minutes.

Cardiac/pulmonary rehab program To help patients improve their quality of life. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4527. Insurance benefits welcome, referral required.

Lactation support Offered by Calvert Memorial Hospital for women who need help with breast-feeding. Call for an appointment: 410-414-5414. Fees vary.

“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. Available for groups. 410-414-4572.

Free exams and mammograms For ages 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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