Health Notes

Health Notes

Send announcements to herndon@ or 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Deadline is Friday. Call 703-917-6449.

CTS Partners in Health hosts Healthy Happy Hours on Fridays 6:30-7:30 p.m., at 443-A Carlisle Drive in Herndon.

On Aug. 10, Sharon Crowell, RN and licensed acupuncturist will take the mystery out of acupuncture by answering questions and demonstrating what happens in an acupuncture session. On Aug. 17, Tracey Baroody, Certified Massage Therapist, will explain how massage therapy can address many of the issues associated with aging.

Upcoming topics include Yoga 101, Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Pilates, and Managing Road Rage. Call 703-435-4553. Visit for a complete list of upcoming events.

A peer support group for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m in the downstairs meeting room of the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Road, McLean. This group is co-sponsored by Voice of the Faithful-Northern Virginia affiliate and meets on the last Wednesday of every month. Free. Confidential. No registration required. For information or directions, contact Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128.

The 2007 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will be held Sept. 15-27, marking its 25th anniversary. Participants must be 50 years of age as of Dec. 31, 2007 and reside in one of the sponsoring Northern Virginia jurisdictions.

Among the events offered for competition are track and field, swimming, card games, shuffleboard, tennis, horseshoes, pickleball, basketball, board games, bowling and golf.

Registration forms are available at local senior centers, senior residences or by calling 703-228-3600, ext. 9996. They can also be downloaded at The deadline for registration is Saturday, Sept. 1. Registration fee is $10, which includes one event; additional events are $1.