January 9, 2013

Al-Anon/Alateen groups 703-534-4357. www.alanonva.com/meetings.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight-loss support groups with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs. 703-430-3764. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

Breast-feeding support group For mothers and babies. Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6455. Free.

Parkinson’s exercise class Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Community Center, 4615 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners, $5. Registration required.

Mood disorders support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

Helping Hands Stroke Club meeting For survivors and caregivers. Fridays, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1.

Tai chi for beginners Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. St. Luke Catholic School gym, 7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org. Free.

Peripheral neuropathy support group Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 202-418-1763. Free.

Compassionate Friends A support group for those who have lost children to illness, accident or suicide. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Reston District Police Station, 12000 Bowman Towne Dr., Reston. 703-0525-9311. Free.

Mental health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, 3302 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-667-9800. $10 per class. Registration required.

Long-term breast cancer survivors support group Monday, 7 p.m. Braddock District Office, 9002 Burke Lake Rd., Burke. 703-971-7812. Free.

Parkinson’s aquatics exercise class Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. $10; care partners, $5. Registration required.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Eileen Thompson, 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com. Free. Registration required.

Abuse survivors group For men who were sexually abused as children. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Office for Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. Tuesday evenings, call for location. 703-324-5730. Free.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous For people dealing with food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St. SE, Vienna. 571-334-6507. www.foodaddicts.org. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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