Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, Feb. 14 to 21

February 13, 2013

Blood pressure monitoring Call for an appointment. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300.

Ocular health and heart health A presentation by Reshma Katira of the Retina Group of Washington on “How Your Eyes are a Window to Your Heart.” Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-746-1702. Free. Registration required.

Lee Center walkers trip Travel by van to the Brightwood trail in the District. Friday at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $3 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Cardio tone Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 703-228-5722. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Beginners “full fitness” exercise Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $4 with 55+ Pass.

“The ABCDs of Medicare” Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Arlington County Department of Human Services, Sequoia Plaza, 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-1700. Free. Registration required.

New Moms Group Facilitated by a maternal-infant health educator. Tuesdays, 12:45-2:45 p.m. Inova Alexandria Hospital Health Education Center, 4320 Seminary Rd. 855-694-6682. www.inovahealthsource.org. Free.

Well Spouse Association meeting Support for husbands, wives and partners of people with chronic illnesses or disabilities. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd. 703-969-8285. www.wellspouse.org. Free.

Seated exercise class Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Walking club trip Travel by van to Arlington National Cemetery. Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

“Full Fitness” exercise Intermediate and advance classes. Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 703-228-4745. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Carlin Springs Health Pavilion of Virginia Hospital Center, 601 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-558-6859. Free.

Weight-loss support group Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. 703-430-3764. $28 to join.

Nar-Anon family group For relatives and friends of those recovering from addictions. www.nar-anon.org. Free.

Red Cross needs volunteers Help is needed with donor-comfort services at local blood drives. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1. karlofft@usa.redcross.org.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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