Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, Feb. 7-14

February 6, 2013

“Generic Drugs” workshop A presentation by health-care journalist Helena Rubinstein. Thursday at 10:15 a.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

“The ABCDs of Medicare” Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Arlington County Department of Human Services, Sequoia Plaza auditorium, 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-1700. Free. Registration required.

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

Indoor track meets For walkers and runners. Events include race walks, runs and clinics. Sunday, 7:45 a.m.-noon. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 703-927-4833. www.pvtc.org/indoor. $5; high school students, $3; children, free.

Heart-health and fitness workshop for seniors A presentation by Dan Kulund titled “12 Weeks to a Healthy Lifestyle.” An orthopedic surgeon, Kulund is well-known proponent of “robust walking.” Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd. 703-836-4414, Ext. 10. www.eventbrite.com. Free. Registration required.

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

Coping with Hearing Loss Wednesday at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Arlington postpartum support group Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Virginia Hospital Center (Women & Infant Health Lobby), 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. 703-829-7152. adrienne.griffen@gmail.com. Free.

Stroke support group Facilitated by health-care professionals. Wednesday, 11 a.m.-noon. Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd. 703-504-3543. maimunah.jafer@inova.org. 703-504-3000. Free. Registration requested.

NAMI/FOCUS support group For families and friends of those with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or manic depression. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. First Christian Church of Alexandria, 2723 King St. 571-451-0773. jgulka@earthlink.net. Free.

Postpartum depression/anxiety support group Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Inova Alexandria Hospital Health Education Center, 4320 Seminary Rd. 703-609-1690. suzjdoyle@gmail.com. Free.

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

Heart-and-eyes health connection workshop A presentation by ophthalmologist Reshma Katira on “How Your Eyes Are a Window to Your Heart.” Next Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-746-1760. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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