Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, March 7-14

March 6, 2013

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

“Eating Well With Less Salt” A presentation by Jennifer Abel of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Friday at 11 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Arlington tai chi practices Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. 703-228-6300; Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. 703-228-4403; and Mondays at 2 p.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. 703-228-5722. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

NAMI basic classes National Association on Mental Illness offers presentations for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with behavioral, mental or emotional challenges. Saturdays, 1-3:30 p.m. Church of the Covenant, 2666 Military Rd., Arlington. 703-524-9214. naomi.verdugo@gmail.com. Free. Registration required.

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Speaker Series Presentations on “Maintaining Memory and Coping With Its Loss.” Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2701 Cameron Mills Rd., Alexandria. 703-836-4414, Ext. 10. www.seniorservicesalex.org. Free. Registration required.

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

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

“Living With Arthritis” Presentations on osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Wednesday at 11 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

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

“Normal Memory Loss” A presentation by nurse practitioner Shannon Campanelli. Next Thursday at 11 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Tea and talk on low vision A presentation by Gloria Sussman sponsored by Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. Next Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-746-1702. Free.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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