D.C. wellness calendar, Feb. 14-21

February 14, 2013

Low-vision support group Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448. Free. Registration required.

Support group for women with advanced or recurrent cancer Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Georgetown Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-0109. Free. Registration required.

Gay Men Over 50 A confidential support group. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW. 202-745-7000. Free.

HIV testing and blood pressure screening For all ages. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Community Education Group mobile testing truck, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library, 115 Atlantic St. SW. 202-543-2376. Free.

Line-dancing fitness for seniors Led by Arabelle Finney. Fridays, 10 a.m. Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin St. NE. 202-541-6226. Free.

Parkinson’s support group Sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation. Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448. Free. Registration required.

Al-Anon Fridays, 5 p.m. Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. Free. 202-363-4900.

HIV testing Friday, 8 p.m.-midnight. Mobile testing facility, Town Dance Boutique, 2009 Eighth St. NW. 202-745-7000. Free.

Baby care and infant CPR class An American Heart Association program. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-342-2400. Free. Registration required.

Yoga for adults Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Rd. NE. 202-281-2583. Free.

Yoga for beginners Mats available. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188. Free.

Fitness for young cancer patients For ages 13-22. Sundays, 3-5 p.m. City Fitness Gym, 3525 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-618-4368. Free.

Kid Talk cancer support Guidance for children ages 5-12 whose families are affected by cancer. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. Call 202-444-3755 to make a weekday appointment. Free.

Al-Anon meetings Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766.

Gentle Morning Yoga Led by Corrin Bennett, for those living with cancer. Monday at 10:45 a.m., Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10.

Wii Move fitness For ages 10-16. Exercise video games. Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE. 202-715-7707.

Navigating Cancer: Charting Your Journey A presentation on empowerment for those with a recent diagnosis of cancer. Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10.

Starting Over for women A confidential discussion group for women struggling with the end of a long-term relationship with a woman. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. For meeting location: 202-797-3580 or peersupport@whitman-walker.org. Free.

Head and neck cancer support group Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-3755. Free, registration required.

Parkinson’s exercise class Wednesdays at noon. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free. Registration requested.

Nutritional workshop for children Presentations on label-reading and the preparation of healthy snacks and meals. Wednesdays, 4 p.m., Rosedale Library, 1701 Gales St. NE. Free. 202-727-5012.

Bereavement support group Wednesdays at 5 p.m., Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. Sara Moore, 202-444-0109. slm36@gunet.georgetown.edu. Free. Registration required.

Breast cancer support group For women age 40 and younger. Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-3755. Free. Registration required.

Family yoga with Andrea All ages welcome at this class for beginners; bring a mat. Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

NAMI support group For those with mental health issues, and their families and friends. Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness, 422 Eighth St. SE. 202-546-0646. namidc@juno.com. Free.

Advanced cancer support for women Facilitated by Joanne Assarsson and Lombardi Cancer Center chaplain Sara Kerai. Next Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-3755. Free. Registration required.

Diabetes support group A presentation by Rose Oshinsky on “Goal Setting for Heart-Healthy Diabetes Management.” Next Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5255 Loughboro Rd. NW. 202-537-4145. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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