Fairfax wellness calendar, April 11-18

April 10, 2013

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

Overeaters Anonymous More than 50 meetings each week in Northern Virginia. 703-823-6682. www.oanova.org. Free.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 703-430-3764. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

Breast-feeding support group For mothers and their 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 of Falls Church. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

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

Tai chi beginners practice Gentle outdoor exercise. Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. McLean Central Park, (outdoor basketball court behind the library), 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org/practice-out.shtml. Free.

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

Widow/Widower Bereavement Support A six-week support group. Saturdays, 2-3:30 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free, registration required.

Mental health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. 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., and 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.

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.

Memory Cafe A casual social meeting with information, resources and fellowship for those with Alzheimer’s and other related diseases and their caregivers. Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Rd., Vienna. 571-236-6933. lovriver@aol.com. Free.

Northern Virginia Stuttering support group Tuesday, 7:30-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. 703-319-8382. virginia.nsa@earthlink.net. Free.

Overcoming Isolation and Setting Up a Social Network Caregivers learn strategies to develop and maintain a social network. Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-204-4664. Free.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Second and fourth Tuesdays, noon-1:15 p.m. or third Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Contact Eileen Thompson. 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com. Free, registration required.

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/faq.html. Free.

Clutterers Anonymous A 12-step recovery program. Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Unity Club, 116-B West Broad St., Falls Church. 703-405-8384. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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