Helping Hands Stroke Club For survivors and caregivers. Fridays, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1.
Mended Hearts support group For heart surgery patients, their families and friends. Saturday at 11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-941-8500. Free.
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.
Spousal bereavement support For those who have lost a spouse or significant other in the past two years. Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Washington Regional Transplant Community, 7619 Little River Tpk. Suite 900, Annandale. 703-641-0100. Free. 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.
Abuse survivors group For men who were sexually abused as children. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Office for Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. Call for Tuesday evenings times and locations. 703-324-5730. Free.
Diabetes management workshops Presentations on pain and emotion management, use of medications, communications with health-care providers, exercise and nutrition goal-setting and more to help make better-informed medical decisions. Wednesdays, through Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church, 3035 Cedar Lane, Fairfax. 703-324-5489. Collen.Turner@fairfaxcounty.gov. www.fairfaxcounty.gov. Free. Registration required.
Domestic-violence survivors group For women, with a separate group for their children 5-12. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Office for Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. Call for Wednesday evenings times and locations. 703-324-5730. Free.
Grief recovery program A 10-week program focusing on the practical aspects of dealing with the loss of a loved one, particularly when it means changed financial circumstances. Wednesdays, through Nov. 14, 7-8 p.m. Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield. 703-451-8223. www.sydenstrickerumc.org. Guidebook, $10.
— Compiled by Jean Mack
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