Fairfax wellness calendar, March 7-14

March 6, 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 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.

Palliative care program Making difficult decisions during a family member’s serious illness. Thursday, 11 a.m. Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd. 703-502-3883. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Parkinson’s exercise class Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Community Center, 4615 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners.

Mood disorders support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

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

Tai chi for beginners Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. St. Luke Catholic School, gymnasium, 7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org. Free.

Blood drives Friday, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2017 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parsons Brinckerhoff, 470 Spring Park Pl., Herndon. Monday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Cisco, 13600 Dulles Technology Dr., Herndon. www.redcrossblood.org. 800-733-2767.

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

Mental health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, 3302 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-354-5104.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.; 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.

Postpartum mood and anxiety support For mothers and their babies. Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, ground-floor conference center, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6775. Free.

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.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Tuesday, noon-1:15 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Contact Eileen Thompson, 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com.

Teens Who Stutter support group Sponsored by the National Stuttering Association. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. McLean Professional Park, 1497 Chain Bridge Rd. No. 103, McLean. 800-937-8888. mandy@westutter.org. www.westutter.org. Free.

Alzheimer’s disease workshop Wednesday, noon-1 p.m. United Baptist Church, 7100 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-359-4440. programnca@alz.org. www.alz.org/nca. Free.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St. SE, Vienna. 571-334-6507. www.foodaddicts.org.

MS support group Sponsored by the National Capital MS Society. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE. 703-768-4841.

Clutterers Anonymous Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Unity Club, 116 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-405-8384.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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