Fairfax wellness calendar, Nov. 1-7

October 31, 2012

Al-Anon/Alateen groups For relatives and friends of alcoholics. 703-534-4357. www.alanonva.com. Free.

American Red Cross training Training in CPR, first aid and in the use of the automated external defibrillator. 800-733-2767. www.redcross.org/takeaclass.

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight-loss support groups with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs. 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. 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, 7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org. Free.

Mended Hearts support group For heart-surgery patients, their families and friends. Saturday, 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. 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.; 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.

Spousal bereavement support For people 59 and younger 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. Tuesday evenings, call for location. 703-324-5730. Free.

Domestic-violence survivors support 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. Wednesday evenings, call for location. 703-324-5730. Free.

Diabetes self-management program Wednesday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church, 3035 Cedar Lane, Fairfax. 703-324-5489. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs. Free.

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. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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