Fairfax wellness calendar, Nov. 22-29

November 21, 2012

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 703-430-3764. Weekly meetings. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

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.

Parkinson Foundation support group For people living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers and family. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. 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.

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. Eileen Thompson, 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com. Free. Registration required.

Abuse survivors support 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.

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.

Medicare workshop Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Kingstowne Center for Active Adults, 6488 Landsdowne Center, Franconia. 703-339-7676.

Clergy-abuse survivors support group Sponsored by Voice of the Faithful. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-538-6128. 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.

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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