Fairfax wellness calendar, Nov. 8-15

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Tuesday, noon-1:15 p.m. 7-9 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Eileen Thompson, 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com.

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

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.

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.

Alzheimer’s educational program An overview of services in Northern Virginia. Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-204-4664.

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 For those with multiple sclerosis, their family and friends. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. 703-768-4841.

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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