Fairfax wellness calendar, Sept. 27-Oct.4

September 26, 2012

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.

General bereavement group Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free. Registration required.

Widow/widower bereavement support Group Saturdays, 2-3:30 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free. Registration required.

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.

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 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.

“Behavior as Communication in Alzheimer’s Disease” A seminar for caregivers. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr. 703-324-5205. www.fairfaxcounty.gov. Free. Registration required.

Medicare workshop A presentation by Howard Houghton on 2013 health and prescription plan changes. Wednesday, 11 a.m. Groveton Senior Center, 8350 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 703-324-5851. www.fairfaxcounty.gov. 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.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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