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Alexandria and Arlington health calendar

Thursday, June 17, 2010; VA28

Thursday 17

SENIORS WALKING PROGRAM, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays, Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-558-6859.

LINE DANCING, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m. Thursday and June 24, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-0955.

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING, for age 55 and older. 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

WELLNESS CLINIC, for age 55 and older. Call for fasting instructions. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free; first come, first served. 703-228-0555.

Friday 18

FAST FORWARDS WALKING GROUP, for age 55 and older, fast-paced walk in the neighborhood. 8 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-5722.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP, for age 55 and older, sponsored by Capital Hospice. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0555.

LEE WALKERS, for age 55 and older, travel by van to Little Falls Park in Bethesda. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2, registration required. 703-228-0555.

LINE DANCING, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-5722.

SHOE HEALTH, discussed by Adrian and Chris Farley of Pacers-Arlington. 11 a.m.-noon, Carlin Springs Health Pavilion of Virginia Hospital Center, 601 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. Free, reservations required. 703-558-6859.

Saturday 19

GATEWAY TO FITNESS, Jocelyn Gordon teaches hula-hoop exercises. 9-10 a.m., Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. Free. 703-276-7759.

Monday 21

SENIOR ICE SKATING, 8-9:15 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 627 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. $1, includes skate rental. 703-228-4745.

PICKLEBALL, for age 55 and older. 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. weekdays, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. Free, members with 55+ pass. 703-228-4771.

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS, for age 55 and older. 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 25, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-0555.

STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES, for age 55 and older, using weights. 9 a.m. Monday (upper body), Wednesday (torso) and June 25 (lower body). Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 16 sessions, $56, registration required. 703-228-4745.

WALTER REED WALKERS, weekly program for age 55 and older. Travel by van to the Southwest Waterfront in Washington. 9:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50, registration required. 703-228-0955.

WII SPORTS AND GAMES, for age 55 and older. 9:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 25, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5321.

BRAIN FITNESS, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

FULL FITNESS EXERCISE, for age 55 and older, intermediate and advance classes. 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 25, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-4745.

WELLNESS CLINIC, for age 55 and older. Call for fasting instructions. 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; first come, first served. 703-228-4403.

SQUARE DANCING, for age 55 and older, beginners and experienced dancers welcome. 10 a.m.-noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.

WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $24 annually. 703-228-0555.

PICKLEBALL, for age 55 and older. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free, members with 55+ pass. 703-228-4771.

Tuesday 22

WEIGHTS PROGRAM, for age 55 and older. 7-11 a.m. Tuesday-June 24, 7-10 a.m. June 26, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. 16 sessions, $56; registration required. 703-228-4745.

LOW-IMPACT AEROBICS CLASS, for age 55 and older. 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and June 24, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 16 session, $56; registration required. 703-228-5722.

BEGINNERS FULL FITNESS EXERCISE, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m. Tuesday and June 24, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-0555.

TABLE TENNIS, for age 55 and older, all levels. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and June 24, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

VOLLEYBALL, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-5321.

WII FIT WORKSHOPS, for age 55 and older. 1 p.m. Tuesday and June 24, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-5321.

WALK OFF THE POUNDS PROGRAM, for age 55 and older. 4:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-0955.

EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, facilitated by an oncology social worker. 5-6:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT, for people undergoing treatment or those with new diagnoses, their families and friends, facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor. 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555 or 703-558-6443.

Wednesday 23

WALKING CLUB, age 55 and older. Travel by van to Eakin Park in Falls Church. 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3. 703-228-4403.

WII SPORTS AND GAMES, for age 55 and older. 1-2:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-4721.

LOOK GOOD. . . FEEL BETTER, a professional cosmetologist will show you how to manage the cosmetic effects of cancer treatment. Learn about head coverings and wigs. 6-8 p.m., Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center, waiting room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-504-7921.

HEAD AND NECK CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, an oncologist discusses challenges and concerns, and a lymphedema expert discusses treating lymphedema. 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, community classroom, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-558-0913.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, for age 50 and older. 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4771.

WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 7 p.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. $26 annually. 703-868-9066.

Thursday 24

PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, for age 55 and older, discussed by Joan Brown of Community Hospice of Virginia. 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

PREPARING FOR BREAST SURGERY, a pre-op session includes information about before, during and after surgery; hospital stay; managing drains, dressings and discomfort; and more. 2:30-4 p.m., Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center, waiting room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free, registration required. 703-504-3000.

-- Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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