Thursday 6

CANCER CAREGIVERS PROGRAM, registration deadline is today for Tuesday panel presentation, "Strength for Caring," sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Ortho Biotech; includes dinner. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, John T. Hazel conference center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-0912 or 703-960-1100, Ext. 231.

FLU SHOT CLINIC, sponsored by Inova Healthcare. 9 a.m. to noon, St. Martin de Porres Senior Center, 4650 Taney Ave., Alexandria. $25; Medicare-eligible, free. 703-751-2766.

LANGSTON-BROWN WALKERS, walk around the neighborhood. 9:30 a.m. today and Oct. 13, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.

MENTAL HEALTH SCREENINGS, sponsored by CrisisLink. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ballston Common Mall, second level near the Metro skywalk, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-516-6771.

LATE-LIFE CONCERNS SEMINAR, Frieda Butler of George Mason University discusses issues on late-life care. 11:15 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-0555.

ARLINGTON CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, We Can Cope; meet other people with cancer and their families and share ideas, solve problems and receive support; facilitated by a cancer survivor, 7:30-9 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

Friday 7

LEE WALKERS, weekly walking program. Travel by van to Great Falls. 9:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

HEARING LOSS PROGRAM, for deaf and hard of hearing persons, a discussion on assistive hearing devices. 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4403.

Sunday 9

GRIEF SEMINAR, for those who have lost a significant other, sponsored by Washington Regional Transplant Consortium. 2 to 4 p.m., at the Consortium's conference room, 8110 Gatehouse Rd., suite 101 West, Falls Church. Free. 866-232-3666 or www.BeADonor.org.

Monday 10

ARLINGTON WATER EXERCISES, for seniors. 8:40 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Washington-Lee High School pool, 1300 N. Quincy St.; and noon Tuesdays, Wakefield High School pool, 4901 S. Chesterfield Rd. For registration, fees and schedule, call 703-228-4745.

WALTER REED WALKERS, weekly walking program. Travel by van to Lake Barcroft in Annandale. 9:30 a.m., meet at Walter Reed Senior Center trailer, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50; reservations required. 703-228-5703.

ALEXANDRIA BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. Noon to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd., 703-504-3500; 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parker's Lane. 703-664-7229. Registration required.

BREAST CANCER, support group, share stories about survivorship, 5:30-7 p.m. Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS, support group for people with obsessive and compulsive disorders. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. Free. 703-250-1126.

Wednesday 12

SENIOR WALKING CLUB, walk from North Arlington to Georgetown. 9:30 a.m., meet at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3. 703-228-4403.

MOVEMENT AND DANCE WORKSHOP, for seniors, by Jane Franklin Dance, 8:45 a.m., Arlington Mill Senior Center, 4975 Columbia Pike and 10:30 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.

BALANCE EXERCISE CLASS, seniors, by fitness instructor Jill Kern. 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Twelve one-hour classes, $42; registration required. 703-228-6300.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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