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.
Breast-feeding support group For mothers and their babies. Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, seventh floor, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6455. Free.
Parkinson’s exercise class Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Community Center, 4615 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners, $5. Registration required.
Autism insurance-coverage seminar A presentation on the Virginia Autism Insurance Mandate, which requires most health plans to cover treatment for autism and related disorders. Thursday, 4 p.m. Center for Autism and Related Disorders, 5400 Shawnee Rd. Suite 208, Alexandria. email@example.com. 703-750-0633. virginia.centerforautism.com. Free. Reservations 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.
Helping Hands Stroke Club meeting For stroke 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.
Al-Anon family group spirituality workshop Saturday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 4801 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 703-534-4357. www.va-al-anon.org.
Mended Hearts support group For heart surgery patients, their families and friends. Saturday, 11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-941-8500.
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. Registration required.
“Stress, Grief and Coping During the Holidays A presentation by bereavement counselor Wendy Maiwurm. Monday, 11 a.m. Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Rd., Fort Hunt area. 703-765-4573. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec. Free. Reservations required.
Spousal bereavement support For people 59 and younger who have lost a partner in the past two years. Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Washington Regional Transplant Community, 7619 Little River Tpk. Suite 900, Annandale. 703-641-0100. Free. Registration required.
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 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.
Domestic-violence survivors support For women, with a separate group for their children ages 5-12. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Office for Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. Wednesday evenings, call for location. 703-324-5730.
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/faq.html.
— Compiled by Jean Mack
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