American Red Cross training Training in CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator during November. www.redcross.org/takeaclass. 800-733-2767.
Al-Anon/Alateen groups For relatives and friends of alcoholics. Visit the Web site for meeting times and locations. 703-534-4357. www.alanonva.com. Free.
Overeaters Anonymous More than 50 meetings a week in Northern Virginia. 703-823-6682. www.oa.org. Free.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight-loss support groups with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs. Visit www.tops.org for locations. 703-430-3764. $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 1:30-2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Community Center, 4615 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners, $5. Registration required.
Medicare 2013 workshop A presentation by Howard Houghton. Thursday, 3-4:30 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-324-5205. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs. Free. 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.
Helping Hands Stroke Club For survivors and caregivers. Fridays, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1.
Tai chi beginners practice Gentle outdoor exercise. Saturday, 8-9 a.m. McLean Central Park, basketball court behind the library, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org. Free.
Parkinson Foundation support group For people living with the disease and their caregivers and family. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. Free.
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.
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.
Medicare 2013 workshop A presentation by Howard Houghton. Monday, 10:15 a.m. Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Rd., Fort Hunt area. 703-765-4573. Monday, 12:30 p.m. Lorton Senior Center, 7722 Gunston Plaza, Lorton. 703-550-7195. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs. 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. Free.
“Technology and Design for Independent Living” seminar For caregivers. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Little River Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Ct., Fairfax. 703-324-5205. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs. Free. Registration required.
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.
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. Free.
Clergy-abuse survivors support Sponsored by Voice of the Faithful. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-538-6128. Free.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St. SE, Vienna. 571-334-6507. www.foodaddicts.org. Free.
— Compiled by Jean Mack
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