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Relaxation and Imagery Techniques on Saturdays in October at 10:30 a.m., at Sunrise Assisted Living at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-776-2841 or visit www.lifewithcancer.org.

Orchid Pagoda Studios hosts a free lunchtime flow yoga demonstration on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 12-1 p.m. All levels are welcome to bring comfortable clothing in which to experience the stress relief of flow yoga. Snacks provided. Call 703-207-9120 to reserve a space. Orchid Pagoda is located at 8626 Lee Highway, No. 200.

Nutrition and Breast Cancer, an overview of nutrition and breast cancer, including the role of soy, HRT, bone health and more, takes place on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St. For more information, call 703-776-2841 or visit www.lifewithcancer.org.

Colorectal Cancer Group meets on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St. Allison Mitchell, director of the genetic counseling and screening program for Inova Fairfax Hospital Cancer Center, addresses issues and concerns of patient/survivors, caregivers and friends. For more information, call 703-776-2841 or visit www.lifewithcancer.org.

BMT/Stem Cell Support Group. Monthly support group open to past, current and upcoming bone marrow transplant and/or stem cell transplant patients and caregivers. Next meeting takes place Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax-Northern VA Hem-Onc, 8503 Arlington Blvd., No. 320, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-776-2841 or visit www.lifewithcancer.org.

Young Adult Group. Meet with others between the ages of 18 and 30, as Sage Bolte discusses issues relating to intimacy and sexuality when dealing with cancer at a young age. Meeting takes place on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St. For more information, call 703-776-2841 or visit www.lifewithcancer.org.

Alzheimer's Family Day Center presents the following programs. The center is located at 2812 Old Lee Highway, Suite 210, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-204-4664.

* "Life After Diagnosis," a program about the progression of Alzheimer's disease, advances in treatment, caregiver resources and where to turn for help. Program takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.