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Stroke Support Group
  • Date:
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Location:
    Sarasota Memorial Hospital
    Institute for Advanced Medicine
    Education Room
    5880 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL
    (1/2 mile West of I-75 off Clark Rd.)
  • Phone:
    (941) 917-7048
  • Event Description:

    The community stroke support group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month.

    It is designed to provide education, support and socialization for stroke survivors and their families. During part of the meeting a separate group is provided specifically for family members. Separating into groups provides a time for family members to talk with other families about their own challenges of providing care. Professional staff facilitate the session and provide education.

    2016 Stroke Wellness Club Calendar Dates and Topics:

    January 13th Lipid Management

    February 10th Potential Vision Changes after a Stroke

    March 9th Exercises for: Balance, Daily Living, Hand Therapy & Transferring

    April 13th Stress Reduction

    May 11th Community Resource

    June 8th Speech Therapies to Improve Voice, Swallowing and Memory

    July 13th Legal Documents Everyone Should Understand

    August 10th Secondary Stroke Risks Factors, Part 1 – Afib, Carotid Stenosis, Coronary Artery Disease or Prior Myocardial infarction

    September 14th Secondary Stroke Risks factors, Part 2 – Diabetes,Nutrition High Blood Pressure & Cholesterol

    October 12th How Sleep Affects Your Risks for Stroke

    November 9th Holiday Eating Tips & Menus for my Lifestyle

    December 14th Rehab Goals after a Stroke

    For additional information or to register, please call: 917-7048. 

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