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STROKE INFORMATION

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Hope and help for stroke survivors and caregivers

Our friendly support and first-hand experiences

can help you cope with life after a stroke.

BETHESDA CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN: 

March 3, 2020 

(1st Tuesday, 7- 9 P.M.)

7:00 - 8:00 PM:  Stroke Support Group

Ask questions or share suggestions about life after stroke. You are not alone!

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Light Refreshments,

Announcements, Educational Program

Guest Speaker: Patricia Dubroo​f,

Assisting Hands Home Care

Topic: "Making Memories Together"

Receive a free game and learn how to create it, play it, and perhaps improve your memory or communication skills.


Contact Person

Call Janet Gritz (301-622-2282) to RSVP or leave a message with your questions.


WHERE

Davis Library

Lower Level, Room #2 (small room)

6400 Democracy Blvd.

Bethesda, MD 20817

NOTE:  Be sure to arrive before front door is locked at 8 p.m.


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

If you plan to attend this meeting, or if you want more information, you may email MCSA at [email protected]  Include your name and contact information.   

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

March 10, 2020

(2nd Tuesday, 1- 3 P.M.)

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Educational Program,

Speaker:   Paulette Robinson, Ph.D.

Topic:  "Mementos Legacy"

Learn how to give context and meaning to things we want to pass along to our family and friends.

Short break

2:00 - 3:00 PM:  Stroke Support Group

Ask questions or share suggestions about life after stroke. You are not alone!


Contact Person:

Elaine Parreco  (301-622-1650). Leave a message with your name and phone number.


WHERE:

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, MD 20901.

(The Garden Room)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

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UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  

March 11, 2020   -

(2nd Wednesday, 7- 9 P.M.)

7:00 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Announcements,

Light Refreshments,  Program

Guest Speaker:  Steve Lorberbaum,

Assisting Hands Home Care

Topic:   "How to get the most out of your doctor visits"


WHERE:  Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehabilitation

(9909 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD)  Physical Therapy room (first floor)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

Questions?  Call our chapter chairperson, Susy Stites, at 301-569-6961 and leave a message with your name and contact information.

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BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING:

March 13  (2nd Friday)

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Place

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20902


Contact Person:  Amy Boltz (Call 248-652-0304 or email MCSA at [email protected]).

Please RSVP by March 6th.


                  ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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     Winter Weather Cancellation Policy

If Montgomery County (Md.) Public Schools start late, dismiss early, or cancel classes due to inclement weather,  all MCSA events and meetings scheduled for that day will be canceled.

Listen to your local news reports and stay safe when streets and walkways may be dangerous due to snow or ice.

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LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT

                       GROUP  MEETING

Date:  March 17,  2020

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. -  (3rd Tuesday)

Schedule:

1:00-2:00 PM =  Program

Speaker:  Jamie Vela, P.T.

Capital City Nurses

Topic "Maintaining Gains in Your Recovery from Stroke"

Learn what you can do at home between therapy sessions or after therapy visits have ended to maximize progress.

Short Break

2:00-3:00 PM = Peer Support Group for Stroke Survivors and Family Caregivers

Here is your chance to ask questions and share your experiences and suggestions about coping with life after stroke.


Refreshments  provided by Bedford Court and Montgomery County Stroke Association (MCSA).


Where:  Leisure World 's Clubhouse II.

3300 N. Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring,  MD   (Meeting room #2).


To RSVP or obtain more information, call Amy Boltz, president, at  1-248-652-0304.

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MCSA, P.O. Box 9343, Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343 .


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MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

Phone:  (301) 681-6272
Email:  [email protected]