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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: 

August 6, 2019 

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

7:00 - 8:00 PM:  Stroke Support Group Session

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Educational Program

Topic: "Emergency Preparation Tips:  Storms, Floods, Power Outages, etc."

Speaker  Janet Gritz will discuss and distribute FEMA and CDC flyers detailing what to do before, during, and after weather-related emergencies.


Contact Person

Janet Gritz  (301-622-2282)

Leave a message to RSVP or if you have a question.


WHERE

Davis Library

Lower Level, Room #2 (small),

6400 Democracy Blvd.

Bethesda, MD 20817

NOTE: 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. leave a telephone message with Janet at 301-622-2282 or email MCSA at [email protected]  Include your name and contact information.   

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

August 13, 2019

(2nd Tuesday,  ​1 - 3 P.M.)

1:00 -  2:00 P.M.: Educational Program

Topic:   "Travelling After a Stroke: Success Stories and Tips"

Speakers:   Our members
Join us and share your travel stories and trip tips for adventurous stroke survivors.

2:00- 3:00 p.m.:  Stroke Support Group

Ask questions and share suggestions about life after stroke.


Contact Person:

Elaine Parreco  (301-622-1650) or Janet Gritz (301-622-2282).  Leave a message with your name and phone number.


WHERE:

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Rd.

Silver Spring, MD 20901.

(The Garden Room)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.


UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  

August 14, 2019

(2nd Wednesday, 7:00 - 9:00 P.M)

7:00 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Announcements,

Light Refreshments,

& Program: 

Topic:   "Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Speak Out"

WHERE:  Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehabilitation

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


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

If you plan to attend this meeting, RSVP by calling Susy Stites at 301-569-6961 and leaving a message with your name and contact information.

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BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING:

 2nd THURSDAY,  AUGUST 8

Time: 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20902


If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Amy Boltz (248-652-0304)  or email MCSA at [email protected]



                     ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 Sail  with MCSA and CRAB on Sept. 26

Our last accessible sailing date for this year with CRAB (Chesapeake Region Accessible Sailing) is on Thursday, September 26th.

Pre-registration by September 14 is required.  To reserve a spot or get more information, call Janet Gritz at 301-622-2282.      

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LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP  MEETING

Date:  August 20,  2019

(1:00 - 3:00 p.m.)

1:00-2:00 PM = Educational  Program

Topic: "Stroke Overview/Update"

Learn about the types of stroke, causes, risk factors, symptoms, and more.

Speaker: Kat Villanueva,  RN

(Owner, Nest & Care Home Care)

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

Join us to ask your questions and share your experiences and suggestions about coping with life after stroke.

Refreshments by Bedford Court

Where:  Leisure World of Md.'s Clubhouse II.

3300 N. Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring,  MD   (meeting room #3).

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

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P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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