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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: 

December 3 , 2019 

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

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

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Holiday Program

Topic:  "Reducing Stress and Enjoying the Holidays Post-Stroke"
Join us and share holiday foods, traditions, and tips for reducing holiday stress.


Contact Person

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


WHERE

Davis Library

Lower Level, Room #1 (larger room)

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

NO MEETING THIS MONTH

We hope to see you at at MCSA's special event on December 13 (see notice below).


Our next chapter meeting will be held on January 14 (2nd Tuesday),  1 - 3 P.M.

Details to follow.


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:  

December 11, 2019  

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

7:00 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Announcements,

Light Refreshments,  Holiday Party

Relax and have fun with your MCSA friends. Share holiday foods and traditions.


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.

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:

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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

Place

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20902


A light lunch will be provided.


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

Please RSVP by December 5.



                ANNOUNCEMENTS:

                  SPECIAL EVENTS :

 December 3:  #Giving Tuesday

 (24-hour online fundraising event)  

 Let us know if you want to donate to MCSA or to post a notice or a Donate button for this event on your social media.  Donations of any size are appreciated and will be used to help pay for MCSA's free programs and services on behalf of local stroke survivors and their family caregivers.

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December 13 (Friday) -  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MCSA Special Event -  "Sharing the Light, Sharing our Strengths".   

Share your stories about  factors that help you cope with stroke.  Enjoy a free lunch,  win a door prize, and socialize with other MCSA members.   Join us in a tribute to Mo Co County Council V.P. Sidney Katz.


Location: Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring, MD

(near Conn. Ave and Veirs Mill Rd.


Pre-registration by Dec. 8 is required.

For details or to register, e-mail MCSA at [email protected] or leave a message with your name and contact information on MCSA's helpline (301-681-6272).


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      LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT

                       GROUP  MEETING

Date:   December 17,  2019

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

1:00-2:00 PM =  Holiday  Party

 Program "Sharing Holiday Foods, Customs, and Tips for Reducing Stress"

Talk about how your celebrate the holidays and any changes you have made post-stroke.   Bring your favorite holiday food to share (optional).   Suggestions will be given for reducing holiday stress.

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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Donations to MCSA may be sent to

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


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P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

Phone:  (301) 681-6272
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