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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: 

November 5, 2019 

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

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

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Educational Program

Topic: "A Teachable Moment"
A documentary about four local stroke survivors, plus important stroke awareness information (stroke types, causes, risk factors you can control, signs & symptoms, need to call 911 right away).

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

November 12, 2019

(2nd Tuesday,  ​1 - 3 P.M.)

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

Topic:   "A Teachable Moment"

A documentary about four local stroke survivors, plus important stroke awareness information (stroke types, causes, risk factors you can control, signs & symptoms, need to call 911 right away).
-  Short Break

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). 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:  

November 13, 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,

& Program: 

Topic:  "Aging-in-Place Adaptive Technology" 

Speaker:   Celene Moore,

assistive technology specialist

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, November 14

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

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]).



                ANNOUNCEMENTS:


        SAVE THESE SPECIAL EVENT DATES:

 December 3:  #Giving Tuesday

 Online fundraising event.. Details to follow.

 Let us know if you are willing to donate to MCSA or post this event on your social media.

December 13 (Friday) -  11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

MCSA Special Event -  "Sharing the Light, Sharing our Strengths".    Share your stories of factors that help you cope with stroke.  Enjoy a free lunch,  win a door prize, socialize with other MCSA members.

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:   November 19,  2019

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

1:00-2:00 PM = Educational  ProgramTopic: "A Teachable Moment"
A documentary about four local stroke survivors, plus important stroke awareness information (stroke types, causes, risk factors you can control, signs & symptoms, need to call 911 right away).

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  provided by Bedford Court

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
Email:  [email protected]