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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: 

NEXT MEETING:

1st Tuesday, September 4, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:   Stroke Support Group

Short Break

8 - 9 P.M.:   Welcome, Announcements  & Program

Speaker:  video brain health lecture(s) by neuropschologist Dr. Karen Sullivan, Ph.D.


Topic:   "Understanding  the Aging Brain: What is Normal and When to Worry" and/or "Dr.Sullivan's Top 10 Recommendations"

Plus --as time permits -- handouts with information about  mild cognitive impairment, sleep issues, and tips for reducing risk of falling will be presented.

Contact Person

Bob Orlov  (301-299-5059)


WHERE

Davis Library

(Lower Level, Room #1)

6400 Democracy Blvd.

Bethesda, MD 20817

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 at 301-681-6272 or send an email message to [email protected]

Include your name and contact information.  

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

NEXT MEETING: 

2nd Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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

Welcome, Announcements,  and Program

Speaker:  Kathleen Stobie, Montgomery County Volunteer Center 

Topic:  "Volunteer Opportunities for Stroke Survivors"

Short Break

2:00 - 3:00 P.M.:

Stroke Support Group


Contact Person:

Elaine Parreco  (301-622-1650)

(Leave a message, including your call-back phone number.)


WHERE:

Schweinhaut Senior Center

(Almost Cafe')

1000 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, MD 20901

(ample free parking)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.


If you plan to attend this meeting, or if you want more information about this chapter,  leave a  telephone message at 301-681-6272 or send an email  message to [email protected]  Include your name and contact information.

UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  2nd Wednesdays, 7 - 9 P.M.

NEXT MEETING

Wednesday,  September 12, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8 - 9 PM:  Announcements & Program

Topic: "The Meaningful Activities Program in the In-Patient Rehab Setting"

Guest Speakers  Christian Garner and Ted Denning, Therapeutic Recreation Specialists

WHERE:  Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehabilitation

9909 Medical Center Drive,

Rockville, MD


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,  SEPTEMBER 13

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

Place

Holiday Park Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Silver Spring, MD


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


         ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

 

 ACCESSIBLE SAILING with CRAB

   (Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating)

September 27  (date was changed)

*1  p.m. sail on the Chesapeake Bay

*Sandy Point State Park Marina

*Free for MCSA members

*Must register by September 20

*To register, leave a message at  301-681-6272 (MCSA) or call Janet Gritz at 301-622-2282.

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LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

Date:  Tuesday, September 18

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Place:  Leisure World of Md.'s Clubhouse II (Silver Spring, MD)

Meeting Agenda:

1:30 p.m.:  Stroke Support Group

(Join us to ask your questions and share your experiences and suggestions about stroke resources and coping strategies)

2:30 p.m.: Educational Program

Guest speaker Dr. Lara Thompson, Ph.D., will discuss a balance study for stroke survivors being conducted at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  For details about this study, contact Dr. Thompson at   [email protected] or call 202-274-5828. 

Suggestions for reducing the risk of falling will also be presented.


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Membership in MCSA is free.
Sign up to receive our free, informative newsletter each month.  Learn about MCSA's programs and community events of interest, including other local stroke support groups, health fairs, and stroke research projects. 

Leave your name, phone number, email address, and home mailing address at 301-681-6272 or online at [email protected]

Donations to MCSA may be sent to

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


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CONTACT US

MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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