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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: 

October 1, 2019 

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

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

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Educational Program

Topic: "Travel Tips for Stroke Survivors"
Share your experiences and suggestions for safe and successful trips post-stroke.

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 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

October 8, 2019

(2nd Tuesday,  ​1 - 3 P.M.)

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

Topic:   "Healing Touch:

Full Body Connection for Self-Help"

Speaker:   Elaine Parreco
-  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.


UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  

 NO MEETING IN OCTOBER  

 (due to Yom Kippur holiday)          * * * * * * * * * *

Next meeting will be held on November 13, 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 to be announced

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:

The October date (11 or 17) will be confirmed soon.  Board members will be notified.

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:

  Senior/Boomer Resource Fair

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

12:00 noon to 4 p.m.

Silver Spring Civic Center

One Veteran's Place

Silver Spring, MD

FREE !

health screenings,

many vendors.

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LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP  MEETING


Date:  October 15,  2019

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

(3rd Tuesday)

1:00-2:00 PM = Educational  Program

Topic: "Changes After Stroke and Aphasia"

(plus information about research studies and  speech-language therapy  for stroke survivors  at the Univ. of Md. College Park Campus)

Speaker:

Kristin Slawson, U. of Md. Hearing & Speech Clinic


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 of Md.'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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P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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