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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, October 2, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:   Stroke Support Group

Short Break

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

Speaker:  video  lecture  by neuropschologist Dr. Karen Sullivan, Ph.D.

Topic:   "Brain Plasticity After a Stroke"


SPECIAL GIFTS FROM PAUL BERGER AND STEPHANIE MENSH TO WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!


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, October 9, 2018

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

Welcome, Announcements,  and Program

Speakers:  Transportation Panel (part of Schweinhaut Center's all-day Transportation Expo)

 

Topic:  "Transportation Q & A"

We encourage our members to attend and present your questions and concerns about using Metro Access and other available transit services


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

(Garden Room)

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,  October 10, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8 - 9 PM:  Announcements & Program

Topic: "Five Top Exercises to do Post Stroke"

Guest Speakers  Cady Ugolini, Brightview Senior Assisted Living Community Outreach Director,

and Peter Francis (ReNew Me Fitness)

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,  OCTOBER 11

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)

October 18  (postponed from 9/27)

*1  p.m. sail on the Chesapeake Bay

*Sandy Point State Park Marina

*Free for MCSA members

*Must register by Oct. 10th.

*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,  October 16

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

Topic:   Atrial Fibrillation and other Stroke Risk Factors

Janet Gritz, SLP, will present information and show video lectures by physicians with expertise on A-Fib.


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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]