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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.


*** IMPORTANT NOTICES ***

Due to the pandemic,  all  MCSA in-person meetings are cancelled until further notice.


Attend MCSA's Virtual Program on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Free.   See details below.  Invitations will be emailed.


Our monthly Communique' newsletter is now digital.

Send your email address to [email protected]


BETHESDA CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN: 

CANCELLED  until further notice

Pre-pandemic,  this chapter met monthly on 1st Tuesdays,  7:00 to  9 P.M., at Davis Library in Bethesda, Md.  

Note: Davis Library meeting rooms are not currently available.  If you have suggestions for alternate locations for our Bethesda Chapter meetings, please let us know.


Contact Person

Leave a message for MCSA at 301-681-6272 or [email protected]  Include your name, phone number, and email address.


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information,  email MCSA at [email protected] or leave a message at 301-681-6272.   Include your name and contact information.   

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

CANCELLED until further notice

Pre-pandemic, this chapter meet monthly on 2nd Tuesdays, from 1:00 to  3 P.M. at the Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring, Md.  Currently, Montgomery County (Md) senior centers are closed. 


Contact Person:

Leave a message for MCSA at  301-681-6272 or [email protected]  Include your name, phone number, and email address.

WHERE(Site not currently available)

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Road (Garden Room)

Silver Spring, MD 20901


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, email MCSA at [email protected] or leave a message at 301-681-6272. Include your name and contact information.

UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

 WHEN:  

CANCELLED until further notice. 

Pre-pandemic, this chapter met monthly  on 2nd Wednesdays, 7:00 to 9 P.M. at Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital in Rockville, MdThe hospital is still not allowing meetings such as ours.


WHERE:  (Site not currently available)

Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehabilitation

(9909 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD)  Physical Therapy room (first floor)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.


Questions?  Contact MCSA  at 301-681-6272 or [email protected]cast.net.  Leave a message including your name, phone number, and email address.

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BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING:

Virtual meetings only (via Zoom)

Date:   Thursday,  February 11

Time:  10 AM - 12:00 noon

Contact Person:  Amy Boltz

(Call 248-652-0304 or email MCSA at [email protected]).

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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ONLINE STROKE RESOURCES

For a list of online resources that might be helpful to stroke survivors-- including virtual stroke support groups-- send an email request to MCSA at [email protected]


Two pages of online resources were listed in recent issues of MCSA's Communique' newsletter, which were sent by email or postal delivery to all MCSA members.

If you need a copy, call 301-681-6272 or email us at [email protected] and leave a message with your request and your contact information.

     


                         ANNOUNCEMENTS:


             Pandemic  Cancellation Notice

All in-person MCSA meetings have been cancelled until further notice due to the pandemic.

* Look for  MCSA updates  regarding future meetings or  cancellations. 

Send your email address to us at [email protected] so we can contact you via email.

 * If you need help from MCSA,  leave us

a message at 301-681-6272.  Include your name and contact information.

               

                      * * * * * * * * * * * *

 MCSA's  next virtual program will be held on Wednesday,  February 24, 2021.

Join us on Zoom for a free program:


Topic:  "Relaxation Tips and Techniques"

Date:  Wednesday,  February 24, 2021

Time:  1:00 to 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)

RSVP:    Pre-registration is required.

Email [email protected]

to receive your Zoom invitation.


We welcome your suggestions for topics, speakers, days and times you would prefer for upcoming virtual meetings.   Send your comments  to [email protected] or leave a message on our non-emergency telephone helpline at  301-681-6272.


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MCSA's Communique' newsletter is now distributed online only (unless home delivery is requested).


As of February 2021, our monthly newsletter will be sent via email rather than postal mail.


Please be sure we have your current email address so that we can keep you informed.  


To request "home delivery", leave a message for MCSA at 301-681-6272 or [email protected]





Communique' newsletter

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.   Donations of any size are appreciated very much!


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MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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