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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, December 4

7:00 - 8:00 P.M.:- Stroke Support Discussion Group

8:00-9:00 p.m.:  Educational Program

Speaker:  Janet M. Gritz, SLP  (with group participation)
Topic: "Enjoying the Holidays:  Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress, Enjoying traditions and foods, and Selecting Appropriate Gifts for Stroke Survivors"

OPTIONAL:  Members are encouraged to talk about how they celebrate the holidays (and ways they have adapted due to their post-stroke status),  bring holiday foods to share, and recommend helpful gifts they would love to receive.

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  email MCSA at [email protected]

Include your name and contact information.  

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

NEXT MEETING: 

2nd Tuesday, December  11

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

Welcome, Announcements,  and Program

Speaker:  Deborah Hughes

 Topic:  "Feldenkrais Movement Integration for Stroke Survivors"

(Note:  Most of the movements can be done while sitting on a chair.)

Short Break

Light Refreshments

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

Stroke Support Discussion 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, December 12, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8 - 9 PM:  Announcements & Program:

   Our Annual Holiday Party

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,  DECEMBER 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:  

 

"#Giving Tuesday" is November 27, 2018.

This is an amazing 24-hour online charitable giving event.  On this one day --from 8 a.m. E.T. or 5 A.M. PT until midnight--  donations for non-profit organizations like MCSA will be matched by PayPal and Facebook up to a total of $7 million on a first come-first served basis.  To donate to MCSA, go to MCSA's Facebook page --

www.facebook.com/MCSA.stroke.support There should be a "donate" button or link for #Giving Tuesday donations. 


Donations of any size will help MCSA provide free services (like the programs mentioned on this page) to local stroke survivors and their family caregivers.   

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LEISURE WORLD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

Date:  3rd Tuesday,  Dec. 18

Time 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Educational Program:

Topic: "Enjoying the Holidays Post-Stroke:  Reducing stress, Adapting Traditions, and Selecting Helpful Gifts"

Members are encouraged to talk about their holiday celebrations, share foods they enjoy, and exchange ideas about helpful gifts


Short Break for Refreshments

2:00 p.m.: Stroke Support Discussion Group

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


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

3300 N. Leisure World Blvd.


If you plan to attend, please RSVP by December 15th to Janet Gritz at 301-622-2282.   (Let us know if you plan to bring food to share.)


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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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MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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