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      Stroke Support Discussion and Education Group - Long Beach, CA in Long Beach

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      January 4, 2011

      Tuesday  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (weekly until November 22, 2011)

      3759 Orange Ave. @ Bixby
      Long Beach, California 90808

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      Stroke Support Discussion and Education Group - Long Beach, CA

      Stroke support groups for Stroke Survivors and Family/caregivers in the Long Beach area. Meets Every Tuesday at 10:00am-11:30am .
      Call 562-537-0556
      No Fee, Donations are welcome.
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      ~ Open to Anyone whose life has been affected by stroke.
      Meetings Every Tues (Except April, August & December)

      No Fee, Donations Accepted and can also be mailed to:
      Stroke Support Assoc PO Box 8340, Long Beach, CA 90808
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      ** Stroke is The No. 1 cause of adult disability, the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer in the United States and knows no age boundaries. Nearly 80% of strokes are Preventable.
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      ~ Objectives: .
      ~ Provide information to understand the changes from the stroke and information to reduce risk of another stroke . .
      ~ Assist stroke survivors in achieving maximum levels of recovery . .
      ~ Aid family members in coping with their special and individual issues . .
      ~ Assist stroke survivors and family members in optimizing quality of life despite the stroke . .
      ~ Provide community education on stroke and stroke prevention . .
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      ` The program: .
      Includes weekly Stroke Survivor and Family/Caregiver support and education groups. These groups meet weekly, simultaneously, but separately in order to meet different needs and are led by trained volunteer facilitators, currently all qualified professionals.

      ` Hospital Visitors:
      Selected and trained volunteer stroke survivors and family members visit patients and family new to stroke while still in the hospital. They offer support, encouragement and resources.
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      ` Education: .
      Prevention of stroke is another aspect of the Stroke Assoc. Brochures are available Free of charge. A speakers bureau provides educational presentations on causes, effects, symptoms, prevention, resources and adjustment to living with stroke.
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      `History: .
      Continually since 1980, the program has offered support and educational services through weekly support groups when professionals in the Long Beach community saw the unmet needs for post-acute services for stroke survivors and their family members in returning to the community and to meaningful lives at no cost (fulfilling those in need from North of Long Beach to Saddleback Valley). .
      A Not for Profit organization. EIN: 27-1526010

      ` These services are provided on a very modest budget, with indivisulal donations such as Yours, grants and Thanks to the support from Outstanding Volunteers.
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      * * Please mail your Tax Deductible donations to; Stroke Support Assoc. PO Box 8340, Long Beach, CA 90808
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      Cost: Free - Open to all whose life or family has been affected by Stroke. All Welcome!

      Categories: Education | Health & Wellness | Neighborhood

      This event repeats weekly until November 22, 2011:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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