Pacific Stroke Association

ABOUT US

ABOUT PACIFIC STROKE ASSOCIATION (PSA)

Pacific Stroke Association is a local, not-for-profit organization serving Santa Clara and San Mateo counties since 1998. Tax ID #: 77-0500631

 PSA’s mission is two-fold:  to reduce the incidence of stroke through education and to help alleviate stroke’s devastating aftermath through programs that support survivors and caregivers.

OUR COMMITMENT

Pacific Stroke Association is committed to empowering people to thrive after stroke.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • We support stroke survivors and family caregivers by connecting them with local community resources.
  • We value the experience, knowledge, and involvement of stroke survivors and professionals working with post-stroke rehabilitation.
  • We seek partnerships and collaborations to better fulfill our mission.
  • We are dedicated to providing free or low cost post-stroke programs.

Each year in the United States, there are close to 800,000 strokes.  Stroke is the leading cause of disabilities in the country.  The risk of having a stroke more than doubles each decade after the age of 55.

Learning about stroke can help you act in time to save a co-worker, friend, or relative.  Making changes in your lifestyle can help you prevent a stroke.

CALL 911 immediately 

if you believe you are having a stroke or someone around you is having a stroke.

 

 

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