Pacific Stroke Association

EDUCATIONAL FORUMS

2019 Monthly Post-Stroke Programs

We are pleased to announce that the PSA Post-Stroke Programs have been expanded and are currently offered at TWO locations:

  • Post-Stroke Lecture Series are hosted by Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center (749 Brewster Avenue – downtown Redwood City). The sessions are held on the 1st Wednesday of the month, 2pm – 3:30pm.
  • Educational Forums are hosted at El Camino Hospital (2500 Grant Road, Mountain View) The sessions are held on the 2nd Friday of the month, 10:30am – 12pm.

Stroke survivors, family members and those who work with post-stroke patients are welcome to attend these FREE programs. The talks are followed by group discussions. For more information and to RSVP: contact support@psastroke.org or 650-565-8485.

MARCH

Redwood City – Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center
DATE:  Wednesday, March 6, 2pm – 3:30pm
TOPIC:  “Now What? Getting Connected with Tools & Resources in the Community”
SPEAKERMaureen MacLeod, LCSW, Medical Social Worker – Sequoia Hospital

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE:  Friday, March 8, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC:  “Tech Tools for Caregivers”
SPEAKERChristina Irving, LCSW – Family Caregivers Alliance

 APRIL

Redwood City – Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center
DATE:  Wednesday, April 3, 2pm – 3:30pm
TOPIC:  “Lowering Your Stroke Risk”
SPEAKERS:  Shalini Bhambani, M.D., Silicon Valley Cardiology & Chloe Sasakado, MS, RD, CNSC – Clinical Dietitian, Sequoia Hospital

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE:  Friday, April 12, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC:  “No Arm Left Behind: Caring for Your Arm After Stroke”
SPEAKER Dee Dee Clarke, MS, OT/L

MAY

Redwood City – Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center
DATE:  Wednesday, May 1, 2pm – 3:30pm
TOPIC:  Practicing Resilience: Part 1 – Recovery From & Adapting to Real Change
SPEAKERSDavid Cowell, M. Div., Director of Mission Services & Eric Nefstead, M. Div., BCC, Clinical Educator – Spiritual Care, Sequoia Hospital

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE:  Friday, May 10, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC:  “Post Stroke Recoveries and Inspirations”
SPEAKER A PANEL of Stroke Survivors

JUNE

Redwood City – Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center
DATE:  Wednesday, June 5, 2pm – 3:30pm
TOPIC:  Practicing Resilience: Part 2 – Enhancing Communication with Your Loved Ones
SPEAKERSDavid Cowell, M. Div., Director of Mission Services & Eric Nefstead, M. Div., BCC, Clinical Educator – Spiritual Care, Sequoia Hospital

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE:  Friday, June 14, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC:  “Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Stroke Reduction without Bleeding Risk”
SPEAKERChad Rammohan, MD – Sutter Health

2019 Previous Programs

JANUARY – Mountain View

TOPIC:  “Activities of Daily Living Challenges and Strategies”
SPEAKER:  Pamela Davis, MA OTR/L CAPS

FEBRUARY – Mountain View

TOPIC:  “Being a Skilled Communication Partner – Family Strategies for Aphasia ”
SPEAKER:  Ellen Bernstein-Ellis, MA, CCC-SLP

 


Speechless

Speechless“, portrays the life of three stroke survivors who suffer from aphasia.



Additionally, there are monthly post-stroke support groups offered at various locations. Please see our Support Groups page. If you prefer viewing the program schedule by month, please see our Calendar of Events

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