Pacific Stroke Association

EDUCATIONAL FORUMS

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:

  • Educational Forums hosted at El Camino Hospital, Mountain View,  2nd Friday of the month, 10:30am – 12pm.
  • Educational Forums – hosted at Kaiser Permanente, San Mateo,  3rd Friday of the month, 10:45am – 12pm.

These FREE programs are open to stroke survivors and their caregivers. Presentations are followed by Q & A and group discussions.

March

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE: Friday, March 13, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC: “Blood Pressure, the Silent Danger”
SPEAKER:
Ursula Kelly-Tolley, RN / Good Samaritan Hospital

San Mateo – Kaiser Permanente
DATE: 
Friday, March 20, 10:45am – 12pm 
TOPIC:
“Supporting Attention and Memory after Stroke”
SPEAKER: 
Amanda Duquette, SLP, Kaiser Permanente

April

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE: Friday, April 10, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC: “Caregivers Panel”

San Mateo – Kaiser Permanente
DATE: 
Friday, April 17, 10:45am – 12pm 
TOPIC:
“Arm Care and Health After Stroke”
SPEAKER: 
Carolyn Wilson, OT, Kaiser Permanente

May

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE: Friday, May 8, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC: “To Be Confirmed”
SPEAKER: Amy Millan, PT, DPT, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

San Mateo – Kaiser Permanente
DATE: 
Friday, May 15, 10:45am – 12pm 
TOPIC:
“Go Go Gadget! Gadgets to Help with Everyday Life”
SPEAKER:
Jeanette Nakamura, OT , Kaiser Permanente

June

Mountain View – El Camino Hospital
DATE: Friday, June 12, 10:30am – 12pm
TOPIC: “To Be Confirmed”
SPEAKER: “To Be Confirmed”

San Mateo – Kaiser Permanente
DATE: 
Friday, June 19, 10:45am – 12pm 
TOPIC:
“Communication Strategies Post Stroke”
SPEAKER:
Katherine Seto, SLP


TOPICS & SPEAKERS – January, February

TOPIC: “Fact or Fiction: the Principles of Recovery Post Stroke”
SPEAKER: 
Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD/SensoMotor Neurological Rehabilitation, LLC

TOPIC: “Post Stroke Sexual Health Considerations for You & Your Partner”
SPEAKER:
Katie Parafinczuk, PT, Kaiser Permanente

TOPIC: “How Neuro Rehab Works for Stroke Patients – An Update”
SPEAKER:
Meagan M. Littlepage, MD – El Camino Hospital

TOPIC: “Falls Prevention after Stroke”
SPEAKER:
Mona Badr, PT, Kaiser Permanente


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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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