Pacific Stroke Association

EDUCATIONAL FORUMS

Virtual Post-Stroke Programs

Starting in late March, through close collaboration with our health care volunteers, Pacific Stroke Association started offering educational programs for our stroke community virtually. These FREE programs are open to stroke survivors and their caregivers. Presentations are followed by Q & A and group discussions.

PROGRAMS – JULY 2020

EDUCATIONAL FORUM I
DATE: Friday, July 10
TIME: 10:30- 12PM – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “Speaking from Experience – A Caregiver Panel”
SPEAKERS: Wen Eng, Marcia McNamara, Steve Zuckerman,  Jenny Simpson
MODERATOR:  Christina Irving – Family Caregivers Alliance

EDUCATIONAL FORUM II
DATE: Friday, July 17
TIME: 10:30am – 12pm – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “Maintaining Physical Strength with Exercises after Stroke
SPEAKER: Katie Kempkey, PT – Kaiser Permanente
SPECIAL GUEST: Caitlin Hebb, MT-BC – MedRhythms, Inc

If you are interested in participating, please contact support@psastroke.org for more information & to register. 

Additionally, there are monthly post-stroke support groups offered at various locations. Please see our Support Groups page. For more information about PSA programs and to register to attend, contact support@psastroke.org


TOPICS & SPEAKERS – January, February, March, April, May & June 2020

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

TOPIC: “Supporting Attention and Memory after Stroke”
SPEAKER: 
Amanda Duquette, SLP, Kaiser Permanente

TOPIC: “The Benefits of Exercise Post-Stroke”
SPEAKER: Amy Millan, PT, DPT, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

TOPIC: “Blood Pressure, the Silent Danger”
SPEAKER: Ursula Kelly-Tolley, RN / Good Samaritan Hospital

TOPIC: “An Inspirational Session”
SPEAKER: Dr. Naz in collaboration with actor, director, writer and drama professor Eric Barr

TOPIC: “Secondary Stroke Prevention – The Importance of Lowering Cholesterol”
SPEAKER: Sherril Hopper, RN, El Camino Hospital

TOPIC: “Compensatory Speaking & Listening Strategies for Dysarthria
SPEAKER: Debbie Cohen, M.S. CCC-SLP / El Camino Hospital

TOPIC: “Communication Strategies Post-Stroke
SPEAKER: Katherine Seto, SLP

If you are interested in participating, please contact support@psastroke.org for more information & to register. 


Speechless

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



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