Pacific Stroke Association

STROKE SUPPORT GROUPS 2023

Virtual Post-Stroke Support Groups – 2024

At PSA’s monthly support groups, stroke survivors and caregivers meet others and find practical information, inspiration, and support. Support groups are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted on the listing. Time since stroke and attendance at the support groups meetings varies.

Please Note:If you have attended PSA Programs in the past, going forward we plan to send you the
Zoom link to ALL programs automatically the day before each event. If you are NEW to PSA please
contact us at
groups@psastroke.org. For questions about PSA programs, please contact us at
support@psastroke.org or at 650-565-8485.

Post-Stroke Caregivers ONLY Support Group

  • DATE: Tuesday, February 6 
  • TIME: 1:30pm to 3pm
  • FACILITATOR: Dee Jay Hubbard, SLP, PhD

Different Strokes for Different Folks

  • DATE: Tuesday , February 13
  • TIME: 3pm to 4:30pm
  • FACILITATOR: Naz Motayar, PhD, Neuropsychologist

PSA Men’s Club 

  • DATE:  Tuesday, February 20
  • TIME: 2pm to 3:30pM
  • FACILITATORS: Dee Jay Hubbard, SLP, PhD & Peter Nelson, MD (retired)

Women’s Support Group

  • DATE: Friday, February 23
  • TIME: 10:30am to 12pm
  • FACILITATORS: Pamela Davis, MA, OTR/L & May Moy, PhD

Life After Stroke Support Group

  • DATE: Tuesday, February 27
  • TIME: 2:30pm to 4pm
  • FACILITATORS: Deborah Flaherty, MA & Lori Tam Lee, OTR/L

Stroke Social Club 

  • DATE: Wednesday, February 28
  • TIME: 1pm to 3pm
  • VENUE: TBD
Additional Community Programs Offered Virtually- 2024

Please Note: To register and receive zoom links, please contact the facilitators directly.

Communication Group for Adults with Aphasia (Virtual)

South County Stroke Support Group – Gilroy, CA (in-person)

  • DATE: Wednesday,  February 14
  • TIME: 1pm to 2pm
  • FACILITATOR: Lilly Weissinger, PT
  • VENUE: Gilroy Public Library at 350 W. 6th St., Gilroy, CA 95020. To register, email Rich Yamashita richmy24@gmail.com

Stroke Peer Support Group (Virtual)

  • DATE: Wednesday, February 14
  • TIME: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • LOCATION: Currently the group meets online. The link is available by contacting Robert Medel at robert.medel@hhs.sccgov.org or 408-885-2397

Stroke Survivor’s Support Group

  • DATE: Thursday, February 15
  • TIME: 4:30pm to 6pm
  • FACILITATORSMeaghan Lynch, MD – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Sarah Mena, RN – Neurology Care Coordinator. To register, click here  http://eepurl.com/gd6GDX
Young Adult Stroke Survivor Group (virtual) 
  • DATE: Thursday, February 15
  • TIME: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • FACILITATOR: Amy Kinaan. To register and receive Zoom link, email aakinaan@yahoo.com

Speech Communication Group

  • DATE: Monday, February 19
  • TIME: 3pm to 4:30pm
  • COORDINATOR: Madison Fox MS, CCC-SLP. To register, email mfox@stanfordhealthcare.org

Stroke Survivor Support Group – Sacramento, CA

  • DATE: Wednesday, February 21
  • Time: 1pm to 2pm
  • LOCATION: Marie Calendar’s: 5622 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822
  • To RSVP email:  jrbkpltg7@gmail.com

Post-Stroke Support Group

BAY AREA SWALLOWING SUPPORT (VIRTUAL)
  • DATE: Second Thursday (every other month) – Next meeting on March 21st 
  • TIME: 4PM TO 5PM via zoom
  • Facilitators: Theresa Yao, SLPD, CCC-SLP and Claire Heitlinger, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • To RSVP and receive the zoom link email: bayareaswallow@gmail.com
  • Any adult with swallowing difficulty can attend. Care partners and family members are welcome to join. Visit dysfogia.com/bass

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If you would like to participate in a clinical trial visit http://clinicaltrials.gov.

If you are looking for stroke support groups in other areas, click here.

We hope to see you at our upcoming programs and sessions.


We sincerely thank PSA Program Donors & Funders among them:
 
               
 
Many Thank to PSA Community Partners:

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