Author Archives for Denise Shiozawa

Disasater Preparedness Presentation in Long Beach

Disaster Preparedness Presentation

February 4, 2019 7:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Disaster Preparedness Presentation

Please join us for this presentation Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. at 3759 Orange Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807 with Kathy Dollarhide RN, BSN, CEN, CEM Mass Casualty Disaster Management The presentation will be followed by our regular support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers. Workshop Description: This presentation will give information on Disaster management in... Read More


Kate Adamson Presentation at SSA

November 8, 2018 9:42 am Published by Comments Off on Kate Adamson Presentation at SSA

“When we share our stories, we share ourselves, we share our encouragement, and we create miracles.” –Kate Adamson, speaker on October 23, 2018 at Stroke Support Association in Long Beach On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Kate Adamson, MSW, a stroke survivor, author, speaker, and advocate for the disabled, gave a presentation titled “Beyond Your Support Group: Finding Help and Resources” to... Read More


SSA November 20 End of Session Lunch

November 20 – End of Session Lunch

November 7, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Comments Off on November 20 – End of Session Lunch

Let’s Do Lunch! Join us right after groups (11:45 am). Black Bear Diner 1898 E. Willow Street Signal Hill CA 90755 DOWNLOAD FLYER  


Rodrigo’s Comeback Update

November 7, 2018 11:12 am Published by Comments Off on Rodrigo’s Comeback Update

“I suffered a hemorrhagic stroke on the basal ganglia January 19, 2018. My entire left side was paralyzed – I couldn’t move my arm or my leg. For two weeks I was in a wheelchair, then followed by three months walking with a cane. “I was fortunate to have received prompt emergency care (within 30 minutes) at Long Beach Memorial.... Read More


Stroke Support Association Presents – Beyond Your Support Group: Finding Help and Resources

October 9, 2018 9:47 am Published by Comments Off on Stroke Support Association Presents – Beyond Your Support Group: Finding Help and Resources

  Please join the Stroke Support Assocation and Kate Adamson, MSW, at their presentation of Beyond Your Support Group: Finding Help and Resources. Kate is a speaker and author and currently a staff member at the Disabled Resources Center in Long Beach. She will talk of her own experiences as a stroke survivor after suffering a stroke at the age of... Read More


2018 Annual Stroke Support Association Holiday Luncheon

2018 Annual Holiday Luncheon

September 26, 2018 6:19 pm Published by Comments Off on 2018 Annual Holiday Luncheon

The Holidays are Best When Good Friends Get Together Please join us for the Stroke Support Association’s Annual Holiday Luncheon.   Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:00 am – 1:00 pm $20 per person Location: Golden Sails Hotel Best Western 6285 Pacific Coast Highway Long Beach, C A90803 RSVP by November 27, 2018 to Betsy Hardiman (562) 537-0556 or info@strokesupportassoc.org


Please donate to the Stroke Support Association

SSA Annual Fundraising Underway

September 24, 2018 9:41 am Published by Comments Off on SSA Annual Fundraising Underway

The annual fundraising campaign for the Stroke Support Association is underway.   Our goal is to raise $5,000 by November 1, 2018.   This will allow us to plan for our 2019 budget. Although Stroke Support Association (SSA) is run primarily by volunteers, we currently have two part-time staff positions. Christine Escalona has returned as our Executive Director, and Betsy Hardiman... Read More


Mobile stroke ambulance in Long Beach saving linves

Mobile Stroke Unit Speeds Vital Response Time for Better Outcomes

September 10, 2018 8:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Mobile Stroke Unit Speeds Vital Response Time for Better Outcomes

Neuroscience/Stroke Program Director at Long Beach Memorial Angie West, shared with her fellow Stroke Support Association Board members the exciting news of the mobile stroke unit now transporting stroke patients in the Long Beach area.  Having the highly specialized Mobile Stroke ambulance allows the emergency care to be taken directly to stroke patients. This makes Long Beach one of the few cities on... Read More


SSA End of Session Lunch at Black Bear Diner

July 24 – End of Session Lunch

July 18, 2018 4:57 pm Published by Comments Off on July 24 – End of Session Lunch

Come join our end-of session lunch 11:45 a.m. (right after groups) Black Bear Diner 1898 E. Willow Street Signal Hill CA 907 DOWNLOAD FLYER  


come join the Aug 7 2018 annual Stroke Support Association picnic at Mayfair Park in Lakewood

SSA Annual Picnic: August 7

July 7, 2018 4:04 pm Published by Comments Off on SSA Annual Picnic: August 7

Please come to this year’s Stroke Support Association annual picnic will be: Tuesday, AUGUST 7 11:00 am – 2:00 pm MAYFAIR PARK 5720 Clark Avenue, Lakewood CA 90714 What to bring: A dish to share Your own drinks Questions? Call (562) 537-0556.