Kate Adamson Presentation at SSA

11.8.18

“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

Rodrigo’s Comeback Update

11.7.18

“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

2018 Annual Holiday Luncheon

9.26.18

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

SSA Annual Fundraising Underway

9.24.18

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 Unit Speeds Vital Response Time for Better Outcomes

9.10.18

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

July 24 – End of Session Lunch

7.18.18

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  

SSA Annual Picnic: August 7

7.7.18

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.

Presentation: Vision After Stroke – July 10

6.26.18

  The Stroke Support Association invites you to join a special presentation by Dr. Rachelle Lin of Ketchum Health University Eye Center. Vision After Stroke When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Location: California Heights Methodist Church 3759 Orange Avenue (at Bixby Road) Long Beach, CA 90807 Our regular stroke survivor and caregiver support groups will follow immediately... Read More