Great Disaster Preparedness Tips Provided to SSA

2.28.19

On Tuesday, February 26, during Stroke Support Association’s free weekly support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers in the Long Beach area, Kathy Dollarhide and her husband Chief Dave Dollarhide gave a disaster preparedness presentation. Kathy is the Director of the Disaster Resource Center at Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach. Dave is the Battalion Chief of... Read More

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar

2.18.19

MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute and Comprehensive Stroke Center held its 12th Annual Women’s Heart and Stroke Seminar on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm, at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Men and women were invited to attend. Specialists shared the latest information on the recognition and treatment of cardiovascular disease and stroke, and how to... Read More

Disaster Preparedness Presentation

2.4.19

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

End-of-Session Groups Luncheon

11.29.18

Stroke Support Association held its End-of-Session Groups Luncheon at Black Bear Diner in Signal Hill on November 20, 2018. With a delicious lunch and lively conversation, it was a wonderful time for our stroke survivors and caregivers to socialize after the end of a 12-week session of support groups. Twenty-one folks attended, including nine stroke survivors, five caregivers, four board... Read More

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