Getting the Care You Want When You Need It the Most

4.17.18

On May 8, the volunteer staff of the Long Beach Stroke Support Association will give a presentation on choice for healthcare treatment. Using the “Five Wishes” format, discussion will include the following: Choosing a healthcare agent Types of decisions you may need to make about medical treatment Preferences for care if you have a serious illness Completing the Five Wishes/Advance... Read More

March 20 – End of Session Lunch

3.13.18

  Come join our end-of-session lunch right after groups, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Polly’s Pie 3490 Altantic Ave., Long Beach, CA. DOWNLOAD FLYER

Speaker: Tsgoyna Tanzman March 6

2.25.18

Speaker: Tsgoyna Tanzman, M.A., CCC SLP Speech Language Pathologist Certified Personal Life Coach MASTER Practitioner OF NLP Certified mental Emotional Release® Practitioner Certified Hypnotherapist Author Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. Tsgoyna will share a simple, but necessary daily strategy, she uses to help people find hope and resilience everyday. She will also ask for your opinions about her forthcoming... Read More

Jim is Advocate of Technology for Stroke Survivors

12.1.17

Jim, a former chef, suffered a brain stem stroke that left him locked in.  Less than a year later, through hard work and the help of technology, Jim walked his daughter down the aisle at her wedding. Watch Jim tell his courageous story and goals.

End of Session Luncheon 11/21

11.18.17

  Stroke Support Association group member enjoyed this  quarter’s end-of-session luncheon Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Polly’s Pie in Long Beach. Click on photo below to see large version.

Dec 5 Holiday Luncheon

9.19.17

This year’s Stroke Support Association holiday luncheon was held at the Best Western Golden Sails Hotel in Long Beach. We  enjoyed together a traditional holiday dinner which includes roasted turkey, sausage-sage stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal vegetables, green salad, rolls and iced tea. WHEN: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm COST: $20/person FLYER: View, download and print Holiday... Read More

Annual Stroke Support Association Picnic

7.13.17

When: TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: MAYFAIR PARK 5720 Clark Ave, Lakewood, CA 90714 What to Bring: A DISH to share and your own DRINKS Questions: STROKE SUPPORT ASSOCIATION (562) 537-0556   Mayfair Park 5720 Clark Ave, Lakewood, CA 90714   PHOTO GALLERY – Click on thumbnail to view larger version.  

SSA Participates in Lakewood’s 2017 Senior Health Fair

6.16.17

Lakewood’s Senior Health Fair was held Friday, June 16 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Weingart Senior Center in Lakewood. Free screenings and health-related information were available throughout the morning. The event was free and open to the public. Health screenings included: Hearing tests Balance testing Spinal and scoliosis screenings Glucose & blood pressure testing Cholesterol screening Massage therapy... Read More

Saying Farewell to a Maverick

5.27.17

Stroke Support Association Board President Diane Vasquez Passes Diane Vasquez was an amazing individual. A maverick. An independent-minded person. She was a daughter, Seal Beach police officer, psychologist, teacher, attorney, wife, mother, sister, caretaker, grandmother, parishioner, friend and more. Including serving as the President of Stroke Support Association Board from 2014 until her passing early May. Diane joined the Stroke... Read More