Seeking Study Volunteer for Arm Weakness Therapy Resulting from Stroke

11.18.22

Have you experienced arm weakness from a recent stroke? The Cramer Lab at UCLA is looking to recruit individuals experiencing moderate-severe arm weakness after a stroke in the last 30 days. Their mission is to reduce disability after stroke. The therapy of videogame-based arm motor therapy will be completed in your own home, and will be designed with your specific... Read More

Please Join Us at our 2022 Annual Holiday Luncheon

11.10.22

WHEN: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM WHERE: Golden Sails Hotel Best Western6285 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach CA 90803 COST: $30 per personSpecial Needs Fund available upon prior confidential request at time of RSVP for current members. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 1 Register below, and pay online. Payments will be processed securely through SSA’s PayPal account, but... Read More

Study to Improve Walking after Stroke

10.6.22

The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine is conducting a research study that explores the possibility of using brain waves to control a functional electrical stimulation device to help stroke patients improve their walking. If you are an adult stroke survivor, are able to walk (with or without an assistive device) more than 30 feet without help,... Read More

ASK THE EXPERTS

9.29.22

ASK THE EXPERTS: A Q&A Session for Stroke Related Concerns Wednesday, October 5, 2022 via Zoom10:00-11:00 AM Caregivers and the public are welcome to attend. A Zoom invitation will be sent out the day before. If not already on our Zoom list, please email info@strokesupportassoc.org to receive the meeting link. MEET THE PANEL Angie West, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, SCRN, ANVP, the Program... Read More

Stroke Support Association Annual Picnic

7.15.22

Please join us at Mae Boyer Park in Lakewood, CA for Stroke Support Association’s Annual Picnic on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Have a terrific time with fellow SSA members, family and caregivers – eating, sharing stories, and enjoying each other’s company. TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM Mae Boyer Park (North... Read More

What to Ask Your Doctor About Your Stroke.

7.14.22

In addition to heading up the Stroke/Neuroscience Program at Long Beach Medical Center, Angie is a support group facilitator for Stroke Support Association. On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, Angie West, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, SCRN, ANVP, the Program Director of Neuroscience/Stroke at Long Beach Medical Center and an SSA support group facilitator, gave a presentation titled “What to Ask Your Doctor... Read More

What to ask your doctor about your stroke

6.17.22

In addition to heading up the Stroke/Neuroscience Unit at Long Beach Medical Center, Angie West is a support group facilitator and board member for Stroke Support Association.  In our support groups, we sometimes hear from a stroke survivor that they don’t know much about the stroke they had. In the midst of crisis, while in the hospital, you may not... Read More

Senior Health & Information Fair – June 17

6.3.22

Free screenings and Health-related Information For glucose, bone density, grip strength, body fat analysis, pre-diabetes risk, thyroid screening, and posture analysis. Location: WEINGART SENIOR CENTER Friday, June 17, 2022, 10 am – Noon 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 Lunch will be served. Reservations are required by Thursday, June 16. Call (562)630-6210. Stroke Support Association will have its own table with hand-outs... Read More

Have you experienced a stroke?

4.19.22

We are now enrolling for a research study to improve home exercise options for the arm and hand! Qualified participants must: Have had a stroke >6 months ago Be between 18 and 85 years old Not have severe arm or shoulder pain (≤6 out of 10) Qualified participants receive: Compensation for time and travel Additional home rehabilitation with a new... Read More