Driving Evaluation Presentation January 31

1.27.17

Do you have questions about driving skills since you, or someone you care for, has had a stroke? If so, please join us Tuesday, January 31st, at 10:00 am for a 30 minute Driving Evaluation presentation given by Ernest Santos of Driving Fitness Evaluations. Topics covered include: Basic laws and regulations in California Screening to assess if further testing is... Read More

AFib Awareness Month: Lifestyle Changes

9.13.16

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month when the spotlight is turned on this condition—a fluttering of the heart —that makes it 5x more likely to have a stroke. Learn about AFib’s risk factor for stroke and treatments. Lifestyle changes Even if you have AFib, it’s never too late to make lifestyle changes that will lower your risk for stroke and... Read More

AFib Awareness Month: Treatment and Risk Factors

9.13.16

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, when the spotlight is turned on this condition—a fluttering of the heart —that makes it 5x more likely to have a stroke. Learn about AFib’s risk factor for stroke and treatments below. Do you need treatment? AFib generally does not go away. However, not everyone who has AFib needs treatment (at least not right... Read More

Cal State LA Seeking Participants for Hand Rehabilitation Study

8.3.16

The Stroke Support Association has been approached by Oscar Ledezma, a graduate student at California State University at Los Angeles. Ledezma is conducting research on hand rehabilitation using our Recovery Glove Device, which is a sensor glove rehabilitation tool designed to help individuals regain lost hand function after an injury. The device senses the finger and thumb movements used in occupational... Read More

Award Winning “You See Me” Stroke Documentary Screening at LB Indie

8.3.16

The Stroke Support Association is pleased to announce the screening of Linda J. Brown’s documentary, “You See Me” at the Long Beach International Indie Film Festival. Linda’s film centers on her father’s devastating stroke; chronicling not only the devastating impact stroke had on her father’s life, but how even after he passed, how their family dynamics continued to shift and... Read More

Come to the next Stroke Support Association Annual Picnic

7.14.16

Come join us for this year’s annual Stroke Support Association picnic. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring: A dish to share Your own drinks   Mayfair Park 5720 Clark Avenue in Lakewood CA 90714 Clark Ave at South Street, behind the pool on Fidler Street

Visit SSA at Weingart Senior Fair, June 17

6.9.16

Representatives from the Stroke Support Asssociation, including Executive Director Suzanne Brodsly, will be present at the Senior Health Fair, Friday, June 17, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.  Please visit our table to learn about how our weekly support groups and other services may help stroke survivors and caretakers recover after the effects of a stroke. Lakewood’s Senior Health Fair... Read More

Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar

2.1.16

Learn more about what the Stroke Support Association offers – visit our table at the 9th Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar. When: Saturday, February 27, 2016 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Long Beach Memorial Houssels Forum 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach CA 90806 Cost: $25 / $20 each when two or more register together (breakfast and lunch provided)... Read More