Special Events

SSA’s Annual Picnic a Treat for All

8.21.19

Stroke Support Association held its annual potluck picnic on August 6 at Mae Bower Park in Lakewood, CA. About 25 stroke survivors, family members, caregivers, facilitators, and guests gathered at an outdoor space populated by several picnic tables centered on an expanse of green grass and overlooking the park’s playground. The weather was perfect, neither too hot nor too breezy.

SSA End of Session Lunch at Domenico’s

8.13.19

On Tuesday, July 30, Stroke Support Association’s group members enjoyed lunch at Domenico’s Belmont Shore, Long Beach’s oldest restaurant. Following the final meeting of SSA’s 12-week session of support groups, about 25 people met at the cozy restaurant to enjoy one another’s company, as well as delicious Italian dishes, pizza, salads, and garlic bread. Domenico’s will be donating back 25%... Read More

Keeping Things Moving

7.29.19

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, three acute-care medical professionals from Long Beach Memorial Medical Center visited the support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers at Stroke Support Association in Long Beach to answer questions about post-stroke care. Jackie Starks, a speech therapist, Lydia Cheung, an occupational therapist, and Kenneth Barcelona, a physical therapist, arriving in work scrubs, took questions from... Read More

Stroke Support Association’s Annual Picnic

7.15.19

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 6, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM Mae Boyer Park (North... Read More

Stroke Support Association Fundraiser at Domenico’s July 30th

7.15.19

Help Stroke Support Association raise money and enjoy the delicious food of Domenico’s in Belmont Shore. For over 64 years, Domenico’s has been Long Beach’s go-to Italian restaurant and will donate 25% of the total sales generated by our group to SSA! Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Time: 11:30 AM to 10 PM Location: Domenico’s Italian Restaurant 5339 E. Second... Read More

Stroke Support Association at 2019 Weingart Senior Fair

7.9.19

Board Members Gretchen Phillips and Diana Wagner represented Stroke Support Association at this year’s annual senior health and information fair held at the Weingart Senior Center in Lakewood. They were able to share information about SSA’s free services to support stroke survivors and their family caregivers.  

Long Beach Library Programs and Services Presentation

5.29.19

Please join the Stroke Support Association for a presentation by Antonia Herrera, General Librarian at the Long Beach Public Library. She oversees the Information Center for People with Disabilities and Volunteer Services and at the main library, and will be speaking about volunteer opportunities as well as programs and services that stroke survivors and their families will find useful. This... 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