Special Events

End of Session Luncheon 11/21


  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


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


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


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

May 16: Speaker Leo Costa Jr.


Come to the Stroke Support Association meeting to hear special guest speaker: Leo Costa Jr., stroke survivor and author of book “Three Strokes In Three Weeks Saved My Life”.  Costa will share how he was able to attain 100% recovery after his strokes.  And how he wants all stroke survivors to able to as well. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:00... Read More

May 13: 8th Annual Orange County Stroke Awareness Picnic


Please come to the 8th annual Orange County Stroke Rehab Network  Stroke Awareness Picnic. Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 11am – 2pm UC Irvine / Hewitt Hall 843 Health Sciences Road, Irvine CA 92697 Parking: Free. Lot 38 next to Hewitt Hall Presented by Dr. Steven C. Cramer’s lab at UC Irvine, Chapman University, and the Orange County Stroke Rehab Network. This event will provide a chance... Read More

March 21: End of Group Session Luncheon


In addition to our weekly support group meetings, we have other special events planned throughout the year. Included are our quarterly luncheons. For our Stroke Support Association group participants, our end of quarter session luncheon will be held at West Bistro immediately following our Long Beach stroke support group meetings. West Bistro 3900 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach CA 90807 Tuesday,... Read More

10th Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar


Learn more about what the Stroke Support Association offers – visit our table at the 10th Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar. When: Saturday, February 11, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Long Beach Memorial 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach CA 90806 Cost: $25 / $20 each when two or more register together (breakfast and lunch provided) Call (562)... Read More

Driving Evaluation Presentation January 31


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