Special Events

Getting the Care You Want When You Need It the Most


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


  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


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

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