Special Events

10th Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar

2.3.17

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

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

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

Stroke Support Association’s Annual Holiday Luncheon

10.27.14

            The Holidays Are Best When Spent With Friends! Date:        Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Time:       11:30 am – 1:30 pm Where:     Monte Verde Park 4626 Shadeway, Lakewood, CA 90713 Between Palo Verde and Studebaker and Del Amo and Arbor Road Price: $15 per person Food:       A traditional holiday lunch consisting of delicious turkey and ham... Read More

Visit the Stroke Support Association Table

5.23.14

Please come visit the Stroke Support Association table at the STROKE SUPPORT AWARENESS PICNIC 2014: Living Well After Stroke.  Learn about the services we provide to stroke survivors, their family and caregivers for the Long Beach area. WHEN: Saturday, May 31, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WHERE: UC Irvine’s Hewitt Hall WHAT: Discussion, interaction, fun and food PARKING: Free... Read More

How to Recognize Stroke Symtoms FAST

5.14.14

Face Drooping:      Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop or is it      numb? Arm Weakness:      Ask the person to raise both arms. Is one arm weak or numb? Does one arm drift      downward? Speech Difficulty:      Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “the sky is blue.” Is the... Read More

Join Our Inaugural Social Hour

3.12.14

Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Social Hour Join our first quarterly social hour to socialize with friends and family, share plans for our April break and enjoy a great lunch immediately following the final March Stroke Support meeting! Consider maximizing the day’s fun by joining Ray as he leads us on a leisurely walk to and from Cafe Bixby. Cafe Bixby... Read More