Special Events

Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar


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


            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


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


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


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

Jazz to Benefit SSA


Alvin Hayes, Jr., a renowned American jazz saxophonist and flutist who has made chart-topping albums, will be performing this spring to help raise funds for the Stroke Support Association in Long Beach. Playing his signature saxophone, Alvin will lead a concert consisting of a quintet (drums, keyboard, guitar, bass, and sax) and a vocalist. The Benefit Concert will be held... Read More