Tag Archive: Long Beach

AND THE BEAT GOES ON!

4.10.24

Born in Paris, France, Nicolas De Gaulejac, just 18 years old and already an accomplished musician, embarked on European tours with his brother, also a musician. He earned his Master of Music degree from Agostini Private Drum School, France, and also studied at The Toulouse Conservatory in France. To further pursue his career, Nicolas moved to California and attended Musicians... Read More

Stroke Support Association Annual Holiday Luncheon 2019

10.25.19

The Holidays are Best When Good Friends Get Together! Join us at Stroke Support Association’s Annual Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Golden Sails Hotel Best Western 6285 Pacific Coast Highway Long Beach, CA 90803 $25 per person Please RSVP by November 26th to Betsy Hardiman 562-537-0556 or info@strokesupportassoc.org Click here for ... Read More

Great Disaster Preparedness Tips Provided to SSA

2.28.19

On Tuesday, February 26, during Stroke Support Association’s free weekly support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers in the Long Beach area, Kathy Dollarhide and her husband Chief Dave Dollarhide gave a disaster preparedness presentation. Kathy is the Director of the Disaster Resource Center at Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach. Dave is the Battalion Chief of... Read More

SSA Annual Fundraising Underway

9.24.18

The annual fundraising campaign for the Stroke Support Association is underway.   Our goal is to raise $5,000 by November 1, 2018.   This will allow us to plan for our 2019 budget. Although Stroke Support Association (SSA) is run primarily by volunteers, we currently have two part-time staff positions. Christine Escalona has returned as our Executive Director, and Betsy Hardiman... Read More

Mobile Stroke Unit Speeds Vital Response Time for Better Outcomes

9.10.18

Neuroscience/Stroke Program Director at Long Beach Memorial Angie West, shared with her fellow Stroke Support Association Board members the exciting news of the mobile stroke unit now transporting stroke patients in the Long Beach area.  Having the highly specialized Mobile Stroke ambulance allows the emergency care to be taken directly to stroke patients. This makes Long Beach one of the few cities on... Read More

Presentation: Vision After Stroke – July 10

6.26.18

  The Stroke Support Association invites you to join a special presentation by Dr. Rachelle Lin of Ketchum Health University Eye Center. Vision After Stroke When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Location: California Heights Methodist Church 3759 Orange Avenue (at Bixby Road) Long Beach, CA 90807 Our regular stroke survivor and caregiver support groups will follow immediately... Read More

March 20 – End of Session Lunch

3.13.18

  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

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