Stroke Support Group

Stroke Support Group

When:

 

 

Last Tuesday of every month

2-3 p.m

Where: 

 

Swedish/Cherry Hill
500 17th Ave
James Tower, First Floor
Swedish Education and Conference Center Check postings for room number

Map and Directions


Let’s Talk About Stroke

Stroke Support Group: Survivors, Family Members and Caregivers

Please join us at our Stroke Support Group, with the purpose to discuss, educate, encourage and support in a relaxed environment. Monthly meetings with topical discussions, education and presentations YOU want to hear.

  • Learn how to cope and recover from your peers and professionals.
  • Discuss fears, hopes and frustrations.

For questions please call the Stroke Program office at 206-320-2208.

Directions to Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus

From the South

Take I-5 northbound to the James Street Exit (164). Turn right (east) on James Street. James will become Cherry Street.

For patient dropoff or short-term parking: Turn right (south) on 18th Avenue. Turn right (west) on Jefferson. Turn right (south) into the main hospital entrance.

For long-term parking: Turn right on 16th Avenue, then right into the hospital garage. Walk over the skybridge to the hospital.

From the North

Take I-5 southbound to the James Street Exit (165A). Turn left (east) on James Street. James will become
Cherry Street.

For patient dropoff or short-term parking: Turn right (south) on 18th Avenue. Turn right (west) on Jefferson. Turn right (south) into the main hospital entrance.

For long-term parking: Turn right on 16th Avenue, then right into the hospital garage. Walk over the skybridge to the hospital.

Map and Directions

Cherry Hill Campus Parking


Additional Resources:

  • American Stroke Association – offers excellent resources to survivors and families. Call 1-888-4STROKE for more information or visit www.strokeassociation.org
  • National Stroke Association – 1-800-STROKES or www.stroke.org
  • www.aphasia.org – Information for patients suffering with aphasia

 

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For stroke survivors

Visit Stroke Smart or Stroke Connection for information on recovery, resources and support.

 


Signs of a stroke

F – Face:
Ask the patient to smile. Does one side droop?
A – Arms:
Does one arm fall down when the patient holds both arms up?
S – Speech:
Is the patient’s speech slurred or garbled?
T – Time:
If you suspect stroke, time is critical. Call 911 immediately.

 


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