Stroke Education Forum and Support Group
WhenFriday August 9, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is a community seeking strength and commonality from one another while facing challenges both physically & emotionally in coping with the aftermath of a stroke. Stroke survivors, family caregivers and those who work with post-stroke patients are welcome to attend.
The group takes place in the Conference Center, which is located on the Ground floor of the Main Hospital, past the cafeteria.
Attending the programs is FREE. Please feel free to arrive any time between 10 am and 10:30 am to enjoy refreshments and socialize. The meeting will begin at 10:30 am.
This group is facilitated by the Pacific Stroke Association (PSA). For more information about this group and PSA, please call (650) 565-8485 or visit their website at www.pacificstrokeassociation.org.
Meets on the 2nd Friday of each month.
July 12, 2019
Guest Speaker: Mehrdad Ayati, MD – Gerontologist
Topic: "Post-Stroke Cognitive Changes, Interventions & Management"
August 9, 2019
Guest Speaker: Jodi Bjurman – Registered Dietitian – El Camino Hospital
Topic: "Optimizing Post-Stroke Nutrition: Navigating Digestive Challenges"
September 13, 2019
Guest Speaker: Lee Q. Vien, O.D. – VA Palo Alto
Topic: "Post-stroke Visual Dysfunction, Interventions and Resources"
October 11, 2019
Guest Speaker: Neda Raymond, Ph.D. Neuropsychologist
Topic: "Adjusting to a New Normal: Coping with Relationship Changes After a Stroke"
November 8, 2019
Guest Speaker: James Lu, DPT, LAC – Good Samaritan Hospital – Acute Rehabilitation
Topic: "Eastern & Western Treatment Modalities for Post-Stroke Muscle Tone Abnormalities"
December 13, 2019
Guest Speaker: Naz Motayar, Ph.D. Neuropsychologist
Topic: "Revisioning Stroke Recovery – Expanding Healing Possibilities"