Support Groups for Stroke Survivors
Stroke Support Group
The stroke support group provides information on various resources to assist stroke patients rehabilitate
and cope with the adjustment after suffering a stroke. This group gives the survivors/caregivers/family members the opportunity to socialize with other patients experiencing a similar situation.
The stroke support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11 AM – 12 Noon
- Features various guest speakers as well as interactive discussions by the meeting participants to share their own problems, challenges, and solutions
- There is NO COST to attend and participate
The stroke survivor support group meets in Conference Room 4, on the ground floor of
the La Viña Building next to the Braun Auditorium
For more information, please call (626) 397-2214
Stroke Family/Caregiver Support Group
A self directed support group run by the participants that occurs simultaneously with the aphasia group but in a separate area to provide a forum for support and resources to family, friends and caregivers of stroke survivors.
The stroke family/caregiver support group meets every Friday, from 11 AM – 12 Noon
The aphasia group is designed for individuals with speech difficulties. The group focuses on practicing speech and language skills in a group environment, as well as an opportunity to get to know others.
A speech-language therapist or trained staff will lead each Huntington Aphasia Group meeting. The first
few minutes will be spent discussing concerns and/or socializing. The aphasia group provides a safe environment to practice speaking with like individuals who also have aphasia. Activities include items such as structured speech games, discussions, and current events. There are occasionally informational sessions of current interests presented by Huntington staff members or outside specialists.
The aphasia group meets every Friday, from 11 AM – 12 Noon
The stroke family/caregiver support groupand the aphasia group meet in Conference Room 10, on the 2nd floor West Tower
- Facilitated by an in-house speech pathologist
- Regular attendance is required and notification of absences, sickness or planned vacations is requested in order to maintain group continuity. After three consecutive uninformed absences, your spot will be forfeited and given to an individual on the wait list. Continued outside involvement with other group members and other stroke support groups are encouraged
For more information, please call (626) 397-3801