Stroke support and resources.

The Stroke Center at Huntington Hospital hosts support groups for stroke survivors and their families and caregivers, as well as individuals with aphasia.

Stroke Support Groups

Survivor Support Group

The stroke survivor support group provides information on various resources to assist stroke patients rehabilitate and cope with the adjustment after suffering a stroke. This free group gives the survivors/caregivers/family members the opportunity to socialize with other patients experiencing a similar situation.

  • 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 support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11 AM - 12 Noon. The 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) 397-5110.

Stroke Family / Caregiver Support Group

This support group is a self directed support group run by the participants. The group provides 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 stroke family/caregiver support group meets in Conference Room 10, on the 2nd floor West Tower.

Please note that the family and caregiver support group meets at the same time as the aphasia group.

For more information, please call (626) 397-3801.

Aphasia Support Group

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.

  • 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 unfortunately 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.

The aphasia group meets every Friday, from 11 AM - 12 Noon. The aphasia group meets in Conference Room 10, on the 2nd floor West Tower.

Please note that the aphasia group meets at the same time as the family and caregiver support group.

For more information, please call (626) 397-3801.

Stroke Resources

In addition to support groups, we recommend utilizing our hospital resources.

626) 397-5600 ext. 6

626) 397-3110

626) 397-3110

  • Transitional Care Medication Assessment Program

(626) 397-5559

We also suggest visiting the following national stroke organizations to find evidence-based guidelines in caring for stroke patients:

  • National Stroke Association
  • American Heart & Stroke Association
    • Website: www.Heart.org and www.StrokeAssociation.org
    • Phone: (800) 242-8721

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