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Stroke

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is not required.

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is not required.

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is required. Meetings are taking place in person or online. Please email stroke@umhwest.org for more information.

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

The Support Group picnic is cancelled due to extreme heat and thunderstorms.

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is required. Meetings are taking place in person or online. Please email stroke@umhwest.org for more information.

Stroke Awareness Month: A reminder of race and ethnicity risk factors

At first glance, stroke statistics offer some encouragement. Although this is still a leading cause of death and disability, fewer older Americans are having strokes, and death rates overall are declining. But look deeper and some disturbing trends become clear: African Americans are 50 percent more likely to have a stroke than their white counterparts, Read More

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is not required. Meetings are taking place in person or online. Please email stroke@umhwest.org for more information.

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is not required. Meetings are taking place in person or online. Please email stroke@umhwest.org for more information.

Joe Niekro Foundation™ Support Group

We invite patients, family members and caregivers who have been affected by stroke, brain aneurysm, transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or arteriovenous malfunction (AVM) to participate in this support group. The goal is to help patients and family members discuss and deal with depression, returning to society and work, and coping with disabilities. Registration is not required. Meetings are taking place in person or online. Please email stroke@umhwest.org for more information.

Aphasia Support Group

“Aphasia” is difficulty with language affecting the ability to speak and understand speech, as well as reading and writing. It most commonly results from brain injury after stroke. At this group you will have the opportunity to meet others who have aphasia, practice communication in a supportive environment and learn more about aphasia and communication strategies. Caregivers are also welcome.

Aphasia Support Group

“Aphasia” is difficulty with language affecting the ability to speak and understand speech, as well as reading and writing. It most commonly results from brain injury after stroke. At this group you will have the opportunity to meet others who have aphasia, practice communication in a supportive environment and learn more about aphasia and communication strategies. Caregivers are also welcome.