Start a Support Group
Are you interested in starting a stroke support group? Support groups are a great way to facilitate supportive connections between participants and other stroke survivors, caregivers and other caregivers, and help connect healthcare professionals with the community.
Support groups also help reduce the incidence of recurrent stroke and reduce re-entry rates into the hospital.
We have access to lots of resources to help you be a successful support group leader. From free online trainings to various materials let us help you get started. Meetings can be held anywhere convenient to group members...in homes, church or school buildings. Where there is a will there is always a way.
Benefits of a Stroke Support Group
Stroke support groups provide social opportunities, promote wellness, help members make complex and sometimes difficult decisions, and can assist in locating local resources, as well as providing:
How Often Do They Meet?
Groups may meet monthly, bimonthly, or weekly and at different times of the day. There are a variety of factors that you will want to consider when choosing a time that is best for your participants. Review our Stroke Support Group Leader Tools for more information.
Post Stroke Conditions We Plan to Support
Interactive Online Stroke Education