the Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group of the Bloomington/Normal area, a group of individuals who have experienced a stroke or brain injury and their caregivers dedicated to helping others in need of support and information.
at the Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundtion (www.cinf.org), 1015 S. Mercer Avenue, Bloomington, Illinois on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM.
Jackie Smith, Chairman
Chris Donnan, Co-Chairman
Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group
of the Bloomington/Normal Area
Are you a Stroke/Brain Injury Survivor?
Are you a Caregiver/Family Member
of a Survivor?
Meetings are held...
Next Meeting ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
5:30PM - 7:00PM
1015 S. Mercer
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DISCUSSION * SUPPORT * INFORMATION * FRIENDSHIP
ENCOURAGEMENT * SOCIALIZATION
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is to establish and nuture a community of stroke/brain injury survivors, caregivers, and family members to support each other as we cope with everyday challenges.
MONTHLY MEETINGS consist of an educational presentation followed by a brief social gathering with refreshments. We then break into two groups, survivors and caregivers. Within each group, individuals are given the opportunity to share their experiences, whether it be successes, frustrations, or general daily obstacles. Although the groups have designated facilitators, the discussion topics are always open.
IMMEDIATE SUPPORT is available. Your life changes the moment you or a loved one are faced wtih a stroke or brain injury. This can be a frightening time, with many questions about your future, options, and resources. The Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group has volunteers who have coped with similar life altering situations and are available to others faced with these challenges.
January 17 - Survivor & Caregiver Film Clips and Discussion Groups
February 21 - Survivor & Caregiver Film Clips and Discussion Groups
March 21 - Introduction to ARC, Facility for the Active Adult: Sammi Oleson
April 18 - Survivor & Caregiver Film Clips and Discussion Groups
May 16 - The Education of an Artist: Dr. Keith Kattner
June 20 - Understanding Autism: Haley Martin & Jessica Pippin
July 18 - Demonstration "Zumba Gold Chair Class": Lucy Croft, RN
August 15 - Wellness Champions - Stress Less: Amyas Kabir, DC
September 19 - Annual Picnic in the Park (Anderson Park, Normal)
October 17 - TBA
November 14 - TBA
December 12 - Annual Holiday Party
No Registration * No Fees * No Pressure * No Obligation
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Sponsored by the Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundation a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing neuro healthcare through education and research.
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