Stroke Support Group meets on September 2 via Zoom

CANANDAIGUA – A representative from Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, September 2 meeting of the Regional Stroke Support Group hosted by UR Medicine Thompson Health.

The meeting will take place at 1 p.m., via Zoom, and will feature Tiffany Joubert, director of wildlife education and development for Bridges for Brain Injury Inc. The non-profit organization serves a variety of people – y including those who have suffered stroke – and has a mission “to guide people with brain trauma and physical disabilities and their families, ‘bridging the gap’ between surviving and living an independent life with dignity and hope. “

Thompson’s Monthly Support Group is open to people who have suffered a stroke, as well as their loved ones and caregivers. The group leader is Sarah Gallagher, Registered Stroke Nurse, Stroke Coordinator at FF Thompson Hospital.

To register for the September 2 meeting, email [email protected] Call 585-396-6965 for more information.

FF Thompson Hospital is a designated stroke center by the New York State Department of Health and recipient of the Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally accepted, research-based guidelines.

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