The DSC Stroke Club is no longer holding meetings at the Colorado Springs Senior Center. The members are now attending the Traumatic Brain Injury Peer Support Group meetings which are held at The Independence Center. The group meets every second and fourth Wednesdays from 1:30p.m. until 3:00p.m. The Independence Center is located at 729 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Call 719-471-8181 for more information.
Web Site Resource List for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers
http://www.caring.com – Then SEARCH Stroke
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/stroke – National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
http://www.stroke.org – National Stroke Association – Centennial, CO
http://www.naric.com – National Rehabilitation Information Center
http://www.aphasia.org – National Aphasia Association – (communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence. Most common cause is stroke. 25-40% of stroke survivors have this.)
http://www.strokeassociation.org – American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
http://www.strokecolorado.org/Programs.html – Rocky Mountain Stroke Center
http://www.thefamilycaregiver.org – National Family Caregivers Association
http://www.emedicinehealth.com – EMedicine Health -> SEARCH Stroke
http://www.americanheart.org/caregiver – American Heart Association -> Conditions -> Stroke
http://www.lifelinesys.com – Philips Lifeline – Alert Systems
http://www.strokenet.info/ – StrokeNet Information Resources
http://www.disabled-world.com – Disabled World -> SEARCH Stroke
http://www.CHASA.org – Children’s Hemiplegia & Stroke Association
http://hope4stroke.com – H.O.P.E. for Stroke “Healing On Positive Energy”
http://ssa.gov/d&s1.htm – Social Security Administration Resource
http://www.eldercare.gov – Department of Health & Human Services, Eldercare Locator – Area Agency on Aging
http://www.caregiving.org – National Alliance for Caregiving – General
http://www.caregiver.org – Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.CaringBridge.org – Online site that Connects Family & Friends when someone is ill.
http://www.abledata.com – Able Data – assistive technology, products and pricing.
http://www.thelegalcenter.org – The Legal Center – legal assistance for persons with disabilities and elderly.
http://theindependencecenter.org – Colorado Springs Independence Center
http://www.ppacg.org – Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments -> Area Agency on Aging
http://www.csseniorcenter.com – Colorado Springs Senior Center
http://www.ppunitedway.org – Pikes Peak United Way – 2-1-1
http://www.peakvista.org – Peak Vista Community Health Centers
http://www.peakparent.org – Local organization for information and advocacy for disabled individuals