DSC Stroke Club

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

NATIONAL SITES

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.

 

LOCAL RESOURCES

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

 

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