Support After Stroke


Halifax Health – Center for Neurosciences and Halifax Health – Brooks Rehabilitation Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation host a free support group that is for newly diagnosed stroke survivors, long term stroke survivors and their caregivers. The support group  involves stroke support personnel and medical clinicians that provide insight and resources on the challenges that survivors and caregivers face.

Check out our Halifax Health | Brooks Rehabilitation – Stroke Recovery Guide Below.

You are invited to join our virtual support group offered to stroke survivors and their families. Interactive sessions are the second Tuesday of each month.

  • March 9th, 2021 – Dr. Poonam Kapadia on the Importance of Diabetic Management in Stroke
  • April 13th, 2021 – Joy Midkiff, MS, RN, LDN on the Importance of Nutrition in Stroke Prevention
  • May 11th, 2021 – Dr. Patrick Han on Coiling and Clipping of Aneurysms

Please RSVP to strokesupport@halifax.org to receive instruction on how to attend.

Join our Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/SupportAfterStroke

Listen to Past Stroke Support Groups Here

June 2020 – Samantha Orr, MSN, RN, SCRN, Stroke Coordinator – Managing Risk Factors for Stroke

July 2020 – Elvia Cortes, APRN – Surgical Carotid Revascularization and surveillance

August 2020 – Elizabeth Murphy, Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program

September 2020 – Kelly Webb, Clinical Coordinator – Resources available to Stroke Survivors

October 13 Jeff Porter and Katherine McConnell – Physical side of recovery

Additional Resources

Progressing Tracking ADLs

Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Stroke Rehabilitation Program Outcomes

November 10 Dr. Steven Miles on the importance on Advance Directives in Stroke Populations

December 8 Dr. Rankin on Neurobehavioral aspects of stroke rehabilitation.

January 14 Dr. Cochrane on Stroke Rehabilitation

February 9 Dr. Robert Feezor on Surgical Cartoid Revascularization

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