Our free Stroke and Aneurysm Support Group offers a place where stroke survivors and their caregivers and loved ones can discuss life issues after stroke and learn from each other how to move forward with new abilities. Our group is coordinated by a licensed medical social worker.

What Does the Stroke & Aneurysm Support Group Offer?

  • A comfortable place to share your challenges, triumphs, and personal experiences
  • Educational lectures from guest speakers, including neurologists, registered dietitians, physical and occupational therapists, and other members of The Valley Hospital medical staff
  • Social gatherings
  • A forum to share hints and tips for living a quality life after a stroke

2024 Support Group Dates

  • Tuesday, February 13
  • Tuesday, March 12
  • Tuesday, April 9
  • Tuesday, May 14
  • Tuesday, June 11
  • Tuesday, July 9
  • Tuesday, August 13
  • Tuesday, September 10
  • Tuesday, October 8
  • Tuesday, November 12
  • Tuesday, December 10

Questions About the Stroke Support Group?

Call us at 201-389-0205 to register for the support group and to receive our monthly invitation and newsletter. You can also email [email protected]. New members are always welcome!

Video Library

integrative Health and Healing
Stroke Care

Integrative Health and Healing: Calm the Mind, Body and Spirit

A discussion about integrative healing practices that can be used to reduce fear and anxiety and promote well-being. Includes breathing and guided imagery exercises.
Healthy Balanced Diet
Stroke Care, Nutrition

Healthy, Balanced, Diet for Life

Nicole Fuller, RDN discusses tips for enjoying a Healthy-Balanced-Diet for Life including how to choose healthy foods and how to read a Nutrition Facts Panel.

Medications for Secondary Stroke Prevention
Stroke Care

Medications for Secondary Stroke Prevention

Laura Lee, Pharm D, at The Valley Hospital, will discuss medications commonly prescribed after a stroke, the purpose behind taking these medications, and their potential side effects.

Exercise is Medicine Part 2
Exercise & Fitness, Stroke Care

Exercise Is Medicine - Part 2

Learn about how you can safely get started with an exercise program and the key components to receiving the most benefit.

exercise is medicine
Exercise & Fitness, Stroke Care

Exercise Is Medicine - Part 1

Learn about the short term and long term benefits of exercise and how exercise can be used for disease management.

anxiety and depression after a stroke
Stroke Care

Identifying Anxiety and Depression After a Stroke

Join Valley Hospital Psychiatrist, Dr. Daniel Finch, for his presentation about identifying anxiety and depression after a stroke.