Stroke Recovery Association of BC

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Event Calendar

Below is a list of events put on by various organizations that may be of benefit to stroke survivors and caregivers in BC. For information about annual events hosted by The Stroke Recovery Association of BC, Click Here

  • Thu
    23
    May
    2013
    Tue
    31
    Dec
    2013

    Various TimesVarious Locations

    TIME™ is a new exercise program designed for adults with stroke, acquired brain injury or multiple sclerosis or other mobility concerns.

    For programs in the Tri-Cities area, see the PDF Poster

    For programs in Surrey, see the PDF Poster

    For programs in White Rock, see the PDF Poster

    For programs in Abbotsford, see the PDF Poster

    If you have any questions, please contact:

    Jason Moller, BSc PT
    Community Reintegration- Task Group Lead
    Cell: (604) 316-6973
    Fax: (604) 851-4872
    Email: jason.moller@fraserhealth.ca

    The cost of the program is about 10$ a session, upon registration – participants are asked to pay for all the classes for that block (120- 160$ depending on a 6-8 week block).

  • Tue
    18
    Jun
    2013
    Tue
    23
    Jul
    2013

    Tuesdays

    Neuro-Ability is pleased to offer yoga-based group exercise classes led by a physiotherapist to help you meet your physiotherapy goals

    View the PDF information sheet

  • Mon
    24
    Jun
    2013
    Fri
    26
    Jul
    2013

    University of British Columbia Campus

    One full month of programming including six hours of speech and language treatment each weekday for four weeks, plus one week of assessment, orientation, family meetings, guest speakers, debriefing and future planning.

    Strictly limited to the first six eligible applicants.

    Please see the attached poster  for details.

  • Wed
    11
    Sep
    2013

    G.F. Strong Rehab Center, Vancouver, BC

    Get to know the resources available to you and your family in your community. Hear from other survivors as they share their personal journeys.

    The next date is September 11th, 2013. Please see their pamphlet for more information

  • Tue
    17
    Sep
    2013
    Tue
    22
    Oct
    2013

    5:30 – 6:45pm Tuesdays675 East 17th Avenue

    Neuro-Ability is pleased to offer adapted yoga-based group exercise classes led by a physiotherapist in Fall 2013

    These small group classes are designed specifically for individuals with neurological conditions and are led by a physiotherapist with Hatha yoga teacher training.  These classes are designed to cover the basics of breathing, stretching, and strengthening with a focus on yoga principles.   

    View the PDF Poster

    If interested please reply to Cindy Flowers email:  Cindy@neuro-ability.ca

  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2013

    10 am – 12:30 pmRaven Song Community Health Centre (2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver)

    This free workshop looks at common relationship changes family caregivers experience while caregiving and how these changes and transitions impact loss and grief.  This session will be an opportunity to connect with your sources of hope and strength, and learn ways to take care of yourself during challenging times. Open to individuals providing unpaid care or support to an adult friend or family member.

    Speakers: Carolyn Main and Kathy Schretlen, experienced group facilitators with the Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society. Kathy has been supporting people in their grief for 15 years, and Carolyn has a background in both teaching and counselling related to bereavement.  Carolyn and Kathy believe in the value of community education around loss and bereavement.

    Coping with Loss and Grief Oct 2013

    Pre-registration is required!

    For more information and to register:

    Tel. 604-709-6437*

  • Thu
    17
    Oct
    2013

    6:30 pm – 8:30 pmRaven Song Community Health Centre (2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver)

    Caregiving can be overwhelming and exhausting. In order to maintain your own health and wellness, it is important to learn and practice basic ways to care for yourself!

    Join us as we discuss and learn about:

    • Recognizing and reducing caregiver stress
    • Setting limits and personal boundaries
    • Asking for and accepting help
    • Simply ways to practice self-care
    • Creating space for rest and rejuvenation

    Presenter: Sarah Galuska, Coordinator, VCH Caregiver Support Program

     Care for the Caregiver Oct 2013

    Pre-registration is required!

    For more information and to register:

    Tel. 604-709-6437*

  • Thu
    24
    Oct
    2013

    1:00 – 3:00 pmWhite Rock – Center for Active Living – Education Room: 14600 North Bluff Rd, White Rock, BC V4B 3C9

    A discussion about how the brain is affected by a stroke & recovery happens. Fraser Health Staff will be available to answer questions.

    To Register call:

    Michelle
    (604) 535-4500 Ext: (757373)

  • Wed
    30
    Oct
    2013

    6:30 pm – 9 pmRaven Song Community Health Centre (2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver)

     This information session will help you:

    • Learn about wills, estate planning, powers of attorney and representation agreements
    • Understand the common legal issues that arise in relation to aging and senior care
    • Learn how to plan effectively and avoid crisis situations

    Presenter: Jack Micner, Partner, Spry Hawkins Micner

    Pre-registration is required!

    For more information and to register:

    Tel. 604-709-6437*

     

  • Wed
    06
    Nov
    2013

    6:00 – 8:00 pmSocial Services Seminar Room 189, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

    A Free Workshop for Survivors, Families & Friends of people with a stroke or brain injury to learn about some of the services and programs available in their communities.

    If you have any questions, please contact Kelly by phone or email listed below.

    Facilitator:
    Kelly Sharp, Community Intervention Coordinator
    604-737-6269
    Kelly.sharp@vch.ca

    *please confirm attendance by contacting the number above

    Click Here for a PDF Poster about the event

  • Thu
    14
    Nov
    2013

    1:00 – 3:00 pmWhite Rock – Center for Active Living – Education Room (1475 Anderson Street)

    An exploration of supports and resources available to Stroke Survivors and their Care-givers in the White Rock community.

    To Register call: Michelle – (604) 535-4500  Ext: (757373)