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Stroke Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Information Guide: Home
Also called: Cerebrovascular accident, Ischemic stroke, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, TIA
o Type I meets at 6:15-7:30 PM, 3rd Tuesday of each month
o Type II meets at 9:30-11:00 Am, 2nd Saturday of each month
o Meets at East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatric Center
o Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
o Phone: 734.998.2475
o Cardiovascular Support Group –support for patients and families affected by cardiac illness
o Peer Mentoring Program for Stroke Patients – be matched with someone who has been on a similar health journey
For both programs contact Leah Brock, LMSW at 734-232-1559 or email at email@example.com
Patients and their families often experience a wide variety of issues and concerns when they are dealing with a health care situation. The Guest Assistance Program (GAP) was created to alleviate many of those issues by assisting with non-medical needs such as costs, insurance, transportation, and more for both adult and pediatric patients.
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) at the University of Michigan Health System evaluate and treat children and adults who are experiencing difficulty with communication or specific types of swallowing problems.
This clinical service program offers a four-week intensive speech-language therapy session that combines individual, group, and computer/tech lab work with music therapy and recreational activities, exemplifying the Life Participation Approach. Caregivers are encouraged to participate in sessions and social activities, as well as weekly educational seminars and a support group.
This website explains the different types of stroke and also gives diagnosis and treatment information. Other information provided includes warning signs, healthy living after stroke, caregiving and support resources.
This comprehensive site on stroke is provided by Washington University in St. Louis and UT Southwestern Medical Center. The Patients & Families section has detailed information on medical treatments and caregiving. The site also includes detailed information about adapting a home after a stroke, aphasia and support groups.
This book allows general readers working with stroke survivors to make sense of the confusing variety of diagnoses and treatment options. It also explores the challenges the recovering stroke patient and the recovering family will face.
Mardigian Wellness Resource Center
Frankel Cardiovascular Center
Level 2 off the Atrium
This Information Guide may contain information and/or instructional materials developed by Michigan Medicine for the typical patient with your condition. It may include links to online content that was not created by Michigan Medicine and for which Michigan Medicine does not assume responsibility. It does not replace medical advice from your health care provider because your experience may differ from that of the typical patient. Talk to your health care provider if you have any questions about this document, your condition or your treatment plan.