Steps for Stroke will host its 4th annual WALK N ROLL EVENT to raise awareness of stroke risk factor management and how to recognize and respond to stroke warning signs by acting FAST. The National Stroke Association supports Steps for Stroke in their effort to educate the community through an annual WALK N ROLL EVENT, as it furthers their mission to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke. Registration for this year’s walk can be completed online by clicking the Online Event Registration icon on the event page. NEW THIS YEAR, read about our coloring contest by clicking HERE!! Stroke can strike at any age, let’s get our community’s children involved in stroke prevention!
This May we are so fortunate to have yet another opportunity to raise money for local stroke survivors. Thanks to Albany Medical Center’s stroke group, we will be assisting Dr. Kathleen Ward and her team at the 2nd Annual Running Down Strokes 5K. This year all proceeds benefit our organization. Such exciting news for us as we rely heavily on funding from our annual stroke awareness events and the generosity of local community members to fund our education and support efforts.
In addition to the 5K run there will be a Survivor Stroll for those that are unable to complete a long distance course. Every registrant will receive a tee shirt and finishers item. Whether you are able to walk, run or simply hand out water to our runners, we would greatly appreciate whatever role you can take on to help us in our endeavors.
Please register for the event here:
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Join us for monthly support group meetings to meet survivors and families who have walked in your shoes! This group provides an opportunity to share your experiences, concerns, information and ideas with other loved ones in a welcoming, safe and supporting place.
Meetings are scheduled for the last Monday of every month except for holidays from 4:30-5:30pm. Meetings are a service of the Glens Falls Hospital Rehabilitation Center. For more information you may call the hospital directly at (518) 926-2000 or feel free to call us at (518) 744-0649. Hope to see you there!