Stroke support group meetings announced

The RehabCare Unit at Southern Ohio Medical Center will be hosting monthly stroke support group meetings for the public.

The meetings, entitled “Moving Forward After Stroke,” will take place in the RehabCare Unit conference room, located on SOMC’s Main Campus. They will last from 4 to 5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. The meetings are open to the public and registration is not required.

Specific dates and topics for upcoming meetings are:

  • September 25, “Follow-Up Care Compliance.” Presented by Crystal Shepherd and Erin Fout.
  • October 23, “Spiritual Support & Sharing.” Presented by Chaplain Miller.
  • November 27, “Diabetes Overview.” Presented by Ashley Salyers and Tiffany Hadsell.
  • December 18, “Stroke Overview.” Presented by Gretchen Horner.
  • January 22 (2014), “Depression.” Presented by Scott Jolly.
  • February 26 (2014), “Tips for Controlling Blood Pressure.” Presented by Regina Keller.
  • March 26 (2014), “Community Resources.” Presented by Angela Clay.
  • April 23 (2014), “How Nutrition Affects Health.” Presented by SOMC Nutrition Services.
  • May 28 (2014), “Anticoagulation Medications.” Presented by the SOMC Pharmacy.
  • June 25 (2014), “Stroke Outcomes.” Presented by Jodi Pierron.
  • July 23 (2014), “Communication Issues After Stroke.” Presented by Jodi Cooper.
  • August 27 (2014), “Safety.” Presented by Shane Bond and Jason Bailey.

For more information, please call Regina Keller at 740-356-8556.