Support Groups and Websites for Stroke
At UW Hospital:
Stroke and Aneurysm Support Group
This group is for patients, families and caregivers of people who have experienced a stroke or aneurysm. It is held the 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in room E5/492 on the 4th floor of the hospital. There is no support group meeting held in December. Your nurse can give you a brochure on the speakers and topics planned for the year.
If you have any questions please contact John Kenneally at 608-263-9256.
Directions to room E5/492: It is best to take the D elevators to the 4th floor, go to the right through the heavy doors. Go straight to the nurses’ station and take a right. Go through another set of large wooden doors. The room E5/492 will be to your right between the elevators.
Helpful Resources: Some people use the computer to look up information. Please know that anyone can put anything on a website. Below is a list of trustworthy sources for stroke information.
American Heart Association
American with Disabilities Act information
National Organization on Disability
Family Care Giver Alliance
Help for Incontinent People, Inc.
National Aphasia Association
National Brain Injury Association
National Family Care Givers Association
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Stroke Awareness Website
National Stroke Association
Brain Attack Coalition
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
Last Updated: 09/18/2012
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