Patient and Support Services

Support Groups

 

These support groups are a way for affected patients, families and friends to connect with others to help each other live their best lives. Open and honest discussions about recovery issues, roadblocks and solutions are the goal.


Fresh Start: Aneurysm, Stroke and Brain Injury Support Group

 

A support group for patients and families affected by stroke, aneurysm or brain injury to connect. For more information visit uwhealth.org/freshstart

  • Where: UW Health Arboretum Clinic, 1102 S. Park Street (Corner of Park St. and Fish Hatchery Road)
  • When: Third Thursday of each month except November and December, 6:30-8pm

Madison Area Stroke Support Group (UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital)


The Madison Area Stroke Support Group is for people who are recovering from a stroke, and their families, friends and caregivers. Support group members help each other face and overcome common challenges through encouragement and sharing their experiences and knowledge. New members are warmly welcomed.

Madison Area Stroke Support Group (UnityPoint Health-Meriter)

 

The Madison Area Stroke Support Group is for people who are recovering from a stroke, and their families, friends and caregivers. Support group members help each other face and overcome common challenges through encouragement and sharing their experiences and knowledge. New members are warmly welcomed.

  • Where: UnityPoint Health – Meriter, 202 S. Park St., 9 Tower Therapy Conference Room/Gym
  • When: First Wednesday of every month. 6–8pm

Brain Injury Peer Support Group

 

The Brain Injury Peer Visitor Program is a volunteer group of individuals who have recovered from their own brain injuries and dedicate their time to helping those in hospitals recovering from a brain injury. Learn more about the program

 

Stroke Camp

 

Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp for Stroke Survivors and Their Caregivers

 

Each year the UW Health Stroke Program works with Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp to help survivors and their caregivers improve their quality of life through relaxation, tips, activities, entertainment, laughter, music, games, crafts and more.


For more information and upcoming dates: strokecamp.org


Education Library

Patient education materials about the effects of stroke. View the resources


Stroke Prevention Exercise Program


A special exercise program for individuals who have experience a stroke. Learn more