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Stroke support

Stroke Peer Visiting Program

Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

Former stroke patients volunteer to visit current stroke patients at Abbott Northwestern and United hospitals as part of Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's Stroke Peer Visiting Program. They share their stroke experiences, listen to concerns and provide support.

This service is for patients receiving inpatient and outpatient services. Call Sue Newman at 612-863-4996 for more information.

Stroke support resources

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arrow points to link to Understanding Stroke manual More resources for stroke survivors and their caregivers are in Understanding Stroke.

A support group can be a safe place to share feelings and get the knowledge you need to face the challenges ahead. Whether you are a patient, family member or caregiver, it helps to know you're not alone.

Allina Health stroke support groups

Ongoing support groups in these Minnesota cities welcome stroke survivors and their care partners:

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Tai Chi for persons with strokes, brain injuries or movement disorders

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers this program people who have experienced a stroke, a brain injury or a movement disorder, and for their care partners.

Stroke lecture series

Courage Kenny Grad School: Stroke lecture series

For more about the Courage Kenny Grad School stroke series, call Sue Newman, stroke rehabilitation coordinator, at 612-863-4996.

Courage Kenny Grad School offers a free lecture series for patients and families who are coping with the after effects of a stroke.

Each stroke lecture series session includes a presentation by experts from Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute on topics related to recovery and daily life after a stroke. Classes take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.

The location alternates between Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and United Hospital in St. Paul.