THE PORTAGE STROKE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Thank you to The Portage la Prairie Stroke Survivors Support Group for hosting our Winnipeg members at the recent Christmas Lunch. The company, conversation and of course the menu was very enjoyable.

THE PORTAGE STROKE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

If you or a family member has had a stroke, then this group may be able to help you.

You are invited as a visitor to attend and meet the members. There is no cost to join the group or attend meetings.

The group meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm at the Herman Prior Centre Portage la Prairie,
40 Royal Road North, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1V1, Canada

First Annual SAM Holiday Open House

JOIN US AND CELEBRATE THE FIRST ANNUAL

SAM HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 

  With Our Open Invitation to Just Drop In  

December 27, 28 and 29 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Coffee, tea, dainties, treats, movies – yes the oldies and goodies

Karaoke singing and much, much more in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere

Chat with people who experience stroke recovery and family members

No RSVP required

Trail Blazer Study – Families’ Experiences Living with Acquired Brain Injury

The Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba is pleased to
work together with the University of Manitoba
advancing knowledge and understanding of the brain injury recovery process.

Click on the following YouTube link for a full description of the research study and invitation by Ms Jane Karpa, Doctoral student, to participate.

Link to YouTube: Families Living with Acquired Brain Injury

If you have any questions and/or would like additional information contact Jane Karpa by;

Email umkarpaj [at] myumanitoba [dot] ca or

Phone 204-896-0456

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How Technology Kick-Starts Stroke Recovery

A very enlightening article regarding the role of technology in stroke recovery.

This new stroke recovery technology is helping link neuroplasticity and learning – A key part in recovery from a stroke.

This new stroke technology gives patients more repetitions, practice time and intensity compared to previous movement trainings. Not to mention this new techno logy is also more interactive, attention grabbing and really helps motivate the patient. These new technologies are really helping harness the brain’s ability to repair itself in ways that haven’t been seen before.

Just like the simple exercises that caregivers have used for years, the latest stroke recovery tools revolve around the concept of neuroplasticity. https://www.saebo.com/technology-changing-stroke-rehabilitation/