Groups -- Health

Stroke / Aphasia


Brain Injury Support Group of East Central Illinois (1990 A,P)
This group provides support and education individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury or acquired brain injury (such as brain tumor, aneurysm, stroke, encephalopathies), as well as to the family members/caregivers. Call to confirm dates and times of meeting and events. Meets 2nd Sat., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Houseworth Conference Rm., 2nd fl., Carle Mills Cancer Center, 611 W. University Ave., Urbana.
Call: Dawn Henry (217) 383-6423; or the Brain Injury Association of Illinois (800) 699-6443
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Write: Dawn Henry, Rogers 3 Rehab, Carle Foundation Hospital, 611 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801

Presence Covenant Stroke Support Group (1981 A,P)
This group brings together stroke survivors and their caregivers for mutual help, fellowship, education, and service to others. Meets 1st Wed., 3:00-4:30 p.m. (call for the meeting room), Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.
Call: Beth Romine (217) 337-2202
Write: Beth Romine, Rehab, Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801


Stroke Support Network (2012 F,P)
This group provides support and understanding to individuals dealing with the many physical and emotional challenges that a stroke creates. Members support each other as they learn to cope with new challenges in their own way and to find positive solutions to gain independence. Hope Wolfe, APN, MSN, CS, facilitates this meeting. Meets 4th Tues., 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Maple Point Supportive Living, Education Rm., 1000 N. Union, Monticello. Individuals who have experienced a stroke or TIA are encouraged to attend.
Call: Julie Glawe, Faith In Action Office (217) 762-7575, ext. 3


Illiana Stroke Survivors and Caregivers (1990 A,P/L)
This group provides education and social support for survivors of stroke and for their caregivers. Meets 2nd Sat., April-Nov., 10:00 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1930 N. Bowman Ave., Danville. There is also a summer picnic and a Sept. cookout.
Call: Kathy Tucker (217) 765-2098 or (217) 474-9290