Community Resources

The following is a list of possible resources for your use.  Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital does not endorse any of the resources.

Local (Marshfield) Resources

Marshfield Clinic Department of Neurosciences:  Operates an active stroke program, with emphasis on the identification, treatment and prevention of cerebrovascular disorders.  800.0782.8581 ext. 75350

Marshfield Area Stroke Support Group: Provides an opportunity for stroke survivors and their families to attend educational sessions as well as socialize.  For more information, call 715.389.3969.

 

National Resources

American Academy of Neurology:  Provides valuable resources for medical specialists worldwide who are committed to improving the care of patients with neurological diseases. aan.com  651.695.1940

American Association of Retired Persons:  A non-profit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interest of persons 50 years and older; through information and education, advocacy and service, the AARP seeks to enhance the quality of life for all by promoting independence, dignity and purpose. aarp.org 888.687.2277

American Heart Association:  Provides information and referrals, videotapes and newsletters about stroke. americanheart.org 800.242.8721

American Stroke Association:  Ask for the stroke family warmline to talk with a stroke survivor or caregiver, receive a list of stroke support groups in your area. strokeassociation.org 888.478.7653

National Stroke Association: Organized to save lives, improve quality of care and increase patient outcomes of those who have had a stroke by providing education, services and community based activities in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of stroke. stroke.org 800.787.6537

 

 
 
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