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.
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