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Support Groups

CVA/Stroke Resources

National Stroke Association
Phone: 1-800-STROKE or 1-800-787-6537.
Offers online access to Stroke Smart Magazine and complete listing of stroke support groups by state.

American Stroke Association
Phone: 1-888-4-stroke or 1-888-478-7653.
Offers online access to Stroke Connection Magazine.

The Innovative Recreation Cooperative (IRC) is a nationally recognized education and awareness program bringing community resources to enhance the lives of those with physical disabilities through adaptive sports to include: snow, skiing, water skiing, cycling, scuba diving, golf, paddling, climbing and marksmanship.
Current schedule of events: https://www.patneal.org/ircevents/
For more information contact Al Kaye: (865) 331-1353

Knoxville Office on Aging
Phone: 865-524-2786 

Helen Ross McNabb Center

Stroke Support Groups

Oak Ridge Stroke Support Group – Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Meets the last Tuesday of the month from 4pm-5pm. Meeting times will vary in July and December. For more information, contact Janie Bollinger at 865-494-7350 or Faye Freeman 865-482-4474

Patricia Neal Different Strokes Support Group – Knoxville, Tennessee
Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-8:30pm. For more information contact Wendy Callahan@ 865-331-2364 or wcallaha@covhlth.com

Scenic City Stroke and Aphasia Support Group – Chattanooga, Tennessee
Aphasia Support Group meets First Tuesday of the month from 11:30am-1pm. The Stroke Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 11:30am-1pm. For more information contact Molly Trainor@ 423-697-9292 or molly.trainor@healthsouth.com

Vanderbilt Stallworth Stroke Support Group – Nashville, Tennessee
Meets the second Thursday of the month at 4pm. Contact Rachel Boehrer at 615-320-7600

Vanderbilt Brain Aneurysm and AVM Support Group
Meets the fi rst Thursday of each quarter. Contact Kiersten Espaillat at kiersten.brown@vanderbilt.edu