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Support Groups

CVA/Stroke Resources

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American Stroke Association | www.stroke.org

Phone number 1-888-4-stroke or 1-888-478-7653. The website offers online access to Stroke Connection Magazine and Stroke Support Group Finder.


PNRC IRC logoInnovative Recreation Cooperative (IRC)

The 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. A current schedule of events is on our website. For more information, contact Al Kaye at (865) 331-1353.


Stroke Support Groups

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Patricia Neal Different Strokes Support Group – Knoxville, TN

Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. using Zoom. Please contact Wendy Callahan at (865) 331-2364 or wcallaha@covhlth.com for more information.

Greater Area Knoxville Stroke Club – Knoxville, TN

Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry Jones at (865) 924-3420 or familykjones@juno.com.

University of Tennessee Medical Center Stroke Support Group – Knoxville, TN

Meets the third Thursday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Heart Hospital Conference Room. For more information, contact Gail Robertson at (865) 305-7530.

Scenic City Stroke Support Group – Chattanooga, TN

The stroke support group meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Sonya Beckman at (423) 697-9136 or sonya.mace@encompasshealth.com. 

Brain Teasers – Bristol, TN

Meets the first Thursday of the month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Broadmore Senior Living at Bristol. Contact Jamie Johnson at (423) 844-3481 or Ginger Holmes at (276) 492-3286 for more information.

JNF Appalachian Support Group – Johnson City, TN

Meets the first Thursday of the month from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at University Parkway Baptist Church. For more information, contact Stephanie Cole at (423) 794-6694 or johnsoncitytn@joeniekrofoundation.org.