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Anyone who survives a stroke can experience serious, long-term disability. Stroke damage can cause paralysis, numbness, imbalance, and trouble speaking. There is no way to reverse the effects of a stroke, our team of rehabilitation therapists can help you regain some of the lost functions and lead independent and productive lives.

Support group

We also offer a support a free Stroke Support Group that meets on the last Wednesday of each month (except December) from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Kent Hospital, another Care New England hospital. The meeting is in the hospital’s Trowbridge Building, which is adjacent to the main hospital, in rooms 102-103. There is free parking right in front of the building.

For more information about the group, email, or call Susan Moore, RN, director of the Stroke centers at Memorial and Kent, at (401) 737-1020, ext. 35510.

There are also a variety of other support groups in this area related to stroke.