After-Stroke-Virtual-Activities NEW - After Stroke Virtual Activities!

NEW - After Stroke Virtual Activities!

8/31/2020 12:00 PM
8/31/2020 12:00 PM
 

Woman on computer

Connecting to one another virtually

How is everyone managing self distancing? Are you looking to talk with other survivors and caregivers? Share stories of activities and staying healthy?

After Stroke has been working to find ways to plan activities and keep everyone connected. We have a number of virtual (online) sessions, meetings and workshops planned, so you can maintain your connection with the community from the comfort and safety of your home. We also encourage those who have Facebook to join our After Stroke Facebook group as a way to stay connected during this time. 

*All our online programs require registration. Registration is easy and only takes minutes to complete. Please register for your program of choice using the contact information provided below. Once we receive your registration request, someone will be in touch with you and send you the login instructions and link to access the online program. 

Our online virtual events are hosted on the Zoom web conferencing network. For those of you who are new to connecting to Zoom web events or for those who need a refresher, please review the following login instructions for computer and telephone:


To interact during the sessions, once you go to the website link and enter your Meeting ID number to login, phone in to the session by dialing in using one of the following location numbers:
     1-647-558-0588
     1-778-907-2071
     1-438-809-7799
     1-587-328-1099
     1-647-374-4685

The first few minutes of each meeting will be dedicated to allowing people to logon. Also you can reach out to us in advance afterstroke@marchofdimes.ca or 1.888.540.6666 if you have questions.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to staying connected to you! 


Upcoming Virtual Events

July  

Date & Time

Event

Description

Link

Monday, July 27
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register 

Monday, July 27
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, July 28
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EST
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, July 28
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Barb Moore by email at
bmoore@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-439-4178. 

Register by email

Wednesday, July 29 
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Wednesday, July 29
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)
Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, July 30
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jessica Knot by email at
jknot@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-420-7843. 

Register by email

Thursday, July 30
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register



Thursday, July 30
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, July 31
8 am PDT
9 am MDT
10 am CDT
11 am EDT
12 noon ADT
12:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Music Program by Music Therapist Erin Stacknick
(every other Friday)

​Join us for a fun and interactive online music program for survivors of stroke and family caregivers to participate. Enjoy breathing and vocal exercises, singing, and gentle movement. No music experience required!


Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Todd Kennedy by email at
tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca

Register by email

Friday, July 31
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register




August  

Date & Time

Event

Description

Link

Monday, August 3
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert: Move to Live and Live to Move After Stroke
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register 

Monday, August 3
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, August 4
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, August 4
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Barb Moore by email at
bmoore@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-439-4178. 

Register by email

Wednesday, August 5 
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register 

Wednesday, August 5
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)
Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, August 6
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jessica Knot by email at
jknot@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-420-7843. 

Register by email

Thursday, August 6
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register



Thursday, August 6
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, August 7
8 am PDT
9 am MDT
10 am CDT
11 am EDT
12 noon ADT
12:30 pm NDT


Self-Esteem and Sensitivity Awareness Workshop for Stroke Survivors 

​Do you see yourself differently since your stroke? Join Jocelyne Ilunga and Laura Tomkins to discuss common feelings post-stroke and learn tools to work on your self-esteem and advocate for yourself while in recovery.


Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca

Register by email
Friday, August 7
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Monday, August 10
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register 

Monday, August 10
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, August 11
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EST
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, August 11
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Barb Moore by email at
bmoore@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-439-4178. 

Register by email

Wednesday, August 12 
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register 

Wednesday, August 12
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)
Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, August 13
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jessica Knot by email at
jknot@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-420-7843. 

Register by email

Thursday, August 13
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register



Thursday, August 13
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, August 14
8 am PDT
9 am MDT
10 am CDT
11 am EDT
12 noon ADT
12:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Music Program by Music Therapist Erin Stacknick
(every other Friday)

​Join us for a fun and interactive online music program for survivors of stroke and family caregivers to participate. Enjoy breathing and vocal exercises, singing, and gentle movement. No music experience required!


Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Todd Kennedy by email at
tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca

Register by email

Friday, August 14
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register






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