Find more information on stroke and related conditions, including website resources, videos and articles.

Penn State resources

Educational Videos

Stroke survivor stories

StrokeSmart

Every 40 seconds in America, someone suffers a stroke and more than 150,000 a year people die. Learn what you need to know from these deadly brain attacks.

abc27 teamed up with Penn State Hershey Stroke Center to discuss medical conditions pertaining to strokes. View our patient stories below: 

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Additional resources

Support Groups

Stroke Support Group

This group provides programs of interest to stroke survivors and their caregivers as well as an opportunity for support and socialization.

Registration is not required...

This group provides programs of interest to stroke survivors and their caregivers as well as an opportunity for support and socialization.

Registration is not required and there is not a fee to attend.

All sessions take place via Zoom. For information on how to attend, please contact the Penn State Stroke Center at 717-531-7875.

Stroke Support Group (Pediatric)

This group provides monthly programs of interest to the parents and caregivers of pediatric stroke survivors. Children are invited to join every other month. Monthly meetings...

This group provides monthly programs of interest to the parents and caregivers of pediatric stroke survivors. Children are invited to join every other month. Monthly meetings take place via Zoom.

Questions? Contact:

Alicia Richardson
Phone: 717-531-1390
arichardson2@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Cesar Velasco
Phone: 717-531-3638
cvelasco@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

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