Young Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors support group (YESS) is a free support group for survivors and their families. A recognized member of the American Heart Association, YESS sponsors meetings and newsletters that focus on educating the community about stroke and highlighting the effects of stroke on young people and their families. Education topics include coping skills, adjustment, family and intimacy, work and school re-entry and support sharing. YESS also sponsors social activities such as adaptive sports, day trips, barbecues, special events and community projects. YESS is not limited to stroke survivors. It also supports adults with head injuries, family members, professionals and educators.
To learn more about YESS, please call 858-939-3048.
- Brain function
- Coping skills
- Disaster preparedness
- Health and wellness
- Stress management
The East County Stroke Survivors Support Group is a support group for stroke survivors and their families. The group also meets on various Fridays at 12:30 pm at the Sharp Rehabilitation Center. To learn more about this group, please call Grace Latimer at 619-740-4105.
Patients may park in the Sharp Rees-Stealy/Rehabilitation lot in front of the building or in parking structures located on Birmingham Drive or Health Center Drive. Parking fees may apply.
Bernadette Gore, CTRS and Grace Latimer, CTRS instruct the Stroke Support Group.
The Young Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors (YESS) support group meets various Tuesdays of each month.
The East County Stroke Survivors Support Group is a support group for stroke survivors and their families. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month for lunch at different locations in the East County.