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Brain Injury Support Group

Published on: December 6, 2019

Date: Wednesday January 08, 2020
Starts at: 5:30 pm
Ends at: 6:30 pm
Location: Adult Day Health Care Room, Samaritan Keep Home, 133 Pratt Street, Watertown

January 8th Class – Topic: “What I Wish I Had Known: Perspectives from Brain Injury Survivors” – No guest speaker

A properly working brain sustains life. It keeps our heart beating and helps us walk, talk, breathe, eat, remember, and solve problems.

Acute brain injuries involve sudden damage to the brain and its functions. They include traumatic brain injuries (TBI), strokes (CVA), brain tumors, brain infections such as meningitis, vitamin deficiencies, and many others. Brain injuries of all kinds have a life-altering and sometimes isolating effect on the survivor and his or her loved ones.

The purpose of this group is to provide social support for those recovering from sudden brain injuries and their caregivers. It is an opportunity to share experiences, challenges, and resources.

Group meetings typically consist of a short educational lesson, video, or guest speaker, followed by a group discussion. Light refreshments are provided. Topics for upcoming sessions are chosen in advance with input from current group members.

Please contact Danielle Kealy, M.S., CCC-SLP at 315-785-4088 for more information

Location: Adult Day Health Care Room, Samaritan Keep Home, 133 Pratt Street, Watertown

Directions to Meeting Room:

  • Enter the Samaritan Keep Home Campus from Pratt Street.
  • Turn right to enter Samaritan Keep Home Parking Area.
  • Park in the Sherman Lot. (It is the last lot on your right, in front of the Sherman Elementary School.)
  • Enter Samaritan Keep Home at the West Entrance.
  • Turn right to enter the “Day Care” room.