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PEI supports Irish Heart’s National Stroke Survivors’ Day

Whether you’ve had a stroke, or you’re the carer or family of someone who has had one – the worries and fears stroke bring can seem overwhelming.

You’re not alone! Hear from inspirational stroke survivors and carers just like you at the Irish Heart Foundation's free National Stroke Survivors’ Day on April 4th in Croke Park from 10.30 am to 4 pm

United for stroke – the Irish Heart continues to lead the way in stroke patient support and Act FAST awareness. Medical and healthcare experts will be on hand throughout the day to answer your questions – helping you cope with the aftermath of stroke as you work towards rebuilding your life.

Guest speakers on the day include Brendan Courtney, carer and TV personality, Jillian Ennis O’Boyle, stroke survivor and Mayor of Athboy, and Natalie Treacy, carer and Sinn Fein councillor.

Choose from a selection of 20 workshops covering topics, including:

  • Stress and coping strategies

  • Aphasia

  • Returning to work

  • Financial information and social welfare entitlements

  • Fatigue management

  • Epilepsy and stroke

  • Vision loss after stroke

  • Relationships and intimacy

  • Seated yoga

  • Mindfulness

There will be plenty of time during the day to meet others and share your own experiences. To reserve places at this event, please email Tracy Egan or tel: 01 6685001

 

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