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Inch by Inch

Inch by Inch is a free stroke support group for stroke survivors, their families and caregivers at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  A stroke is a difficult injury to overcome.  Adjusting to its effect and learning to live with it takes time and requires support.  This group meets monthly to discuss problems, concerns and achievements facing survivors as they learnt to live with the aftereffects of a stroke.  The group exists to help them adapt to their condition and cope with the changes in their lives and lifestyles. The group meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Please call 410.550.7793 for more information or to join the club.

American Heart Association /American Stroke Association

The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association that focuses on reducing risk, disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund raising and advocacy. The American Heart Association created the American Stroke Association after many years of increasing emphasis on stroke.  They spend more money on stroke research and programs than any other organization except the federal government.  Their website provides a range of useful information and resources for stroke survivors and their families.

National Stroke Association

National Stroke Association is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke. NSA achieves its mission to lower the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling community outreach programs, calling for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care and educating both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke.  Their website provides a range of useful information and resources for stroke survivors and their families.


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