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Support Groups and Rehabilitation

Inova is pleased to offer numerous free support groups in convenient locations throughout Northern Virginia to help both patients and caregivers:


Alzheimer’s caregivers

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
2990 Telestar Court
Falls Church, VA  22042
(Map and interactive directions)

Free. Meets the second Wednesday each month, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Note on parking: please either park on the street or on the top level of the parking garage of the Inova office building around the corner at 8110 Gatehouse Road. For more information or directions, contact Julie O'Brien at 703-776-4623.


Stroke survivors and caregivers 

Inova currently offers free support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers at multiple locations throughout Northern Virginia. These gatherings can be very helpful to individuals recovering from a stroke and to their caregivers. Among the numerous topics discussed:

  • Understanding stroke and how it affects you physically
  • Reducing risk for stroke
  • Adjusting to and safely performing daily activities
  • Nutrition and fitness
  • Available community services

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Inova Alexandria Hospital

Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Road
Unit 25 Centering Room, 2nd floor
Alexandria, VA  22304
(Map and interactive directions)

Free. Meets the second Wednesday of every month, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration is requested but not required. To RSVP or for more information, call 703-504-3543 or email

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Fairfax area

2990 Telestar Court
Conference Room #1 and #3
Falls Church, VA  22042
(Map and interactive directions)

Free. Meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7 to 8:30 p.m. No registration is required. For more information, contact Karen Going at

The Survivors – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Campus

Campus of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3580 Joseph Siewick Drive
Inova Cancer Center, Lower Level – Room B
Fairfax, VA  22033
(Map and interactive directions)

Free. The Survivors is a support group for stroke survivors ages 20 to 50 sponsored by Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. in the 3580 Medical Office Building on the Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus. For information about The Survivors group, email

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Inova Loudoun Hospital

Inova Loudoun Hospital
44045 Riverside Parkway
Second floor, Patient Education Room
Leesburg, VA  20176
(Map and interactive directions)

Free. Meets the second Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon. No registration required. For more information, contact Robyn Thompson at

Meet the Survivor – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parker's Lane
5B Day Room
Alexandria, VA  22306
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Free. Meet the Survivor is a support group for patients recovering from stroke or brain injury that is facilitated by survivors of those same conditions. Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. For more information, call 703-664-7190.

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital also offers a mentoring program that brings together in a mentoring relationship recovered brain injury or stroke survivors and patients newly adjusting to brain injury or stroke.

Nationally recognized rehabilitation

Inova provides a full spectrum of therapeutic and support services, including pain management, rehabilitation services, nutrition services, pastoral care and emotional and support services for patients and their families.

Learn more about Inova's highly regarded neurological rehabilitation services to help individuals affected by stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord or neuromuscular disease achieve day-to-day functioning and independence.