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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Epilepsy and Stroke Support Groups and Rehabilitation

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In light of the current COVID-19 regional situation and in accordance with CDC guidelines and State of Virginia Stay at Home Mandate, all in-person classes, community events and support groups are canceled until further notice.

Inova is pleased to offer free support groups in locations around Northern Virginia to help both patients and caregivers.

Epilepsy Support Group

Held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042.

If you are interested in attending your first meeting, please contact Becky Schrews, BSN, RN, our Epilepsy Navigator, at 703-970-0222 or by email at

Learn more about the Epilepsy Support Group

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 – Fairfax area

Free. Meets virtually the first Tuesday of every month, 7 to 8:30 p.m. No registration is required. For more information, email Laura Buhler,

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus

Free. A support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers, sponsored by Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Meetings are held virtually the first Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For information, email Kelly Hiltz,

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Inova Loudoun Hospital

Free. Meets virtually the second Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon. No registration required. For more information, email Jill Lieb,

Stroke Survivors – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Currently not meeting. For more information, email Rachel Jenkins,

Meet the Survivor – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers 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.