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 p.m.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com.
Stroke Survivors – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
Currently not meeting. For more information, email Rachel Jenkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet the Survivor – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers Lane
5B Day Room
Alexandria, VA 22306
Campus map and directions
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.