Stroke Resources

Hospital & Outpatient Services
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Discover how Gaylord's setting provides a restorative, healing environment for our patients and their families. For details and videos about specific programs see the individual program pages.

Recommended Resources

Gaylord Stroke Education Manual

Support at Gaylord Hospital

Support Groups at Gaylord

Gaylord Stroke Support Group
: The group is designed to target all ages with specialization in the young adult population.
Where: Offered via Zoom only to community members at this time due to COVID restrictions. 
Please email if you would like to be added to our distribution list or receive the Zoom link. 
When: First Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Information: (203) 284-2875

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP of Acquired Brain Injury Patients
Who: Open to all family and caregivers of current inpatients or recent Gaylord inpatients with an ABI
Where: Hooker 2 Solarium at Gaylord Hospital
When: Every Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Information: Dorene Scolnic, LCSW, (203) 679-3506

Gaylord Peer Mentor Program

Stroke survivors who are members of our Stroke Support Group have volunteered to be peer mentors to our current stroke inpatients. They are available to meet with patients privately to provide encouragement or answer questions regarding stroke recovery. Please contact the support group leader if you are interested in meeting with a peer mentor. 


American Stroke Association: A Division of the American Heart Association National Center. The National Stroke Association is now part of the American Stroke Association:

Agency on Aging- South Central Connecticut

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

National Aphasia Association

Resources for stroke patient/family education on complementary and alternative medicine and therapies:

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