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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Service center to hosts stroke education class

From a press release:

CFHED, in conjunction with the Harris County Area Agency on Aging Elderly & Caregiver Support Services presents Stroke Education.

This 4-hour class differentiates the various types of strokes, presents signs/symptoms of stroke, discusses TIA’s, reviews risk factors for heart disease & stroke – ones which can and cannot be changed, prevention, effects of stroke, communication & eating problems, physical disabilities resulting from stroke, and provides individual practice in body mechanics, transfers, and self-help through use of CFHED’s training DVD.

Third Ward Multi Service Center
3611 Ennis Street
Houston, Texas 77004
Classroom located in the Auditorium)

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Call for reservation by January 18:
The toll free number is 1-877-747-1542.

Free to registered participants

Local number: 281-286-4839

It is recommended that you wear rubber-soled shoes and dress comfortably for classroom practice. Emphasis is on safety, independence and quality of life. Snacks will be provided. Bring your lunch, if you wish. Certificates issued upon completion of course, and free DVD package, “The Practical Caregiver” to first 50 attendees.

Partially funded by the Texas Department on Aging and Disability Services & HCAAA.

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