Find the support you need

Support groups offer learning, shared experience and valuable insight from others dealing with similar challenges. A number of support groups are available through Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital. Current and former patients, family members and caregivers are encouraged to participate in these important educational programs.

Given the ongoing COVID situation, please contact Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital for details on specific support groups.

Stroke Support Groups

  • Penn State Health Stroke Support Group

    This group provides programs of interest to stroke survivors and their caregivers as well as an opportunity for support and socialization.

    Registration is not required and there is no fee to attend.

    Date: Every other Friday
    Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Contact: Alicia Richardson, CNRN, MSN, R.N., SCRN
    [email protected]

    Preferred Contact Method: Phone


Aphasia Support Groups

  • Penn State Health Aphasia Support Group

    This group is for individuals with expressive/receptive aphasia as well as friends and families to build a community of better communication, growth and education.

    Date: First Tuesday of every OTHER month (February, April, June, August, October, December)
    Time: Noon – 1 p.m. 
    Location: Zoom
    Contact: Kelsey Fanelli, M.S., CCC-SLP 
    [email protected]


Find the support you need