MOBILE - For stroke survivors, staying physically active is crucial to improving their quality of life.
"Boot Camp for the Non-Athlete: Exercises to Do at Home" will be the topic of the next South Alabama Regional Stroke Support Group meeting at the University of South Alabama Medical Center. The popular stroke support group will meet from 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20 in the USA Medical Center's 10th floor dining room. The stroke support group meets the third Tuesday of each month.
The guest speakers will be Mike Perry, a physical therapist at USA Medical Center, and Anthony "Deek" Cunningham, an occupational therapist at USA Medical Center. "We will discuss the importance of being physically active in the home environment and how one can incorporate general exercises and activities to improve their quality of life," Cunningham said.
In addition to the talk from Perry and Cunningham, the meeting will feature a healthy meal and door prizes. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 471-7752, 471-7216 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
USA Medical Center is Mobile's only Gold Performance Achievement Award recipient for stroke care, awarded by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Visit www.southalabama.edu/usamc/centers.html#stroke for more information.