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Virtual Interactive Stroke Webinar



Welcome and Introduction

  • Introduction to the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN)- Dr. Pat Kitzman, PhD, Professor, UK College of Health Sciences
  • Introduction to the Eastern Kentucky Stroke Warriors support group- Keisha Hudson, Administrative Research Assistant, UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health

Mini Panel

Virtual Stroke Interactive Event

The purpose of this interactive virtual event is to discuss multiple topics related to adaptive activities for individuals who have had a stroke and their caregivers. This interactive virtual event will include both video and live content. This virtual event will also briefly introduce an in-person stroke camp that will occur in rural Appalachian Kentucky in the Fall 2021.

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Young & Young at Heart Stroke Support Group

Supporting survivors who are navigating working, parenting, and relationships after experiencing a stroke. We welcome survivors, carepartners, and allies. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Learn more.

Save the Date! Rural Appalachia Stroke Camp to Provide Adaptive Recreation and Keynote Speakers for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

The Eastern Kentucky Stroke Warriors, a support group of stroke survivors and caregivers, announced the first Rural Appalachia Stroke Camp will be held Sept. 25, 2021 at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park.  The group is partnering with the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) and the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN) to host stroke survivors and caregivers for a fun-filled day to relax, learn and rejuvenate.

The theme of the camp is It’s Your Day: Refresh-Renew-Refocus.Keynote speakers will be providing information on stroke awareness, stress management, music therapy and healthy eating.... Read More

Life After Spinal Cord Injury: A Discussion Group

A discussion group for individuals living with spinal cord injury and their caregivers. Join us to listen, share if you feel comfortable, and to give and receive support.

February 25 – April 1

12:30-1:30 p.m.

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NACDD's Vaccine Safety Webinar

NACDD is excited to host a webinar on vaccine safety education. This webinar will highlight COVID-19 vaccine information and the importance for people with I/DD, their DSPs, and their families.

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2021 Brain Injury Summit

The 2021 Brain Injury Summit is enirely Virtual this year.

All meetings will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Eastern)

April 7th Advancements in Level 1 Trauma  Care for Brain Injury
Navigating Community Resources for Brain Injury Recovery
April 14th Adjusting to Life After Brain Injury: The Long and Winding Road
April 21st Toxic Metabolic Encephalopathy: A Potentially Curable Acquired Brain Injury

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Project CARAT featured in Winter 2021 Edition of The Bridge

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health, in collaboration with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, is pleased to release the Winter 2021 edition of The Bridge magazine. Read More.