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Community Stroke Support Group
One Genesys Parkway
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
(810) 606-6520

This free community stroke support group provides an opportunity for stroke survivors and their families to exchange ideas, support and encourage each other, and learn more about their medical condition. Each meeting will include an educational component as well as information on resources available in the local community for stroke survivors. This Genesys-sponsored support group will meet the first Thursday of every month from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Genesys Inpatient Rehabilitation Center sponsors the new service. Fore more information, or sign up, call the Genesys Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at 606-6520.

Genesys Inpatient Rehabilitation Center’s staff sponsors these free community stroke support groups. Genesys physical and occupational therapists conduct the meetings and provide participants with exercises to perform at home.

Genesys is the only hospital in the area to receive advanced certification from the Joint Commission for its stroke services. This achievement means Genesys has been recognized for its exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for its stroke patients.

To obtain this advanced certification as a Disease-Specific Care-Advanced Primary Care Stroke Center, Genesys must meet Joint Commission rigorous national standards and safety goals that demonstrate safe, high-quality care, treatment and services for stroke patients, with continued efforts to improve processes.