Community Outreach and Education

Community Outreach and Education

St. Luke's Center for Neuroscience is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for patients and family members. In addition to the support groups below, the Center offers other classes throughout the year. Look for upcoming programs in Classes and Events.

Stroke Club

The Stroke Club is a group of stroke survivors and their families and friends who meet regularly to socialize and learn to deal with problems related to stroke. By emphasizing what can be done rather than what can't be done, the Club may give new hope and insight to those involved.

The Stroke Club is open to stroke survivors, family members, friends and other interested people.

Goals of the Stroke Club

Education

  • Learn about stroke, its causes and effects
  • Increase self-help, problem-solving and preventative measures
  • Provide a resource group to new stroke victims and their families

Support

  • Provide encouragement regarding mutual problems and accomplishments
  • Enhance individual dignity and self-worth

Socialization

  • Reduce feelings of isolation
  • Integrate into social situations

Meetings

Registration

  • Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) or email infolink@slhn.org.

Multiple Sclerosis

First Tuesdays is a series of MS-related programs offered free to patients, their family members and the community. Each program will include a presentation followed by time for questions and answers.

Meetings

Agenda

  • 6:15 – 7 pm: Meet other MS patients. Free refreshments.
  • 7 – 8 pm: Presentation from health care expert followed by Q&A

Registration

  • To register, call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) or email infolink@slhn.org.

Parkinson's

The PD STEPS (Support To Empower Parkinson's Strategies) Program is a free, monthly community education program designed for patients living with Parkinson's Disease.

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month in the first floor education center at St. Luke's Hospital – Allentown Campus.

Agenda

  • 6 pm: Meet and Greet with Refreshments
  • 6:30 pm: Presentation

Learn about upcoming dates, speakers and topics.

Registration

  • Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) or email infolink@slhn.org.

Epilepsy

St. Luke's Epilepsy Center, in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation, hosts a free community education program for people living with Epilepsy.

This program is part of a monthly series of programs held the second Tuesday of every month.

Agenda

  • 6 pm: Meet & Greet with light refreshments
  • 6:30 pm: Presentation

Location

Registration

  • Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537).

Learn More

 

 Talk With Your Doctor

Watch the following
Talk With Your Doctor
television programs:

2013

 - Brain Injury 
 - Rehabilitation

2012

 - Parkinson's Disease
 - New Concepts in Neurosurgery