Stroke Continuum of Care

for Health Care Providers

Public Awareness

Public Awareness

Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.

Prevention

Prevention

Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.

Hyperacute

Hyperacute

Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).

Acute

Acute

Acute stroke care refers to the key interventions involved in the assessment, treatment or management, and early recovery in the first days after stroke onset.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Time is Function: Stroke rehabilitation can be provided in all care settings and assists people to reach their optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative, and/or social functioning.

Community & Long Term Care

Community and Long Term Care

Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.

Stroke News

Visit our Newsroom for more stroke related news.

Education and Events

Note: All in-person events have been postponed until further notice

Please click on an event listing below for more information.

For a full listing of all events, go to the Education and Events page.
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Past Events › NWO Stroke Network

March 2020

Keep Moving with Stroke

March 26 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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After Stroke Services: Monthly Meetings Notice

March 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Greetings Everyone! Here is what to expect for March! NOTICE OF MONTHLY MEETING — AFTER STROKE SERVICES Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network) Yoga Demonstration Kaija Makinen, Yoga Instructor 55+ Centre Dress comfortably for an interactive session of seated yoga. Join us for some light refreshments and conversation after the session PosterNotice of Monthy Meeting

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Keep Moving with Stroke

March 31 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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April 2020

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 2 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Stroke Recovery Music Program

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also welcome to attend. There is no pressure in participating and no previous music experience is required. It will truly be a fun and interactive experience from beginning to end! Some of the activities to explore will include:  Warm‐ups: vocal warm‐ups, breathing exercises  Group Singing: favourite songs, songs with various speeds and dynamics  Gentle Movement:…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

April 7 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

April 9 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

April 14 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

April 16 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Stroke Recovery Music Program

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also welcome to attend. There is no pressure in participating and no previous music experience is required. It will truly be a fun and interactive experience from beginning to end! Some of the activities to explore will include:  Warm‐ups: vocal warm‐ups, breathing exercises  Group Singing: favourite songs, songs with various speeds and dynamics  Gentle Movement:…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 21 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 23 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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May 2020

Stroke Recovery Music Program

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also welcome to attend. There is no pressure in participating and no previous music experience is required. It will truly be a fun and interactive experience from beginning to end! Some of the activities to explore will include:  Warm‐ups: vocal warm‐ups, breathing exercises  Group Singing: favourite songs, songs with various speeds and dynamics  Gentle Movement:…

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Webinar: Tele-Rehab: a sharing of approaches and processes

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada

Join the Rehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) for an informational webinar to learn about the use of virtual rehab during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the LINK You will learn about: The key components and enablers of using virtual rehab Practical tips for setting up virtual rehab quickly including obtaining consent, involving caregivers and other aspects of using virtual rehab The lived experiences of those in the field using virtual rehab in individual and group formats. Who should attend? Front…

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Stroke Recovery Music Program

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also welcome to attend. There is no pressure in participating and no previous music experience is required. It will truly be a fun and interactive experience from beginning to end! Some of the activities to explore will include:  Warm‐ups: vocal warm‐ups, breathing exercises  Group Singing: favourite songs, songs with various speeds and dynamics  Gentle Movement:…

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After Stroke – Virtual Activities

May 25 - June 12
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

NEW - After Stroke Virtual Activities! | March of Dimes Canada Stroke Recovery Self Management After Stroke has been working to find ways to plan activities and keep everyone connected. We have a number of virtual (online) sessions, meetings and workshops planned, so you can maintain your connection with the community from the comfort and safety of your home. afterstroke.marchofdimes.ca

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Healthy Meal Planning for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Online Session

May 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

​Join us for a free half-hour session about healthy meal planning for stroke survivors and caregivers. We will discuss strategies to engage friends/family to participate in meal preparation and planning. Learn how to plan using foods with extended shelf life and how to use budget friendly strategies to plan meals.

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June 2020

Get the most out of your Grocery Shopping for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers – Online Session

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Learn about tips and tricks to ensure a safe, efficient grocery shopping experience. We will discuss safe grocery options, how to plan food purchases to reduce your risk when navigating the store, and time saving tips to make the most of your grocery store experience.

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Thunder Bay Stroke Recovery Peer Support Group – Online Event

June 25 @ 1:30 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Thunder Bay Stroke Recovery Peer Support Group We are also planning a special online event with Sharon Jaspers, from the Stroke Prevention Clinic, on Thursday, June 25th. Time: 1:30 - 2:30 "A Little of This and That" - For Survivors of Stroke and Caregivers Topics include: - Being Smart About Covid - Covid and the Young Stroke - Vaping, the new smoker Presented by: Sharon Jaspers NP PHC, Nurse Practitioner Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network - Stroke Prevention Clinic Assistant…

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July 2020

VIRTUAL MUSIC PROGRAM – Survivors of Stroke and Caregivers

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Summer and Fall session starting soon!! Join us for a fun and interactive online music program for survivors of stroke and family caregivers to participate. Enjoy breathing and vocal exercises, singing and gently movement. No music experience required! Fridays 11:00am to 12:00pm EST Bi-weekly beginning July 3rd July - November, 2020 please register directly with tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca for one or more sessions.

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