Education & Support

We are pleased to offer the following education and support programs:

Stroke Support group: Steps for Stroke

As part of a comprehensive continuum of rehabilitative care, Glens Falls Hospital sponsors a stroke support group each month that provides education and support for individuals who have suffered a stroke and their caregivers. The group provides the opportunity to meet other stroke survivors and caregivers, share challenges and learn how others adapt and problem solve. The group is facilitated by a rehabilitation professional with specialty interest in stroke.

Day: The last Monday of each month.

Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Glens Falls Hospital’s Community Learning Center, Side A

100 Park Street

Glens Falls, NY 12801

Please call the Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at (518) 926-2000 for more information.

Internet Stroke Resources

National Stroke Association -- Home Page

National Stroke Association -- Information for Caregivers and Families

National Stroke Association -- Recovery Fact Sheet

American Stroke Association -- About Stroke

Caregiver Support Group

Service of Support Link, Inc. and The Rehabilitation Centers of Glens Falls Hospital

The Caregiver Support Group provides emotional, educational, and social support for caregivers of loved ones with disabling conditions.

Day: The first Thursday of each month (except holidays)

Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Support Link, Inc.

667 Bay Road, building 2

Queensbury, NY 12804

Please call Support Link, Inc. at (518) 798-2972 x 303 or (518) 798-2972 x308

Community Education Programs

Our Rehabilitation Services staff is available to provide educational programs on a variety of topics to community groups, agencies, or employers.

Programs include:

  • Your Healthy Back
  • Gait Belt Training for Health Professionals
  • Your Healthy Voice for Teachers
  • Upper Extremity Cumulative Trauma Injuries
  • Assessment and Management of Swallowing Disorders
  • Splinting Basics for Nurses and Nurses Aides
  • Joint Education Class