Lewistown Stroke Group Presents Stroke Risk Education


PLEASANT GAP, Pa. – HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital’s stroke group in Lewistown will host “Stroke and You: Taking Control of Your Risk Factors” on Monday, Oct. 9 at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House located at 23 Hoss Drive in Lewistown, from 5 – 6:30 p.m.

HealthSouth Nittany Valley Nurse Rehabilitation Liaison Cathy Steffen, LPN, will provide stroke risk assessments, including blood pressure checks, and share information about how you can better control your own risk for stroke.

“Although there are some risk factors for stroke that we can’t control, fortunately, there are many we can,” said Steffen. “People who attend this session will learn more about their own risk factors and what they can do to lower their risk for stroke and other heart-related conditions.”

This event is provided at no-cost to the community and open to the public. Please RSVP to Cathy Steffen, LPN, at (717) 437-3221.

About HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital 
HealthSouth Nittany Valley is a 73-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Centre region, the hospital is located at 550 West College Ave. and on the web at www.NittanyValleyRehab.com.

About HealthSouth
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 36 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at www.healthsouth.com.

Source: HealthSouth Corporation

Point of Contact

For additional details, please contact our representative.

Cathy Steffen, LPN

717 437-3221
Cathy Steffen, LPN