HealthSouth Nittany Valley’s “Surviving Stroke” Series Offers Community Education


PLEASANT GAP, Pa. –HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital will host the “Surviving Stroke” Series July 11, Aug. 3 and Sept. 7 from 5 – 6 p.m. at Mount Nittany Medical Center located at 1800 Park Avenue. HealthSouth Nittany Valley is hosting the series to raise awareness about stroke in our community and open a conversation about prevention, intervention and recovery following stroke. Each class will focus on a different educational area:

Tuesday, July 11 – Prevention
A panel of medical professionals, including physicians, pharmacists and a registered nurse will discuss ways to prevent stroke.

Thursday, Aug. 3 – Emergency Care and Hospitalization
Emergency medical services personnel, emergency room nurses and therapists will discuss what happens following a stroke. Attendees will also learn about state-of-the-art stroke technology.

Thursday, Sept. 7 – Continuing the Journey of Recovery 
Stroke rehabilitation therapists will answer questions about the role of physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as technology to maximize recovery. A local stroke survivor will share his personal experience of rehabilitation and recovery.

Event attendees can also be entered to win a pair of Pennsylvania State University football tickets each time they attend. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. To RSVP or learn more, contact Kat Christian at 814-359-5607.

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

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

HealthSouth Nittany Valley Surviving Stroke Series Flyer July 11, August 3 and September 7

Source: HealthSouth Corporation

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