Stroke Support Group Kickoff Meeting March

Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is establishing a Stroke Support Group for all stroke patients and their caregivers.

The group will hold a kickoff meeting at 6 p. m. March 14 at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Kingston. Guest speaker is Eyewitness News reporter and anchor Mark Hiller who has openly discussed the stroke he suffered in January 2015 and his grueling journey to a complete recovery.

Jennifer Perrins, a registered nurse and nursing supervisor at the hospital’s Center for Advance Rehabilitation, will serve as facilitator for the monthly meetings.

Each monthly meeting will include a guest speaker, planned topic and educational session.

Light refreshments will be served.