American Heart Association Saving Strokes Program

Saving Strokes offers stroke survivors the opportunity to receive golf lessons in small group sessions. The program originated in Sacramento and has grown from five sites to fifteen sites. Saving Strokes events provide golf lessons to strike survivors through the help of caregivers, rehabilitation professionals and golf professionals who volunteer their time to make these events a success. The stroke survivor needs no previous golfing experience to attend an event. The goal is to get stroke survivors out and to have fun on the golf course.

Check out this video presented by Huntington Hospital, in conjunction with the American Heart Association, during a recent Saving Strokes event held at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena on June 8, 2011.

For more information on this program at Haggin Oaks, contact Kelli Corlett at 916-808-0971 or call Jennifer Halldorson with the American Heart/American Stroke Association at 916-446-6505.

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