Stroke Resources

Cane and Able Stroke Recovery Group

The Cane and Able Stroke Recovery Group is one of the oldest and largest stroke clubs in Michigan. The group focuses on:

  • support and encouragement
  • education about strokes and stroke recovery
  • education about community related issues
  • recreation post stroke
  • socialization for community re-entry
Dates & Registration

Beaumont Physical and Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation Resources

  • Neuro After Care Rehab Care Exercise Group: Continue exercising in a supervised environment after discharge from formal therapy.
  • Bend, Breathe, and Balance Exercise Group: Enhance flexibility, core strength, balance, and relaxation. Must be independent.
  • Modified Constraint-Induced Therapy for the Lower Extremity: Focuses on lower extremity weakness, primarily stroke patients. Must be independent.
  • Modified Constraint-Induced Therapy for the Upper Extremity: Focuses on upper extremity weakness, primarily stroke patients. Must be independent.
  • Therapeutic Yoga Classes: Designed to improve your core strength, balance, and flexibility; and improve the health of your body and mind. Must be independent.
  • Center for Adult Communication Disorders:  Support groups meet every second Wednesday of every month.

Call 248-655-5800 to reserve your spot for any of these classes. You must have a recent physical or occupational therapy evaluation within the past 3 - 6 months.

Beaumont Health Center
4949 Coolidge Hwy.
Royal Oak, MI 48073


Driving Resources

  • Driver Rehabilitation: Provides a variety of services to those who would like to become a safer driver or resume independent driving. This service is not covered by most insurance. A prescription from your physician is required for this evaluation. For locations or to schedule an appointment, call 248-655-5800.
  • Vehicle Accessibility: Talk to a certified mobility consultant at 877-275-4907.
  • Handicap Parking: For handicap parking plates and placards as well as additional information and forms.

Transportation
  • Medicaid: LogistiCare-Tri-County (Straight Medicaid): Call 866-569-1902 or 866-569-1908. For Medicaid HMO, contact your provider directly using the customer service number located on the back of your card.
  • Smart Bus: Call 866-962-5515.
  • My Ride 2: Call 855-697-4332.

Mental Health and Depression

To locate a free depression screening in your area, call 800-573-4433. National Mental Health Association (NMHA) offers additional information on their website.

Community Mental Health (Medicaid or No-Insurance)

Oakland County
2011 Executive Hills Blvd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326
800-341-2003

Detroit-Wayne County
640 Temple, 8th Floor, Detroit, MI 48201
313-833-2500

Macomb County
22550 Hall Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48036
586-948-0222

Mental Health (Private HMO/PPO Insurance)

Contact the phone number on the back of your insurance card for in-network providers in your area.

Mental Health (Self-Pay or non-network Insurance) 

Visit Psychology Today, select "Find a Therapist," and simply enter your zip code.

Counseling Services (Free)

Oakland University School of Education & Human Services, 250 Pawley Hall, Rochester, MI 48309, 248-370-2633


Respite Care/Adult Day Care

  • Visit Caring.com or call 800-973-1540, a free resource to find senior living and care.
  • Visit A Place for Mom or call 877-625-2004 for a free senior living advisor.

Support and Advocacy

  • Brain Aneurysm Foundation: Works with medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families and to promote early detection of brain aneurysms by providing knowledge and raising awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors.
  • American Stroke Association: Their mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Legal


For Individuals Working at the Time of Their Stroke

  • Social Security: You can file for Social Security Disability (SSD) in person at a local Social Security Administration Office (SSA) or call 800-772-1213 or apply online (you can apply for SSD only online- Not SSI).
  • The Law Center for Social Security Rights provides a free consultation to discuss your claim, your rights, and future economical survival.
  • Allsup provides a no cost disability evaluation to determine the likelihood of eligibility, develops an accurate record, and guides applicants through the disability process.
  • Support & Advocacy: YoungStroke, an advocacy organization formed to specifically address the unmet needs of young adult stroke survivors and their caregivers.
  • Vocational rehabilitation counseling at Michigan Rehabilitation Services helps those with disabilities learn their strengths and determine suitable employment goals
  • Patient Advocate Foundation case managers help patients with issues regarding reasonable accommodations in the workplace.
  • Return to Work: Beaumont's Workability Program is highly specialized rehab to assist in functioning for return to work. Call 248-655-5740.
  • Daycare (for a licensed provider for children): Search for a daycare location in your desired area.