Join our Living with Stroke session as part of the HMRI Healthy Ageing for Seniors Festival.

Learn how to stay strong and healthy in your senior years with the latest medical research findings and practical advice on stroke rehabilitation and living with stroke as a senior.

This FREE session will give you a better understanding of:

  • Signs of stroke, stroke prevention and secondary prevention
  • Exercises and activities as well as modifiable risk factors for stroke
  • The latest programs, clinical trials and resources available to help improve the lives of those living with stroke. 


When is the session?
  • Thursday 9 February 2023
  • 1pm - 3pm
Where is the session?
  • NEX (Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre), Newcastle
  • 309 King St, Newcastle West NSW 2302
Does it cost?

No. This session is absolutely free. 

However, this is a ticketed event. We have limited capacity so make sure you register your spot below.


Parking is available at NEX (fees apply - click here for more details). Street parking is also available.

Who is this session for?

This session is designed for stroke survivors, carers of people living with stroke and those interested in understanding the modifiable risk factors to prevent stroke as well as recovering after stroke.

You'll hear from some of our leading researchers including:

Dr Heidi Janssen

Heidi is a medical researcher and physiotherapist who is passionate about ensuring people living with stroke receive rehabilitation and post-stroke management that works - and that they have been given the opportunity to recover as best as they can after their stroke.

Heidi's main research interests include environmental enrichment and secondary stroke prevention through regular physical activity.


Register using the form below or register over the phone: 02 4042 1000

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