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Did you know that approximately 75% of strokes occur in people aged 65 or older?
Gain expert insight from renowned specialists, Suzanne Coyle, Stroke Comeback Center, Tsgoyna Tanzman, Speech-Language Pathologist, Life Coach & Author, Katie Fair, MedStar Health, and Robby Febo, DPI Adaptive Fitness, and have your questions answered.
At Kensington Senior Living, our mission to improve and preserve the quality of life for every resident is a collaborative effort. To that end, we have built strong relationships with expert professionals who keep us current with the latest advances in care, management and treatment of conditions that affect seniors and their families.
Meet The Presenters
Suzanne Coyle, is the Executive Director of Stroke Comeback Center, a nonprofit organization committed to supporting survivors of stroke and other brain traumas throughout their recoveries. She is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Prior to her current role, she had a lengthy career in the outpatient rehabilitation setting working with adults with acquired neurological communication disorders, such as aphasia. Her research and presentation interests include aphasia group treatment and quality of life after stroke.
Tsgoyna Tanzman, Speech-Language Pathologist, Life Coach & Author, has helped thousands of people transition after stroke and brain injury to the next stages of their lives. Tsgoyna’s unique therapeutic approach combines traditional and holistic speech therapy along with the life coaching practices used by some of the most successful people on the planet. She is the author of the international bestseller book, Hope After Stroke for Caregivers and Survivors: The Holistic Guide to Getting Your Life Back. Tsgoyna’s humor and poignant life stories appear in 15 different anthologies of Chicken Soup for the Soul. If you are interested in finding out more about Tsgoyna Tanzman, you can visit her website here or email at email@example.com.
Katie Fair, OTD, OTR/L, CDRS is an occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist (CDRS) with MedStar Health. Katie received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from James Madison University before completing her low vision graduate certificate and master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Alabama and her doctoral degree from Thomas Jefferson University. Katie is an adjunct faculty and guest lecturer for local Occupational Therapy programs and has presented at local and national conferences on topics related to post-concussion and vision rehabilitation with the neurological population. She serves on the OTA Advisory Committee at Northern Virginia Community College and the Stroke Comeback Center Professional Advisory Council.
Robby Febo, CPT is an adaptive fitness trainer for DPI Adaptive Fitness. Exercise is a vital component in recovery to improve strength, balance and endurance while decreasing secondary complications that can arise from a medical event or injury. He utilizes his years of experience in adaptive fitness programming to customize group and individual sessions for clients recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and more. He served as a lead trainer for adaptive fitness programming at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, overseeing fitness programs for upwards of 40 participants living with a variety of physical disabilities and ensuring a safe and productive workout for all.
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