Purpose

  • To promote effective coping with common life changes that follow a stroke an Acquired Brain Injury.

  • To foster a sense of wellness, empowerment and self-satisfaction.

  • To maintain physical fitness, flexibility, strength, endurance and balance through exercise.

  • To develop strategies that assist with functional cognitive skills, in daily activities

  • To enhance communication through group and computer exercises.

  • To develop strategies that assist with functional cognitive skills, in daily activities

About the Program

  • Free, no cost
  • Program times: Fall and Spring Semesters, Winter & Summer sessions
  • Communication classes: Wednesdays - 2 sections (based on skill level) and computer-based
  • Physical exercise classes: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Cognitive class: Fridays
  • Place: Emeritus College classrooms at 1227 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA
  • Instructors:
    • Jeannie Adams, Occupational Therapist
    • Jami Evans, Occupational Therapist
    • Barb Phillips, Occupational Therapist
    • Adrienne Jaffe, Physical Therapist
    • Stephanie Lewis, Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Louise Feinberg, Speech-Language Pathologist

How to Enroll in Pathfinders

Students must contact Stephanie Lewis, Center for Students with Disabilities at (310) 434-4442 prior to class attendance. Waiting lists are common for most classes. 

Students must complete department application as well as Emeritus College enrollment. 

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