May is Stroke Awareness Month and Healthsouth Desert Canyon Rehabilitation Hospital is bringing together the community to learn more about stroke prevention, rehabilitation technology and treatment.
The event will be held at Healthsouth on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Healthsouth is located at 9175 West Oquendo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89148.
Stroke specialists will be on hand to answer questions, and you can take advantage of:
- Blood Pressure Screening
- Balance Screening
- Giveaways and Free Food
And at 2:45 pm there will be a live demonstration of how to integrate animal assisted therapy dogs into stroke rehabilitation…with Benny!
Healthsouth is a partner facility with the Las Vegas Pet Partners affiliate program, Love Dog Adventures, and Benny, a miniature poodle, will be on hand to work with one of his ongoing clients and show the guests how he works with both Occupational and Physical Therapists and stroke patients.
To attend the Open House, please RSVP to 702-795-5818 or Victoria.Byers@healthsouth.com
Benny will be looking for you!
NEVADA STATE COLLEGE will welcome the Love Dogs back this year on Sunday, May 4 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the Finals Week Kick Off Event.
The event will be held in the Marydean Martin Library, 1125 Nevada State Drive,, Henderson, NV 89002
UNLV has invited the Love Dogs to return for Spring Finals week and they will make two appearances:
- Tuesday, May 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm
- Wednesday, May 7 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm
The event will be held in the Lied Library. Open to all students, staff and faculty.