Old Bridge, NJ – April 12, 2018 – The Old Bridge Public Library is joining forces with Old Bridge resident and stroke survivor Tom Smith to offer a Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support Group, beginning Thursday, April 19th at 6:30pm.

Going forward, the group, known as MOVE, will meet at the Library on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. It will offer guest speakers, exercise tips and counseling for those affected by these debilitating illnesses, along with their caregivers.

Smith, a top comic book illustrator for over 20 years and a ballroom dance aficionado, suffered a major stroke nearly four years ago which changed his life. He found that a positive outlook, combined with dance and exercise, have been instrumental in his recovery. He developed the MOVE program to help others move more effectively and freely following a stroke or TBI.

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.


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