Stroke Connection Magazine

Stroke Connection.  

For over 22 years, Stroke Connection has been the award-winning voice of support, information and inspiration for a vast community of stroke survivors and their families.

Stroke Connection is free and published four times per year. 

Now offered exclusively as a digital publication, Stroke Connection is available virtually everywhere. With a desktop digital edition and free apps for smartphones and tablets as well as Kindle Fire - you can have Stroke Connection with you wherever you are. And you can enjoy the same great articles on the Stroke Connection website. 

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In this issue

For each of the articles below you can choose whether to read them in our digital edition or on the Stroke Connection website. 

There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones
A stroke nearly took Mark Moore's life, but his wife Brenda knew the questions to ask to get the care he needed. When Mark felt like giving up in recovery, Brenda knew exactly how to change his attitude. 

Digital Edition | Web



Trial & Error Volunteering
Retirement is an ideal time to explore volunteering. For survivors like me, this search often starts with a wish to help other survivors. If we're luck, we find volunteer work that helps us realize we have developed new areas of expertise and purpose - often without realizing it.

Digital Edition | Web



Recovery & Unexpected Expenses
Stroke in young adults can bring on money troubles that may be as challenging as the recovery itself. Two stroke families share their experience and tips.  

Digital Edition | Web



Speaking of Technology
Now more than ever, technology is becoming an integral part of speech-language therapy. And because of limitations to insurance coverage for speech therapy, its importance is likely to increase. 

Digital Edition | Web




Understanding Cryptogenic Stroke, Part 2
In this, the second of our two-part series on cryptogenic stroke, we look at other possible sources. We also discuss various things cryptogenic stroke survivors may want to consider talking with their medical team about now. 

Digital Edition | Web

Departments

Stroke Notes
Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. 
Digital Edition | Web
 
Readers Room
Articles, poems and art submitted by stroke survivors and their loved ones.
Digital Edition | Web
 
Everyday Survival
Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke.
Digital Edition | Web
 
Life At The Curb
Comedian and stroke survivor John Kawie's unique perspectives on stroke survival.
Digital Edition | Web
 
Life Is Why
Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These stroke survivors, caregivers and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!
Digital Edition | Web
 
Simple Cooking
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.
Digital Edition | Web
 
Support Showcase
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.
Digital Edition | Web