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  • 51. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... Kids. Many people live under the mistaken impression that ... while improving the quality of life for individuals ... assistance to better the lives of pediatric ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Kids/

  • 52. Stroke Connection Spring 2017... disabling, frustrating and isolating, it is an invisible disease in itself, affecting the lives of both ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/

  • 53. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... If they knew the reality of the lives of central pain sufferers, they would not allow it.”. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 54. Gracie Doran's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... I can see how it impacts people's lives and how it ... do many more things, like inspire others with my life. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Gracie- orans-Why/

  • 55. Working before and after stroke is good for brain health ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Working before-and-after-stroke-is-good-for-brain-health/

  • 56. Readers Room... Sharing My WOW. Life-altering events force us to look back on our lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Readers-Room/

  • 57. You Bet It's Stressful - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/You-Bet Its-Stressful/

  • 58. Science News (International Stroke Conference)... alteplase may not apply to patients with strokes of minor ... and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Ischemic Stroke Patients After Implantation of ...

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  • 59. Registration & Housing (International Stroke Conference)... clinical trials, Rehabilitation, stem cells, stroke coordinator, TPA, Intervention, acute management, brain repair after stroke, Hypothermia, platelets ...

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  • 60. Advertise... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Advertise/

  • 61. Anna Boelcskevy: From Stroke Survivor to Spreading Stroke ...... She regained some motion three days after her stroke, but had a ... helped her regain her ability to walk, communicate and conduct her daily life. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Anna-Boelcskev -From-Stroke-Survivor-to-Spreading-Stroke-Awareness_UCM_452186_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 62. Plan Ahead for Emergencies - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Plan-Ah ad-for-Emergencies/

  • 63. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/

  • 64. The Truth About Caregiving - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/The-Tru h-About-Caregiving/

  • 65. Revisiting PT After 15 Years - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Revisitin -PT-After-15-Years/

  • 66. Unexpected Expenses - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Unexpec ed-Expenses/

  • 67. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 68. SCM Summer 2014... In an effort to improve the lives of survivors ... a list of centers now using the Life Participation Approach ... After scoring a thousand points in high school ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/SCM-Summer-2014_UCM_464869_Article.jsp

  • 69. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2018... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/

  • 70. Stroke Connection Summer 2015... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/

  • 71. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 72. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2016... Sharing My WOW. Life-altering events force us to look back on our lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/

  • 73. Beyond All Expectations - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... stories and finding hope in how others have made significant improvements in their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Beyond-Al -Expectations/

  • 74. Tedy's Team Turns 10: A Stroke on the Ice - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Tedys-T am-Turns-10-A-Stroke-on-the-Ice/

  • 75. Stroke Connection Winter 2017... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/

  • 76. Working on Fine Motor Skills - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... a serious impact on a survivor's life, particularly on ... to be successful in their everyday lives throughout their ... that stroke survivors can live life to the ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Working on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 77. Sharing My WOW - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... events force us to look back on our lives. ... That's the way life goes, everything does happen for a ... Take action to live a healthier life before tragedy ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Sharing My-WOW/

  • 78. Stroke Connection Spring 2014... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/

  • 79. Social and Emotional Support: Keys to Recovery - Stroke ...... more than brain cells – it impacts every area of the survivor's life, as well as the lives of the ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Social- nd-Emotional-Support-Keys-to-Recovery/

  • 80. Article Archive... after their stroke – further complicating life after stroke for not ... that they are losing function after they leave ... be not only challenging to live with, but ...

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  • 81. Article Archive... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 82. Accepting Who I Am - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Accepting Who-I-Am/

  • 83. My Long But Satisfying Road to Recovery - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/My-Long But-Satisfying-Road-to-Recovery/

  • 84. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Regular-E ercise-May-Lessen-Stroke-Severity/

  • 85. Defeating Isolation for Over 40 Years - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Defeati g-Isolation-for-Over-40-Years/

  • 86. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/

  • 87. The best way to keep blood pressure under control? - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/The-bes -way-to-keep-blood-pressure-under-control/

  • 88. Wandering Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Wanderi g-Back/

  • 89. Emotions & Behaviors... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Emotions-Behaviors/

  • 90. Caring for a Survivor with Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... Life is the best therapy, so live it! Lastly, Mary shares, “May 30, 2007, changed the entire course and purpose of our lives. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Caring-fo -a-Survivor-with-Aphasia/

  • 91. NYC Transit workers learn Hands-Only CPR after employee ...... Association video called “CPR Saves Lives,” that Martinez ... especially if administered immediately after cardiac arrest ... ready to save a life, visit heart ...

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  • 92. Unexpected Consequences - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... six years of follow up, 9,489 patients had an ischemic stroke for the first time in their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Unexpec ed-Consequences/

  • 93. Crowdsourcing a Cure - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Crowdsour ing-a-Cure/

  • 94. My Approach to Healthy Healing - Stroke Connection ...... it, but it didn't do much to fulfill my desire to help people live happy, healthy lives. A turning point in my life was when I found out about Rolfing ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/My-Appr ach-to-Healthy-Healing/

  • 95. Moving From the Minors to the Majors - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Moving- rom-the-Minors-to-the-Majors/

  • 96. Enjoying My Second Chance - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/May-Jun-2010/Enjoyi g-My-Second-Chance/

  • 97. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... more than brain cells – it impacts every area of the survivor's life, as well as the lives of the ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/

  • 98. Lilian Tsi Stielstra's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Tests after the stroke showed that she also had high cholesterol and high ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Lilian- si-Stielstras-Why/

  • 99. Therapeutic Writing: Life Stories Punctuated By Healing... who wanted to explore how stroke had changed their lives. As in the guided autobiography model, the “Life After Stroke” workshop involved a ...

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  • 100. Communication... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Communication/


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