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  • 51. Something's Different: Personality Changes After 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/Summer-2017/Somethi gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 52. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/For-Caregivers/

  • 53. Physical... type of pain after their stroke – further complicating life after stroke for not only ... pain, can be not only challenging to live with, but ... Fatigue After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Physical/

  • 54. Finding Joy as a Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to ... After 25 years of finding solutions, I live in the joy ... I also do not look back at our life before his ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Finding-J y-as-a-Caregiver/

  • 55. Grieving the Old Self, Embracing the New - Stroke Connection ...... acceptance and spend the rest of their lives pining for ... this point in their recovery was 'Your life before was ... accept having a half loaf and live as well ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Grieving- he-Old-Self-Embracing-the-New/

  • 56. Brain Stem Stroke... of recovery in mild to moderate brain stem strokes.”. ... Have you or someone you love had a stroke? There is a life after stroke, and we're here to help. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 57. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... 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-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 58. 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/

  • 59. 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/

  • 60. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... have an increased risk of future hypertension and stroke one to 30 years after delivery. ... Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. My Life Check®. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 61. 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/

  • 62. 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/

  • 63. 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/

  • 64. 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

  • 65. 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/

  • 66. Brain Health Resource Page... Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp; Life Simple 7 ... 7 Simple Ways Kids Can Live Better | PDF; ... Brain Health Infographic | PDF; Stroke Prevention Brochure ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePrev ntionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Brain-Health-Resource-Page_UCM_486102_Article.jsp CM_486102_Article.jsp

  • 67. 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/

  • 68. 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/

  • 69. American Stroke Month 2017 |... Most strokes are preventable ... of SWV, listened to his body and got critical treatment for a stroke just in ... Watch Cory Taylor's life after stroke story below ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/ame ican-stroke-month-2017/

  • 70. 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/

  • 71. Revisiting PT After 15 Years - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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-2016/Revisitin -PT-After-15-Years/

  • 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. Survival Journeys | 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/Survival-Journeys/

  • 74. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 77. 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/

  • 78. Advertise... 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/Advertise/

  • 79. Sex and Heart Disease... Updated:Aug 30,2016. Is sex safe for heart disease patients? Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sex-and-Heart-Disease_UCM_436414_Article.jsp

  • 80. 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/

  • 81. 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/

  • 82. 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/

  • 83. 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/

  • 84. 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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  • 85. 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/

  • 86. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/SubmittingYourStory/Therapeutic-Writing-Life-Stories-Punctuated-By-Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp

  • 87. 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/

  • 88. No Fight, No Flight . . . Just Write! - Stroke Connection ...... 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/No-Figh -No-Flight----Just-Write/

  • 89. 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/

  • 90. Help Your Patients Make the 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. ...

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  • 91. 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/

  • 92. 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/

  • 93. Learning to Be a New Person - 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-2017/Learnin -to-Be-a-New-Person/

  • 94. 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/

  • 95. 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/

  • 96. 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/

  • 97. Slow Down - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... 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/Slow-Do n/

  • 98. Seeking a Cause - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Robert, age 78, is a semi-retired accountant who lives in Chicago with his wife, Loyda. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Seeking-a Cause/

  • 99. 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/

  • 100. 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/


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