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  • 51. Seizures After Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... with epilepsy begins medication, they may be on it for the rest of their lives because there is ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/Seizure -After-Stroke/

  • 52. Stroke Support Groups... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/Stroke-Support-Groups_UCM_310232_Article.jsp

  • 53. 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/

  • 54. Stroke Notes... My life changed, but Peggy's life and the lives of our three children changed dramatically. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 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. News | 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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  • 57. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... Many people live under the mistaken impression that ... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals ...

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  • 58. 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/

  • 59. Diane Musselman's Why - 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-2016/Diane-M sselmans-Why/

  • 60. 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/

  • 61. Mom's Stroke Inspires NBA Star - Stroke Connection ...... at age 19 and barely five years after he'd ... Kids who are caregivers tend to live in households ... Life as a caregiver impinges on their adolescence by ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Moms-Stro e-Inspires-NBA-Star/

  • 62. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2015... dies of this leading cause of disability every 5 seconds, ending 6.4 million lives each year. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/

  • 63. Article Archive... 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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  • 64. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2018... 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/Spring-2018/

  • 65. 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. ...

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  • 66. 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/

  • 67. 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/

  • 68. Readers Room... My life changed, but Peggy's life and the lives of our three children changed dramatically. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 69. Readers Room... 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/Readers-Room/

  • 70. Ticket to Ride... 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/Life-at-the-Curb/Ti ket-to-Ride/

  • 71. 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/

  • 72. 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/

  • 73. 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. ...

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  • 74. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 75. 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/

  • 76. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/Survival-Journeys/i dex.php?cp=4&si=30

  • 77. 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

  • 78. 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/

  • 79. Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) Centers... Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement Baltimore, Maryland, 410-323-1777. ... In our current issue: Seizures After Stroke; What to Expect from ...

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  • 80. 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 ...

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  • 81. Finley the Service Dog: A Story of True Love - 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-2018/Finley- he-Service-Dog-A-Story-of-True-Love/

  • 82. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... everywhere; so depending on where you live, you may ... to get back a good quality of life, and also get ... a way of achieving balance in our lives so that ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/index.php?cp=3&si=10 hp?cp=3&si=10

  • 83. 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/

  • 84. 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/

  • 85. 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/

  • 86. 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/

  • 87. Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke - 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/Winter-2014/Early-B ain-Stimulation-After-Stroke/

  • 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. Expect the Unexpected - 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-2018/Expect- he-Unexpected/

  • 90. 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/

  • 91. 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/

  • 92. 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/

  • 93. 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/

  • 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. ...

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  • 95. 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/

  • 96. 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. ...

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  • 97. 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/

  • 98. Returning to Work After Stroke - 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-2013/Returni g-to-Work-After-Stroke/

  • 99. 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/

  • 100. 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/


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

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  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
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