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  • 51. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 54. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 59. 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

  • 60. 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/

  • 61. 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/

  • 62. 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 ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316938_Science-News-International-Stroke-Conference.jsp rnational-Stroke-Conference.jsp

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

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeCofnerence/UCM_316936_Registration-Housing-International-Stroke-Conference.jsp ing-International-Stroke-Conference.jsp

  • 64. 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/

  • 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. ...

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

  • 66. 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/

  • 67. 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/

  • 68. 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/

  • 69. 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/

  • 70. 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/

  • 71. 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/

  • 72. 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/

  • 73. 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/

  • 74. 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/

  • 75. 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

  • 76. 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/

  • 77. 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/

  • 78. 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 ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=310&title=Physical&operator=or

  • 79. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=340&title=Featured+contributors&operator=or

  • 80. 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/

  • 81. 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/

  • 82. 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/

  • 83. 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/

  • 84. 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/

  • 85. 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 ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/nyc-transit-workers-learn-hands-on y-cpr-after-employee-used-skill-to-save-a-co-workers-life

  • 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. 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/

  • 88. 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/

  • 89. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 92. 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/

  • 93. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 100. Learning to Swim Again - 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/Learnin -to-Swim-Again/


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