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  • 1. American Stroke Association û Building healthier lives, free of ...... We're ready to help you prevent strokes, save lives and improve ... If someone you know has recently had a stroke, find answers to your ... Life after icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 2. Hojas "Hablemos de los Ataques al Cerebro" con informacion ...... al cerebro (Let's Talk About Ischemic Strokes). ... Let's Talk About a Stroke Diagnosis). ... un ataque cerebral (Let's Talk About Complications After Stroke). ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Hojas-Habl mos-de-los-Ataques-al-Cerebro-con-informacion-para-el-paciente_UCM_310716_Article.jsp 0716_Article.jsp

  • 3. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Many of these sheets on stroke prevention and life after stroke are available for download in español. Many of these sheets ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Lets-Talk- bout-Stroke-Patient-Information-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 4. Physical Activity... In her book, Life After stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your ... has worked hard at it, even after breaking a ... tai chi—could improve the lives of modern ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/PhysicalActivity/Physical-Activity_UCM_310896_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 5. Healthy Living After Stroke... Healthy Living After Stroke. Nutrition. Good nutrition is one way to reduce your risk of having another stroke. Find tips for ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/Healthy-Living-After-Stroke_UCM_308568_SubHomePage.jsp jsp

  • 6. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... show "Brain Freeze.". Yvette Fields, A Blessed Survivor — Even after suffering a ... Read Yvette's story and blog as she strives to live her life to the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 7. Life is at the Curb... Life is at the curb!” The audience breaks up. ... But John loved standup, so on Christmas day, less than two months after his stroke, he took a cab ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Life-is-at-the-Curb_UCM_310129_Article.jsp

  • 8. Communication Challenges After Stroke... Communication Challenges After Stroke. After a stroke, many people face communication challenges. Some people have trouble speaking. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/CommunicationChallenges/Communication-Challenges-After-Stroke_UCM_308550_SubHomePage.jsp -Stroke_UCM_308550_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 9. Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia)... Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia). ... After a stroke, food or liquid could enter the airway/lungs without the survivor being aware of it. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/PhysicalChallenges/Difficulty-Swallowing-After-Stroke_UCM_310084_Article.jsp UCM_310084_Article.jsp

  • 10. Stroke Family Warmline... 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/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/StrokeFamilyWarmline/Stroke-Family-Warmline_UCM_310894_Article.jsp _310894_Article.jsp

  • 11. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 12. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... strokes, but a major warning sign. Learn more. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. The Life After Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 13. For Stroke Family Caregivers... Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/For-Stroke-Family-Caregivers_UCM_308560_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 14. Especially for Caregivers: Emotions and Behavior After Stroke... strokes produce personality changes that may be harmful to relationships. This story looks at two relationships that became abusive after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/Especially-for-Caregivers-Emotions-and-Behavior-After-Stroke_UCM_312395_Article.jsp roke_UCM_312395_Article.jsp

  • 15. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... 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/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 16. 404 Error PageSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. SELECT YOUR LANGUAGE. ...

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  • 17. Stroke Recovery Resources... After Stroke (PDF); Living at Home After Stroke (PDF); ... Cryptogenic Stroke Patient Resources. A Patient Guide to Understanding Strokes of Unknown ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/www.st okeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 18. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... ability in midlife may increase the risk of stroke in adults after age 65. ... and resistance training contribute to a healthy brain throughout your life. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/www.st okeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Exercising-in-Mid-Life-May-Improve-B th/BrainHealthResources/Exercising-in-Mid-Life-May-Improve-Brain-Functionality-Later-in-Life_UCM_486468_Article.jsp

  • 19. Stroke Treatment... promptly administered, it can save lives and reduce ... Visit our Life After Stroke section for support and ... adults are preventable, however after having a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 20. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... Stroke support groups allow stroke survivors to help themselves and other survivors create meaningful lives after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/For-Support-Group-Leaders_UCM_308564_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 21. Stroke Support Groups - Key to a Successful Recovery... Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StrokeGroupStories/Stroke-Support-Groups---Key-to-a-Successful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp uccessful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp

  • 22. Recovery and Support after Stroke... Recovery and Support after Stroke. ... that you must change, relearn or redefine how you live. ... Common Effects of Stroke Every stroke is unique, but ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/SupportforStrokeSurvivors/Recovery-and-Support-after-Stroke_UCM_310443_Article.jsp ter-Stroke_UCM_310443_Article.jsp

  • 23. 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

  • 24. After stroke strikes, what comes next? | American Heart ...... devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different after a stroke, rehabilitation can ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/after-stroke-strikes-what-comes-next

  • 25. Stroke journal features women's studies on how gender ...... in naturally occurring hormone levels over women's lives; adverse effects ... factors in women early in life, especially in ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/stroke-journal-features-womens-stu ies-on-how-gender-influences-stroke-risk-treatment-and-outcomes

  • 26. 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

  • 27. Joe Downing: EMS Professional's Expertise Helped Save ...... wouldn't be enjoying his quality of life – without Joe's ... Joe was driving back to the station after a call ... like to say that I haven't saved lives, the process ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Joe-Downing-EM -Professionals-Expertise-Helped-Save-Police-Officers-Life_UCM_451867_Article.jsp Article.jsp

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

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  • 29. 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

  • 30. Life After a Heart Attack | American Heart Association... Make prevention your priority. After a first heart attack, most people go on to live a long, productive life. However, around ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/life-after-a-h art-attack



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2016-2017 Expenditures

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