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  • 51. 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/

  • 52. The Mother of Invention - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... She says that her inventions change her life because they're changing other people's lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/The-Mot er-of-Invention/

  • 53. Who Am I? - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 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/Fall-2014/Who-Am-I/

  • 54. 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/

  • 55. 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/

  • 56. 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/

  • 57. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 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/Summer-2016/index.p p?cp=2&si=10

  • 58. 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/

  • 59. Parenting Young Children 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-2017/Parenti g-Young-Children-After-Stroke/

  • 60. 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

  • 61. Midlife fitness is linked to lower stroke risks later in life ...... Life is why, science is how . . . we help people live longer, healthier lives. Related Images. women and dog walking. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/midlife-fitness-is-linked-to-lower stroke-risks-later-in-life

  • 62. 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/

  • 63. 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/

  • 64. The Poetry of Survival - 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-2017/The-Poe ry-of-Survival/

  • 65. 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

  • 66. International Stroke Conference... From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with ... TX 75231, Att: International Stroke Conference Meetings ... later than two weeks after the meeting ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp

  • 67. 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

  • 68. 1000 to One: The Cory Weissman Story - Stroke Connection ...... Now he lives in Los Angeles, where he is launching a career as a motivational speaker. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/1000-to OneThe-Cory-Weissman-Story/

  • 69. 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/

  • 70. 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/

  • 71. Poems of a Recovery Journey - 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-2015/Poems-o -a-Recovery-Journey/

  • 72. 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/

  • 73. But You Look So Normal - 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-2014/But-You Look-So-Normal/

  • 74. 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/

  • 75. 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/

  • 76. 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/

  • 77. Respite: Because You Care - 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/Respite-B cause-You-Care/

  • 78. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Mood disorders significantly alter the lives of survivors and their families. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Post-St oke-Mood-Disorders/

  • 79. 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/

  • 80. Doing Good Work in Georgia - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... terms with aphasia and making positive decisions about his new life. ... and our goal is to help our families live their best lives after stroke or any ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Doing-Goo -Work-in-Georgia/

  • 81. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... We all have people in our lives that have impacted us as human beings: ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/A-Speci l-Thank-You/

  • 82. The Bonus Years - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 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/Winter-2017/The-Bon s-Years/

  • 83. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... study on the factors that influence depression after a stroke ... It's easy to focus on loss following a stroke. ... that there are still many things in life that are ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 84. Managing Caregiver Expectations: Recovery - 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-2014/Managin -Caregiver-Expectations-Recovery/

  • 85. Stroke Connection Summer 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/Summer-2014/

  • 86. 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

  • 87. Dr. Glen Gillen Weighs In on 'Am I Losing Ground?' - 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-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground-Dr-Glen-Gillen-Weighs-In/

  • 88. Folding Laundry One-Handed - 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/Fall-2014/Folding-L undry-One-Handed/

  • 89. Stroke Connection Winter 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/Winter-2017/index.p p?cp=2&si=10

  • 90. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - 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/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 91. Stroke Connection Fall 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/Fall-2014/

  • 92. A Survivor in the Senate - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... stroke to return to work, and how we can give them a chance to recover their lives and come ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/A-Survi or-in-the-Senate/

  • 93. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 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/Spring-2016/index.p p?cp=2&si=10

  • 94. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... This is how convoluted the motherly mind can be,” said Donna, who lives in Boston ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 95. Paying It Forward - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... The themes allowed us to explore our stroke experiences and their impact in our lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Paying- t-Forward/

  • 96. Helpful Communication Apps - 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-2014/Helpful Communication-Apps/

  • 97. 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/

  • 98. Strokes, Strikes & Spares - 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-2015/Strokes Strikes-Spares/

  • 99. Tips for Household Cleaning 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/Spring-2016/Tips-fo -Household-Cleaning-After-Stroke/

  • 100. There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones - Stroke ...... so that they can see in his example what a contribution they make in patients' lives.”. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/There-A e-No-Accidents-Even-Cerebrovascular-Ones/


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