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  • 1. Life After Stroke... Simplified Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-A ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 2. 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

  • 3. 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/

  • 4. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... so depending on where you live, you may ... and mud floods — can pose life-threatening challenges ... for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 5. 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

  • 6. 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

  • 7. 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 ...

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  • 8. Sex After Stroke... Sex After Stroke. Updated:Nov 9,2016. Sex ... Take time to experiment. Your sense of touch may be affected after a stroke. For ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/PhysicalChallenges/Sex-After-Stroke_UCM_464261_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 9. Regaining Independence After Stroke... change, relearn or redefine how you live. Stroke rehabilitation helps you return to independent ... challenges that commonly occur after stroke such as ...

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  • 10. 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 ...

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  • 11. 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

  • 12. Life Is Why... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Sharing My WOW. Life-altering events force us to look back on our lives. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Life-Is-Why/

  • 13. 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/General/Patient-Inform tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 14. Life is at the Curb: John Kawie's Story... 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/

  • 15. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke can cause big changes in the lives of couples who are sexually active. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Mar-Apr-2009/Sex-an -Intimacy-after-Stroke/

  • 16. Our Strange Story - 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-2018/Our-Str nge-Story/

  • 17. 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

  • 18. 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

  • 19. Caregiver Guide... 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/ForFam lyCaregivers/CaregivingResources/Caregiver-Guide_UCM_457471_Article.jsp sp

  • 20. For Stroke Family Caregivers... In our current issue: Seizures After Stroke; What to Expect from Outpatient Rehab; When Stroke ... Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. ...

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

  • 21. Article Archive... 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/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 22. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... language pathologist is a tremendously rewarding career that changes peoples' lives.”. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Express ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 23. A Day in a (Rehab) Life - 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-2016/A-Day-i -a-Rehab-Life/

  • 24. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a major warning sign. ... HBP 2017 Campaign Prevent Stroke Widget. The Life After Stroke Journey. ...

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

  • 25. This, right now, is the only life I know - Stroke Connection ...... She lives independently now, but within half a mile of them at ... I was sitting right here and my life started. ... If I go to my parents for dinner, I live there. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/This-ri ht-now-is-the-only-life-I-know/

  • 26. How Having a Stroke Changed My Outlook on Life - Stroke ...... It is our time to live in abundance like never ... At age 55, her life was a hectic dance among ... You?' On October 29, 2017, two years after her stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/How-Hav ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-Life/

  • 27. Making Life Bigger than Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... To improve the lives of survivors with aphasia, some ... Research indicates that those who live successfully with ... is important for re-engaging in life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Making- ife-Bigger-than-Aphasia/

  • 28. After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! - 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-2016/After-S roke-Attitude-Is-Everything/

  • 29. Diminishing Quality of Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... in several mental and physical areas — more health issues affecting their lives, less vitality ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Diminis ing-Quality-of-Life/

  • 30. Stroke Notes... 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/Stroke-Notes/

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

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  • 32. Stroke Treatment Resources... disability and mortality from stroke. Use our toolkit. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

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  • 33. Starting a Stroke Group... its opportunities to better the lives of its ... producing the event have life-enhancing experiences on ... are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace ...

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

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  • 35. 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 ...

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  • 36. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... 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/Happy-1 th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

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

  • 38. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... to me to do, things I had done my whole life — like walk ... ones and friends to understand about what it's like to live with depression after stroke? ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 39. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke ... us save and improve their lives with research ... the symptoms of these life-threatening conditions. ...

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  • 40. No Joke, A Stroke - 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-2018/No-Joke A-Stroke/

  • 41. 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/

  • 42. 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/

  • 43. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... 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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  • 44. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... helps people handle the day-to-day details of their lives. ... I'm not invincible, I'm not going to live forever,' they ... I had put five years of my life into trying ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Frontal-Lobe/

  • 45. 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. ...

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  • 46. Lisa Satchfield's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... hand is an apt metaphor for how she navigates life after stroke, always improvising. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Lisa-Sa chfields-Why/

  • 47. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... 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/Underst nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 48. When Survivors Are Hurting: Understanding Post-Stroke Pain ...... emotional, behavioral and communication changes caused by stroke change the lives of not ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/When-Su vivors-Are-Hurting-Understanding-Post-Stroke-Pain/

  • 49. 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/

  • 50. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - 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/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/



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Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

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