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  • 241. Cruisin' Together - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... While traveling post-stroke can be challenging, going with a group can offer ... a chance to explore ports and meet other families dealing with strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Cruisin Together/

  • 242. Finding Myself - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Finding Myself/

  • 243. Lilian Tsi Stielstra's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Lilian's stroke came six months after she was diagnosed with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for strokes and heart attacks. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Lilian- si-Stielstras-Why/

  • 244. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 245. Defeating Isolation for Over 40 Years - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Defeati g-Isolation-for-Over-40-Years/

  • 246. Paying It Forward - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 247. Stroke Treatments |... Stroke Treatments. Share: Medical treatments for stroke work to either open the blockage of a vessel or treat the rupture. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-treatments/

  • 248. Kitchen Mobility, Kitchen Stability - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Kitchen Mobility-Kitchen-Stability/

  • 249. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... In my mind, healthy 35-year-old women just don't have strokes, so it ... weird cold or flu, or she slept on a nerve wrong anything other than a stroke.. ...

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

  • 250. Visual Field Cuts Infographic - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/From-th -Eyes-of-the-Beholder/

  • 251. Learning to Be a New Person - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Learnin -to-Be-a-New-Person/

  • 252. Financial Information for Stroke Caretakers |... Consider paying for help Some strokes are mild and won't require ... With limited income, and expenses likely increasing after a stroke, it's important ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/financial-information-f r-stroke-caretakers/

  • 253. Gratitude Schmatitude - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Gratitu e-Schmatitude/

  • 254. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Recovery? Heart attack recovery? ... Learn more from people just like you who have suffered a heart attack, a heart event or stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/DiagnosingH artFailure/Ejection-Fraction-Heart-Failure-Measurement_UCM_306339_Article.jsp icle.jsp

  • 255. Seeking a Cause - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... people who have strokes have AF. Untreated AF doubles the risk of heart-related deaths and is associated with a fivefold increased risk for stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Seeking-a Cause/

  • 256. Sharing My WOW - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... My stroke was caused by high blood pressure and was even preceded by a ... Many family members had strokes, but I was too afraid to ask and face ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Sharing My-WOW/

  • 257. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/The-Let er/

  • 258. We See You Staring - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/We-See- ou-Staring/

  • 259. The Bonus Years - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/The-Bon s-Years/

  • 260. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/

  • 261. What is Music Therapy? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/What-is Music-Therapy/

  • 262. Have a Therapeutic Summer! - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Have-a- herapeutic-Summer/

  • 263. Peeling an Orange with One Hand - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Peeling an-Orange-with-One-Hand/

  • 264. American Heart/American Stroke Association... My Life; Power To End Stroke. The Warning Signs Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Our Sites: American Heart Association; ...

    honor.americanheart.org/site/PageNavigator/FUNraiser13/fun aiser13_Register.html

  • 265. Wandering Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Wanderi g-Back/

  • 266. Am I Losing Ground? - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground/

  • 267. Respite: Because You Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... about. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. Of ... Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Respite-B cause-You-Care/

  • 268. Caring for a Survivor with Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Caring-fo -a-Survivor-with-Aphasia/

  • 269. A Quarter Century of Support - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/A-Quarter Century-of-Support/

  • 270. It CAN Be Done! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/It-CAN- e-Done/



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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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