Stroke knows no boundaries — every 2 seconds someone in the world has a stroke. Globally someone dies of this leading cause of disability every 5 seconds, ending 6.4 million lives each year. Join us to raise awareness.
When speech-language pathologist Jerome Kaplan started an aphasia support group in 1990, he knew there was a need, but he never expected it to last 25 years. In June 2015, the Aphasia Community Group in Boston celebrated its silver anniversary.
Before Paul George was a two-time NBA All-Star, before he was a player on the Indiana Pacers, before he was the tenth player picked in the NBA draft or led his high school basketball team to a league championship, he was the 6-year-old son of a stroke survivor. His mother Paulette’s stroke at age 37 would change his life forever.
Linda Brown is a filmmaker and a faculty member in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. When she heard her father had had a stroke, she decided to make a film.
If you intentionally inflict physical or emotional pain on another person, guilt is an appropriate emotional response. If you have not intentionally injured another person, you may be experiencing feelings of guilt that are not appropriate to the situation.
The type of rehabilitation and support systems a survivor receives at discharge can strongly influence health outcomes and recovery. In this, the first part of a two-part series on stroke rehab, we offer guidance for the decision-making process required when it’s time to leave the hospital.
After stroke, about two-thirds of survivors receive some type of rehabilitation. Outpatient therapy may consist of
Several types of therapy. Whether a patient is referred to inpatient or outpatient therapy depends on the level of medical care required.
Following a stroke, about two-thirds of survivors receive some type rehabilitation. In this second of our two-part series, we want to alleviate some of the mystery, fear and anxiety around the inpatient rehab part of the stroke recovery journey.
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.