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This is a message from National Stroke Association regarding the 2nd annual “Comeback Trail—Your Trail, Your Way” to be held on September 10, 2016: Last September, National Stroke Association launched Comeback Trail – Your Trial, Your Way. This free, virtual event offered stroke survivors and friends of the stroke community the opportunity to hit their […]

A Message from National Stroke Association: Do you know the symptoms of stroke? We are in the midst of National Stroke Awareness Month, and still have so much to share. Not only is stroke the fifth leading cause of death, but also a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. According to research, less […]

A message from the National Stroke Association: This May, get involved in stroke awareness for National Stroke Awareness Month. Not only is stroke the fifth leading cause of death, but also a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. According to research, less than one third of people can recognize more than one stroke […]

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Yet, research shows that too few people know what a stroke is and how to recognize when stroke is happening. Learn more about stroke, how to prevent a stroke from happening to you, and how learning the signs […]

Monday, March 7, 2016 CENTENNIAL, CO—National Stroke Association has appointed veteran nonprofit leader Robyn Moore as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Moore brings more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit healthcare industry to the only nonprofit dedicated 100 percent to stroke. Moore most recently was chief development officer at the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado […]

Here is Aphasia Hope Foundation’s upcoming Professional Forum Series for 2016: January – Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS February – Kristine Lundgren, Sc.D. March – Nan Musson, MA, CCC-SLP; BC-ANCDS, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL April – Maura English Silverman, MS, CCC-SLP; Communication Coach, North Carolina May – Mary Beth Clark, MS/CCC; Luther Midelfort, Eau […]

Peter, with the help of his daughter, is offering accessible one-on-one support to anyone who needs it. Who is Peter? Peter Andrews is a stroke survivor who has aphasia. He cannot read or write, but he can speak. After 7 years of recovery, he wants to help others with aphasia adapt to and overcome their […]

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — One in three people can’t list any warning signs of stroke, research from the American Stroke Association shows. However, the association added that putting common stroke symptoms into the lyrics of a song could help more people recognize when someone is having a stroke. And that could save […]

Dear Survivor, National Stroke Association is conducting a survey called the Road Map to Recovery Preference Survey 2015 that aims to help us learn more about the post stroke community we currently serve. I invite you to take part in this survey project by clicking here now. The questions are designed to tell us more […]

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Concerned Daughter posts an inquiry: My mother had a stroke 5 years ago. She was lucky and it left her healthy, with the exception of Aphasia/Apraxia. She is a very stubborn and proud lady of 68 years. However, since her stroke, she refuses to get help or take therapy. Her Aphasia embarrasses her and therefore […]