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There are some great tips from David for StrokeNetworks April newsletter involving: *Tools and Tricks for the Stroke Survivor *Dressing, clothes and closets *Showers, baths *Stairs and walkways *Scissors: *Kitchen *Click Here for the Article in the April 2015 newsletter.

Message from National Stroke Association: Reserve your spot today! What is the most common atypical symptom associated with missing a diagnosis of acute stroke? Headaches…join Edward Jauch, MD, and David Liebeskind, MD, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. EDT as they provide the most current information on Acute Stroke: Missed Diagnosis. During the […]

When you become a caregiver, you can be overwhelmed by well-meaning family and friends as well as your own needs. By managing their concerns and offers of help, you can create a support system that helps you in difficult times. Read On

The ultimate goal is not to replace the need for therapy, but rather to enhance its effectiveness. Across the different areas of the healthcare industry, there has been a shift towards patient care rooted in technology – be it in the emergency department, the laboratory, the operating room and even in the different therapies. In […]

A Message from National Stroke Association: Sometimes stroke symptoms can be tricky to spot. We invite you to participate in a webinar and learn about the latest information on missed diagnosis of acute stroke in the emergency room in patients presenting with atypical symptoms. Register now for this eventJoin Edward Jauch, MD, and David Liebeskind, […]

Many survivors, even though they have undergone extensive rehabilitation, find themselves lost in a world they do not understand any longer. But they were told, “You’re o.k. now. This is as good as it gets.” They thought they are o.k. After all this rehabilitation they must be. Or are they? The World Health Organization defines […]

An old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” is both route, but entirely true. In particular, I will give you an example of what I am talking about: The Sentiment of the Artist Long time ago, and I don’t know where or when, but I bought a picture that I enjoy. The artist […]

Join John Schall, CEO of CAN, for a discussion with Nora Super of the White House staff for a Family Caregiving Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, February 26th at 3pm ET. This event gives you a chance to share YOUR thoughts for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging. Registration information will be made available on […]

For my blog, one question was to ponder whether I should open my readers to comments or not. I considered both alternatives and decided to let the open conversation and discussions flow for all of you. In that way, we challenge ourselves to enlighten and enjoy our point of view. Maybe, if I have millions […]

If a stroke has left you with weakness on one side of your body, you may be afraid of falling. But there are things you can do to reduce your risk. “One of the top reasons balance is so important is to prevent falls,” said J.J. Mowder-Tinney, an associate professor of physical therapy at Nazareth […]