Stroke Connection Magazine

Stroke Connection.  

For over 20 years, Stroke Connection had been the award-winning voice of support, information and inspiration for a vast community of stroke survivors and their families.

Stroke Connection is free and published four times per year. 

Now offered exclusively as a digital publication, Stroke Connection is available virtually everywhere. With a desktop digital edition and free apps for smartphones and tablets as well as Kindle Fire - you can have Stroke Connection with you wherever you are. And you can enjoy the same great articles on the Stroke Connection website. 

When you sign up for Stroke Connection with your email address, you'll receive notification of new issues via the SC e-Extra monthly e-newsletter and great information every month between issues. 

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In this issue

For each of the articles below you can choose whether to read them in our digital edition or on the Stroke Connection website. 

Motivate to Rehabilitate
Advances in rehab devices are changing the effectiveness of rehab by changing the way both surviviors and therapists approach it. By accurately measuring progress and incorporating gamification concepts, these devices make the work of rehab motivating and sometimes even fun. 

Digital Edition | Web



Sharing A Piece of His Mind
One year after a near-death experience and three strokes, this professor of acting rolled on stage to do a one-man show about his experience.

Digital Edition | Web



I Love My New Boss
A hemorrhagic stroke at age 52 ended her job as a school counselor, but it motivated her to find a boss she could work with - herself!

Digital Edition | Web



Americans With Disabilities Turns 25
The ADA bans discrimination on the basis of disability in the areas of employment, public accommodation, public services, transportation and telecommunications. Learn how it has made a difference in the lives of stroke survivors with disability.

Digital Edition | Web




Happy 10th Anniversary, Life At The Curb!
This issue marks 10 years that comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie, has succeded at what seems impossible - making stroke funny. We asked him and his wife, Marilyn, to reflect on the past decade. Celebrate with us for a chance to win a free DVD.

Digital Edition | Web

Departments

Stroke Notes
Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. 
 
Readers Room
Articles, poems and art submitted by stroke survivors and their loved ones.
 
Everyday Survival
 Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke.
 
Life At The Curb
Comedian and stroke survivor John Kawie's unique perspectives on stroke survival.
 
Life Is Why
Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These stroke survivors, caregivers and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!
 
Simple Cooking
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.