Stroke Connection Magazine

Stroke Connection.

For over 23 years, Stroke Connection has 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 Connectionwith you wherever you are. And you can enjoy the same great articles on the Stroke Connection website.

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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.

Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke

Stroke can change a survivor's personality. "If our relationships are like a dance, when personality changes, when someone fundamentally changes their dance steps, that requires other family members to change their dance steps as well," said clinical neuropsychologist Karen Postal. 

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Wandering Back

One of my passions is travel; you could say I'm a wanderer. Ever since I was a young girl, I've been drawn to adventure. I had been planning to visit California for the first time, but now it seemed impossible and daunting. 

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What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Stroke Discharge

The type of rehabilitation and support systems a survivor receives at discharge can strongly influence health outcomes and recovery. In this, the first 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. 

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When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe

The temporal lobe has several functions, mainly involved with memory, perception and language.

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Working on Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are how we use our hands and coordinate the small muscles that control our fingers. These can have a serious impact on a survivor's life, particularly on how they are able to manage many essential activities of daily living (ADLs).

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Departments
Stroke Notes

Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources.
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Readers Room

Articles, poems and art submitted by stroke survivors and their loved ones.
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Everyday Survival

Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke.
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Life At The Curb

Comedian and stroke survivor John Kawie's unique perspectives on stroke survival.
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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!
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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.
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Support Showcase

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.
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