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Regaining Independence

Returning to Work After a Stroke

Going back to work is often a measure of recovery. Especially for younger survivors

Work can be very therapeutic and for many younger survivors, going back to work is often the measure for recovery. While a survivor’s self-image may be connected to their work ethic, the healthcare system is not really focused on getting survivors back to work. Learn great tips here…

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Start Exercising Right Away After Doctor Sign-Off

Safe workouts post heart attack. You and a walking routine.

Worried that exercise may hurt your body after a heart attack? “Nonsense,” says Dr. Deborah Rohm Young, vice chair of the American Heart Association’s Physical Activity Subcommittee. Get sign-off from your Doctor and get going!

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Things you’ll want to know post-stroke rehabilitation

Our support to stroke survivors and caregivers includes many amazing daily living tips. Including videos and ways to prevent another stroke

This volunteer-powered library gathers tips and ideas from stroke survivors, caregivers and healthcare professionals all over the country who’ve created or discovered adaptive and often innovative ways to get things done!
You are not alone and you can regain your independence and our library will help!

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