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National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association

November 2011

RAISE Awards Winners Announced

2011 RAISE Award Medallion

Six winners—including celebrities Henry Winkler and Susan Lucci—were recognized at the inaugural Raising Awareness In Stroke Excellence (RAISE) Awards event on October 28, 2011.

Stroke survivor and TV personality Mark McEwen emceed the event that also honored the Aphasia Literacy Group, stroke survivor and artist Tom Watson, Value Health Partners and the stroke team from the University of Mississippi Health Care. Watch highlights, including attendee and winner video testimonials and photos.

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New Medication Adherence
Web Page

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Visit our new Medication Adherence Web page for information on the importance of taking medications as prescribed, plus links to prescription assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies for stroke-related medications. 

The page also features a list of questions to ask your healthcare professional or pharmacist. Visit National Stroke Association’s Medication Adherence page today to learn more.

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November Is National
Caregiver Month

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Sandy, a Face of Stroke, shares with us excerpts from the diary she kept while being her husband’s caregiver. Caregivers like Sandy remind us that the most important thing we have in our lives is love.

Embrace life with your loved ones! Celebrate National Caregiver Month and share your caregiving story by becoming a Face of Stroke today.



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