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National Stroke Association
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four times a year to keep you
up to date on what we are
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FALL 2010

NEW FOR YOU

Freshly Redesigned, Updated National Stroke Association Website

Our mission is driven by designing programs and providing services that make a difference in the lives of stroke survivors, caregivers and their families. Our redesigned website makes it easier for you to get the information you rely on. Become one of our first visitors. Not only is the website more accessible, but we’ve also added some new ways you can get involved online including our Stroke Advocacy Network, event-hosting tools and personal fundraising tools.

Visit the new www.stroke.org


Virtual Health Fair Registration Open

National Stroke Association is excited to announce our first annual Virtual Health Fair on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Learn more now about this online event and how to register. Our Virtual Health Fair is open to anyone interested in stroke prevention and recovery. This event will be like a local health fair – except you can attend from the convenience of your computer. Register today for this innovative, easy way to learn virtually anything about stroke.


Register Now for the Virtual Health Fair


StrokeSmart™ Magazine Fall 2010

Did you know that stroke affects every ethnicity and age? Our Fall issue features two women using their experience with stroke to educate others about risks. Also in this issue:

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  • “Champion of Hope” Bob Montressor’s everyday actions

  • Signs of a transient ischemic attack (TIA), a stroke warning sign

  • Aphasia during recovery

  • Yoga as a rehabilitation option

Visit www.stroke.org/MAG to sign up for a subscription now.



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GET INVOLVED

Stroke Advocacy Network Up and Running

The Stroke Advocacy Network is National Stroke Association’s grassroots advocacy program working to influence decision makers on issues that will benefit stroke survivors and their families. Visit the Stroke Advocacy Network Action Center to join and to view the recent Advocacy 101 webinar program. Now is the perfect time to sign up to get involved – you’ll be  prepared for when the 2011 Congress takes office. Email us with any questions or suggestions.

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Get Involved in Our Marathon and Triathlon Events!

Even if you aren't an athlete, don’t miss your opportunity to get involved with our inaugural Honda LA Marathon and Nautica NYC Triathlon teams! Add your name to our rosters to participate on our teams or download this poster to tell others about the LA marathon. Cheer for athletes during the events or read their stories and support them online (coming soon). To get involved or learn more, visit www.stroke.org/LAmarathon or contact Annalise at adezoete@stroke.org.



Walk with Dinah and Friends

The Suridis family has been hosting the annual Walk with Dinah and Friends for 13 years in honor of their mother and to raise stroke awareness. This year’s Walk with Dinah and Friends had more than 65 attendees and raised more than $12,000! The Suridis family has made a difference for stroke and you can too. Visit Get Involved to find out about opportunities to volunteer, run and more.



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ATTENTION STROKE PROFESSIONALS 

New Professional Education Newsletter for Healthcare Professionals (HCPs)

Are you an HCP and wondering why there is no longer HCP-specific information in our Brain Alert e-newsletter? Opt in to our new HCP-only newsletter to continue to receive important news and updates that are relevant specifically to you and your peers.

 

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