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Stroke Smart Magazine


Summer 2010
PROGRAMS CORNER

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iHOPE & Living After Stroke
Experience Our Survivor and Caregiver Resources

During the past year, readers have told us that they yearn for online resources to help with their stroke recovery. National Stroke Association has embraced this need and focused on creating tools that are easily accessible, free and convenient for you – all available from the comfort of your personal computer.

Both iHOPE and Living After Stroke include a series of Web presentations that focus on post-stroke lifestyle and medical issues. These resources allow you to learn at your own pace and access information about stroke that is specific to your needs.

We hope these new Web-based resources bring inspiration, knowledge and hope to your recovery experience.

iHope is a series of pre-recorded Web presentations and live “Ask the Experts” Q&A sessions that cover topics such as depression after stroke, how to deal with different types of pain and mobility problems, and the importance of self-care for caregivers.

Living After Stroke is a group of pre-recorded Web presentations that aim to make your daily life after stroke a bit easier. You will learn how to make kitchen, bathroom and total home modifications for safety and comfort, what transportation options are available and how to recover and adjust emotionally.

Visit www.stroke.org/surv_ed or call 1-800-STROKES for more information about these two new resources.

Help Us Help You …and Others

Your contributions to National Stroke Association help us to continue designing programs and resources that make it easier for you to access the information you need to positively continue the stroke recovery process. Here are a few ways you can support us while we support you:

  • Donate online at www.stroke.org/donate or mail a check payable to National Stroke Association at: 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112.
  • Use personal fundraising to quickly and easily raise awareness and funds for National Stroke Association. Set up a personalized Web page about why you are raising funds and spreading awareness about stroke. Visit www.stroke.org/fundraising for information.
  • Join our Heritage Society by remembering National Stroke Association in your will. (Talk with your financial advisor for more details.)
  • Make a donation in memory or honor of a friend or loved one.

 

Visit www.stroke.org/donate or call 1-800-STROKES for more information about each opportunity to support us!


 

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National Stroke Association’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.

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