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Anticoagulation Therapy – What You Need to Know

When you have Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib, your risk of stroke increases. Anticoagulation therapies can help reduce this risk. These oral medications, however, have side effects such as unwanted bleeding. Learn more about how to control these risks by taking control of your health and talking with your healthcare provider. Video Watch this short video

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Living with the Burden of PBA: Education for Patients and Caregivers (Flyer and Webinar)

Recorded Live Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Now Available On Demand About the Program Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) causes sudden, unpredictable episodes of crying or laughing that seem overreactive or out of place. Often confused with depression, PBA occurs when a neurologic conditions or brain injury (like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, dementia, multiple sclerosis or stroke) disrupts signals

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Pseudobulbar Affect – PBA

Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is one of the most frequently reported post-stroke behavior conditions, with up to half of all stroke survivors experiencing it at some time. PBA can be extremely embarrassing and can negatively impact a survivor’s social life and relationships. Living with the Burden of PBA: Education for Patients and Caregivers FREE live educational

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Virtual Programs-in-a-box

Virtual Programs-in-a-box contain brochures, discussion guides, and other materials that may be printed and used for individual or stroke support group purposes. You will also find links to IHOPE webinars and other videos that support a deeper understanding of the various Program-in-a-box topics. Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) After Stroke IHOPE Webinar: PBA Video: PBA Fast Draw

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iHOPE: Pseudobulbar Affect and Stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert, Dr. Salman Azhar, for iHOPE: Pseudobulbar Affect and Stroke and learn more about: PBA and its connection to stroke How PBA affects a stroke survivor and their caregiver How to recognize PBA and address it with your doctor The treatments for PBA Dr. Azhar received his Doctor

hidden iHOPE: Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors (Webinar)

iHOPE: Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors (Webinar)

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic experts, Drs. Mark Dyken and KyoungBin Im, for the webinar Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors and learn more about the following topics: Sleep apnea Insomnia Central disorders of hypersomnolence Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders Parasomnias Sleep-related movement disorders View this Webinar Tell us about your experience. A new window

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iHOPE: Online Education Program

iHOPE is a series of webinar and Ask the Experts Q&A sessions led by topic experts who provide information and resources to help with specific issues related to stroke recovery. The series is designed to provide an individual experience, allowing you to learn at your own pace and access information about stroke information specific to

hidden iHOPE: Ask the Experts

iHOPE: Ask the Experts

Aphasia Download Aphasia Apps Listing Atrial Fibrillation Depression and Other Emotional Issues Fatigue and Rehab at Home Incontinence: Bladder Management Medication Adherence Mobility Post-Stroke Preventing Another Stroke Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors Tell us about your experience. A new window with a short survey will pop up after you close out of the webinar. Please

hidden iHOPE: Living With Atrial Fibrillation (Webinar)

iHOPE: Living With Atrial Fibrillation (Webinar)

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert David C. Willis, MD, for the webinar Living With Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and get the latest information about: What is Afib? How Afib is related to stroke? How Afib is treated or managed? Helpful tips on living with Afib. Dr. Willis practices private family medicine in Florida.

hidden iHOPE: Incontinence: Bladder Management After Stroke (Webinar)

iHOPE: Incontinence: Bladder Management After Stroke (Webinar)

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Michele Cournan, DNP, RN, CRRN, FNP, ANP-BC, for the webinar Incontinence: Bladder Management After Stroke and get the latest information about: How does the urinary tract work? What organs make up the urinary tract? How do you know when to empty your bladder? Types of incontinence Treatment

hidden Living After Stroke: Managing Life at Home and in the Community: Part 1

Living After Stroke: Managing Life at Home and in the Community: Part 1

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Bathroom and Kitchen Home Modifications – Susan Bachner, OTRL, FAOTA, Susan Bachner Consulting, LLC. Lexington, KY Learn the importance of post-stroke issues and how to make home modifications to promote safety, accessibility, comfort and socialization. Get valuable information about what to avoid and helpful design changes for a safe and

hidden Living After Stroke: Managing Life at Home and in the Community: Part 2

Living After Stroke: Managing Life at Home and in the Community: Part 2

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. There are modifications you can make in your home to ensure that health, safety and comfort needs are met. Learn how to assess your needs. Explore adding devices such as grab bars and ramps and how changing lighting and structural barriers in the home increase mobility. Total Home Modifications –

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Living After Stroke: Returning to Work Post-stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic experts Elaine Katz of Kessler Foundation and Richard Luecking of TransCen, Inc. as they discuss post-stroke employment topics including: Job hunting as a stroke survivor Tips and resources for returning to work Knowing your rights System requirements: PC-based attendees – Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003

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Living After Stroke

These webinars are temporarily unavailable. Living After Stroke is a series of webinars and resource guides to help caregivers and stroke survivors with post-stroke challenges such as adjusting to life at home, work and in the community, and accessing services. Topics in this series: Managing Life at Home and in the Community: Part 1 Managing

hidden iHOPE: Getting a Grip on Spasticity (Webinar)

iHOPE: Getting a Grip on Spasticity (Webinar)

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Steve Page PhD, MOT, MS, OTR/L , for the webinar Getting a Grip on Spasticity and get the latest information about: Defining spasticity and how it develops Why does spasticity matter? Why should I care about spasticity? Explaining contractures are Impacts of spasticity Treatment options Members of

hidden iHOPE: Helping Kids Cope After a Parent’s Stroke

iHOPE: Helping Kids Cope After a Parent’s Stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Sara Palmer, PhD, to learn more about: How children are affected by a parent’s stroke? What makes coping more difficult for some children? What helps children cope better? What can children do to help themselves? How can parents help their kids to cope? Resources for parents and

hidden iHOPE: Fatigue and Stroke

iHOPE: Fatigue and Stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Jaime Breed, MSOTR/L, for the webinar Fatigue and Stroke and learn more about the following topics: What is fatigue? How is fatigue related to stroke? How does fatigue impact daily life? What can be done to manage fatigue? Tips for caregivers and family members of stroke survivors

hidden iHOPE: Understanding Stroke and Stroke Prevention

iHOPE: Understanding Stroke and Stroke Prevention

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Lesia Mooney, MSN, RN, CDE, CNRN, SCRN, ACNS-BC for the webinar Understanding Stroke and Stroke Prevention and get the latest information about: Stroke is an emergency – Time is Brain Warning Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke Important Risk Factors for a Stroke What is a stroke?

hidden iHOPE: Goal Setting for Caregivers

iHOPE: Goal Setting for Caregivers

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Berenice Kleiman, for the webinar Goal Setting for Caregivers and get the latest information about: Goals for various situations from hospital emergencies to returning home Building caregiver judgment and confidence Importance of evolving goals Value of setting goals Progress the first year: what to expect and lessons

hidden iHOPE: Depression and Other Emotional Problems After a Stroke

iHOPE: Depression and Other Emotional Problems After a Stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Sara Palmer, PhD, for the webinar Depression and Other Emotional Problems After a Stroke and get the latest information about: What is depression? What is post-stroke depression? How does clinical depression differ from the “blues”? Treatment options Other emotional problems after a stroke Dr. Sara Palmer is

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Stroke Awareness Throughout the Year

Join Sue Fuhrman, MS, MSN, RN-BC, CCNS, APNP, and Danielle Martin, RN, BSN, as they discuss stroke awareness campaigns, including: Why stroke awareness is needed Who to partner with for a successful event in your community Examples of successful programs Tell us how we did after you watch the webinar. After you view the webinar

hidden iHOPE: Sex and Sexuality After a Stroke

iHOPE: Sex and Sexuality After a Stroke

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Sara Palmer, PhD, for the webinar Sex and Sexuality After a Stroke and get the latest information about: Defining sex and sexuality What changes about sex after a stroke How you and your partner can improve your sex life How your healthcare providers can help Tips for

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Living After Stroke: Managing Change

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Listen to psychologist Sara Palmer, PhD, discuss managing the changes that stroke has made in your life: How can you manage life changes resulting from your stroke? How can you make the most of your abilities now? When will you recover? What does “stroke recovery” mean? How can you stay

hidden iHOPE: Time Management

iHOPE: Time Management

This webinar is temporarily unavailable. Join topic expert Berenice Kleiman for the webinar Time Management and get the latest information about: Scheduling appointments How to prioritize your time as a caregiver Helpful tips on organizing your medications and managing home and work responsibilities Asking for help Berenice Kleiman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in