Stroke Onward

Stroke survivor Debra Meyerson is a former Stanford University professor and the author of Identity Theft: Rediscovering Ourselves after Stroke.

Debra and Steve Zuckerman, her husband of 32 years and “carepartner,” founded the nonprofit Stroke Onward to help survivors, families and caregivers navigate the emotional journey to rebuild their identities and rewarding lives.

In this periodic column, they share their experiences, insights and expertise.

Deb and Steve Zuckerman


The American Stroke Association is collaborating with Stroke Onward to support stroke survivors and their carepartners in their emotional recovery.