InterAct Stroke Support: InterAct at Home
In the age of social media, one can worry that storytelling could become extinct. But when someone relays an outrageous tale over a cup of coffee, we remember that storytelling is a core part of who we are.
Tips for cooking without salt
When we first learn to cook, it can be easy to use salt as a way to enhance the flavour of our foods. But there are other ways.
Tips for managing memory and concentration problems after a stroke
Your brain is working hard each second of every day. Much of this happens without you being aware of it. After a stroke, you may find that you struggle with concentration, problem-solving or remembering things.
Working from home: energy saving tips
While electricity and gas bills are sky-high, it’s good to uncover some ways to cut energy costs and reduce our environmental impact this year.
Duncan’s story: 2-2 at half time with everything to play for
In October 2018, Duncan suffered a major stroke on his 56th birthday, and learned that recovery can take nine to ten years. Four and a half years later, Duncan has resumed writing, and shares his story through an entertaining sports analogy.
A checklist for buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle
It can be intimidating to look for a new car, especially one that is wheelchair accessible. And that’s true if you have never owned a wheelchair accessible vehicle before or you're looking to purchase another one.
The Able Label's guide to dressing after stroke
After a stroke, returning to your daily routine can be a struggle. Getting dressed is no exception and for many, can prove to be a very frustrating and challenging task. This guide offers some helpful, practical tips.
From the forum: Four years of fighting with a duvet
One of our forum users has given us permission to share four years of his posts. In each post, he shares his success (or not!) of his most recent attempts to change his duvet.
From the forum: Have you recovered fully yet?
In this post from a stroke survivor on our forum, Retrokeyplayer tells us how he answers the question "have you recovered from your stroke?"
Incontinence after stroke: a few practical tips
Bladder and bowel problems don’t have to stop you from getting on with daily life. We've put together some practical tips to help.