Women and stroke: specific risk factors and reducing your risk
In honour of World Stroke Day, we explore the lesser-known stroke symptoms. There are no age or gender barriers when it comes to stroke. This article describes the specific risks factors faced by women and provides tips on reducing your risk.
A short story by Bobbi: A tale from Erehwon
In a stroke of creativity, a quirky tale came to life in my mind. I'm Bobbi, sharing laughter and whimsy from my imagination.
The experience of stroke from the inside
I'm Bobbi, writing about my life, sharing my thoughts, and just chattering away. What's going on in my head? The effects of stroke and the limits it imposes. It is an emotional roller coaster, laughter one minute and a flood of tears the next.
Feelings of grief after a stroke
The process of coming to terms with a stroke diagnosis can be similar to grief or bereavement. This is true for the stroke survivor and their family.
My stroke recovery journey
Introducing Bob, our resident stroke survivor guest writer, sharing his inspiring stroke recovery journey. Join us as we explore his story of challenges, support, and valuable lessons, filled with hope, determination, and raising stroke awareness.
Tips for staying safe in the summer heat
With one heatwave already under our belts this summer, it's important to think about how to stay safe when temperatures soar.
The role of animals in stroke recovery
Pet owners love to tell people about how their pet improves their mental health. But does pet ownership have real health benefits? Can it help with stroke recovery?
Returning to work after stroke: the highs and lows
Roger shares his story of returning to work after a stroke, overcoming adversity and his determination to reclaim his professional life.
On a Good Day: A podcast for carers
After their husbands' strokes, Elizabeth and Julia wanted to share their experiences. They want to help other people who find themselves in a similar situation.
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.