Getting active: the benefits of strength training

We all know that exercise is good for you. But how do different types of exercise benefit you? This month we're exploring the benefits of strength training.

Gardening is good for you

It's been a cold start to Spring this year. But with flowers and trees showing off their blossoms, there's a real temptation to get stuck into a bit of gardening.

Using a computer after your stroke

Alex Barker, AbilityNet's Disability Consultant, answers some of the commonly asked questions about using a computer after a stroke.

Going on holiday after a stroke

If you're thinking of going on holiday after you've had a stroke, you'll find some useful tips and on this page as well as a handy checklist.

Driving and getting around after stroke

After their stroke, a lot of people want to know when their life can get "back to normal." And for many, this includes being able to drive.

Creating your return-to-work plan

It's important to know that many people do successfully return to work after stroke. If returning to work is important to you, it's a good idea to create a return-to-work plan.

Trying out a new hobby after your stroke

Doing something you love, for fun, relaxation or learning, can help you feel good, assist your recovery and enjoy life. Find out more in this article about hobbies you can get involved in following a stroke.

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