Blog

The blog section features varied pieces and articles about stroke, what we are doing as an organisation and surfacing topics, information and events that may interest you.

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Incontinence after stroke: a few practical tips

Ashley

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.

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Guest blog: The challenge of saving in the middle of a cost of living crisis

Guest

This blog was written by Chris Irwin, the Director of Savings at Yorkshire Building Society. It includes a few different strategies for building up your savings in the middle of a cost of living crisis.  

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Cost of living crisis

Ashley

The cost of living crisis has been on everyone's minds lately. Make sure you're getting all the help you are entitled to.

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Smart phone feature: In case of emergency (ICE)

Ashley

ICE stands for "In case of emergency." It refers to a few different features on your mobile phone. You can set them up by following these instructions.

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Getting active: becoming more flexible

Ashley

We all know that exercise is good for you. But how do different types of exercise benefit you? This month we're looking at how flexibility helps in all areas of your life.

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We need your help on a new video series

Ashley

We are creating a new series of videos for My Stroke Guide. As a stroke survivor or carer, you understand better than anyone what will be useful and interesting to other stroke survivors.

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A poem from the forum: Celebrating Successes

Guest

The following is taken with permission from a topic on our stroke survivors forum. It is a poem written by one of our users, Mrs5K.

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Setting goals for your recovery journey

Ashley

Recovery is different for everyone. You’ll have your own aims and obstacles to overcome. Setting goals can help you track progress and keep focused.

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Activities and events in August

Ashley

With school holidays in full swing, there are lots of activities and events going on in August. What do you want to do?

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Dating after a stroke

Ashley

A stroke can be life-changing for you and those around you. It can affect all aspects of your life, including dating and sex.

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