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Articles by Department

  • Editor's Letter
    Stroke survivors should focus on wellness to help reduce the risk of a second stroke.

  • What Is Spasticity?
    Spasticity affects 60 percent of stroke survivors. These three resources will help survivors find spasticity and post-stroke care.

  • New Tools from National Stroke Association
    Learn about a new tool designed to help stroke survivors find the most affordable pharmacy to fill prescriptions.

  • The Latest Technology
    Wireless sensors help track stroke survivors’ movement, and could be a key tool in rehabilitation. Cutting-edge robotic technology is helping stroke and paralysis victims walk again.

  • Think FAST
    Two new games from National Stroke Association provide a fun and interactive way to learn important stroke information.

  • Never Miss a Party
    In his post-stroke life, DJ Brian Redd has figured out how to be independent and educate others about what happened to him.

  • Tax Survival Kit
    What You Should Know Before You File Your Taxes This Year

  • 6 Tips for Wellness
    Six tips to improve your health, physically and emotionally, and reduce your risk of a second stroke.

  • Addressing Communication Challenges
    Tips to overcome communication challenges between a stroke survivor and their loved ones.

  • Life After My Stroke
    Brian Redd shares tips that help with post-stroke life.

  • Tax Tips for Caregivers
    Caregivers may be able to claim stroke survivors as dependents if family member is providing half of their medical support.

  • 5 More Tips for Wellness in 2014
    Five steps to help stroke survivors reduce the risk for a second stroke

  • How to Talk to Your Stroke Survivor
    Psychologist Sara Palmer, Ph.D., offers advice to stroke survivors and their family members and caregivers about communication changes.

  • Brain Food: StrokeSmart Puzzle Answers
    Solutions to the puzzles in StrokeSmart's February 2014 issue!