Sylvia’s gift has helped fund our work to rebuild lives. She’s supported research to prevent and treat stroke, and she’s helped care for survivors.
People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.
The Stroke Association has joined forces with 14 other charities and Sport England to launch a new campaign: “We Are Undefeatable”. The campaign aims to support people living with health conditions to build physical activity and exercise into their lives and to celebrate every victory, big or small.
The Department of Health’s public consultation on Reshaping Stroke Care, which launched in March, closed on Friday 30 August 2019. The Stroke Association has submitted our consultation response for the Department of Health to consider.
Walking football is among the fast-growing sports in the UK. This slower-paced, low-impact version of soccer is opening up the game to all ages and abilities, and is ideal for stroke survivors looking to get more active and meet new people.
We’re delighted that charity campaigner and Style For Stroke founder, Nick Ede, has launched a new clothing collection to raise money for and awareness of stroke.
Our cover star, Paul, tells us how humour and storytelling have helped him to come to terms with his stroke. Our Helpline Team also share their advice on finding support if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with vascular dementia.
Stroke Association writer Deborah Fajerman introduces our literature on the “hidden effects” of stroke.
Stroke Association trainer Doug Youngson answers some frequently asked questions about caring for stroke survivor.
Our Christmas card design competition is now open! Enter before 31 January 2020 for your chance to win.