In this issue we celebrate our Life After Stroke Award winners - inspirational people like Charlotte who made an incredible recovery after a stroke at the age of seven. We also take a look at our campaign report, Feeling overwhelmed, which focuses on the emotional impact of stroke and outlines our work to make sure people get the right assessment and support.
In this edition, hear inspirational stories of younger people affected by stroke - like Cailin who had a stroke before she was born. We also have tips to help you with drop foot and financial advice with a focus on Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
Stroke News is a magazine for everyone affected by stroke, produced three times a year.
Six-year-old stroke survivor Ollie and his mum Nicola look forward to taking part in Step Out for Stroke. Plus find out how you can use gardening to aid your recovery after stroke.
In your spring 2013 edition, the Aylen family share their experience of coming to terms with the emotional impact of stroke after Andrew had three strokes at the age of 21. We also take a look at how pets can make a difference to your recovery.
In this edition we look at the benefits of being active. Did you know, just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can reduce your risk of stroke by a quarter? We know it's not always easy to exercise, espcecially after a stroke, so we've got some tips to get you started, including chair-based exercises.
In this edition, we explore the benefits that simple lifestyle changes can make to reduce stroke risk and improve your health and happiness. We also take a look at communication problems and the latest research into vision problems.
Getting active isn’t always easy but it’s never too late to start and even small increases in physical activity can have a big impact in reducing our stroke risk. Knowing where to start can often be the hardest thing so we share our tips on getting started, including how setting a goal can be the first step.
Find out about the pioneering stroke research that is shaping the future for stroke survivors; how a Life After Stroke Grant helped Megan Giglia achieve Paralympic gold; and read our top tips for cycling after stroke.
Life After Stroke Award winners Bethany, Marvin and Marcia explain why they’re striking back against stroke. And find out how you can get involved in campaigning, the future of our research and developing aphasia information.