Stroke Recovery Education Days

Stroke Recovery Association of BC will be launching its ‘Community Stroke Recovery Education Days’ in five B.C. communities in June, in Vancouver, White Rock, Nanaimo, Kelowna and throughout the Northern Region via teleconference/webinar. The sessions will include education in health promotion after a stroke, secondary stroke prevention and stroke recovery. The emphasis will be on [...]

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My Life After Stroke

Personal Stories of Stroke Recovery When Stroke Recovery Association of BC was founded in 1976, Phyllis Delaney was entrusted with organizing the provincial association. Every year at our Annual General Meeting we hold the Phyllis Delaney Life After Stroke Awards luncheon. The awards are given to people whose courage, determination and achievement deserves public recognition, [...]

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Are You A Caregiver?

“There are only four kinds of people in the world -those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” - Rosalyn Carter Are You A Caregiver For A Stroke Survivor? With an increasingly aging population in all developed societies, the role of family [...]

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Get Mobile!

Physical Exercise Promotes Health and Mobility Movement and Exercise Many stroke survivors have trouble moving around due to problems with balance and paralysis. The most common physical effect of stroke is muscle weakness and reduced control of the paralysed arm or leg. Rehabilitation and therapy can improve balance and movement. A physiotherapist can help to [...]

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