On May 4th in their publication Stroke, the The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) for the first time issued guidelines on stroke rehabilitation and recovery. This scientific statement on rehabilitation is the 8th set of stroke guidelines from the American Stroke Association, and these guidelines focusing on recovery are the last of the association’s recommendations for the continuum of care for stroke patients and their families.
Grade the Guidelines
How do you think the AHA/ASA did with their guidelines for stroke recovery and rehabilitation? Do you think they hit the mark or fell short for stroke survivors and caregivers?
Thank you to Nancy Coulter-Parker, Editor for Stroke Smart Magazine for a great interview and article in the current 2016 edition. Nancy featured some of my top tips for goal setting after a stroke in their “Ask the Expert” column.
Get Real is a great headline, especially for the topic of goal setting. Here are my top five tips from the article for getting real(istic) with your goals:
Each year over 80% of all dieters and exercisers who start a program in January have already thrown in the towel by the first week in February. You can learn why and how to develop “no fail” strategies to avoid this pitfall on my upcoming virtual book tour and body bootcamp kickoff webinar. Free registration opens next week for anyone who has purchased Body in Balance or is enrolled in Weight Management Universityhttp://www.WMU-101.com