Next Step Forward: Here’s What You May Have Missed!


Next Step Forward: We Are Growing! Join Us for Week 3 We are passing the half way point this Friday for our Enable Us Next Step Forward Program with our kickoff throughout Stroke Awareness Month. If you missed our program launch announcement you can read about Enable Us here. If you missed a previous session, […]

EnableUs-Next Step Forward Program


Tomorrow is the Day- We are Excited! May 1st marks the launch of the EnableUs Next Step Forward Program. Whether you’re a stroke survivor, caregiver, or care provider this is a special day. May 1st also kicks off Stroke Awareness Month!  Thank you all for choosing to invest your time with us and hopefully we’ll […]

Don’t put off vital stroke and cardiovascular care!


Doctors Warn Not To Ignore Signs Of Heart Attack, Stroke Amid Coronavirus Pandemic WBZ Ch 4 Boston highlighted a disturbing trend earlier this week that area hospitals are reporting- “Doctors say they have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of stroke, heart attack, and other patients who would normally fill emergency departments.” Next Step […]

COVID-19 and the Brain


Reports are starting to circulate throughout the world about the potential damaging effects the coronavirus has on the brain and nervous system.  These possible links are preliminary and are just beginning to be tracked. As reported by Dr Robert Stevens, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore We know almost nothing about the potential interactions between […]

ISC 2020 What We Learned


Part 2: Latest Stroke Science What we learned at the International Stroke Conference  (ISC20) Here’s the conference video if you want to listen to the highlights!Missed Part 1? Here’s my first ISC2020 Takeaway https://youtu.be/L_SO3q1VXno Miguel Perez-Pinzon, PhD, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, and Tudor Jovin, MD review the big science stories of ISC 2020 in Los […]

Takeaways from the American Stroke Association’s ISC 2020


Part 1: Networking for Stroke Survivors Now that the International Stroke Conference  (ISC20) has come and gone, I’m in major “catch up” mode back at home.  David Dansereau at ISC20 Los Angeles Convention Center Anyone who knows me and has been following my stroke blog knows that this was not my first trip to LA […]

Caroline Goggin’s Stroke Story


Please watch Thursday at 5pm- local Channel 12 Providence Caroline has a powerful story to tell about her recent stroke. Please watch Thursday Feb. 20th and share! If you missed it, the replay is now on WPRI12! https://twitter.com/CarolineGoggin/status/1229566928127250432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Thanks for telling your story @CarolineGoggin @wpri12 !

What Bothers You Most About Stroke?


WE WANT TO KNOW What caused your stroke? Do you know? Every year, about 200,000 stroke survivors leave the hospital without an answer to this question.  They are told their stroke was cryptogenic, or without a known cause. Strokes of unknown cause, or cryptogenic strokes, account for about 1/3 of all strokes. Not knowing what […]

What is Your Stroke Risk?


Know Your Numbers to Learn Which Values You Need to Monitor to Reduce Risks! Find out with a simple checklist quiz from the American Heart / Stroke Association to quickly scan your risk factors for stroke.* Download Full-Size PDF of this Quiz and Print For Display Directions: For each risk factor, select the box [higher […]

Please help us achieve 2020 focus on stroke


Take our survey today! We Are Ready to Listen! I know you’re busy, so I’ll be brief.  We are working on a new digital platform for stroke recovery and we want to hear from you!  We’ll use your answers for the planning and development of the most requested platform features.  Here’s a brief description of […]