Living With Stroke: A Guide for Families

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Healthsouth Press #ad - Most people are unaware that it is the leading cause of disability in adults and the third leading cause of death. In this newest 4th edition of living with Stroke: A Guide for Families, you will find the latest up to date information on stroke. It impacts everyone who has a relationship with the person who has had the stroke HealthSouth has long known this encompassing impact of stroke -- its pain, its debilitating after-effects -- not only on its survivors, its emotional damage, but the loved ones in its wake.

It may be one of the most important decisions you will make and this book gives you the tools to make an informed decision. You will learn why the correct type of rehabilitation is essential and most importantly, how to pick a rehabilitation facility for yourself or your loved one. We all know people who have heart disease or cancer, but we think that a stroke happens to other people, not us.

Living With Stroke: A Guide for Families #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Stroke doesn't just affect an individual. No one knows more that when stroke strikes, you need information, support, and advice fast. Here, too, in clear, easy-to-understand language is the entire process of rehabilitation - as well as the mechanisms that can create a stroke. You never think it will happen to you or someone you love.

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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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Penguin Books #ad - It taught her that by "stepping to the right" of our left brains, we can uncover feelings of well-being that are often sidelined by "brain chatter. Reaching wide audiences through her talk at the technology, Design TED conference and her appearance on Oprah's online Soul Series, Entertainment, Taylor provides a valuable recovery guide for those touched by brain injury and an inspiring testimony that inner peace is accessible to anyone.

For taylor, her stroke was a blessing and a revelation. My stroke of insight. As she observed her mind deteriorate to the point that she could not walk, sequential left brain, in which she felt a sense of complete well-being and peace, or recall any of her life-all within four hours-Taylor alternated between the euphoria of the intuitive and kinesthetic right brain, talk, write, read, and the logical, which recognized she was having a stroke and enabled her to seek help before she was completely lost.

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey #ad - . It would take her eight years to fully recover. The astonishing new york times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain.

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Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery, 2nd Edition

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Demos Health #ad - Peter has written a new chapter on "recovery core concepts" that defines the stages of recovery and explains how these stages can structure efforts toward recovery. Basic concepts covered include repetition of task-specific practice, proper scheduling of practice, setting goals and measuring recovery. Stronger after stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of recovery.

. My stroke of insight. Stronger after stroke promotes: repetition of task-specific movements Proper scheduling of practice Challenges at each stage of recovery Setting goals and recognizing when they have been achieved The second edition is completely revised throughout incorporating feedback from readers and the latest research data.

Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery, 2nd Edition #ad - Also included is a breakdown of the phases of recovery and how these phases can provide structure to efforts towards recovery. Sections new to the second edition cover the latest research from neuroscience, treatments for recovering sensation as well as recovery strategies for the young stroke survivor.

There is also a new question and Answer section culled from the talks Peter regularly gives on the subject.

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Stronger After Stroke, Third Edition: Your Roadmap to Recovery

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Springer Publishing Company #ad - The book’s neuroplastic recovery model stresses repetition of task-specific practice, setting goals, proper scheduling of practice, and measuring progress to achieve optimal results. Researcher Peter G. Levine breaks down the science and gives survivors evidence-based tools to retrain the brain and take charge of recovery.

In easy-to-read sections, stronger After Stroke introduces readers to leading-edge stroke recovery information while simplifying the process to attain specific benchmarks. Also included is a sample recovery schedule, a helpful glossary of frequently used stroke recovery terms, and a list of resources for readers to research emerging stroke recovery options.

Stronger After Stroke, Third Edition: Your Roadmap to Recovery #ad - The new third edition of stronger after stroke features:complete update of all chapters to reflect new knowledge about maximizing recoveryThe latest research insights applied to individual recovery programsSteps to cope with challenges at each stage of recovery and achieve successDIY strategies to save time and moneyNew chapters on using electrical stimulation, reducing post-stroke pain, and understanding spasticity My stroke of insight.

Now in its third edition, stronger after Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of recovery.

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After a Stroke: 500 Tips for Living Well

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Demos Health #ad - An essential resource for all stroke survivors and their families and caregivers. Updated and expanded new edition of the popular resource written by a stroke survivor who has spent 24 years helping other survivors live life to the fullest potential. After a stroke: 500 tips for living well is filled with practical tips and support to help you cope with the lifestyle changes that come in the wake of a stroke.

My stroke of insight. This book will show you how to:get the medical care you needintegrate robotics and other modern tools to help prevent spasticity and make daily life easierNavigate personal relationships as one partner becomes a survivor and another a caregiverIncorporate alternative and integrative therapies into your recoveryConnect with organizations and outreach centers for stroke patientsGet the most out of home careCut through rhetoric with frank, over 200 more tips, and truthful answers to Frequently Asked QuestionsThe second edition includes three totally new chapters, and covers the latest in stroke prevention, candid, medical treatment, and rehabilitation to help survivors transition from being a patient to returning to a life well-lived.

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Puzzles for Stroke Patients: Rebuild Language, Math & Logic Skills to Live a More Fulfilling Life Post-Stroke

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - I highly recommend this book. Other deficits may include comprehension, reading, and writing. I am still a long way from recovery, but I enjoy working with this book. Neurologist: “for stroke victims, I suggest word-guess puzzles because they can’t really do the New York Times Sunday magazine crossword puzzle.

Word search puzzles help to reestablish visual quickness and vocabulary. The left side is dominantly for logical processing while the right side features color graphics processing. The diagonal word Square Puzzles are arranged in increasing difficulty levels. In addition, smile, they are fun; patients relax, and laugh.

Puzzles for Stroke Patients: Rebuild Language, Math & Logic Skills to Live a More Fulfilling Life Post-Stroke #ad - Puzzles are valuable rehab tools in the hands of people who experience the cognitive and physical deficits frequently associated with stroke. The human brain is extremely flexible and it can be rewired for better functioning after a stroke. It has helped me a great deal, not only my thinking process, but also my writing has improved.

The puzzle book also boasts a number of adult coloring pages and picture puzzles. Puzzles are essential for brain rehabilitation. Others skills targeted by puzzle-solving which may improve comprehension, reading, concentration, memory, word-finding, & writing include speech, and motor skills. Thanks.

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Living With Stroke: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

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Healthsouth Press #ad - My stroke of insight. There are 800, 000 strokes each year and this book provides survivors and families with the wide variety of information and resources in one location. The fifth edition of Living with Stroke updates this highly popular guide for patients and families. It has received widespread praise from professionals and laymen for its clarity and readability.

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So, You've Had a Stroke: Now What? A Book of Hope.

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Davis was urged by stroke survivor, Michael W. Their battle to join their families and communities says much about what is crucial about language and the meaning of being human. These stories are from the survivor’s perspective as they struggle to express themselves. My stroke of insight. Davis has worked with and written about the phenomenon of aphasia.

Aphasia leads to word- and sentence-formation difficulties and is associated with damage to the left hemisphere of the brain often from strokes or tumors. During her career as a clinician and researcher, Christine H. Maher, to write these stories as a valuable contribution to the aphasia literature as experienced by her patients.

So, You've Had a Stroke: Now What? A Book of Hope. #ad - Within each section survivors and their families explain their recovery from the onset of the stroke through discharge home and into a meaningful life forward. Through the testimony of thirteen stroke survivors and seventeen of their family members, you gain an understanding of aphasia and the remarkable resilience of these survivors and their families.

The book is divided into sections by aphasia type: anomic, Broca’s, Wernicke’s and mixed aphasias.

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Healing and Happiness After Stroke: How to Get Back Up After Life Turned Upside-Down

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Flint Rehabilitation Devices LLC #ad - Based on scientific evidence, stories from stroke survivors, and years of self-help research, Healing and Happiness after Stroke has everything you need to get back on your feet and become a stronger version of yourself. Overcome post-stroke depression. Boost self-esteem, confidence, and happiness. You’ve been working on healing your brain since day one of rehab.

Learn how to find emotional healing after stroke. My stroke of insight. Find motivation to pursue a higher recovery. This inspiring self-help guide, complete with practical exercises and essential habits, provides a much needed pep-talk for every stroke survivor on their road to recovery. Utilize positive psychology and neuroscience to train a happy brain.

Healing and Happiness After Stroke: How to Get Back Up After Life Turned Upside-Down #ad - But when results start to slow down or you start to feel stuck, then you may have overlooked an equally important part of recovery: Happiness. By harnessing the power of positive psychology, overcome depression, break through plateaus, you can boost self-esteem, and find the motivation to achieve an amazing recovery.

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Healing the Broken Brain: Leading Experts Answer 100 Questions about Stroke Recovery

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Hay House Inc. #ad - And if you happen to be a stroke survivor with newly impaired language skills, nurses, it can be especially hard to comprehend everything your doctors, and specialists are telling you. This book consists of the top 100 questions that survivors and their families ask, with answers from the top physicians and therapists in the country.

Hay house. Find motivation to pursue a higher recovery. And, or for family members who are simply too tired to read long passages, for stroke survivors still struggling with reading comprehension, there are Takeaway Pointsat the end of each chapter to help simplify everything. Includes answers to frequently asked questions such as:• what is a stroke, advice, and who is at risk for one?• what is the best diet for a stroke survivor?• How does group therapy compare to individual therapy?• What should a stroke survivor look for in a therapist?• How long will it take to recover, inspiration, and how can stroke survivors maximize their recovery?• What can someone do to prevent having another stroke?In this book, you’ll gain a wealth of information, and support as you navigate your journey through stroke recovery.

Healing the Broken Brain: Leading Experts Answer 100 Questions about Stroke Recovery #ad - If you’re holding this book, it likely means you or someone you love has had a stroke. Overcome post-stroke depression. Utilize positive psychology and neuroscience to train a happy brain. Dealing with the onslaught of information about stroke can be confusing and overwhelming. Boost self-esteem, confidence, and happiness.

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STROKE: The Road to Recovery: A Guide for Survivors & Families

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Alva\Addison #ad - Eleanor W. Tom willett, Dr. This book, and noted neurologist, Tom Willett, written with his son, Dr. Douglas prillaman had a thorough understanding of physical, mental and socio-emotional handicaps. Boost self-esteem, confidence, and happiness. Overcome post-stroke depression. James shafer, offers a first-person account of surviving and recovering from a stroke, accompanied by expert medical commentary from a leader in the field.

STROKE: The Road to Recovery: A Guide for Survivors & Families #ad - Of special interest are the insights and tips for caregivers offered by Dr. About the Authors Dr. If you, has had a stroke, or someone you love, you’ve probably already discovered that it’s extremely hard to get a simple, straightforward explanation of what happened and what you can do about it. Find motivation to pursue a higher recovery.

F. In sociology from woman’s college of The University of North Carolina and the Masters in Early Childhood Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ed. Dr. F. Prillaman, M. Dr.

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