Navigating Role Changes as a Caregiver Post-Stroke
This video will help caregivers understand the impact of role changes post-stroke on family dynamics and relationships and offer ways to address these role changes appropriately and constructively.
Improving Sleep Quality for Stroke Survivors
Have you noticed changes in your sleep following your stroke? You are not alone! It is very common for stroke survivors to experience changes in their sleep following their stroke. Here are some tips and tricks to promote a good night of sleep!
How to Cope with Post-Stroke Depression
Post-stroke depression is a common condition that often goes untreated. In this video we discuss common symptoms and common treatments for post-stroke depression. And we explore how we can use coping strategies in our daily lives to manage symptoms of depression.
Healthy Holiday Dessert
Eat healthy this holiday season without giving up your favorite holiday desserts. This video provides step-by-step instructions on how to make healthy No Bake Gingerbread Cookie Dough Bites. These healthy bites are not just good for you, they also allow you to work on your standing balance, hand strength, flexibility, and fine motor skills.
Diffusing Family Conflict as a Caregiver
When a person has a stroke it is not only the person with stroke who is impacted by the event, but the entire family.
Create Your Very Own Holiday Cards
This video provides three easy holiday card ideas with step-by-step instructions with suggestions for completing one-handed. Be as creative as you want and put your personalized touch onto your cards.
This video includes information on what mindfulness is, the benefits for our minds and bodies, and some resources for how to get started.
How To Exercise & Clean Tables and Counters
Learn about a few ways you can get exercise while cleaning off your tables and countertops! Motion is lotion and what greater way to get movement than through daily activities.
How To Exercise & Make Your Bed
Get some motion in by doing a common daily activity - making your bed! Watch this video for the different upper body exercises that can happen while making your bed. Remember to take breaks when you start to feel tired.
Relaxation and Meditation for Stroke Survivors
This video is a great way to practice mindfulness through progressive muscle relaxation. Throughout your stroke recovery, it’s okay to feel stressed or anxious. This exercise helps you take a moment to recognize those emotions, as well as tightness in your muscles caused by substitution patterns or holding stress in different areas of your body. Take a moment to be present and release those mental and physical sensations.