American Stroke Foundation

Change Your Mind

Next Step Program

American Stroke Foundation

You think you can get better? So do we! A stroke changes your life. We are here to help you manage that change. When you’re discharged from the hospital, you’re not finished with your treatment. There is a lot more you can do and should do to grow and improve your quality of life.


Exercise and physical activity specifically designed for stroke survivors and customized to fit your unique situation.


A stroke affects the connection your mind has with your body. We help strengthen those connections and keep your mind sharp.


A stroke takes its toll on the emotional well-being of survivors and caregivers. Let us give you practical solutions to regain balance and hope.


Connecting with others who have experienced a stroke is extremely important. Our community can relate and wants to help.

A message from our Director

Change Your Mind

If you’ve ever experienced a stroke, it can be extremely frustrating. When hospital care has ended, it may be difficult to know what to do next. We’re here to show you that there is still a lot of growing to do. Your body, mind and spirit can heal and grow stronger. You know deep down you can get better. So do we. One of the greatest assets we can give you is a belief in you. It gets better.


Our Mission

To empower stroke survivors and their families to overcome the challenges of life after stroke.

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Our Vision

Our aim is to reach out to stroke survivors and their families across America and empower them to reclaim hope for life after stroke.

Our Mission

In Action

  • Provide learning opportunities for stroke survivors that stimulate their physical, educational, and emotional growth
  • Create an environment for stroke survivors that enriches their lives and the lives of their caregivers and promotes living a full life after stroke
  • Foster an atmosphere where stroke survivors, staff, and caregivers can interact in a positive, progressive environment of mutual respect
  • Act with integrity when striving to meet any goal