Managing Fatigue Following A Stroke
This video includes education on post-stroke fatigue, tips for working around it, as well as ways to build endurance following a stroke.
The Power of Goal Setting
In this video we'll go over the benefits of goals, where and how to start creating goals, how to make your goal SMART, and tips to stay consistent.
Driving After A Stroke
Driving provides some with a sense of choice, freedom, identity, and independence. Driving is often perceived as a necessity for a productive social life and can lead to feelings of loneliness, isolation, and depression when someone is unable to drive themselves to the places they wish to go.
Owning Your Doctor’s Visit
In this video we discuss ways to prepare beforehand and during your doctor’s visit.
Stroke Survivors & Caregivers: Planning for the Future
The future is unpredictable, so it is important to have a plan in case of an emergency. This webinar discusses how to make plans in case of a fall, when travelling, how to plan for long term care, and in making end-of-life decisions.
Managing Money After a Stroke
Financial management is described as using fiscal resources, including financial transaction methods such as credit cards and digital banking; and planning and using finances with long-term and short-term goals.
Sleep Hygiene for Survivors of Stroke
Sleep is an important factor in maintaining brain health, which means it is important to make sure you are taking steps to help improve the quality of sleep you are getting. This is especially true for survivors of stroke.
Setting Up Your Home Office
It is important to adapt your workstation to promote proper body alignment. This video describes how to adjust your chair and posture, position your computer, and methods for protecting your eyes from excess screen time.
This presentation for the Stroke Education Series was presented by Lindsey Jenkins, PhD of the University of Kansas Health System on Post-Stroke Depression. Thank you to The University of Kansas Health System for partnering with the American Stroke Foundation for the Stroke Education Series.
Spasticity & Stroke: Seated Stretching Routine
This video provides 5 different exercises to help prevent and reduce tight and stiff muscles.