Making a Difference
An organization dedicated to helping stroke survivors and their caregivers improve their overall quality of life. Join us for great advice, guidance, community and activities.
6405 Metcalf Avenue, Suite 214
Overland Park, KS 66202
Physical Fitness is important to maintaining health especially after a stroke. Physical Fitness activities give individuals the opportunity to increase physical fitness and prevent future strokes. Participants perform exercises that target the upper and lower body, improve balance, and improve endurance all within a monitored and safe environment.
Here are a few Physical Fitness activities offered at Next Step locations:
A key element of maintaining health is incorporating healthy habits into our lives. Through Health Behaviors activities individuals are provided with the skills and information about stress management, remaining safe at home and in the community, dealing with change, and incorporating healthy food choices.
Here are a few Health Behaviors activities offered at Next Step locations:
Communication difficulties are often encountered following a stroke. Communication activities provide an opportunity for individuals to improve speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills while having a normal conversation.
Here are a few Communication activities offered at Next Step locations:
Following a stroke individuals may have difficulties thinking or using their arms and legs and must learn a new way to do daily activities. Life After Stroke activities focus on providing skills, strategies, and technology to deal with these changes. Additionally, this program supplies opportunities for individuals to be productive and active members of their community as they take their next steps in life.
Here are a few Life After Stroke activities offered at Next Step locations: