Recovery After Stroke

Tips and Strategies for Moving Forward

After your stroke, you may have to relearn or reconfigure the most basic things in life: dressing, driving, shopping, to name a few. These tips and strategies can help you recover and chart your new course.

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Call our Stroke Family Warmline at 
1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653)

The Stroke Family Warmline team answers calls from stroke survivors and their families, providing support and helpful information or just a listening ear.

Life After Stroke: Our Path Forward

There is life – and hope – after stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability and confidence. It can help you continue your daily activities despite the effects of your stroke.

View the Life After Stroke Guide for Patients and Caregivers.

The Life After Stroke Guide is also available in Spanish. View the Guía De La Vida Tras Un Ataque Cerebral.

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Get Happy

Happy the App is a platform with trained listeners who can offer support and encouragement to you, 24/7. For each caller referred by the American Heart Association through May 31, 2021, Happy will donate a free first-time call valued at $24 to the American Heart Association’s Support Network, for a minimum donation of $50,000.