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Stroke Awareness: Learn More

According to the National Stroke Association, more than 750,000 Americans will experience stroke this year; 160,000 of them will die. But of the four million people who survive stroke, two-thirds them struggle with disabilities ranging from moderate to severe. Below you will find resources to help you learn more about stroke, risk factors contributing to the disease, effects of stroke, and what you can do to reduce the likelihood of having a stroke.

Informational Resources

American Heart Association
Fighting heart disease and stroke

American Stroke Association
A division of the American Heart Association

American Stroke Challenge
A stroke awareness and fundraising initiative sponsored by Bayer Aspirin in cooperation with the American Stroke Association.

Heart & Stroke A to Z Guide

Internet Stroke Center Stroke Statistics

Caregiver Resources

National Stroke Association
Reducing the incidence and impact of stroke

Stroke Connection Magazine
Get a free subscription to Stroke Connection Magazine from the American Stroke Association

Stroke Network
Online support for stroke survivors and caregivers of adult stroke.

Risk Factors

AmericanHeart Association
Know the risks. Reduce the risks.

Effects of Stroke

American Stroke Association
What are the effects of stroke?

Aphasia Hope Foundation
Aphasia is a speech/language disorder that is a common result of a stroke

National Aphasia Association
Public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.

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