Nancy was on her way to her mom Rita’s home when she heard a radio ad with singer Alan Frew, a stroke survivor, talking about the FAST signs.

When Nancy recognized that her mom was having trouble speaking, she called 9-1-1.

Because Nancy knew the signs and called 9-1-1 immediately, her mom is doing remarkably well, Nancy says you’d never know she had a stroke. Learn the signs and act FAST....
View details ⇨
Nancy was on her way to her mom Ritas home when she

Learn the signs of stroke

heartandstroke.ca
Sophie Sfm
Get hooked on fish with these easy, healthy recipes courtesy of our recipe partner CanolaInfo
Get hooked on fish with these easy healthy recipes courtesy of our

Catch of the day

heartandstroke.ca
Richelle Bee
Sharon Dodson
Randall Fleet
After stroke 60% are left with some disability; 40% require more intense rehabilitation and support. #StrokeMonth

Read the full 2017 Stroke Report - [ Bit.ly Link ]
After stroke 60 are left with some disability 40 require more intense
Michelle Verhaeven
Tammy Stratford
Coo Doo
“Stroke has showed me that I have an inner strength the likes of which I could not have imagined.” - Alan Frew
Read Alan's recovery story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#StrokeMonth #MoreMoments
Sharon Vryenhoek
Coleen McNaughton-D'Amico
April Tavener
An estimated 400,000 Canadians are living with the effects of stroke.
Meet 3 of our researchers who are tackling the challenges of stroke recovery. #StrokeMonth
An estimated 400000 Canadians are living with the effects of stroke

Life after stroke

heartandstroke.ca
Bobbi Deline
Rose Marie Fowler Jones
Today, we reflect on the tremendous work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and acknowledge the indescribable bravery, strength and courage of the survivors of the Indian residential school system and their families. Without them, we would not have learned and would not know the importance and need for reconciliation, to build a better Canada. #NADCanada
Today we reflect on the tremendous work of the Truth and Reconciliation
Senator Murray Sinclair says his stroke woke him up to “my obligation to take better care of myself” #StrokeMonth
Senator Murray Sinclair says his stroke woke him up to my obligation

Small stroke, big wake-up call

heartandstroke.ca
Julie Duckworth
Bernadine De Cruz Milley
Anneke van Alderwegen
The Stroke Story in Canada

In big picture terms, there are more than 400,000 Canadians living with long-term disability from stroke, and this number will almost double in the next 20 years. #StrokeMonth

Read the full Stroke Report – [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Stroke Story in Canada In big picture terms there are more
An estimated 400,000 Canadians are living with the effects of stroke.
Meet 3 amazing Canadians on their stroke recovery journey. #StrokeMonth
An estimated 400000 Canadians are living with the effects of stroke

Heart & Stroke Foundation

heartandstroke.ca
Dr. Guillaume Paré is the Canada Research Chair in Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology.

He is working tirelessly to find the genetic connection to protect other family members from the devastating impact of stroke. #StrokeMonth
Dr Guillaume Paré is the Canada Research Chair in Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology

Man on a Mission

heartandstroke.ca
Francine Blezy
Yvonne Bourque
Patrizia Dioguardi Pomeroy
Help us stop #Marketing2Kids today.
Learn what you can do at bit.ly/16andunder
Erin Ferbey Smith
Marguerite Law
Tek Mahatara
We are LIVE with Dr. Leanne Casaubon, a neurologist and leading stroke expert for our chat on “FACE the Reality: stroke in younger adults is on the rise”
Send Dr. Casaubon your questions below! #StrokeMonth
Nick Frosst
Laureen Buno-Magno
Elsie Budhu
Get 5 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 you give online to fund the next breakthrough. #StrokeMonth
Get 5 Aeroplan Miles for every 1 you give online to fund the next breakthrough StrokeMonth

$1 = 5 Aeroplan Miles

hsf.donorportal.ca
Can Canadians get to stroke treatment in time?
A new Heart & Stroke study finds that most Canadians – no matter where they live – can reach an emergency stroke centre in time to receive life-saving treatments. The biggest barrier to surviving a stroke in Canada is not recognizing the symptoms. If you recognize these signs, call 9-1-1 or local emergency number immediately! #StrokeMonth
Can Canadians get to stroke treatment in time

NEW Heart & Stroke Study

heartandstroke.ca
Every stroke is unique, as is every stroke recovery journey.
Discover the recovery journeys of 5 amazing Canadians! #StrokeMonth
Every stroke is unique as is every stroke recovery journey

Heart & Stroke Foundation

heartandstroke.ca
Patrice was only 38 when she felt a strange sensation come over her body. Suddenly one side was paralyzed. Her husband called 9-1-1 and help quickly arrived. She was very lucky her family knew the FAST signs of Stroke. Because when you suspect stroke, every minute counts. #StrokeMonth
Patrice was only 38 when she felt a strange sensation come over

Know the Signs of Stroke

heartandstroke.ca
Mike Svendson
Helen Kukii
Kristen Cook
“I will never be the guy I was pre-stroke”
Singer Alan Frew talks candidly about stroke, recovery and finding an inner strength he never knew he had. #StrokeMonth
“I will never be the guy I was prestroke”

Alan Frew's Recovery Story

heartandstroke.ca
Pat McLaughlin
Di Paolo
Coo Doo
Join us on Thursday, June 15 for a special Facebook Live, “FACE the Reality: stroke in younger adults is on the rise” with Dr. Leanne Casaubon, a neurologist and leading stroke expert.

Post your questions for Dr. Casaubon now or ask in real-time! #StrokeMonth

Don't forget to turn on Live notifications from our page - [ Facebook.com Link ]
Join us on Thursday June 15 for a special Facebook Live FACE

Facebook Live with Dr. Leanne Casaubon

EVENT - facebook.com
Lindsay Pinzy
Heart & Stroke Foundation
Lindsay Pinzy
Every stroke is unique, as is every stroke recovery journey. Age, stroke severity, the part of the brain affected, and other factors play a role. Yet people of all ages who experience stroke and their families encounter personal triumphs and face common challenges as they navigate through the healthcare system and reintegrate back into their life roles and activities. #StrokeMonth

Read the...
View details ⇨
Every stroke is unique as is every stroke recovery journey Age stroke

Stroke recovery across the ages

heartandstroke.ca
Julie Shingles
Cathy Godin
Terry Davis
Patrice had a stroke at 38. Just like her mom and grandfather.
She wants to know why stroke runs in her family.
Dr. Paré is a man on a mission to find the genetic connection. #StrokeMonth
Cindy Dunn
Linda Legacy
Bev Rodrigues