Sharing ideas on caring and independence for stroke survivors and their families.
Stroke Awareness and Recovery Mission Statement: to promote healing through a positive outlook and provide encouragement for people living with the effects of stroke.
In your opinion, what is the correct terminology when referring to a person who has had a stroke?
At the age of 43, Cleo had two right-side ischemic strokes, followed by heart surgery to repair a congenital heart defect. After months of formal rehabilitation, she returned to college and graduated, at the young age of 50, with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota.
Cleo Hutton has authored two books: After a Stroke: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier (Demos Medical Publishing, NY, NY, 2005) and co-authored with Louis R. Caplan, MD, Striking Back at Stroke: A Doctor Patient Journal (Dana Press, Washington, DC, 2003)
Cleo has dedicated 15 years to the prevention of Stroke and providing assistance to fellow Stroke Heroes and their families.