Together we are creating more stroke survivors.
More survivors, more challenges
More Canadians are surviving strokes. But as we reveal in our new 2014 Stroke Report, gains in prevention, treatment and care will soon be challenged by an aging population and an increase in younger people having strokes. How will our healthcare system cope?
Stroke Can Happen At Any Age
A flat line – that was all Nikki could write when trying to sign her name. At 35-years old, university professor Nikki Martyn-Capobianco knew something was wrong but a stroke was the last thing on her mind.
Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery
The Heart and Stroke Foundation has made enormous advances towards understanding and treating stroke through research at its Centre for Stroke Recovery (CSR). Founded in 2002, the CSR is a partnership between the Heart and Stroke Foundation and five of Canada's pre-eminent research hospitals and academic institutions.