Age 42 my husband suffered a stroke from disection of his carotid artery five years ago. He sufferes with Aphasia…

Patients and Stregnth

Walking with Suzanne, Suzanne fell over her favourite blind dog in February 2013. She hit the arm of the couch,…

Walking with Suzanne

This is a Finding Words story! My husband Paul was working the day before it happened. He is an economist…

Paul my loved one

This is a Finding Words story! Jovan my son 32 yrs suffered from Stroke after Brain surgery 10 yrs ago…

Jovan’s Story

This is a Finding Words story! 22 months ago Marcia was suddenly all alone, having suffered stroke-like brain damage that…

Marcia Is Not Alone Anymore

This is a Finding Words story! My wife had a stroke 2 years ago and was not expected to live….

Alone and Isolated

This is a Finding Words story! May 6, 2011, Danny saved his sister’s life. The man attacking her, turned his…

lives forever changed

This is a Finding Words story! Before Moms Stroke in April she was as Active as a 20 years old…..

LOST: Mom

This is a Finding Words story! I woke up one morning and discovered that my wife Kay had suffered a…

A LIFE CHANGING MORNING

On August 26, 2008, just 2 weeks short of her 75th birthday, my mother, Ollie Baljkas, suffered a triple infarction…

My Mom's Journey

My husband had a stoke just over 3 years ago and we have been living with aphasia ever since. At…

The game of Charades

I wasn’t quite sure what to check to describe my connection to aphasia…I’m a speech-language pathologist (SLP), a caregiver, and…

Aphasia can't…

My sister Marie was diagnosed with corticobasal degeneration (CBD). It took a long time for this diagnosis to occur. Her…

My Sister's Journey

Hello everybody my name is Jerry and I am a caregiver to my loved one Suzanne. Suzanne had a massive…

A Caregivers tale

Christine has met many wonderful, caring individuals the past two years. We call it the “A R C” Difference! aphasiarecoveryconnection.org…

The "A R C " Difference

On April 24, 2007, Lynda performed her normal morning routine and left for her job as a K-4 teacher. Three…

Lynda Hilborn

Our story begins when I walked in our front door one afternoon and my husband was standing there, smiling, and…

"A trip with my husband"

My sister, Maggie, and I have been very close all our lives even though I now live in Florida and…

My Sister's Story

My story is short. I’m a recently titled “Caregiver” for my 87 yr. old father. He was just diagnosed this…

Caregiver