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