Living Well After Stroke Task Force
Health management and maintenance is an important instrumental activity of daily living following stroke. Survivors must learn how to manage their condition and actively prevent future stroke or other disease.
The goal of this group is to engage in activities promoting the health and wellbeing of persons after stroke. Topics of interest include nutrition, physical activity, adherence, medication management, and mental health.
Contact the Task Force Co-Chairs to learn more and get involved.
Suzanne Burns, PhD, OTR/L
University of New Mexico
Emily Kringle, PhD, OTR/L
University of Minnesota
Molly Trammel, PT
Living Well After Stroke Task Force envisions a world where all people with stroke-related disability have access to the services, supports, and environments needed to manage and maintain health after stroke.
The mission of this group is to advance research and clinical practice that improves the health and wellbeing of people after stroke.
The goal of this group is to engage in activities promote the health and wellbeing of people with stroke-related disability through research and knowledge translation activities focused on topics including health-related quality of life, social and community participation, nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and medication management.
- Submit 2 symposia to the ACRM Conference
- Submit 1 position paper
- Engage with the Stroke ISIG Rural Rehabilitation Working Group
- Submitted systematic review on the effects of dyad-focused interventions on health-related quality of life after stroke
- Merged the Transitions and Continuity and Health and Wellness Task Force to form the Living Well After Stroke Task Force
- ACRM Sessions:
- IC16: Self-Management for Individuals with Stroke: An Introduction and Practical Application
- Leveraging Social Support to Promote Health-Related Quality of Life, Participation, and Activity After Stroke