The Stroke Foundation Midland Region Inc. publishes a newsletter twice a year with news from around the region, articles about stroke and rehabilitation, tips for a healthy lifestyle and so much more. And of course there is also room for a bit of fun.
Our Midland Memo is posted to our members at the start of each season. Membership costs only $25.00 a year so if you would like to support us and receive the paper version of our newsletter, please contact us. The electronic version of the next newsletter will be published here.
An interesting article about the Comprehensive Stroke Unit at Waikato Hospital written by the Senior Rehab Physician Dr Robyn Sekerak. Use the link below to open the article.
Strokes are rising dramatically among young and middle-aged Americans while dropping in older ones, a sign that the obesity epidemic may be starting to reshape the age burden of the disease.
Disabled people are among the most marginalised in New Zealand. In fundamental areas such as employment, education, an adequate standard of living and accessible public transport, disabled people are significantly disadvantaged. The Human Rights Commission is updating its status report: Human rights in New Zealand today. Download it here!
This is a story written by Gillian Twyford from Tokoroa. Gillian's most important message is: Accept your Stroke!