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The Slow Road to Better

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In this episode we meet some new members of the Slow Road to Better crew!
In this episode, the crew talks about how their weight has fluctuated, and the impact of medications, lack of exercise and movement and ultimately how it impacted their mood.
In this episode, The Slow Road to Better crew talk about their experience with seizures. As usual, it is a mix of honesty and humor! REMEMBER....don't take your medical advice from these folks! Have questions? Ask your doctor.
In this episode, the Slow Road to Better crew has an honest, funny, serious and VERY ADULT conversation about dating.
In this episode, the crew talks to Allison Huck, Recreation Therapist from Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital. This episode is loaded with ideas and suggestions for accessing adapted sports and recreation and the benefits of fun on recove
In this episode almost ALL the former members of the Slow Road to Better crew come back to catch up, talk motivation, frustration and fun!
In this episode, the Slow Road to Better Crew talks to Debra Meyerson and her husband Steve Zuckerman about her book Identity Theft. As June is aphasia awareness month, it made sense to talk about the impact of aphasia on personal identity, st
To kick off Aphasia Awareness month, the Slow Road to Better crew talks to Dr. Robert Jackson about all things stroke related and get their questions answered on treatment, COVID and stroke, memory and much more!
In this episode of the Slow Road to Better, the crew talks to Valerie Cramer of America's VetDogs. We find out the process, the requirements and what a working dog can do for you. We also hear about Sully who was trained by Valerie for Presid
Happy Anniversary Chris! In this episode, we celebrate Chris' 9 year anniversary and reflect on the inner strength each survivor didn't even realize they had; their losses; their gains and the progress they continue to see.
In this episode we talk to Peter Levine about his book "Stronger After Stroke" . We discuss neuroplasticity, tone and specific tasks for survivors to practice and the science behind it. His book provides a roadmap for survivors for their own sl
In this episode the Slow Road to Better Crew plays Truth or Dare. Be sure to check out the photos on our Facebook Page. There is a lot of laughter, definitely some adult language and it was a great way to celebrate Kitti's birthday!
In this podcast, the Slow Road to Better crew talks to Lethan Candlish, author of Who Am I Now and traumatic brain Injury survivor. Since March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, we wanted to have an in depth conversation about recovery, long te
In this episode, we talk to Lauren Marks. She is a survivor with aphasia who wrote the book A Stitch of Time. This book is her story of her own Slow Road to Better. Our conversation is personal, honest, uplifting, and funny!
In this episode the group talks about the struggle for independence, the fear of being alone if something happens and how aphasia impacts everyday life and relationships.
In this episode meet three new members of the Slow Road to Better (James, Shawn and Aysha) and catch up with three old friends (Kitti, Chris and Pat).
In this episode the members of the Slow Road to Better practice their interviewing skills and get their questions answered about President Obama, Benghazi and much more!
In this episode the group talks with Dr. Penny Wolfe, Neuropsychologist about depression, suicide, medication and the role of Neuropsychologists on the Slow Road to Better.
The group interviews Laura Lubbers of CURE Epilepsy. We talk about the do's and don'ts, current research, personal stories and life with acquired epilepsy.
In this episode, we talk to Carmel Lapa of Lapa Luxury Dream Vacations. The group asks questions about COVID, cruises, TSA, accommodations and more!
In this episode meet Kitti's team of inpatient therapists from Medstar NRH. Get great insights into rehab in general and a frontline report of what inpatient rehab looks like during COVID-19. THANK YOU so much to Sara, Becky and Jessica. You
This episode is part 2 of our discussion with Dr. Peter Turkeltaub, Medical Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation, Georgetown University Medical Center. Enjoy!
In this episode, we talk to special guest Dr. Peter Turkeltaub, Medical Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation, Georgetown University Medical Center. This podcast is informative, fun and it definitely has the Slow Road to Bet
In this episode, meet all the members (some old, some new) of the Slow Road to Better and get a glimpse into future podcasts with all of our special guests (MDs, PTs, OTs, Travel Agents, Psychologists and more)!
In this episode, the group talks to SCC member and stroke survivor four-star General Michael Hayden. The questions range from dealing with aphasia to where he was on 911. This episode is longer than usual and so worth it! Listen in.
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