This podcast produced by members of the Stroke Comeback Center in Vienna, Virginia. In each episode our members share honest and uplifting stories of how they adapt to life after stroke and brain trauma, and what keeps them going on The Slow Road to Better.
Episode 92 - Aneurysm, Aphasia, Recovery, A Stitch of Time
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!
Episode 91 - Are you ever afraid to be alone?
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.
Episode 90 - New year, New Slow Road to Better Crew
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).
Episode 89 - Interview with Larry Pfeiffer former Senior Director of the White House Situation Room
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!
Episode 88 - Neuropsychology , Depression and a Chat with Dr. Wolfe
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.
Episode 87 - Seizures, Epilepsy, Current Research and Expert Advice
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.