Senior Health: Why You Need to Become Your Own Advocate After a Health Crisis with Marcia Moran

Stroke survivors need to be their own healthcare advocates. Unfortunately, not everyone gets the opportunity to be an advocate, especially for people with aphasia. It would help if you had someone who is taking care of you as a stroke survivor. Having a health advocate in the room will be essential for staying healthy. If you can speak after a stroke, then you need to be your own caregiver as you start to take your independence back. Meet Marcia Moran After successfully building her business over the last twenty-plus years, Marcia Moran thought she had life by the tail. Little did she know what was in store. Marcia has written over fifty business plans, and helped entrepreneurs strategize over how to differentiate their companies in changing environments. After helping other entrepreneurs start their companies, she decided to found her own business consulting practice, Performance Architect, in 2012 and co-founded Positive Business DC that same year. She suffered a major stroke in 2014. Marcia applied her skills in planning and strategy as she strived to become whole. She never gave up. Over time she learned to walk again, but Marcia struggled with aphasia, a language disorder. She joined Toastmasters International hoping[…..]