RenéMarie suffered a major stroke on April 8, 1989 while coaching a softball game and is afflicted with aphasia as a result. However, RenéMarie does not let this slow her down. She views her stroke as a call to action and uses her experience to raise awareness and inspire others by sharing her story and bringing hope and love.
RenéMarie is an artist, published author, singer, motivational speaker and host of a bi-weekly television program called "Stroke of Luck,” which is broadcast live on Madhouse TV. She founded RenéMarie Language of Love Foundation, Inc., a non-profit foundation that raises awareness of Stroke and Aphasia.
Each year, she hosts a Telethon to support the American Stroke Association and other non-profits that fund research and support stroke and aphasia patients. The 2016 Telethon will benefit The American Stroke Association, The Head Injury Association, and ReneMarie Language of Love Foundation, Inc.
Above all, RenéMarie is dedicated "You're the Cure" advocate who is passionate about promoting stroke awareness.