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Caregiving

  • Study: Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

    Posted by Karen Pallarito, HealthDay Reporter Feb 23, 2017

    In a small study, men reported more successes than problems in their first year of caregiving following their wives' strokes.

  • Study: Caregivers should be screened often for depression

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Feb 15, 2017

    Researchers recommend that health providers treat the whole family and provide ongoing screening to identify early signs of depression and anxiety.

  • Facing the Holidays as a Caregiver

    Posted by Micki Burns Dec 5, 2016

    The holidays can be stressful for anyone, but particularly after you or a family member has experienced a stroke. Here are a few suggestions to help caregivers.

  • 6 Books on Caregiving to Check Out

    Posted by Staci Blinn Nov 15, 2016

    Reading about caregiving can help normalize feelings and remind caregivers and family members that others have had similar experiences.

  • Games a Fun Way to Help Recovery

    Posted by Staci Blinn Oct 6, 2016

    Games, especially word and memory games, are excellent tools to help stroke survivors rebuild connections in their brains.

  • Apps to Help Caregivers and Stroke Survivors

    Posted by Staci Blinn Sep 2, 2016

    Caregivers often ask if there is something they can do to help make life a little easier for the caregiver and stroke survivor. One solution is to turn to technology.

  • Exercise Tips for Busy Caregivers

    Posted by Dane Koengeter Aug 22, 2016

    It just takes 15 to 30 minutes to work in an exercise regimen that'll have a lasting effect on your body, mind and spirit.

  • Tips for Long-distance Caregivers

    Posted by Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research Jun 21, 2016

    Long-distance caregiving poses unique challenges. Find out what you can do to help your loved one from afar—and how to make the most of personal visits.

  • The Internet - A New Challenge for Caregivers

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Jun 13, 2016

    What should caregivers do when their loved one is posting too often on Facebook or doesn't remember making online purchases?

  • Caregiving with Heart: A Daughter’s Story

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski May 18, 2016

    When their mother had a severe stroke in 2004, two daughters knew it was time to come home to the San Clemente, Calif., beach town where they grew up.