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Caregiving

  • Stress of Caring for Sick Spouse May Raise Stroke Risk

    Posted by Karen Pallarito, HealthDay Reporter Apr 20, 2016

    Researchers suggest that physicians speak to family caregivers of ill and disabled patients about having their own health evaluated.

  • Helpful Places to Turn

    Posted by Staci Blinn Mar 17, 2016

    A stroke in the family is sudden, unexpected and challenging to a caregiver. Check out a variety of resources that may help meet the needs of caregivers.

  • Balancing Caregiving with Your Career

    Posted by Lisa O’Neill Hill Nov 18, 2015

    It can be hard to juggle caregiving roles with your full-time job. Follow these 6 tips to help you create a better balance.

  • What to do During Hospital Visits With Your Stroke Survivor

    Posted by Lisa O’Neill Hill Oct 30, 2015

    As a caregiver, it’s important to advocate for your loved one to make sure he or she receives the best care. Consider these pointers while at the hospital.

  • 3 Tough Decisions Caregivers Must Face

    Posted by Lucy Lazarony Oct 13, 2015

    As a caregiver, there are important decisions to be made when choosing services for a stroke survivor. Get tips for three key decisions.

  • A Caregiver’s Guide to Post-stroke Seizures

    Posted by Teresa Bitler Aug 26, 2015

    Watching your loved one have a seizure can be startling and frightening. Find out what you should and shouldn’t do if a survivor has a post-stroke seizure.

  • 4 Strategies to Encourage Use of a Neglected Side

    Posted by Teresa Bitler Aug 14, 2015

    Stroke survivors that suffer from one-side neglect face safety issues. It’s important to help your loved one become more aware of their neglected side.

  • Easy Exercises Caregivers Can Do At Home

    Posted by Lisa O’Neill Hill Jul 28, 2015

    Being a caregiver around the clock makes it difficult to workout. Here are some exercises caregivers can do at home while taking care of their loved one.

  • Improve Recovery With Family Teamwork

    Posted by Emily Shearing Jun 19, 2015

    Recovering from a stroke can be difficult, but you don’t have to do it alone. Learn how each family member’s personal strengths can contribute to your recovery.

  • Providing Care for Your Parent

    Posted by Teresa Bitler Jun 8, 2015

    The transition of caring for your parent after a stroke can be hard, especially because you are reversing roles. Read these ideas to help you adjust.