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Caregiving

  • How to Dress Your Stroke Survivor

    Posted by Lucy Lazarony May 21, 2014

    Dressing a stroke survivor can be challenging, especially in the early days after a stroke. Here are some dressing tips and recommendations for easy and comfortable clothing to wear.

  • 6 Tips for Making Your Home Safe for Stroke Survivors

    Posted by Lucy Lazarony Jan 24, 2014

    Many stroke survivors have problems with balance and some suffer serious falls. These six tips will show you how to adapt your home and make it safe for a stroke survivor.

  • A Caregiver's Guide to Surviving Stroke

    Posted by Nancy Coulter-Parker Oct 17, 2013

    10 tips to help keep you going from the wife of a stroke survivor

  • Holiday Stress-busters

    Posted by Susan Enfield Oct 17, 2013

    Three tips to help caregivers stay calm, rested and healthy this holiday season

  • How to Get Away From It All

    Posted by Lori Ramos Cavallo Sep 20, 2013

    Caregiver Lori Cavallo tells about a place where caregivers and stroke survivors can truly relax and make lifelong connections

  • Caregiving From a Distance

    Posted by Lauren Lechner Aug 13, 2013

    5 ways to be a caregiver to a stroke survivor who lives far away from you

  • Day-to-day Caregiver Challenges

    Posted by Nancy Coulter-Parker Jun 11, 2013

    Charles Horowitz, Ph.D., shares the 20 common challenges he sees facing patients with chronic health issues and their family

  • Caregiving for Stroke: When Reality Sets In

    Posted by Lori Ramos Cavallo Apr 24, 2013

    How often have you made a commitment, and for whatever reason, realize you can no longer honor your decision? Ask yourself: Are you honoring the promise to your loved one or are you just committed to the commitment?

  • After Stroke: Caregiving for Stroke Survivors

    Posted by Matthew Colella Apr 17, 2013

    Caring for stroke survivors at home can cause high levels of emotional, mental and physical stress. If you find yourself overwhelmed by all the new responsibilities, National Stroke Association wants you to remember one thing: You are not alone.

  • Caregiving and Work: Tips for Tackling Two Jobs at Once

    Posted by LeAnn Thieman Apr 3, 2013

    Caregiving for a loved one at home is often a full-time job. Making matters even more difficult is that many caregivers in the U.S. also work full-time day jobs. LeAnn Thieman, LPN, CSP, CPAE, has tips to help deal with the stress of working both jobs.