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Life After Stroke: Resources and Information
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National Stroke Association - Provides links to documents and videos addressing common concerns for stroke survivors and their families. National Stroke Association - Provides links to documents and videos addressing common concerns for stroke survivors and their families. Show less
Eating Well after a Stroke
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Cleveland Clinic - Dietary hints for health with specific suggestions on how to cut down on fats, cholesterol and salt. Cleveland Clinic - Dietary hints for health with specific suggestions on how to cut down on fats, cholesterol and salt. Show less
Tips from the Experts
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American Stroke Association - Tips for daily living submitted by stroke survivors or family caregivers, previously published in various issues of Stroke Connection Magazine. American Stroke Association - Tips for daily living submitted by stroke survivors or family caregivers, previously published in various issues of Stroke Connection Magazine. Show less
Dressing Tips for Stroke Survivors
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American Stroke Association - Suggestions for making dressing easier after a stroke. American Stroke Association - Suggestions for making dressing easier after a stroke. Show less
Rehabilitation After Stroke
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Cleveland Clinic - Steps toward total rehabilitation. Cleveland Clinic - Steps toward total rehabilitation. Show less
Recovery Fact Sheet Series
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National Stroke Association - Extensive compilation of fact sheets on managing recovery after a stroke, including a Guide to Choosing a Stroke Rehabilitation Provider, Health Insurance issues, and a Stroke Recovery Scorecard. National Stroke Association - Extensive compilation of fact sheets on managing recovery after a stroke, including a Guide to Choosing a Stroke Rehabilitation Provider, Health Insurance issues, and a Stroke Recovery Scorecard. Show less
Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for the Family (PDF)
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Mayo Clinic - A comprehensive guide to the effects of any kind of brain injury and the adjustments that the patients and family can make to cope. Mayo Clinic - A comprehensive guide to the effects of any kind of brain injury and the adjustments that the patients and family can make to cope. Show less
Behavior Changes After Stroke
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American Stroke Association - An examination of the effect of stroke on emotions, originally published as a magazine article. This page provides links to ...Show more American Stroke Association - An examination of the effect of stroke on emotions, originally published as a magazine article. This page provides links to others for more detail on various aspects of the psychological change after stroke, from depression to cognition. Show less
Family Adjustment to Aphasia
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Coping strategies for families of patients with diminished communication abilities. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Coping strategies for families of patients with diminished communication abilities. Show less
PBA - Pseudobulbar Affect
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National Stroke Association - An explanation of the medical condition that causes sudden and unpredictable episodes of crying, laughing, or other emotiona...Show more National Stroke Association - An explanation of the medical condition that causes sudden and unpredictable episodes of crying, laughing, or other emotional displays; it is triggered by damage to an area of the brain, sometimes from stroke. Pseudobulbar Affect is also called Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder (IEED), Emotional Lability or emotional incontinence. Show less
Tips for Caregivers
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Cleveland Clinic - A how-to tip sheet for supporting the patient. Cleveland Clinic - A how-to tip sheet for supporting the patient. Show less
Tips for Caregivers
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American Stroke Association - Various resources for caregivers American Stroke Association - Various resources for caregivers Show less
Signs of Caregiver Burnout
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American Heart Association - Recognizing when caregivers need to take care of themselves. American Heart Association - Recognizing when caregivers need to take care of themselves. Show less
Caregiving: Adult Transportation
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Cleveland Clinic - Planning for changes in driving. Cleveland Clinic - Planning for changes in driving. Show less
National Family Caregiver Support Program
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Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - The National Family Caregiver Support Program, established in 2000, provides grant...Show more Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - The National Family Caregiver Support Program, established in 2000, provides grants to States and Territories, based on their share of the population aged 70 and over, to fund a range of supports that assist family and informal caregivers to care for their loved ones at home for as long as possible. This page provides background and statistics on the programs and links to further resources. Show less
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