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Tips for Caregivers: Stroke

Stroke takes a major physical toll on a person’s body and brain. The aftereffects can also impact their mental and emotional well-being. Creating a thoughtful support system for your loved one will help ease their transition from hospital to home.

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What to do right now

If you’re caring for someone who has recently had a stroke, here are six ways you can help ensure optimal healing and recovery.

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Tip 1:
Learn about stroke and their prognosis
The more you learn about stroke and your loved one’s condition, the better you’ll be able to care for them.
  • Attend doctor appointments and ask what their recovery and rehabilitation process will look like. 
  • Go to therapy sessions together so you can help with rehab exercises at home. 
  • At home, watch for lingering symptoms and address them with the care team.
  • Get extra help: Use the CircleOf app’s task management tool to keep track of doctor’s appointments, therapy sessions, and daily tasks in one place.

The information in this article is for educational and informational purposes only. If you are seeking medical advice, please consult with your licensed physician or other qualified health provider.

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