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Stroke Victim Care

Depression After a Stroke: How Can a Caregiver Help?

By Nursing Care, Stroke Victim Care

Depression after a stroke is common, affecting approximately two-thirds of stroke patients. Stroke sufferers face not only many immediate physical challenges, but their emotional well-being is also at risk. As a caregiver, paying attention to depression and anxiety after your loved one’s stroke is important and can play a significant role in the patient’s recovery. Stroke…

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Are There Resources Available to Help Pay for Home Care?

Are There Resources Available to Help Pay for Home Care?

By Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, Non Medical Care, Nursing Care, senior care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

Many seniors and their loved ones worry and fret over how to pay home care providers, with some assuming that they don’t have the resources to pay for this much-needed service when the time comes. Many seniors that need assistance rely on a family member, usually unpaid, to help them out quite regularly. There are…

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Prepare for the Doctor's Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

Prepare for the Doctor’s Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

By Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, General Health, Nursing Care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

If you are a caregiver, either a family member or a professional personal care aide, an important part of being a caregiver is to work with doctors and other healthcare professionals who are involved in caring for the patient. You may find it advantageous to accompany the patient to the doctor on the next scheduled…

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What You Need to Know About Stroke Prevention and Treatment

By Nursing Care, Stroke Victim Care

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death for adults in the United States, but nearly 80 percent of strokes are preventable. To protect yourself and your loved ones, understand stroke prevention strategies and the signs of stokes. Here’s an overview of what you need to know. The Importance of Monitoring Your Levels High cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood…

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