Stephanie Trelogan, Caring.com senior editor


Stephanie Trelogan is a Caring.com Senior Editor. Older people in Stephanie's family have coped with a variety of stroke- and heart-related conditions, and several family members -- including Stephanie -- have struggled with depression.


Recently Published on Caring.com

Prevent Heart Attack — Dec 27, 2014
Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. For those over 65 years of age, the risk is even greater: eight out of ten people who die of h...
Behavior After Stroke — Nov 25, 2014
How to deal with difficult stroke behaviors Some stroke survivors behave in ways that can make life unpleasant for the people around them. A stroke survivor may be depres...
Stroke Recovery: Outpatient Rehabilitation — Nov 25, 2014
What to expect when someone is recovering from a stroke After a stroke, someone you're caring for may be able to regain some -- maybe even most -- of his former abiliti...
Care After Stroke — Nov 25, 2014
What happens at the hospital after someone has a stroke It's a frightening time when someone close to you has a stroke. But you can help him get the best treatment possib...
After Stroke Care — Nov 25, 2014
If your family member or close friend has recently had a stroke, you're probably still reeling. Not only do you have to come to terms with her acute illness and possible ...
10 Vital Things to Look for in a Stroke Center — Nov 25, 2014
If your parent is at risk for a stroke, perhaps because he's had one before or there's a strong family history, it's important to be prepared for a stroke emergency. One es...
Making a Bathroom Safer for a Stroke Survivor — Nov 25, 2014
Avoid bathing hazards, and help a stroke survivor bathe or shower more easily The bathroom can be a very hazardous place for someone who's had a stroke. Fortunately, ther...
How to Tell if Someone Is Having a Stroke — Nov 10, 2014
Quick summary According to the American Heart Association, a stroke occurs every 45 seconds. But there's good news: Even if you or someone you know suffers a stroke, imme...
10 Questions to Ask After a Stroke — Oct 27, 2014
If your parent has suffered a stroke, the future may seem very uncertain. Now is the time to organize medical care and figure out how to make the transition from the hosp...
7 Tips for Improving Mealtimes After a Stroke — Aug 26, 2014
Mealtimes can be a challenge for someone who's had a stroke -- not to mention the caregiver. These tips will help take the stress out of eating. Fi...