A stroke can turn a family's entire world upside down. A person who once lived independently suddenly may need help with everything, from swallowing and speech to going to the bathroom. How much care someone will need after a stroke isn't always obvious at first, but knowing what challenges may be ahead can help you cope with that uncertainty.
What Is A Stroke
Stroke Treatment and Recovery
- What Are the Chances of Another Stroke?
- Why Are Stroke Victims Placed on Their Side during a Stroke?
- Is It Normal to Have Hallucinations after a Stroke?
- Is It Possible to Feel Irritation Where I Had a Stroke?
- Why Must You Get to a Hospital Immediately After a Stroke?
- Why Are My Mother's Hands Swollen after Stroke?
- Should or Should Not My Father Take Aspirin after a Stroke?
- Can Pain Be a Sign of Impending Stroke?
Caregiving at Home
- Alzheimer's / Other Dementias
- Broken Hip / Falls
- COPD / Other Lung Ills
- Dental Care
- Drug and Alcohol Dependency
- Drugs / Medications
- Foot Care
- General Health
- Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy
- Pain Management
- Parkinson's Disease
- Sexuality & Relationships
- Urinary Tract Infections