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Whether it’s a parent, step-parent, grandparent, sibling or non-relative, children also take on the role of caregivers, more

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Caregivers face new challenges after meeting with doctors and dietary staff who suggest medication and meal changes. more

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Do you ever think things are going too good to be true and something bad must happen to compensate?  I have always thought that way. more

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Traveling when you’re caring for someone in a wheelchair requires a little more preparation and planning than you may be used to, but the extra effort doesn’t mean you should shy away from it. more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, MICHELE POTTER, sharing her personal story as she cares for her loved ones. more

May 26, 2017 3:43 PM Fearless Caregiver Profiles

Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, CINDY WOLKE, sharing her personal story as she cares for her loved ones. more

May 26, 2017 12:42 PM Fearless Caregiver Profiles

Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, JOLIE STRATTON sharing her personal story as she cares for her loved ones. more

May 26, 2017 12:28 PM Fearless Caregiver Profiles

Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, CYNDI NELSON, sharing her personal story as she cares for her loved ones. more

May 26, 2017 11:16 AM Fearless Caregiver Profiles

In my 17th summer my Grandpa Golden had a stroke that took away his health and ability to walk or speak, but worst of all, his pride. more

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I thought we’d have forever To sit when day was done more

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Imagine... You ask your spouse for a plate, and he hands you a cup. Your spouse seems to get “stuck” on the same word or phrase. Your spouse can say words, but her sentences don’t make sense. more

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Sleep apnea is common in stroke survivors. Because data suggest that rehabilitation outcomes may be worse in people who have sleep apnea after a stroke, it is of particular importance to identify it. more

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The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, defines foot drop as “the inability to raise the front part of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot.” more

May 12, 2017 2:20 PM Articles

Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness is one of the most difficult tasks a family caregiver can master. If you add that to the demands of child care and a job, it becomes even more of a challenge. more

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Shock and disbelief are probably the most common reactions immediately following the diagnosis of paralysis. Adjustment takes time for the caregiver, their loved one, family and friends. more

May 11, 2017 2:55 PM Articles

Living with the stroke patient at home is not for every family. One member of the family needs to become the driving force behind the effort. more

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A caregiver shares her story of caring for her grandmother who was living with dysphagia. more

May 10, 2017 9:37 AM Articles