Personal Stories of Stroke Caregivers

Updated:Oct 25,2013

Read about the experiences of other stroke family caregivers.

DeFannie Davis
DeFannie Davis of Detroit has found taking care of her husband and two children is a continuous struggle to cover too many needs with too little money, too little time and a dwindling store of energy.

Lisa Young
Lisa Young lives in Pasadena, Md., with her husband Tim and their three children. In March 2003, her father, Charles Kleff, had a stroke at age 68. The other Kleff children live out of state, and Lisa works as a licensed Health Aide in a local hospital, so her family turned to her for help.