Caregiver Guide

Updated:Oct 29,2014


Caregiver Guide to Stroke Cover PageThe Caregiver Guide to Stroke is meant to help caregivers better navigate the recovery process and the financial and social implications of a stroke. It provides practical tips on how to communicate with the healthcare team and manage the effects of a stroke, as well as information on legal resources, financial support, and health coverage.

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Two Women Jogging

Part 1: Emotional Support

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To help you adjust to your new responsibilities, this section will help you find the emotional care and support you need from your community, family and friends.

 Nurse and Patient in Bed

Part 2: Medical Management

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Communicating with the healthcare team can help you understand what happened during your loved one’s stroke, what to expect during the recovery process and how to help him/her recover.

Woman and Stroke Survivor in Physical TherapyPart 3: Effects of a Stroke

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Understanding what happens during the recovery process can help you be prepared.
 Couple Doing PaperworkPart 4: Legal, Financial and Health Coverage

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This section will provide a quick overview of legal, financial and health issuse to help get you started.