For Stroke Family Caregivers

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Caregivers Deserve Our Appreciation

A stroke survivor’s family is often the most important source of long-term support during recovery and rehabilitation. Taking care of yourself is equally as important. The following information and resources can help you take care of yourself and make your life easier.  


 Caregiver Guide to Stroke Cover Page Caregiver Guide to Stroke

Resources and practical tips for caregivers of stroke survivors.

 Caregiver Infographic 

Caregiver Infographics 


 Hero Certificate Image Caregiver Hero Certificate

Recognize your caregiver hero with the customizable stroke hero certificate.
 Pill Organizer 7 Practical Tips for Finding Time for Self-Care

Lori Ramos Cavallo shares her caregiving tips for finding time for yourself.

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Stroke Family Warmline

The Warmline connects stroke survivors and their families with a trained ASA team member who can provide support, helpful information or just a listening ear.

Call 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653) from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CT

 Woman Cutting Tomatoes Share Your Caregiving Tips

Do you have tips for other caregivers or stroke survivors? Share your tips to be featured on our Tips for Daily Living Library and ASA Facebook!
 Older woman with caregiver Financial Consequences of Stroke Caregiving

Learn about the financial cost of stroke caregiving and how AHA/ASA is advocating for a tax credit for family caregivers.
 Dr. Lopes Image Google+ Hangout for Caregivers

Watch our Google+ Hangout with AHA/ASA and AARP caregiving experts.
 Dad and Kids Walking on Beach Caregiver Rights

Understand your rights as a caregiver.
 Girl with journal and apple Caregiver Journal

Tips and inspiration to make your job easier, and space to express your personal thoughts and needs.
  Three People Walking  Caring for Yourself

Resources to help you care for yourself.
  Family chopping vegetables Tips from Caregivers

Tips from other stroke family caregivers to help ease the day-to-day stresses of caring for a loved one with stroke.
 Stethoscope with heart in middle Health Care Reform
  FAST App Image  Download the Free F.A.S.T. Mobile App

Caregivers need to be prepared in an emergency. Download the free F.A.S.T. mobile app so you can recognize and respond to the sudden signs of a stroke.


Stroke Connection: Survivor in the Senate

Stroke Connection Spring 2014 Cover
Your Spring issue of Stroke Connection features the story of Senator Mark Kirk’s stroke and the recovery journey that put him back on Capitol Hill. Also in this issue: Uncommon causes of stroke and survivors who’ve had them; A mother’s stroke sets the course for her 10-year-old’s life; and much more!  

Show Your Stroke Support!

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Looking for Post-Stroke Tips?

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Check out stroke survivors' tips for adapting to their post-stroke challenges.

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