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July 26, 2018

After a Stroke, Go Straight Home With Telerehab

Instead of going to the doctor’s office for physical therapy, you could stay home. When it’s time for your appointment, …

June 7, 2018

Reduce Heart Disease by Ramping Up These Healthy Habits

5 good habits after 50 Ready to extend your life by more than a decade? Look no further than five …

April 30, 2018

A Closer Look at the Causes of Heart Disease

Practical tips for decreasing your risk of heart disease A healthy heart is foundational to a healthy life. A healthy …

February 7, 2018

Caring for an Aging Loved One During a Slow Decline

The challenges of caregiving when your loved one is slowly declining Caring for an aging parent or loved one who …

September 6, 2017

6 Things to Know About Mental Illness in Older Adults

September is Healthy Aging Month, and in part three of The Healthy Aging Series we’ll be covering mental illness. It’s …

June 26, 2017

Stroke Care: What You Need to Know About Stroke Rehabilitation Centers

If your loved one suffers a stroke you will be thrust into unknown waters. While the medical team takes care of stabilizing your loved one, you will have to check on insurance coverage, communicate with the care team, and quickly develop a post-stroke care plan.

June 7, 2017

Four Things You Need to Know About Post-Stroke Care

If your loved one has suffered a stroke you need to know as much as possible about in-home stroke care. Hospitals and rehabilitation centers can only keep patients for the length of time allowed by insurance coverage.

May 30, 2017

Stroke Care: How to Help Stroke Survivors Regain Skills

A stroke can rob people of many physical and mental abilities. Depending upon the extent of the brain damage caused …

May 3, 2017

How to Develop an Effective Post-Stroke Care plan

In the United States, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year, and two-thirds of them go on to need rehabilitation and post-stroke care. Recovering from a stroke is a lifelong process and the key to success is a post-stroke care plan.

April 12, 2017

How Walking Can Promote Stroke Recovery

In the initial days after a stroke, it may be difficult or impossible for your loved one to walk. However, as they regain that ability it is important to constantly practice walking in order to promote stroke recovery. Recovery from stroke is a lifelong pursuit with small gains made over the course of months and years.

April 5, 2017

Stroke Care: How to Help a Parent Recover from Stroke at Home

Recovering from a stroke is a lifelong process made up of tiny steps over the course of many months and years. It is not a process with a specific time frame or goals that can be accomplished according to a set schedule. In order to help your parent recover from a stroke at home you need information and support. Recovery is a long process and the more you know the easier it will be.

March 6, 2017

5 Things Every Caregiver Should Know About Stroke Care

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year. Stroke risk increases with age.

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