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Short-Term Rehabilitation for Successful Stroke Recovery

According to the National Stroke Association article “Rehabilitation Therapy After a Stroke,” stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term adult disability, affecting approximately 795,000 people each year in the U.S. The good news is that stroke survivors and their families can find workable solutions to even the most difficult situations by approaching every problem with patience, perseverance and creativity.

7 Benefits of Respite Care: A Physical and Emotional Oasis for Caregivers

A recent Commonwealth Fund study reported that 60 percent of the family caregivers surveyed, ages 19-64, reported “fair or poor” health and one or more chronic conditions or disabilities, compared with only 33 percent of non-caregivers. This report comes as no surprise to family members who are the primary caregivers of loved ones who need help with everyday living. In fact, the physical, emotional and economic burdens on caregivers today can frequently become overwhelming without some form of personal support. 

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