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    Related Web Site: American Stroke Association

    American Stroke Association: This division of the American Heart Association offers support, information, and more.

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    Stroke Recovery: Tips for the Caregiver

    If you are caring for a stroke survivor, you may have a lot of questions about whether your loved one will recover and what his or her needs will be in the months and years ahead. You may also worry about how you will manage in your new role. "Caregiving can be a big load to shoulder," says Maggie Fermental, RN, a stroke nurse at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Formerly an OR nurse, Fermental suffered a stroke at the age of 31 from a fall while ice skating. She now counsels stroke...

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    Related Web Site: Centers for Disease Control

    Centers for Disease Control: The CDC offers facts and statistics on stroke.

    Related Web Site: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health, offers information about research on stroke.

    Related Web Site: National Stroke Association

    National Stroke Association:

    The National Stroke Association devotes all its resources to stroke. Supported by major pharmaceutical and medical device makers, it offers information and support to patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

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    Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum, MD on January 27, 2015
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