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Care Partners Retreat Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:00 am – 6:30 pm Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland CurePSP will hold its first annual Care Partners Retreat on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Turf Valley Resort, Oakdale Room, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. We at CurePSP know that care partners cherish their […]

Roughly one in 10 people will have a seizure within five years of surviving a stroke. Although most seizures have no long-term effects, they can be scary for both survivor and caregiver. If you are caring for a stroke survivor, here’s what you need to know. What is a Seizure? Click Here to read more.

If you’re a caregiver for a stroke survivor, your main focus is making sure your loved one is getting the necessary treatment, rehabilitation, and support. But it’s important you don’t neglect your own health. You’ll have more energy and feel better if you eat right and exercise. Plus, you’ll be better equipped to care for […]

Stroke recovery doesn’t need to be a solo effort. From balancing a bank account and programming television remotes to driving stroke survivors to physical therapy appointments and helping them bathe, family members and close friends can make a significant impact on the recovery and everyday life of a survivor no matter how modest the task […]

When you become a caregiver, you can be overwhelmed by well-meaning family and friends as well as your own needs. By managing their concerns and offers of help, you can create a support system that helps you in difficult times. Read On

Great article by American Stroke Association: e-Extra: Managing Caregiver Expectations by Journaling

The following resources can help you navigate the daily tasks, questions and challenges you may have when caring for a stroke survivor. Looking for something you can’t find? Email Click on Caregiver Resources

Article Posted by Lisa O’Neill Hill on Aug 15 2014 When you’re a caregiver for someone recovering from a stroke, every minute counts. Berenice Kleiman knows that all too well. Kleiman, the author of “One Stroke, Two Survivors” and “Lessons Learned,” has been caring for her husband, Herb, since his stroke 13 years ago. “Time […]

Caregiving is hard work. Don’t be afraid to ask for the help you and your family may need as a loved one recovers from a stroke. Let them know. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed as a caregiver, especially in the early days after a loved one’s stroke. And when friends, neighbors and family offer to […]

Caregiver vs Recovery Coach By David Wasielewski Two Roles When a loved one experiences a stroke, someone in that person’s social circle, (family member or friend) will often assume the role of caregiver, the individual who takes responsibility for ensuring that the survivor receives proper care. This often means that he caregiver monitors the myriad […]