These resources will help you better care for someone who has heart disease or who has had a heart attack, heart surgery or a stroke.
- What is Cardiovascular Disease?
Learn about the different types of cardiovascular disease and how they affect your body.
- Patient Worksheets
Download and print these patient information sheets to learn about dozens of topics including conditions, treatments and tests, and lifestyle changes.
- Lining Up Your Team
A coordinated team will enhance your loved one's recovery.
- Emotional Upheaval
During the weeks and months that follow a cardiac or stroke event, it’s normal for patients and their families to experience a wide range of emotions.
- Caregiver FAQ
Common questions asked by caregivers are thoughtfully answered here.
- Understanding How People Change
You can help encourage the change process if you can recognize the stages your loved one is in for different health habits.
- Other Resources
A helpful list of other organizations that can provide assistance to caregivers and their loved ones.
- Order Caregiver and Other Educational Brochures
We have health education packets and brochures designed to help you better understand all aspects of recovery and care.
Caring for someone...after heart surgery | after heart attack | with heart failure | after stroke
This content was last reviewed on 07/24/2014.