Caregiver Resources Introduction

Updated:Jul 28,2016

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.

  • pe-img-cg-resources-header_resourcesWhat 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.
  • Healthy Living Resource Guide for All Seniors
    Any person of any age can make healthy changes. Our Resource Guide and exercise infographic will help you make smart choices as you and your loved ones look to maintain health and wellness.

Caring for someone...

                   after heart surgery  |  after heart attack  |  with heart failure  |  after stroke  

This content was last reviewed on 12/18/2014.

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