Resources For Caregivers

Updated:Apr 28,2017


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.


 

 

  • Communication Tips
    As a caregiver, you need to communicate with many people to survive. Constructive and effective communication is vital. Find helpful tips to communicate with your family and healthcare team.
     
  • Emotional Upheaval
    As a caregiver, you have to be realistic about what can and can't be controlled. You can't control the fact that your loved one has a chronic or progressive disease or the impact of that disease. But you CAN control how you respond to the situation. 
     
  • couple on laptopEmotional Support: Connect With Other Caregivers
    As a caregiver, with all your added responsibilities you may be putting your own health and happiness on hold. There are probably days when you feel like you've "lost yourself." You're not alone. Many caregivers feel that way.
  • 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.
     
  • 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  



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