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Orlando In-Home Health Care: Stroke and Its Impact on Spouses Caring for Stroke Survivors

  The Impact of Stroke on Family Caregivers and Measures to Help Lessen the Negative Long-Term Effects on the Health of Spouses Caring for Stroke Survivors When an older adult suffers a debilitating stroke, the impact of the stroke does not stop with the patient. Strokes take a toll on the spouses caring for stroke patients.  A recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke found that caring for stroke patients has a long-term negative impact on the mental health, socialization, and physical health of caregiver spouses. The Sahlgrenska Academy Study on Ischemic Stroke in Sweden reported their research findings in the study titled Spouses of Stroke...

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