• Rehab & Recovery

Are you facing recovery and rehab for a stroke or major heart condition?

Whether you're being helped by a loved one or want to live as independently as possible - get support from our online community. There's comfort for the challenging journey ahead when you can ask and get answers; when you learn that you are not alone. Become a member today.

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Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is a professionally supervised program that help people recover from heart attacks, heart bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as stenting and angioplasty. Cardiac rehab program usually provide education and counseling services to help heart patients increase physical fitness, reduce cardiac symptoms, improve health and reduce the risk of future heart problems, including heart attack. Don’t do recovery alone!

Please Note: The information posted on this community site is not meant as medical advice. Be sure to do your own research and talk to your physician before acting on anything you see in this community. 
 

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  • This group is for family caregivers of stroke survivors who live with aphasia. Aphasia is a disorder that can happen when a stroke affects the parts of the brain that control language. Here we support each other, understanding how diff...
  • The Stroke Group is a community resource for stroke survivors, family and friends. The Stroke Group offers an opportunity to support one another, inspire each other,  and provide networking.  
  • A stroke can make every day activities challenging. These challenges may be due to a number of stroke-related conditions, such as limb weakness, numbness or paralysis, communication challenges, vision challenges and one-side negl...
  • Any and all conversations regarding seizures associated with post stroke recovery.
  • This group is for survivors who’ve had a stroke before the age of 50. Younger survivors face many issues that those having strokes post-retirement may not, such as raising young children or career and financial challenges. We come toge...
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