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Regaining Independence

How will I Benefit from Cardiac Rehab?

Following a diagnosis of heart attack or heart failure, or after a procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery, participating in cardiac rehab is one of the best things you can do for your heart health. Recovery is a journey as much as a destination. You might often feel like you’re a passenger in a car being driven by your heart like you have no control. But cardiac rehab helps you grab the steering wheel so you can regain control of your health.

Click this link to read more about cardiac rehab.

Tips for Daily Living

A stroke can make everyday 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 neglect challenges. This volunteer-powered library gathers tips and ideas from stroke survivors, caregivers and healthcare professionals all over the country who’ve created or discovered adaptive and often innovative ways to get things done!

Click here for a library of daily living tips.

Get Moving Tips for Caregivers

To do the best for your loved one, you must be in the best possible health yourself.

You may be like many people who weren't active enough even before they started caregiving. Now, as a caregiver, it’s important that you also take good care of yourself including fitting physical activity into your life. It will go far toward keeping you fit for a job that can be physically and mentally draining.

To do the best for your loved one, you must be in the best possible health yourself.

Click here for the exercise tips.
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