Table of Contents – Stroke Edition

Part One: Getting Ready

1. Understanding Stroke— One Disease, Two Causes

2. Stroke Often Changes Personality

3. Stroke Risk Factors

4. Is Home Care for You?

5. Using the Health Care Team Effectively

6. Getting In-Home Help

7. Paying for Care

8. Preparing the Home

9. Equipment and Supplies


Part Two: Day by Day

10. Setting Up a Plan of Care

11. How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

12. Activities of Daily Living

13. Therapies

14. Special Challenges

15. Diet, Nutrition, and Exercise

16. Emergencies

17. Body Mechanics— Positioning, Moving, and Transfers

Part Three: Additional Resources

18. Common Abbreviations

19. Common Specialists


Caregiver Organizations


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