January 24, 2011

There are millions of Americans caring for someone with heart disease, including many in our local community. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are the nation’s number one killer. It can seem overwhelming for the family, but there are some simple steps that can be taken to help a loved one recover not just physically, but emotionally as well. Although rarely addressed, acknowledging the emotional side of recovery can be just as powerful as the physical recovery. Follow this link for a downloadable form on Frequently Asked Questions about Heart & Stroke Survivors.

For more heart health resources and tips, please contact St Louis home care providers, Continuum at (314) 863-9912 or (636) 861-3336.