AHA/ASA RESOURCES FOR
LIFE AFTER STROKE
Stroke Connection has been
supporting the needs of stroke
families for over 21 years. Now
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The Support Network
When faced with challenges recovering from heart disease or
stroke, it’s important to have emotional support. That is why
we created an online community to connect patients and
loved ones with others during their journey.
Stroke Family Warmline 1-888-478-7653
The Warmline connects stroke survivors and their families
with specially trained ASA team members — some of
whom are stroke family caregivers themselves — providing
support, helpful information or just a listening ear.
Stroke Support Group Finder
To find a group near you, simply enter your ZIP code and a
Request Free Stroke Information Packets
Fill out this online form to request free information about a
variety of post-stroke topics.
The ASA has many helpful resources for caregivers
including downloadable guides and checklists and journal
pages to help you in the day-to-day efforts of supporting
your loved ones recovery and your own health.
Tips for Daily Living Library
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!
Stroke in Children on Strokeconnection.org
Many people live under the mistaken impression that
stroke is only an older person’s disease. Families who have
children who’ve experienced stroke know that it can occur in
children, infants and even babies in utero.
Life After Stroke on StrokeAssociation.org
The American Stroke Association website has a wealth
of information for navigating recovery and helping stroke
survivors and those who care about them maximize
independence and quality of life after stroke.
Let’s Talk About Stroke
Let’s Talk About Stroke is a
series of downloadable patient
information sheets, created
by the American Stroke
Association, that presents
information in a question-and-answer format that’s brief, easy
to follow and easy to read.
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
FOR STROKE FAMILIES
Each of the following links has lists of other
organizations that may be helpful for particular aspects
of life of after stroke.
Physical Effects Resources
Emotional & Behavioral Resources
Communication & Swallowing Resources