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Shaz Davis replied to Admin's discussion Help Us Get to Know You
"Hello June, Is there a professional you can talk to for advice? Or a doctor you could visit together to put his mind at ease? Or assistance you can get as a caregiver to give you a advice and a night or two off? I cared for my partner post-stroke…"
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Caregiver for ex boyfriend

JuneHello.My name is June and I am 73 and retired. Around the 1st or 2nd week of June, 2018, I received a call from my ex boyfriend and he told me he had had a stroke and was in an assisted living facility and ask me to come visit. When I went there later that day, he asked me if he could come stay at my house. I told him yes, and during the next three weeks I visited him every day or two while I was making my final decision.His stroke was relatively mild and on the right side of his brain. He…See More
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June replied to Admin's discussion Help Us Get to Know You
"Hello. My name is June and I am 73 and retired. Around the 1st or 2nd week of June, 2018, I received a call from my ex boyfriend and he told me he had had a stroke and was in an assisted living facility and ask me to come visit. When I went there…"
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Help Us Get to Know You

Started by Admin in Tell Your Story, Get Support. Last reply by Shaz Davis on Monday. 1212 Replies

This is a place to introduce yourself to the community. Share a little background about your situation and tell other caregivers your loved one’s stroke story. Talk about what interests you most…Continue

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Started by Admin in Topic of the Month. Last reply by Staci Blinn Jul 25. 47 Replies

This area is for articles by healthcare professionals and other caregiving topic experts, written exclusively for Careliving℠ Community.Continue

My dad has just been discharged from hospital after stroke

Started by Tracie in Tell Your Story, Get Support Jul 25. 0 Replies

My dad recently suffered a stroke and has lost the ability to speak and write he can say simple words but is going to need speech therapy its extremely fustrating for him!!!..he also forgets alot and…Continue

Post stroke driving

Started by Rebecca Acosta in Care Strategies. Last reply by Claudia Barrett Jul 22. 1 Reply

I need some advice. My Mom had a stroke about 6 months ago. It was relatively mild and she regained almost all function. It caused double vision which she claims has gone away. Now she wants to drive…Continue

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Caregiver for ex boyfriend

Posted by June on August 13, 2018 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

June

Hello.

My name is June and I am 73 and retired. Around the 1st or 2nd week of June, 2018, I received a call from my ex boyfriend and he told me he had had a stroke and was in an assisted living facility and ask me to come visit. When I went there later that day, he asked me if he could come stay at my house. I told him yes, and during the next three weeks I visited him every day or two while I was making my final decision.



His stroke was relatively mild and on the… Continue

Husband of a Stroke Victim

Posted by Brayden Christensen on June 6, 2018 at 3:06pm 2 Comments

My name is Brayden Christensen and my wife Christina Macy Christensen turned 39 on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018. Instead of enjoying her 2 week old son and adorable daughters, getting a massage and being pampered by her loving husband, she was life flighted to the ICU due to suffering from a stroke related to her pregnancy. The Venous Stroke is caused by a blood clot in the brain. She has two clots and they have affected her ability to speak, respond, move the right side of her body and…

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Hello new here

Posted by Gayle Neely on May 9, 2018 at 6:39am 2 Comments

Hello. I recently joined. Did anyone read my long introduction thing? I do not understand how this site works. I cannot spend much time here typing things as I have health problems myself. Please read my intro thing. Thanks.

Wife of a stroke victim

Posted by Rachael Pelletier on February 26, 2018 at 7:07pm 1 Comment

My husband had a ischemic stroke due to arterial double dissection on December 29th. He is 40 years old and never had health problems previously. He did have a mini TIA on December 19th but no residual effects after. Came home from 4 days in the hospital and was put on high blood pressure and cholesterol meds. The major strokes on December 29th were in the cerebellum.

It was a scary 22 days in the Neuro ICU. His brain had swelling so they removed the bottom of the skull with some dead…

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