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For the caregiver

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    Just for the caregiver of a stroke survivor: Each stroke survivor has different needs. Each caregiver must decide what type of care and how much care is needed.

    Preparing for caregiving: As a caregiver you may need to learn new skills and change your role with the stroke survivor.

    Tips for reducing stress

    How you can communicate with a person who has aphasia: Aphasia means the stroke survivor has problems understanding language and speaking.

    How aphasia affects the stroke survivor's speech and understanding: Just because the stroke survivor has problems using language, doesn't mean he or she can't think clearly.