What You Really Need to Know about Caring for Someone After a Stroke
This guide provides useful information for the caregiver of a stroke patient, including proper diet and exercise, dealing with mental health issues, and more. Comedian John Cleese adds humor to alleviate stressful situations. Color illustrations. Radio interview with Cleese.
Before going home
Coping around the home
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