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Recovery and support

How is stroke treated

Your treatment will depend on the type of stroke you have, how serious it was, your age and general health, and how soon you arrive at the hospital.

Get a free copy of Your Stroke Journey book

This book provides critical recovery information to guide you after a stroke. If you did not receive yours in the hospital, download now, or contact us to l send you a print copy (no charge).

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Care partners need care too

A stroke in the family can turn everyone’s world upside down and demand major adjustments in day-to-day life.

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Services & resources

To find useful services to help you on your recovery journey, see our listings.

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Adjusting to life after a stroke?

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Preventing another stroke

Having a stroke or TIA puts you at a higher risk of having another one. You can reduce that risk. Here's how:

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Make healthy choices

Small, healthy changes in your daily routine can decrease your risk for another stroke. Change is hard. Start with one small change.

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Manage your conditions

Some medical conditions increase the risk of stroke, but you can manage them with medication, treatment and making healthy choices.

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End of life care (palliative care)

When chronic illnesses progress to a point when there are no further treatments available, end-of-life (palliative) care, may be an option for you and your family. Palliative care is a system of support services, which may involve healthcare professionals, home-care services and bereavement counsellors, depending on your needs.

 

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Communities of support

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