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Training Relatives In Caregiving Eases Burden, Aids Stroke Survivors

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Training could help family and friends who struggle to care for stroke survivors because of age, anxiety and lack of family support, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Previous studies show that caregivers have a major influence on the long-term well-being of stroke survivors and in maintaining the gains achieved during rehabilitation.