Caregivers are also greatly affected by the life-changing impact of a stroke. Here are resources available to help caregivers practically and emotionally navigate the aftermath of a stroke.
Resources for caregivers
The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is an organization that provides services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and more. In addition to the information for caregivers, this website has a section for public policy where research and legislation are documented in articles and newsletters. The Family Caregiver Alliance contains a section dedicated to the San Francisco Bay Area labeled as the “Bay Area Caregiver Resource Center”. FCA offers free and paid services to caregivers in the San Francisco Bay Area. To be in contact with this center contact: (415) 434-3388, (800) 445-8106, and Info@caregiver.org