Alzheimer’s Support, First Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. and second Friday of the month, 1:30-3 p.m. For caregivers and memory-impaired individuals. University Hospital’s Parma Medical Center’s Health Education Center, 7300 State Road, Parma. Call 440-743-4900 for more information or to register for a class.
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Questions and answers on how caregivers can help a loved one’s recovery process go smoother.
Recovery from a heart attack or stroke takes time and patience on your part as a caregiver. Some people are able to recover more fully than others, so it’s important to talk to your medical team to get a better understanding of what to expect for the future. Be prepared that your loved one may not be able to do all that he or she could before the heart attack or stroke. At the same time, remember that the rehabilitation process enables many people to do much more than they ever expected.
By Dr. Karen Kantzes, Senior Audiologist, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing well is essential to communicating in all aspects of life. Social interactions, business dealings, and family relationships are all impacted when hearing is not good. Often, family members will notice signs that a senior family member is experiencing hearing difficulty or loss. Some of these signs include: