Caring for someone after stroke

If a family member or friend has a stroke, you may be wondering how you can help. You may feel overwhelmed by your own emotions.

Taking on the role of caring for a young survivor brings new challenges and connections.

On this page:
A family's perspectiveWhat can I do to help?Offering supportConnecting

A family's experience of stroke

Beth Browning had her stroke at age 19. Her family and friends share their stories of how it impacted them.

Stories from the Browning family ›

What can I do to help?

When stroke happens, your first thoughts may be how can you help the young survivor of stroke? Where do you begin?

Practical tips ›

Supporting a young survivor of stroke

In the first week when a young survivor of stroke leaves the hospital how do you make them feel comfortable and safe?

Providing support

There are others like you

Connect with other families, friends or carers of young survivors of stroke.

Connecting with other supporters