Taking Care Of A Spouse Who Has Had A Stroke May Hurt Caregiver’s Physical And Mental Health

HealthDay (8/21, Reinberg) reports that taking care of “a spouse who has had a stroke can hurt your mental and physical health,” according to a study published online Aug. 20 in the journal Science. After assessing some “250 caregiving partners of stroke survivors,” researchers also found that caregivers’ “vitality and social life…suffered, not only in the first years after stroke, but over many years.”

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— “When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too,” Steven Reinberg, HealthDay, August 20, 2015.

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