Online Stroke Resources

AgingPro. An interactive (AKA searchable) national online eldercare directory, with growing emphasis on local resources. Designed right here in Long Beach by Dr. Cheryl Mathieu. Click on “Eldercare Directory.”

ALittleFib.org  Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib or AF, is a type of irregular heartbeat. AFib and Stroke are closely connected. Learn about the connection between AFib and stroke. AFib and Stroke Fact Sheet

Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Association

American Stroke Association

Aphasia Apps

The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) supports the website that identifies medication, housing and other benefit programs for older adults at federal, state and local levels.

Brain Attack Fact Sheet (pdf)

Center for an Accessible Society

Checklist: Post-Stroke Checklist for Survivors and Caregivers (pdf)

“Durable Medical Equipment.” Go to annual Abilities Expo

Explaining Stroke (pdf)

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Chronic Care Consortium

The Family Care Navigator is designed to help families in all 50 states locate government, non-profit, and private caregiver support programs.

F.A.S.T. Wallet Cards: Download and Print in [English] [Spanish]

Finances: Managing Finances Post-Stroke

Fraud – To find out whether an online, mail, phone or door-to-door pitch is fraudulent, go first to: www.snopes.com.

Legal Issues. Go to: www.help4srs.org

International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet

Knowledge is Power – Understand Your Risk Factors and Prevent Stroke (pdf)

Personalized recommendations can be downloaded after taking the survey at www.livingto100.com It addresses physical, social and financial indicators. Users do not need to provide the requested demographic information.

Living Independently in Los Angeles (LILA) LILA is a map-driven, consumer-directed, resource database. This website has a link allowing you to test any website’s accessibility (AKA design). Worthwhile!

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Mobility Mission Online Game

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute on Aging – See especially AgePages.

Medicare Basics for Caregivers” is now available

National Adaptive Info 800-900-8086

National Aphasia Association (NAA) 800-922-4622

National Policy & Resource Center on Nutrition & Aging

National Rehabilitation Info. Center

National Stroke Association

Recovery: ComeBackStrong Mobile App – Customizable mobile app has been developed for stroke survivors specifically based on their feedback and needs.

AARP’s Retirement Calculator is one of many online retirement calculators. See others by entering “retirement calculator” in the www.google.com search box.

Return to Work Decision Tree

Social Security Administration

Stroke 101: Fast Facts on Stroke (pdf)

Surviving Stroke (pdf)

Technology: Suggested Questions to Ask Your Provider Regarding Technology and Stroke Recovery

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