After a heart attack or stroke, following the doctor’s orders is important for physical recovery, but emotional support is just as important for cardiac and stroke survivors.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association offers an online support network to help heart and stroke patients, as well as their families and caregivers. Like a conventional support group, the support network connects patients who are going through similar journeys. The monitored network also gives individuals access to experts via online chats and webinars, as well as personal insights from fellow survivors and caregivers. more