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Stroke Resources for Patients, Family and Community

At WakeMed, we're committed to educating our patients about their illness or disease, including signs and symptoms, resources, treatment options and their plan of care. These resources will help patients and their family members better understand stroke and deal with its impact.

Rehabilitation Resources

These comprehensive resources give patients and families an overview of what to expect before, during and after stroke rehabilitation .

Community Education

If you’d like a stroke educator to speak at your school, church or other organization, please call the WakeMed Raleigh Campus stroke coordinator at 919-350-7269 or the WakeMed Cary Hospital stroke coordinator at 919-350-0875.

Triangle Support Groups

  • Resources for Seniors: Maintains a list of caregiver and other specific support groups. Call for more information: 919-872-7933
  • Stroke Support Group: Cary: 919-350-1706; Raleigh: 919-350-4163
  • TapNet: Support group for caregivers of people with aphasia. 919-350-0981

Additional Resources for Patients & Families Affected by Stroke