stroke awareness

Recognizing and Preventing Strokes in Seniors

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death and a leading cause of long-term disability in the US. While stroke is a serious issue that threatens and affects millions of people, up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. The American Stroke Association recognizes May as American Stroke Month, and works to raise awareness and reduce the incidence of stroke. Amada Senior Care recognizes the threat that stroke poses to seniors and their loved ones. While stroke can be caused by a variety of factors, aging puts you at a higher risk year by year. According to the National Institutes…

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