Safety Tips for Post-Stroke Care


Recovering physically and emotionally from a stroke is challenging. On top of that, there may be concerns with what were once the simplest of functions and everyday tasks that now present new challenges and hazards, resulting in many stroke survivors suffering falls or other injuries. However, according to the National Stroke Association, there are several ways to make the home … Read More

5 Steps You Can Take Today to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

preventing stroke

We all know the importance of eating right and getting plenty of exercise – in fact, we hear it so often, we may become immune to how critical a healthy lifestyle really is. The American Stroke Association shares a particular slant to healthy living: making good lifestyle choices can actually reduce your chance of developing a stroke. In particular: Control … Read More

How Does a Stroke Affect the Brain?

Stroke effects on the brain

The effects of a stroke can be catastrophic, as we shared in our last blog. The brain is complex, with different areas controlling different aspects of our body functions, so the area of the brain affected by the stroke will determine what after-effects are experienced. Although each individual experiences unique complications from a stroke, the American Stroke Association shares the … Read More

Think It Could Be a Stroke? Take This F.A.S.T. Test Immediately!

Stroke Awareness

In the time it takes you to read this blog, another person in America will have died from a stroke. It’s a leading cause of long-term disability, affecting as many as 795,000 people in the U.S. alone each year, and is the cause for one out of every 20 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With … Read More