Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke in Seniors

Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in people over age 65, and the risk of stroke more than doubles each decade after the age of 55. The risk for strokes in seniors is concerning and these are sobering statistics for them and their caregivers. Here are some of the signs to look for so you can get them the crucial early treatment they need.

By |2021-02-16T16:18:34-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , , |

Mini Strokes (TIA) and Their Health Effects

A transient ischemic attack, or TIA for short, is a miniature version of a stroke that shares the same symptoms, but these mini strokes only last for a few minutes and don’t cause permanent damage like a stroke can. Unfortunately, roughly one-third of all seniors who experience a mini stroke eventually suffer a full-blown stroke within the next few years- sometimes in a matter of hours or days.

By |2020-09-11T13:22:41-04:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , , , |
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