Stroke in the Elderly

A condition in which blood flow to the brain is cut off depriving the brain of oxygen and glucose.

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  • Stroke Recovery: Getting Back on Track

    Stroke recovery can be especially daunting for family caregivers and can cause high levels of emotional and physical stress for both the stroke survivor and their caregiver. Use these expert care tips during the recovery and rehabilitation process.

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  • TIA: “Mini-Strokes” Can Have Mega Health Effects

    A mini-stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), can seem like a minor incident at first, but these events can have a lasting impact on a person's physical and mental health.

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  • Hemorrhagic Strokes in Seniors

    During a hemorrhagic stroke, an artery in the brain bursts, blood spews out into the surrounding tissue.

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  • Ischemic Stroke and the Elderly

    The most common kind of stroke, an ischemic stroke occurs when an artery supplying the brain with blood becomes blocked.

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