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.

  • 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

    An ischemic stroke is the most common kind of stroke. What the symptoms, and how is it treated?

  • The Latest Research on Strokes

    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke sponsors a wide range of research aimed at finding ways to prevent, diagnose and treat strokes in the elderly.

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