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Monitor seniors' health during American Stroke Month

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For families with aging loved ones, few serious health risks present the same level of concern as an unexpected stroke.

In the U.S., someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; more than 75 percent of these incidents occur in people older than the age of 65.


Fortunately, fewer than 20 percent of all strokes are fatal. Unfortunately, most stroke survivors suffer some lingering health effects that affect long-term quality of life.

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