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Stroke Awareness Day

Date:
Wed, May 23, 2012
Time:
10:00 am 3:00 pm

Did You Know?

  • 700,000 Americans will suffer a stroke this year.
  • Stroke is the # 3 cause of death in the U.S.
  • Someone in the U.S. dies every 3.3 minutes from stroke.
  • Stroke is the leading cause of disability in adults in the U.S.
  • 4 million Americans are living with the after-effects of stroke.

Please join us for Stroke Awareness Day!
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
(Lunch will be provided)

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
785 Mamaroneck Avenue
Wood Building (enter through main lobby)
White Plains, New York

Come learn about:

  • Healthy Living for Stroke Prevention
  • Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
  • Treatment Options for Stroke Survivors
  • Managing Complications After a Stroke
  • The Caregiver’s Role

Get information about Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery and Stroke Rehabilitation at the exhibit hall, which will feature service providers, support groups and health care professionals!*

This event is free and open to the public. However, pre-registration is required. Please contact Lisa Edelstein, OT at (914) 597-2256 for additional information or to register.

*Program and participants subject to change

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