Stroke Awareness Day
- Wed, May 22, 2013
- 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
To help promote awareness about stroke, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host its annual Stroke Awareness Day on May 22. Stroke Awareness Day is an educational open house that will focus on stroke recognition, response and prevention. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Wood Pavilion, building 7, at 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains.
There will be a short presentation on:
- reducing stroke risk,
- treatment options
- post-stroke recovery
Along with the seminar, there also will be:
- Free blood pressure screening
- Free blood sugar screening
- Risk assessments
Stroke Awareness Day is free and open to the public, with refreshments available. Pre-registration is requested. Please call Lisa Edelstein, OT, at (914) 597-2256 to register or for information.