Transient Ischemic Attacks

As a senior care provider you are certainly familiar with strokes; but have you heard of a transient ischemic attack? A transient ischemic attack, or TIA, can be a warning sign of an impending stroke. In fact, according to the National Stroke Association up to 40 percent of all people who have a TIA will […]

Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing approximately 137,000 people each year. Although a stroke can happen at any age the risk increases as we get older, which is why it is important for assisted living and residential care providers to be aware […]