Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. In fact, globally about one in four adults over the age of 25 will have a stroke in their lifetime. Yet, most adults in the U.S. don’t know the F.A.S.T. warning signs of a stroke, and that stroke is largely preventable, treatable and beatable. Prevent stroke today for moments tomorrow.
World Stroke Day is Sunday, Oct. 29. Join the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, and others around the world raising awareness of stroke, its symptoms and supporting stroke survivors. To learn more about stroke and World Stroke Day, visit strokeassociation.org/worldstrokeday.
And, in case you missed it, here’s a piece that aired on WCVB Channel 5 Boston raising awareness of this important day.