Stroke Prevention

November 15, 2017  |  2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM

Stroke Prevention

Every year 130,000 Americans die from a stroke. Every 40 seconds someone in the
United States has a stroke and it costs our country an estimated $33 billion annually.
Having a stroke can be life threatening and cause permanent deficits that can be very
challenging to live with. In this presentation you will learn:

• What is a stroke?
• Types of stroke
• Stroke facts
• Understanding your brain
• Stroke risk
• Stroke Prevention
• Signs and symptoms
• What is F.A.S.T?
• Early action for stroke
• Importance of activating Emergency
Medical Services
• What is a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)?
• Differentiating Ischemic/hemorrhagic/TIAs
• What to expect when hospitalized for stroke
• Procedures for treating strokes
• Complications of stroke
• Stroke rehabilitation
• Accredited stroke center at Henry Mayo

Classes occur every third Wednesday of the month
from 2 - 3 p.m.

Education Center at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health
24525 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355



Henry Mayo Fitness and Health
24525 Town Center Drive
Valencia, CA 91355
Community Education Center Room 2