What You Need to Know About Stroke
Posted May 30, 2017
There are five things that Senior Living Experts in the Chicago area want everyone to know about strokes, including causes, symptoms, long-term impact, and why calling 911 is imperative. In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds; a stroke occurs when blood flow is blocked and oxygen is prevented from reaching the brain. Subsequently, brain cells begin to die quickly which causes the lasting effects of stroke activity, including speech impairment, vision issues, paralysis, memory loss, difficulty swallowing, mood swings, and even death, if your brain is deprived of oxygen and blood for more than four-minutes. In a country ...read more
What Can Help Prevent a Stroke in seniors?
Posted January 31, 2017
February is National Stroke Awareness month & Senior Living Experts wants to help you learn more about stroke prevention. 5 Stroke Myths Those who have suffered a stroke may be in need of special care. Senior Living Experts has helped many people find living facilities to fit their needs. Understanding a Stroke A Stroke is a Heart Condition – Not true! A stroke is a HEALTH condition in which the brain doesn’t receive enough blood & oxygen. The stroke is a “brain attack” and not a heart attack. However, the cause of a stroke can be associated with a heart ...read more