Strokes: Signs, Rehabilitation, and Risk Reduction for Toronto’s Seniors

Every year in Canada, there are more than 50,000 new strokes. That’s one stroke every 10 minutes, and approximately 75% occur in seniors and elders over the age of 65. Learn about signs of stroke, and prevention and rehabilitation practices for Toronto’s seniors.

Having a loved one who suffers from a heart attack or stroke can put a significant amount of stress on the caregivers and family. Recovery is complicated and lengthy, with multiple factors in play, and many times things are just too hard for the family caregivers to handle on their own. Comfort Keepers of Canada® has compiled a list of resources to help you understand the recovery process and seek help if needed.

Toronto senior health blog: signs of a stroke in your elder loved ones. Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs when the language centers of the brain sustain damage from illness, dementia, or injury. In seniors, the most common cause of aphasia is stroke.

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