BE AWARE of stroke symptoms, lifestyle risks and what you can do to help prevent a stroke

Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado As we come to the end of May, and the end of Stroke Awareness month, I want to just say that every month should be Stroke Awareness Month.Stroke is still so prevalent in our country, and can be prevented or at least … Continue reading BE AWARE of stroke symptoms, lifestyle risks and what you can do to help prevent a stroke

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Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in this country. Over 7 million people are living today as stroke survivors.

Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Yes, I am shouting this to the proverbial rafters. As the director of Easterseals Colorado Neurological Rehabilitation Adult day program, I can honestly say that the vast majority of the participants in the program are stroke survivors.  I get calls weekly from … Continue reading Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in this country. Over 7 million people are living today as stroke survivors.

Stroke is the fifth major cause of death in the United States

Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Currently there are 7 million stroke survivors in our country. Because stroke is so prevalent in our country, it is imperative to have as much knowledge as possible to keep you and your loved ones stroke free. Three major myths pertaining to … Continue reading Stroke is the fifth major cause of death in the United States

A stroke survivors story and why it’s important to act F.A.S.T.

Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Marvin at Easterseals Colorado's Neurological Rehabilitation Center Marvin came to the Easterseals Colorado Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day program using a wheelchair for mobility, almost a year ago. He had had a major stroke several months previous which severely weakened his right side, … Continue reading A stroke survivors story and why it’s important to act F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado As the program director of Easterseals Colorado Neuro Rehab Center, I see many stroke survivors in our Neuro Rehab Adult Day program. Because of this, I know how important it is to get the word(s) out and raise awareness about stroke. It’s … Continue reading May is National Stroke Awareness Month