She had survived her stroke, but her real journey was about to begin, because once she came to, she was unable to walk or talk.
Stories for Stroke Care
As a healthy, athletic 49-year-old, it was inconceivable that Brian was having a stroke in his home August 2009.
At age 42, Alvin Hayes Jr. was a man of many talents. A teacher of advanced mathematics, he also was a noted jazz musician whose albums ranked high on Billboard charts.
The first few minutes after a stroke are critical.
Jim Wilkins’ life changed forever when he had a stroke one night. Not recognizing the symptoms—blurred vision, numbness, trouble walking—he delayed getting help until morning.