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.
Awarded for his outstanding news, sports and economic reporting, Ron Kilgore has contributed more than 35 years to television and radio broadcasting.
Thanks to the leading-edge care Alvin Hayes received at Long Beach Memorial after suffering a massive stroke, he resumed his career as a teacher.