Care recipient (cr) has had strokes in the past and caregiver (cg) needs to know when a stroke is happening

Try: Ask the cr to smile raise both arms speak a simple sentence if he or she has trouble with any of these tasks it may be a stroke call 9-1-1 immediately

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: stroke 101 by national stroke association 2010 available at

Keywords: Stroke slurred speech inappropriate behavior memory loss tight muscle communication

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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