Know The Risks. Know The Signs!
8 Common Risk Factors For Stroke
High Blood Pressure
Stroke Effects Show Up Fast, You Need To "BE FAST ER"
Balance: Unsteady, dizziness, sense of virtigo
Eyes: Change in vision, blurry, double vision
Face: One side droops, tingles, feels numb
Arms: Weakness, tingling or numbness
Speech: Slurred, confused, inability to talk
Time: To take action, call 911 or get to the hospital
Emergency Room: Emergency room staff are there to help
Staying engaged socially after stroke is important in recovery in order to encourage continued improvement in brain function and improve quality of life. Being with others reduces the negative physiological effect of stroke and it’s been shown to enhance well being and resilience as survivors recover from stroke.
Social Activity Boosts
Feelings of connection
Joy and playfulness
Social Activity Reduces
Feelings of depression
“When you need to shake up your stroke recovery routine, come join the fun and relaxing atmosphere here at the Center.”
We have always believed that life is what you make it. How you respond to life after stroke determines your path through the journey of recovery. Having a place that is collaborative, innovative and driven by kindness allows stroke survivor warriors an opportunity to strive and to thrive!
By providing a welcoming and supportive environment, we hope our clients feel safe and open to learning new things, challenging the norms and to be willing to try whatever it takes to make their lives after stroke better than they even thought possible. It’s important to us that stroke survivors believe they can and will continue to play a vital role in their own lives and also in their communities.
402 N Wiget Lane
Walnut Creek CA 94598
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