ERLANGER, KY (FOX19) - In recognition of World Stroke Day, the St. Elizabeth Healthcare CardioVascular Mobile Health Unit will host Dining for the Mind, an information session focused on stroke prevention and ways to recognize the signs and symptoms.
St. Elizabeth’s Regional Diabetes Center, Weight Management Center and Holistic Health Center will also provide additional information.
The event is at 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., Saturday, October 29 at METS Center, 3861 Olympic Boulevard, Erlanger, KY 41018
According to the American Stroke Association, each year about 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke, which is the nation's third leading cause of death. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies of a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, and thus is the most common medical problem that disrupts our lives.