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Latest Options for Acute Stroke Treatment: Stamford Hospital Presentation at Senior Center

February 18 @ 12:30 pm

Stroke from CDC website

Todd Miller, MD of Stamford Hospital will present a program covering the options for acute stroke treatment, and healthy living tips to prevent them at a lunchtime presentation at Darien Senior Center.

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in this country according to the National Institute on Aging.

Seniors are at the highest risk for a stroke. Almost 75% of all strokes occur in adults over the age of 65.

The good news is strokes are treatable.

Dr. Miller is a board-certified neuroradiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of conditions that affect the brain and spine.

About Lunch at the Senior Center

Research shows that eating your main meal at noontime, especially as we grow older, has actual health benefits.

We have more time to digest and metabolize the meal. Eating lighter for the evening meal can aid in a better night’s sleep and help with weight control.

Eating at the Center also has the added benefit of socializing with peers and attending some of the wonderful programming offered before or after lunch. Cooking for one can also be stressful.

The cost saving of only having to shop for breakfast and a lighter evening meal is also significant.

So give a meal at the Center a try for $5. Call in for our weekly menu on Mondays 203-656-7490. To reserve a meal, call by 11:15 a.m. the day of — lunch is served at 12:00 sharp!

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
12:30 pm
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Organizer

Darien Senior Center
Phone:
203-656-7490
Email:
eparis@darienct.gov
Website:
http://www.darienct.gov/content/28025/28847/default.aspx

Venue

Darien Senior Center
2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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