The Good News About Stroke Is That It’s Treatable: Stamford Hospital Presentation at Senior Center

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The Darien Senior Activities Center is at 2 Renshaw Road, in the Mather Community Center.

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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.

The presentation begins at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Senior Center in Mather Community Center, entered through the lower parking lot at the Town Hall complex, 2 Renshaw Road.

an announcement from 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!

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