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Stamford EMS and Stamford Health Team Up With Stamford Senior Center To Present Stroke Awareness Programming and CPR Instruction on February 8th

By Stamford EMS


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Spot-A-Stroke, a free stroke awareness and prevention program and an interactive demonstration of hands-only CPR, will take place on February 8th at the Stamford Senior Center. Visit stamfordems1.ticketleap.com/spot-a-stroke/ to register. (contributed photo)
STAMFORD, CT - Stamford EMS and Stamford Health are teaming up with the Stamford Senior Center to present Spot-A-Stroke - a stroke awareness program on February 8th. The program will help attendees recognize the common warning signs of a stroke and learn the steps to take in an emergency. In addition to an interactive demonstration of hands-only CPR, exciting advances in stroke care will be discussed. The free program is open to the public and will take place at 11:30am at the Stamford Senior Center, located at 888 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT. Visit https://stamfordems1.ticketleap.com/spot-a-stroke/ to register.

“This event is part of our year-round Safety Step-Up initiative, which aims to raise our community’s safety awareness, said Patricia Squires, Stamford EMS Chief and C.E.O. “In an emergency, knowing the warning signs of a stroke can lower the chances of brain damage, disability, and even death. We’re proud to partner with Stamford Health and the Stamford Senior Center on this program.”

In the United States, stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability and the third leading cause of death, reports StokeCenter.org, with approximately 795,000 people suffering a stroke each year.

The discussion will be led by Todd Miller, MD, who has recently joined Stamford Health to provide state of the art minimally invasive stroke care. Grace Capone, a Registered Nurse who helped to establish the Stroke Center at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Stamford Hospital, will also speak.

“We are grateful to Stamford EMS and Stamford Health for bringing this important program to the Stamford Senior Center,” said Christina Crain, Executive Director. “We know that early detection and quick medical attention is key in improving survival chances in stroke victims and the more informed we can all be, the better chance we have of saving a life.”




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