On average, one American dies from a sOn average, one American dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. The lifetime risk of stroke is one in five for women and one in six for men. It happens FAST. It’s important to know the warning signs.
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center is having a FAST action Stroke Fair on Thursday, May 15th from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place in room 101 at the Medical Arts Building on the hospitals campus, located at 21110 Biscayne Blvd.
Participants will learn how to recognize the signs of stroke, understand treatment options, preventative measures and fitness options.
Aventura Hospital is one of the few centers in Dade County to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency of Health Care Administration.
To RSVP, call 305-682-6677. Lunch will be provided. Garage parking is free, with validation. Valet parking is $5.