May is Stroke Awareness Month and there are events happening this week to get information out.
Stroke events in May
• Health Break presentation “Stroke – In their own words”
o Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m.
o Mayo Clinic Health System auditorium
o Two stroke survivors will share their stories of triumphs and challenges
o Moderated by Dr. Felix Chukwudelunzu and Tania Riske, speech therapist
• Free Stroke Screening
o Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
o Oakwood Mall
o Free cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure screenings
o Learn about stroke risks, warning signs and support